Did Google Really Stop Acer From Making a Non-Android Phone? (Update: Yes)Casey Chan9/14/12 10:00pm135EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkAcer was planning on launching a low-end phone in China running Aliyun OS, a Linux based operating system that's only relevant to us because it wasn't Android. The phone was meant to be cheap and affordable and was targeted for China. But that phone is no more. Why? Because Google killed it. What?