Nvidia CEO calls Android the most "versatile" OS in history

Jen-Hsun Huang is a co-founder,president and CEO of Nvidia which means that the executive wears quite a few hats at the chip manufacturer; one hat is that of an Android fan. During Nvidia's conference call on Thursday following the release of its third quarter numbers, Huang had some positive words to say about Google's open source OS...
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7. hafini_27

Posts: 945; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

You don't say

8. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

really now

11. Dingy_cellar_dweller

Posts: 339; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

Android is also found in TV's and camera's nowadays.

16. alterecho

Posts: 1106; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

We don't need Mr.Huang to make us realize that. I'm skeptical of his comments (about anything), because his compliment of something arises ONLY because it benefits his company, someway or the other. Android is versatile, because anyone is allowed to use it in their products (a good thing of course).

23. rusticguy

Posts: 2828; Member since: Aug 11, 2012

And this is what Linus Torvalds had to say :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYWzMvlj2RQ

27. alexfiran

Posts: 40; Member since: Jun 13, 2013

i wish it was safer too..but can't be an open sistem and a safe one as well:(

29. Gemmol

Posts: 793; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

well I do not blame them, droid is the only place they put their chips beside surface from microsoft, so I would do the same if droids kept bringing me money.......I know his company would love a piece of apple money if he could, thats a stable amount of cash every year.......unless he can work out a deal with galaxy line those would give good money too

30. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

the reason why android is popular is because of apps (mostly free ones)

32. tedkord

Posts: 17135; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

The reason Android is popular is choice. Want a other with a physical keyboard? They've got one. Want a 6 inch screen. Covered. Want to use different default apps? That's your right. Want to get apps from somewhere other than Google? Go right ahead.

33. tedkord

Posts: 17135; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

The reason Android is popular is choice. Want a phone with a physical keyboard? They've got one. Want a 6 inch screen. Covered. Want to use different default apps? That's your right. Want to get apps from somewhere other than Google? Go right ahead.

37. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

you are only saying those stuff because of today's condition of android.. the hell are you talking about choice? they did not have those when they started from the bottom. those choices came by when they were on android 2.3 and were the latest growing os . its just plainly apps (and a bountiful of it). something people wanted new in their phone besides texting ,calling, internet and music. and then added HW features later

38. PBXtech

Posts: 1032; Member since: Oct 21, 2013

Android has been full of choices for years, not just currently. Custom launchers, themes, OEMs to choose from, variety of handset types and styles, it's all been there for a very long time. It's not just free apps, but those do help.

44. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

then again symbian OS was older and did those (and still great at multitasking)

45. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

"you are only saying those stuff because of today's condition of android..the hell are you talking about choice? they did not have those when they started from the bottom. those choices came by when they were on android 2.3 and were the latest growing os" ?? The orig Droid.... physical keyboard. There has been an Android phone with a physical keyboard since at least 2009... The Eris and whatever the HTC phone(s) were on other carriers were all touch screen . Thats choice. in 2010 the Droid X and EVO had at the time the biggest screens on Android phones..... Being able to use different default apps has been in Android since day one..... Same for getting apps from somewhere other than Google...and no need to jailbreak/root the phone... Where have you been the past 5 years...? All that was before 2.3. The orig Droid launched with 2.1 or 2.2... ??

34. livyatan

Posts: 867; Member since: Jun 19, 2013

And the best thing about it is - it's only halfway through the full potential. Once it goes 64bit and establishes itself across hundreds of million of powerful ARM v8 based tablets, we should see a portable renaissance of full blown productivity applications, as well as a rise of Android as a revolutionary gaming platform for every genre and every device. In 3-4 years, Android should be able to do everything that windows can, on top of it's already unique capabilities.

39. terabyteRouser

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

i don't think we can expect any objectivity on this matter considering they've invested millions of dollars into this notion

40. androidfanboy

Posts: 162; Member since: Jun 24, 2013

He's only telling the truth and no one can fault him for that (Here comes the immature hate)

46. bwhiting

Posts: 188; Member since: Jun 15, 2013

But don't both the iOS and Android also come from the base of Linux?

47. GoGoGalaxyNexus

Posts: 80; Member since: Nov 01, 2013

Every smart person in the world agrees that Android is the most versatile OS for mobile devices
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