In the year 2525…
The 50 most promising mobile apps built for the platform will each receive $25,000 award to fund further development. Those selected will then be eligible for even greater recognition via ten $275,000 awards and ten $100,000 awards.
The Android open source OS represents Google’s virgin foray into the mobile sector. Mere hours after the release of its SDK, it became “one of the most downloaded items ever” on the Google developer site, according to Barry Schnitt of Google.