“You might have heard the rumors by now: T-Mobile may unveil the first handset based on Google’s Android mobile platform next week. That’s all well and good, but where are the specifics? How much will the device cost? When will scruffy Linux enthusiasts be able to show up at T-Mobile stores and exchange an old sock filled with coins for one?”
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- Google breaks into brand top 10 @ The Inquirer
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- Analysis: new spying lawsuit asks “can computers eavesdrop?” @ Ars Technica
- The Best/Worse of Gmail Labs @ PCMech
- Nvidia Drivers Break Remote Desktop with Windows XP @ C.O.D.
- Microsoft is slashing the cost of its Xbox 360 console, but is now a good time to buy? @ HEXUS
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Source: The Inquirer
Google’s new Android phone will be competing directly with the 8GB iPhone 3G, they are the exact same price. The iPhone requires a two year contract with AT&T to get that price; we don’t yet know what kind of contract T-Mobile will require for the Android, we should now before the end of the year, but the details are still sparse right now. Read on at The Tech Report.