New Google Phones Pics Leaked

Is Google wasting their time or is this the new proposed iPhone Killer like everyone said the Palm Pre was?
via HuffPost

So what is this mysterious new product? According to reports, it is Nexus One, Google’s first attempt at a cell phone that it will sell directly to consumers, with software designed entirely in-house.

The phone is being manufactured for Google by HTC Corp., reports said. It runs Android, the operating system for mobile phones that Google developed.

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Apple ready to crush IPhone copycats

Seems logical but a little late?

via Bloomberg

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Feb. 2 (Bloomberg) — Apple Inc., usually on the defensive when it comes to intellectual-property lawsuits, is threatening to use its hoard of patents to quash iPhone competitors.

Tim Cook, Apple’s chief operating officer, pledged in January to go after companies that copy the iPhone’s patented features. Apple won its latest patent Jan. 20 for so-called multitouch technology, which lets people work the iPhone by touching the screen with two fingers and making swiping motions.

Apple’s stance is an effort to threaten the new touch-screen Pre phone, the linchpin to Palm Inc.’s comeback plan, said Morgan Chu, a patent lawyer at Irell & Manella in Los Angeles. Cook’s comments don’t mean Apple will actually seek a court order to stop the Pre, which is due for release in the next few months. Instead, the company may try to intimidate Palm and other rivals into working around its patents, forcing them to cut features or delay production.

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