Since it's only an Android phone though, don't expect the police to kick down any doors.
It is pretty striking how dissimilar Apple leaks are compared to the rest of the tech industry. Details of the Motorola Shadow have been leaking for the past few weeks, but very few outside of the gadget community seem to care. When Apple's (AAPL) next iPhone gets leaked, the world gets flipped upside down.
According MORESeth Weintraub - May 25, 2010 12:10 PM ET
Not even a week after launch, Verizon's latest Droid, the HTC Incredible, drops $50 to $149 with activation at Amazon.
While Verizon stores were selling out of the $200 (w/ 2-year service plan) Droid Incredible, some smart shoppers were avoiding the lines and ordering the latest high end Android phone through Amazon, at a hefty discount.
In fact, Verizon (VZ) is currently back-ordered on the Incredible until May 14th so Amazon (AMZN) might MORESeth Weintraub - May 3, 2010 4:51 PM ET
In this episode of Techmate, Jon and Michael explain why despite its large market share Research in Motion (RIMM) and its iconic BlackBerry may be threatened by the touchscreen revolution. With Apple's (AAPL) iPhone becoming evermore popular and Google's (GOOG) Android OS quickly gaining steam, the Techmates wonder if smart-phone keyboards will soon be extinct. Plus, as an added bonus, find out why Michael is now smitten with his Nexus MOREMason Cohn, Producer - Apr 30, 2010 12:11 PM ET
The new 'best Android phone' boasts new network, 8-megapixel camera and Sense UI.
If you were going to buy an Android phone last month, most people would agree that the Google (GOOG) Nexus One would have been the best that money could buy. I love mine, but I also know that having the best Android phone is fleeting. The Nexus One replaced the Droid as the phone to have when MORESeth Weintraub - Apr 19, 2010 12:12 PM ET
Former Apple exec Jon Rubinstein remains committed to Palm's success, even as takeover rumors swirl.
But sales disappointed, first with Sprint, then with Verizon, which offered customers Motorola's Droid – which runs Google's Android operating system – before Palm's Pre and Pixi. Palm's holiday sales were weak, and its financial guidance has been cautious, sending its stock below $4. With investors and industry pundits doubting Palm'sability to survive, Rubinstein sat MOREAdam Lashinsky, Sr. Editor at Large - Apr 8, 2010 3:00 AM ET
While demand for BlackBerries and Palm Pres is drying up, according to ChangeWave
Take this with the usual grain of salt, based, as it is, on a survey of early adopters who have already decided to buy a smartphone in the next three months.
But in a ChangeWave report released Wednesday, 30% of respondents said they would prefer to have a phone running Google's (GOOG) Android operating system -- a five-fold increase MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 31, 2010 11:53 AM ET
Even the wireless industry's biggest bulls couldn't have predicted the coming mobile explosion.
Wireless phone companies and equipment manufacturers totally underestimated the potential of their own industry, says Ericsson (ERIC) CEO Hans Vestberg. Now he and his company are preparing for a totally interconnected world in which billions of consumers -- and machines -- talk non-stop to one another via wireless networks.
"What I've learned in this industry, and I've spent 18 MOREStephanie N. Mehta, Deputy Managing Editor - Mar 29, 2010 6:45 AM ET
Measured by revenue, the Apple's first million units easily swamped the "iPhone killers"
Flurry Analytics' report comparing the initial sales of three leading smartphones generated more than three dozen stories Tuesday. (See here.)
Most highlighted Flurry's discovery that in the 74 days post-launch that it took Apple (AAPL) to sell its first 1 million iPhones, Motorola (MOT) sold 1.05 million Droids and Google (GOOG) sold only 135,000 units of HTC's Nexus One.
"The MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Mar 17, 2010 9:07 AM ET
At the end of two years, the Nexus One will have cost you $500 less than the iPhone
On the heels of Google's (GOOG) release of the HTC Nexus One -- popularly known as the Google phone -- the folks at BillShrink have done us all a favor.
They've put out one of their handy charts comparing the specs and total cost of ownership of four popular smartphones:
Apple's (AAPL) iPhone on AT&T MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jan 6, 2010 5:25 AM ET
By 35% a month lately, according to the ad requests pouring into AdMob's network
"Traffic from Android devices has increased dramatically over the last year," according to a report issued Friday morning by AdMob, the world's largest purveyor of mobile ads.
In November alone, Android devices accounted for 27% of the hits on AdMob's U.S. ad network, up from 20% in October -- a 35% increase in one month.
Of course, AdMob is MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Dec 18, 2009 10:24 AM ET
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