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Android Meets Energy Shows Why Android Will Be Powering Way More Than Just Phones

Illustration for article titled Android Meets Energy Shows Why Android Will Be Powering Way More Than Just Phones

A lot of Android's potential has nothing to do with phones—it's running little gadgets. For starters, Moto Labs (not that one) put Android on aBeagleBoard, mashed that into a soup with a wireless cam and Flickr feed to monitor power usage from a custom Google Gadget. [Moto]

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valkilmerisawful
valkilmerisawful

Really? That's insanity. I'm pretty sure I've seen the utilities guy run thru my neighborhood and "hop" to poke his head over the fence to see the meter from 25 feet away. So I wondered how accurate he was, checked my meter and bill the following month, and he was off my like 42 cents. I'm not even mad about it.