Conference puts 4G into sharp focus

February 2009
Electronics Weekly;2/25/2009, Issue 2372, p3
Trade Publication
The article presents the author's comments on the Android, Google's open source mobile operating system. The author says it was expected to be much talked about at Mobile World Congress, Europe's mobile phone gathering in Barcelona in the second week of February 2009. The author opines that Android is here and shaking up the mobile industry in a way which can only be good for technology and business.


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