Last year, T-Mobile became the first mobile carrier to offer a cell phone powered by Google’s open source mobile platform, Android. The love affair between T-Mobile and Android must be serious because the carrier has big plans to expand Android to home devices for consumers.
According to documents obtained by the New York Times, T-Mobile is planning a home phone as well as a tablet that will both run Android. The home phone is expected early 2010 with the tablet following shortly thereafter.
So far, Android hasn’t taken the mobile world by storm, but sometimes slow growth is the best growth, especially in this economy. With independent bloggers hacking up netbooks with Android, there is obvious desire to push the open source platform to its fullest potential.