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Next Modu to use Android

updated 04:50 pm EDT, Wed October 7, 2009

Next-gen Modu to have Android jacket

Modular cellphone maker Modu is planning on releasing a shell, or what it calls a jacket, that contains the Android operating system. The shell will most likely work for the second basic handset, the Modu 2, which will allow users to add jackets to give it new functions, just as with the current, original Modu handset. According to Modu CEO Dov Moran, the second-gen device will have a touchscreen and be a 3.5G product.

Giving this device an Android operating system via an add-on means users will be able to download applications, and may spur developers to create programs specifically for the Modu platform.

Moran also indicated Modu is exploring larger devices, including one with a 5-inch or larger touchscreen. It would also be powered by a specific processor and sport a full keyboard. As for the Modu 2 device itself, Modu will not release it until late into 2010. [via TechRadar]






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