With the tech wire abuzz today with news of Android patents, SDK betas, and general hype, many people may be asking themselves: "what is Android? Why do I care? And, how could it affect me?" Well, if today's level of chatter is any indication, the Android mobile format may very well be one of the hotter topics of the coming months. In light of the recent developments regarding this burgeoning mobile tech, IGN has prepared our guide to Android mobile.