Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Google Android OS - Application winners


The final phase of Android Developer Challenge I is now complete. Out of 50 teams of finalists, 10 teams received a $275,000 award each and 10 teams received a $100,000 award each. All of the teams' hard work during the past several months is apparent in the final 50 entries.
Some of my highlights are listed below

CompareEverywhere
Jeffrey Sharkey

Shop smarter using your phone. Compare prices, read reviews, and connect with local stores.

Ecorio
Jeff Kao, Gary Pong, Robert Lam, Taneem Talukdar

Ecorio automatically tracks your mobile carbon footprint, suggests transit and carpooling alternatives and lets you stay carbon neutral by offsetting your trips easily.

Locale
Carter Jernigan, Clare Bayley, Jasper Lin, Christina Wright

Locale is an advanced settings manager that automatically changes your phone's settings based on conditions, such as location.

BreadCrumbz
Amos Yoffe

BreadCrumbz offers a unique approach to navigation. What sets it apart is its focus on picture-based navigation and user-created navigation content.

more information about all of the winners and finalist can be found here

http://code.google.com/android/adc_gallery/
and igraphix has some of their highlights here
http://blog.igraphix.eu/android-apps-we-will-actually-use/

1 comment:

Crete said...

Well written article.

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