smaxp writes: This evolution of the Android ecosystem in the case of the Silver program could be considered in the same light as Microsoft and Intel’s plug ‘n play initiatives, which aimed to simplify the interoperation of PC hardware with self configuration. A year ago, before smartphone apps such as Google Now started to demonstrate the importance of context, lags and inconsistencies between smart mobile devices weren’t as noticeable because not as many apps used sensors. But with context becoming important, consistency is critical.
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