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Google Phone Confirmed By HTC Insider

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JB over at Crunchgear has the exclusive on the "upcoming" Google Phone, supposedly set to launch in Q1 2008. His source is someone inside HTC, the company that Google's working with to pick one of 20 models to finalize their design.

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On the software side, they're going to build a special version of Google Maps (complete with GPS), as well as have Gmail and Calendar compatibility. It's most likely going to have Google Docs compatibility too, but that wasn't specified. What's even cooler is that Google Talk, their free VoIP app, will be part of the suite. The OS could be Windows Mobile 6, or it could be a Linux-based OS, which would be even more interesting. [Crunchgear]

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kaisermachead
kaisermachead

Oh Jesus/Allah/Buddha, will "Google" be embossed on the back of the final product? Ignore the little camera, and it looks like custom-made soap for the bathrooms of Google headquarters.