Aardvark Labs is now working on software to allow smartphones based on Google’s Android OS to synchronize with Microsoft Exchange.
The new T-Mobile G1, the first device running Android, appeals to consumers, but many businesspeople are not interested because their companies use Exchange for corporate email. That’s why Aardvark Labs’ upcoming solution could widen the appeal of the G1 considerably.
At this point, however, details are very sketchy. For example, the company isn’t talking about how much it will charge, whether it will be a one-time cost or a regular service fee.
Aardvark Labs says it will introduce this synchronization software in the first quarter of next year.
In the mean time, those who are interested can sign up for a closed beta on the company’s website, though this hasn’t begun yet.
More about Android
Android is a new mobile operating system developed by Google and a collection of partner companies. It is consumer oriented, and is strongly tied to Google’s online services, like Gmail and Google maps.
The first device based on it, the T-Mobile G1, debuted about two weeks ago in the U.S., and is now also available in the U.K.
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