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The most important Android phone

The most important Android phone

We’re ten years into the Android era and Google’s OS has over two billion users worldwide. But, how did it get so big? In part two of Processor’s Android history series, Dieter Bohn looks at the Motorola Droid and how Verizon’s massive ad campaign contributed to Android’s early success. Subscribe: http://goo.gl/G5RXGs Like The Verge on…

Palm Phone hands-on: an Android phone for your phone

Palm Phone hands-on: an Android phone for your phone

The Palm phone is basically a tiny phone…to go with your everyday phone. A San Francisco startup has bought the Palm name, but can they keep the ethos? This new Android phone they’re releasing exclusively to Verizon is meant to be your secondary device, a tiny little thing for the weekends. Our question – does…

The real reason Google made Android

The real reason Google made Android

So, why did Google make Android? In this week’s Processor episode, Dieter Bohn looks at the launch of Android ten years ago. The HTC G1, codename Dream, was the first commercially available phone that ran Android and it was released more than a year after the iPhone. But, here’s the thing, Android wasn’t meant to…