Focus On Android Apps at Google I/O
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The Android 2.2 operating system is expected to be the belle of the ball at the forthcoming Google I/O conference, but it won't be the only focus of news. Google and the rest of the Android ecosystem want to see Android's app store finally start to gain some traction to match all the hype Apple's App Store enjoys. Can they do it? How will they do it? Enterprise Mobile Today looks into those issues.
From nifty presentation tools to finding your car in the parking lot, third-party apps for Google's Android mobile platform will be on display at the search giant's annual Google I/O conference in San Francisco this week.
While Apple's iPhone App Store leads the pack by a long shot with about 200,000 applications, the newer Android platform is making solid progress with more than 50,000 apps available. But most users don't care about quantity if the apps they truly would find useful aren't available. Several notable new ones will be in the spotlight at Google I/O.