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Android OS on platforms other than mobile phones...

 
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(It is believed) Android OS will be able to run on platforms other than mobile phones. I have heard news about running Android on netbooks. Can Android run on VOIP phones, desktop PCs and other hardware? Is there a group or community dedicated to such a thing?

If anyone has any link or suggestions please share..

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I thought Google announced it only for mobile devices
 
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Apparently there's a set-top box and a netbook in the works.
Here's some FAQs about the prospects of Android netbooks from some guys who got it running on a Asus EEE.
 
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Also T-mobile is working on a home phone based on Android. That would be interesting..
 
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Thanks for the link Joe..

What would it take to actually get Android working on ..say a netbook or a VOIP phone. I dont even know how the OS is loaded on the ADP or G1 but still am a little curious ..!?
 
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Sony is working on Walkman that is running Android OS.
 
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I stumbled upon this article saying that Koolu is supporting Android on the Neo FreeRunner phone
 
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