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Microsoft on{X} For Android: A Visual Tour

Microsoft--yes, Microsoft--has a new Android programming platform called on{x} and it's great. Developed by the Microsoft R&D team in Israel, on{x} lets anyone turn an Android phone into an uber event-driven notification gadget.
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on{X} has an amazingly rich set of API calls that can launch other apps, use the browser, deal with incoming SMS text messages, work with various phone call states (busy, incoming, etc.), and use location. It also can retrieve and work with external information feeds such as horoscope information, news, traffic, and weather.

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