The internet is abuzz today with the announcement of the Google Phone open source platform called Android for cell phones. Here's a description for the open handset alliance site:
"Android will deliver a complete set of software for mobile devices: an operating system, middleware and key mobile applications."
Now Jon, author of this article, has done his share of time in the cell phone game development trenches and he has a better understanding of why cell phone game development is a nightmare than he'd like to. Android, however, looks like it could solve many of the problems that plague cellphone game development today. He elaborates a bit on the problems with cell phone game development and how Android may fix these.
The Problems with Cell Phone Game Development:
First, he gives you a rundown with what he sees as the greatest problems with cell phone game development...