Reg Dec11 Android Update

by karthikr » Fri, 04 Dec 2009 02:00:40 GMT


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 Hi Guys,

Do you have any confirmed new on the expeceted Dec 11 android update?

The following are some of which I have heard,

Release of android OS 2.1

A desktop client to android market

Merchant support and paid application availability in additional
countries.

Payment option for android market through carriers.

Which of these do you think will make it, also are there any other
rumors or news...

Regards,
R.Karthik



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I have a OMAP3 Beagleboard [ARMv7], and android works pretty fine with
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Now coming to the point, I came to know that kernels after 2.6.28-rc6
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[1]
http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=blobdiff;f=arch/arm/mm/alignment.c;h=2d5884ce0435fb436a57bee6d314284b9101e87e;hp=133e65d166b315b0e54aba959846a162643bc927;hb=baa745a3378046ca1c5477495df6ccbec7690428;hpb=794baba637999b81aa40e60fae1fa91978e08808

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