From developer's perspective (at least me), developing an application on
Meanwhile, Google Android is opensource and even based on Linux, the king of opensources. Another thing is, it uses Java language for its application development. The SDK supports all platforms (well, except OpenSolaris maybe?). So far, I sense very similarities between both SDKs, though (I think because both of them follow Design Patterns paradigm?). One biggest winning point: no fees required to test our software on a real device/handset. This will drive a lot more programmers (especially from third word countries, where $99 is beyound their reach) to develop applications.
Why Apple should be very worried now? First, a bunch of chinese/taiwanese vendors (HTC, Huawei,etc.) are jumping into the bandwagon. So far, HTC, Huawei, LG, Motorola, Samsung, Acer, Philips,