Will Google's Android deliver on its promise?

Despite the hype, early reactions to Google's Android mobile software platform have proven decidedly mixed. In late December, The Wall Street Journal reported that a number of developers have said the Android SDK is plagued by coding errors--read: "buggier than a roach motel"--and so far, Google has been unresponsive to their concerns. The Internet giant maintains this first iteration of the SDK is simply an "early look" enabling developers to get a head start on Android-based applications, and insists successive toolkits will incorporate their feedback and suggestions. We'll see.