[News] First Look at the First Android GNU/Linux Phones

[News] First Look at the First Android GNU/Linux Phones

Post by Roy Schest » Wed, 20 Aug 2008 18:49:45


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HTC Dream sails through FCC tests

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| It thought HTC Dream will hit the shops somewhere in October, so let
| hope that the FCC and Wi-Fi Alliance thumbs-up keep the long-awaited
| Android handset launch on track.
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http://www.reghardware.co.uk/2008/08/18/dream_fcc_test_results/

FCC Has No Problems With Dream

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| Google's Android gets possible launch date
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http://www.webpronews.com/topnews/2008/08/18/fcc-has-no-problems-with-dream

A reamCome True: U.S. Approves the First Google Phone

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| Last week, we told you that Taiwan-based HTC, one of the largest mobile
| device makers in the world, was readying the first smart phone to use
| Google Android operating system.
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http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2008/08/18/a-dream-come-true-us-approves-the-first-google-phone/?ref=technology
http://tinyurl.com/6j3fud


Recent:

T-Mobile to Offer First Phone With Google Software

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/15/technology/15google.html?_r=1&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss&oref=slogin


NYT: Google's Android coming soon on HTC handset

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| The New York Times echoed a report earlier in the week from TmoNews in
| suggesting that the first phone to run the Android software will be announced
| by handset maker HTC on T-Mobile's network next month and could begin
| shipping in October. It's long been expected that T-Mobile and HTC would be
| among the first Android partners to actually ship a product, but the timing
| had been unclear.
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http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-10018149-94.html?part=rss&subj=news&tag=2547-1_3-0-20
http://tinyurl.com/5w8bjb


Google Android just four weeks away?

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| Back in June, some unnamed sources told The Wall Street Journal that Google's
| currently closed open mobile platform could be delayed until 2009. But this
| week, another unnamed source told TmoNews - a T-Mobile obsessed blog - that
| the American wireless carrier will offer up the first Android phone for
| pre-sale on 17 September.
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http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/08/13/google_android_launch_rumor/


Related:

Google Exec: Android To Beat iPhone

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| Rich Miner even went after Apple's handheld darling. "Once you have devices
| out there from Motorola, HTC, Samsung, and so on, there's a much larger
| potential market on Android than for the iPhone," he said. "[T]here's a
| single manufacturer, it's targeted at a particular demographic, and it falls
| far short of the 1 billion mobile phones sold every year worldwide."
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http://www.webpronews.com/topnews/2008/03/17/google-exec-android-to-beat-iphone


iPhone vs. Android : An Open Source Devs Perspective

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| According to Andrea Gazzaniga, software development manager at mobile open
| source vendor Funambol the answer is not entirely clear. In a rambling
| overflow presentation at AjaxWorld's iPhone Sumitt, Gazzaniga attempted to
| outline the differences and similiaraties between iPhone and Android.
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http://blog.internetnews.com/skerner/2008/03/iphone-vs-android-an-open-sour.html


Feeling the heat at Microsoft

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| A couple of years ago you reiterated that IBM was Microsoft's biggest
| competitor and you said not just on the business side, but overall. If I ask
| you who is Microsoft's biggest competitor now, who would it be?
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