android android  /ˈænd ˌrɔ ɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an automaton that resembles a human being

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The Mimic Maker: The android who learned to dance: By TOKO SEKIGUCHI: Posted Tuesday, June 8, 2004 Mitsuo Kawato is fascinated with the brainso he helped .

News

  1. Androidly smartwatch can run Android apps from Google Play

    The Android watch is now available for preorder for $229.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Android duels with Windows 8 on Samsung hybrid

    Samsung's Ativ-q running Android. (Credit: CNET) Windows 8 and Jelly Bean make on odd couple. But Windows may be the odder of the two in an increasingly mobile world. Samsung on Thursday announced the Ativ Q laptop-tablet hybrid running both Windows 8 and Android. While it appears to be a Windows 8 laptop first and Android device second, the fact that Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) is only a tap away ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: CNET

  3. Android Comes to Samsung Cameras, Windows PCs

    Samsung's new NX camera and ATIV Q Windows PC have Android apps.        
    on June 21, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. Gross' TweetUp real-time search engine, founded in March, announced Tuesday that it's purchasing Twidroid, which Gross described as "the best Twitter client for Android phones" and the market leader.
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Bill Gross Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel

  2. "Our partners are shipping about 65,000 Android handsets per day but if you check the blogosphere you'll discover there are some reports that that number might be quite low," Schmidt said.
    on May 13, 2010 By: Eric Schmidt Source: AFP

  3. "We've built some interesting applications for Android but the best applications are not here yet and that's because they're going to be written by developers," Sergey Brin, co-founder and president of technology for Google, said in a statement....
    on Nov 12, 2007 By: Sergey Brin Source: PC Magazine

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