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[News] Linux-powered phones Steal Microsoft's Thunder

  • Subject: [News] Linux-powered phones Steal Microsoft's Thunder
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 21 Dec 2009 17:48:06 +0000
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Nine ways of looking at a Google phone

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| Google (GOOG) announced on its mobile blog Saturday what 
| dozens of staffers had already leaked: the company has given 
| employees around the world free handsets running its Android 
| mobile operating system. The idea, 
| according to the official report, is to have Google's own 
| people test various advanced features and offer feedback to
| the company's designers â a process known in the business 
| as "dogfooding" (as in "eating your own 
| dogfood").


Will a Google phone spur a Microsoft phone?



Master Google Android: 40 Tips and Tricks

,----[ Quote ]
| Android, as recent Verizon commercials remind
| us, is the antithesis of Apple's celebrated
| handset: It's open source, fully customizable,
| and free from unexplained app rejections. If
| the iPhone is Apple's inalterable masterpiece,
| the Android platform is Google's open canvas.
| The palette is in your hands; it's up to you to
| add color.
| We've assembled 40 tips and tricks to help you
| make the most of your Android phone. Some are
| specific to Android 2.0 or later, but most
| apply to any Android-based device. And not one
| of these tricks requires you to jailbreak
| anything.


Motorolaâs Milestone (The U.K.âs Droid) Flies Off The Virtual Shelves

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| Some very positive news for Motorola (NYSE:
| MOT) as we head into the weekend ... Online
| retailer eXpansys says that the Milestoneâ
| the U.K.-version of the Droidâsold out in
| just three hours. eXpansys is the exclusive
| seller of the handset; the company said it
| had received well over 1,000 pre-orders for
| the Milestone a week before it went on sale.
| eXpansis expects a second shipment of
| Milestones to arrive in time for holiday
| orders.

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