Nexus One

  • Survey: Android surges, iPhone stalls

    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 MORE

    - Mar 31, 2010 11:53 AM ET
  • Day 74: iPhone, Droid, Nexus One

    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 MORE

    - Mar 17, 2010 9:07 AM ET
  • Breaking up with the Nexus One

    Was I fickle? Or was our relationship doomed from the start?

    I just put my Nexus One "superphone" back in its box to send it home to Google (GOOG).  I taped the sides of the Googley-themed cardboard, lest I be tempted to exhume it before the FedEx guy came to pick it up. So far, it hasn't entered my mind to get the phone out of its package and fire it MORE

    - Feb 9, 2010 6:00 AM ET
  • Has Google found its true calling?

    Search giant Google keeps offering telecommunications services. But does that make it a phone company?

    By Beth Kowitt, Writer-reporter

    Google (GOOG) is an online advertising company, but it has been inching toward disrupting the telecommunications industry for some time.

    In 2006 it launched free citywide Wi-Fi in its headquarters town of Mountain View, Calif., as a not-so-subtle jab at traditional broadband providers such as AT&T (T) and the cable operators.

    In 2008 it expressed MORE

    Jan 20, 2010 10:54 AM ET
  • Google phone vs. Apple iPhone

    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 MORE

    - Jan 6, 2010 5:25 AM ET
  • Apple's PR offensive against Google

    In the walk-up to the Google phone, Cupertino is suddenly brimming with news

    It was a classic piece of public relations counter programming.

    Just hours before Google (GOOG) was scheduled to unveil the Nexus One, its best answer to the iPhone, Apple (AAPL) announced that the number of iPhone applications downloaded from its App Store had passed the 3 billion mark.

    The company did not say when that milestone was reached, but its MORE

    - Jan 5, 2010 10:08 AM ET
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