Indic Android Hackathon – What can Google do for Indic?

indic android hackathon 2014, bangalore

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Mobile platform in India: Android and Facebook are the undisputed leaders

Nielsen’s report “Smart and Social: Android Phones in India” highlights the usage of smart phones in India. The two dominant operating systems on the mobile are Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS. For the past one year Android has grown well in India, the main reason being ‘affordable’ Android mobile phones (sub Rs 10,000 / $200) are available.

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Android tablets have a mere 6% market share in US

When it comes to tablets iPad is the clear winner. Google’s upcoming 7-inch tablet is expected to shake up this tablet pie. Guess iPad is to tablets what Google is to search engines.

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This Diwali, friend pours water on my desire for Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire

I have been wanting to buy an Android Table which is not very  expensive (unlike an iPad) but with good number of features (again, i.e. an iPad)!! I already have an iPad (non-3G), so Android was the obvious choice for the next tablet to see what is happening in that space.

Kindle Fire sounded like a good choice even though I considered other Android tablets before. The features of Kindle Fire looked pretty good and $199 is a very good price.

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Report: Android user behavior in the US

According to Mobclix Index, the following are the findings from a sample of 1,025 Android users (isn’t that too small a sample base?), Read more on Report: Android user behavior in the US…