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10/30/2007
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Google Phone (Legend) Lives

What has become the Loch Ness Monster of the mobile phone world, the Google Phone, is once again purported to exist.

What has become the Loch Ness Monster of the mobile phone world, the Google Phone, is once again purported to exist.According to today's Wall Street Journal: "Within the next two weeks, Google is expected to announce advanced software and services that would allow handset makers to bring Google-powered phones to market by the middle of next year, people familiar with the situation say."

As recently as last week, ValleyWag proclaimed: "There is no Googlephone, folks. Move along."

ComputerWorld, after ringing up a few analysts today concludes that "wireless handhelds running Google Inc. applications and operating software expected in the first half of 2008." See Photoshop artists' renderings of the proto-appliance here.

Ring me next spring, Nessie. On your G-phone.

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