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Is Google competing with their own vendors?

January 5, 2010 Leave a comment

Wow, Mark Sigal raises a very valid point that with the release of Nexus One, Google is now directly competing with the mobile phone hardware vendors and service providers they said they would not — and should not — compete with.

I’ll go further and say that Google selling the Nexus One is like Microsoft picking out just one hardware vendor, and then partnering with that vendor to sell hardware systems directly from microsoft.com. If you were the other hardware vendors, wouldn’t that piss you off?

TechCrunch Nexus One review

January 5, 2010 Leave a comment

Phew, hopefully I’ll be finished reading all these Nexus One reviews soon. Here’s the latest Nexus One review, from TechCrunch.

I have to say, the universal opinion is that this is a very good phone, and a worthy iPhone competitor. And just think, Google’s Eric Schmidt was on Apple’s board the whole time all these plans were being developed.

iPhone users base passes Windows Mobile

December 18, 2009 Leave a comment

Business Insider reports that the number of iPhone users now surpasses the number of Windows Mobile users. I wish someone would have bet Steve Ballmer something huge when he dissed the iPhone back in 2007.

So Steve, a super-expensive “premium” phone now has more users than all Windows Mobile devices? Ouch!