US Army Holds an App Challenge (A4A), Four Out of Five Winners Are Android

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  1. phandroid

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    The United States Army announced the winners of their first ever app challenge – Apps for the Army (or A4A, which would see some hardcore developers creating apps for the field) – and guess which platform won the hearts of our fighting men and women of the armed forces? Nearly 150 soldiers and Army civilians [...]

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  2. Tre Lawrence

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    Interesting.

    I even saw a BB app in the honorable mentions. I find it quite pertinent that the Army seems to be looking to cross platform solutions. Very forward-thinking.
     
  3. loomer

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    I am a G6-er for the NJARNG and was very happy to read this indeed!
     
  4. Megs

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    It had never occurred to me that the military might be using cell phones and these other platforms in the field (thinking ftw >.<). After having it mentioned to me, it really does make sense that they would.

    I think its pretty big for the Android OS to be so new but already in consideration for military purposes. This is awesome!
     

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