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Android unleashed

By Hiawatha Bray
October 16, 2008

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In movies and science fiction novels, androids generally inspire delight or fear. Think C-3PO from "Star Wars," or the governor of California as "The Terminator." But real-life androids, far from threatening to conquer the world, can just barely walk. So it's fitting the first cellphone to be based on Google Inc.'s Android software is something of a letdown. (Full article: 957 words)

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