"As pre-orders escalated, T-Mobile quickly tripled its shipment
of approximately a half a million handsets, but the additional
million G1s were sold out as well, says the story by Anders Bylund.
By comparison, the story notes that at Apple's iPhone 3G launch,
the company expected it would sell 10 million of the phones this
year. Still, the high interest in G1 represents "a heck of a rush
for an unproven software concept on never-before-seen hardware,"