Google Working on Their Own Phone for 2009 Release?

An “exclusive” article over on TheStreet claims that Google is actually in the hardware business after all.  Yep – according to them, Google has plans to develop their own handset and release it to the masses.

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Don’t Hold Your Breath…

..because I don’t think we will ever see Google itself manufacture a handset for Android.  One of the pieces of buzz right now is how people are wishing that Google would be like Apple and create a piece of hardware that will run the Android system at its best. While I would LOVE to ...

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Samsung’s Android Phone

Samsung didn’t get its gPhone out on time for the Mobile World Congress, but, according to Samsung they never planned for a launch at the Barcelona event anyway. The South Korean company cleared up the rumors that the gPhone was delayed, stating that always up for a late-year release.  ...

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GPhone in Australia by Dec 15 for $199!

A much cheaper alternative to the G1 is coming to Australia thanks to Kogan Technologies.

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HTC Dream is the Amiga for Android

I see the HTC Dream being the Amiga of mobile phones. I say this as the G1 is really geared as a platform for programmers to hack away on and to create applications for future generations of Android phones. I remember when I encountered the Amiga in the late 1980s it blew me away as... Read More

Chrome and Android Have Google’s Head in the Clouds

This time last year, the tech community was all abuzz with the rumors that Google was ready to put out a phone of their own.  Nicknamed the gPhone, many expected it to be their answer to Apple’s iPhone.  How surprised were we once we saw Google had bigger ambitions. Rather than focusing ...

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Android, With or Without Bluetooth ?

The first Android Developers Challenge yielded some truly great applications (AndroidScan) but a large amount of them were geo-localisation programs that utilized GPS, WiFi and cameras. Not necessarily a bad thing. Now, with the latest SDK (0.9) released last Monday, many developers noticed ...

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Google Should Have Made The gPhone

If you have spent time in the dating game, you know the harsh reality: it is usually better when you are being wooed by someone, than it is when you are running after them. When you are the one who is trying to win over someone, no matter how great your qualities and offerings, they... Read More