Sony PlayStation 4 Could Run Android?

Playstation should run Android, just like the next xbox will run windows. Having an ecosystem to fall back on, would be a wise step for Sony.

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Beetey1887d ago

I was about to report but he changed the link to an actual article... I'm slightly confused...

TheCookieMonster1887d ago (Edited 1887d ago )

Sorry, I fixed it.

TheCookieMonster1887d ago

Imagine having an app store where we don't have to wait for Sony to add simple features. Imagine using your android phone as a Wii U style tablet. This is the future.

cl19831887d ago (Edited 1887d ago )

From article
"Microsoft is already offering built-in Windows Phone OS with Xbox console and the company offers an Xbox SmartGlass companion app for Android devices"

So you just want to copy?

nukeitall1887d ago

Android isn't capable as a console OS that needs high performance. Heck the OS itself isn't high performance.

I don't think any console manufacturer would be dumb enough to use Android. It's just plain and simple, not fit to the job.

hellvaguy1887d ago (Edited 1887d ago )

"So you just want to copy?"

Just incorporating another technology like all consoles have done already dozens of times over. Heck if you really wanna go down the line of thinking of every detail being original, Sony didn't invent the controller. Or what about the vga, s-video, hdmi connections to the tv. USB and wifi technologies also. More copying if you wanna go down that line.

SkullBlade1691886d ago

If I wanted a glorified tablet, I'd buy an Ouya, not a PS4.

rainslacker1886d ago

All that could be offered through PS Mobile. It is capable of apps as well. On the plus side for Sony they can take their cut on sales, instead of letting Google do it.

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BitbyDeath1887d ago (Edited 1887d ago )

If it ran a real android that'd be pretty awesome.
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