Friday, August 24, 2007
Will Google Upset The Apple iPhone Cart?
This story covers the rumors I keep hearing with the upcoming Google phone.
In my opinion, the mobile phone has three functions: (ranked in priority)
The iPhone seems to focus on the entertainment function, which ones do you think the Google Phone will prioritize?
Here are 10 things I want on the Google Phone
From Rediff Forget the iPhone, the GPhone is here
Google, the nearly $13.5 billion search engine major, is believed to be a fortnight away from the worldwide launch of its much-awaited Google Phone (Gphone) and has started talks with service providers in India for an exclusive launch on one of their networks.
The Wall Street Journal too had reported that Google had invested "hundreds of millions of dollars" in the project and was involved in discussions with US-based T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless.
Sources close to the development said a simultaneous launch across the US and Europe is expected, and announcements would be sent to media firms in India and other parts of the world. US regulatory approval, which is expected soon, is the only hurdle that Google is waiting to cross, they added. Google plans to invest $7-8 billion for its global telephony foray.
Could we be seeing Iridium Part 2?