fork - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    an operating system that has developed from and is slightly different from an operating system that is still currently being used

    So, I’ll spell out what I think is happening here. We’re seeing an Android fork. There will be one line for smartphones, the current Android 2.3, Gingerbread, line, and the forthcoming Android 3, Honeycomb, line.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 09/11/2011