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QUESTION: Dear Keith

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operating_system
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mobile_operating_system
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IOS
http://www.apple.com/in/ios/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Android_(operating_system)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Phone
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Phone_7


Is it possible to install multiple Operating Systems in a single Smartphone, Tablet Device ?.

i.e. Dual Booting a Smartphone or Tablet device with multiple mobile operating systems.

For examples :

1. Windows mobile 7 Os and Android 4.4 Os.
2. Android 4.4 Os and iphone os 7.
3. iphone os 7 and Windows mobile 7 Os.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

ANSWER: Here you go: http://www.thetechstorm.com/2013/07/the-ultimate-smartphone-featuring-dual-opera


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QUESTION: Dear Keith

Thank you.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Read-only_memory

Is it possible to have multiple BOOT ROM chips installed on the Mobile Devices viz Smartphones and Tablets ?.

Example : ROM 1 has Bios program option, ROM 2 has Windows 7 Os installed, ROM 3 has Android Os Installed on the Smartphone/Tablet Device.

The user gets a option to select BIOS program FROM ROM 1 chip
i.e. By pressing specific function key or any other key on the smartphone or tablet device which can access BIOS program.

If user selects Boot from ROM 2, Windows 7 Os will boot from ROM 2.
If user selects Boot from ROM 3, Android Os will boot from ROM 3.

Will this work ?.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

ANSWER: Now you are getting into the hardware of a smartphone. I will be totally honest with you. I really don't know. I am very familiar with the hardware of a PC (desktop or laptop). I am very unfamiliar with the hardware of a smartphone. I'm sorry. However, if you want to learn more yourself, you can google smartphone hardware and it comes back with 139 million results. Check it out: https://www.google.com/#q=smartphone+hardware


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QUESTION: Dear Keith

Thank you.

There could be three combinations for these.

1. Theoretical possible, Practically easy.
2. Theoretical incorrect, hence Practically not possible.
3. Theoretical possible, Practically difficult but not impossible.

Similar to multiple Hard disk drives, Multiple LAN Cards, Multiple RAM Chips etc installation in a single computer, I feel it is possible to install multiple ROM chips in the Smartphone Device.

i.e. I Feel Theoretically yes.

Now remains the question of implementation, so it could be probably
option 3.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

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Prashant, you sound more like a philosopher than a computer person. I think you are a little of both. I mean this in the most positive way. I believe you knew the answer before you asked the question. I'm still going to answer.
Just reading a little on the link I gave you, I would say #3. Someone who is knowledgeable about smartphones (software and hardware) would be closer to #1. For most people, #3 would apply. Most people are going to use their smartphone and let the smartphone manufacturers do the rest.
You seem to be very intelligent. If you ever strike it rich with some of the things you ask me about, don't forget me.
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