Saturday, October 31, 2009

Droid: Motorola's Savior Or Google's False Profit? by PC World: Yahoo! Tech

Check the full article for a timely Droid reality check from David Coursey

Too much, as least so early, is being made of the Motorola Droid's supposedly magical powers. Can a single handset "save" Motorola, launch a new operating system, and smite the evil Steve Jobs?

It is tempting to compare the Droid to the previous magic handset, the Palm Pre, which was supposed to save Palm, launch s new operating system, and smite the evil Steve Jobs.

The Palm Pre met none of those lofty expectations and has faded almost into insignificance. The Pre, however, lacks the Droid's Google-Motorola-Verizon pedigree. Which either gives it triple magic powers or three cooks to spoil the broth.

Droid: Motorola's Savior Or Google's False Profit? by PC World: Yahoo! Tech

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