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The gPhone, Hardware And All

Jan 07, 2010, 18:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Justin Ryan)

"A little over two years ago, the world — or at least a whole lot of geeks — waited with baited breath for the revelation that Google would be entering the mobile phone market. The eventual announcement proved a curveball, however, as what the search giant unveiled were plans for an operating system, not a handset. Now, that curve has finally straightened.

"Tempered though it was by the Open Source success that is Android, disappointment has lingered among some over the gPhone that was not. As of yesterday, however, those grieving their Google handsets can finally dry their tears: Company executives announced Tuesday morning that the gPhone is finally a reality.

"Christened the Nexus One and manufactured by HTC — the acknowledged expert in Android phones, with nearly half of those available to its credit — the handset is what most observers would expect."

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