OpenMobile Cross-Platform Android Apps (Video)

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Tizen may end up being one of the big new things this year, and if OpenMobile has anything to say about it, we just might be running our favorite Android apps on the platform. We take a look at the company’s CES booth:

This system isn’t necessarily Tizen-exclusive, but for this demo, that’s what OpenMobile elected to use. As you’ll see, it’s capable of playing the normal Android APK of Angry Birds, without the need to customize the software for the foreign OS. Rather than emulating anything, the software translates the system calls and passes them right on to the host OS, for as speedy operation as possible.

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Stephen Schenck
Stephen has been writing about electronics since 2008, which only serves to frustrate him that he waited so long to combine his love of gadgets and his degree in writing. In his spare time, he collects console and arcade game hardware, is a motorcycle enthusiast, and enjoys trapping blue crabs. Stephen's first mobile device was a 624 MHz Dell Axim X30, which he's convinced is still a viable platform. Stephen longs for a market where phones are sold independently of service, and bandwidth is cheap and plentiful; he's not holding his breath. In the meantime, he devours smartphone news and tries to sort out the juicy bitsRead more about Stephen Schenck!