Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
BlackBerry 10.3.2 and BlackBerry Blend 1.2 Coming to All BlackBerry 10 Devices
Instagram To Open Up Its Advertising Platform
G.SKILL at Computex 2015
LG Display Showcases 18-inch Rollable Display At SID
MSI Highlights First Gaming Notebooks With Eye-tracking Capabilities at COMPUTEX 2015
Vimeo Launches Subscription Service
E FUN Introduces Affordable Flexx 2-in-1 Windows Tablets
Atmel Showcases System Solution for Wearables at Computex 2015
Active Discussions
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, August 03, 2007
Google Working on Free Mobile Phone?


Google is reportedly in the process of developing a phone that can make voice calls and access the Web without requiring the user to pay a monthly service charge.

Rumors of the so called gPhone have been circulating for months, and at various times company executives have both confirmed and denied its existence. The latest report comes from no less a source than the Wall Street Journal, who reports that Google is currently showing a prototype device off to potential manufacturers and wireless carriers. No Monthly Charges Many people use phones that are free when they sign a monthly service contract. Google is hoping to create a phone that will be free of monthly charges. Users will pay for their phone by looking at advertisements served by Google whenever this device's web browser is used. Specifications TBD Exactly what the phone Google is designing will look like is not yet known. The WSJ's sources indicate that the company is showing off at least two prototypes: one with a sliding keyboard and another with its keyboard fixed in place. In addition, Google also seems open to the idea of letting other companies design their own phones, but use its software. In this situation, it reportedly suggests the device include 3G, Wi-Fi, GPS, and a camera. Not surprisingly, at the heart of this device will be a sophisticated web browser Google is currently developing. This will almost certainly allow users to access this company's wide array of online services, from email to maps to spreadsheets. Offered by Whom? According to the WSJ, Google is in talks with a wide variety of wireless carriers about offering the gPhone. T-Mobile USA is supposedly the closest to signing a definite agreement to offer it. Google's recent announcement that it's going to participate in an upcoming auction for wireless spectrum raises the possibility that this company won't need a carrier for this device; Whatever form the gPhone eventually takes, it isn't expected to debut until next year at the earliest.


Previous
Next
Documents to Go Does Vista (Now)        All News        Google Prepares Phone Prototype
Documents to Go Does Vista (Now)     Mobiles News      Google Prepares Phone Prototype

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google To Offer More Privacy Controls
Project Tango's World-sensing Cameras To Come In Qualcomm's Reference Phone Designs
Google Tries To Make Wearables Smarter
Google Unveils Android M at Annual Conference
Google Cardboard VR Gadget And New Android Version Among I/O Highlights
Google To Unveil New Web Photo Tool
Google app To Show Tweets
Google To Add 'Buy' buttons to Search Results
Google Disclosed More Data In Its Transparency Report
Google Admits That Its Self-driving Cars have Been Engaged In Accidents
Google Lets You Order A Pizza Through Mobile Search
T-Mobile And Blackberry Make Peace, BlackBerry Classic Now Available

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .