Google released their Nexus One Android phone today just in time for David Bowie's birthday. Mr. Bowie if you're reading this, we're still waiting for our invite. Anywho, will the Super Phone make a dent in the iPhone's reign?
We're geared for a rumored Apple event that may yield a rumored device. Did we mention this is all rumors? If this magical event does happen, we'll be there.
Today, Google announced the Nexus One, and Google’s vision for the
handset is about to shake things up a bit in the mobile technology
industry. The question is, what is their battle plan, and will it
Even if Apple does go with any of the various lame name choices
currently being bandied about (iTab and iSlate and iGuide all pale
beside iPad), everyone is expecting something amazing. And if the
former president of Google China can be believed, it's everything the
hype has been saying it will be.
It's not a big announcement, just more of how Google is reaching into every corner of your online activity. Yesterday morning saw the rollout of goo.gl, the link shortener from everybody's favorite search engine.
Of course, Google's more than just a search engine anymore. While that feature still makes up the company's bread and butter, they've expanded well beyond that with email, mobile apps, an Office-like suite of online document software, their book scanning project, the essential Google Maps, RSS reader, Calendar, browsers, operating systems, and on and on and on.