A missing Cricket Wireless Android costume that spurred a $1,000 reward offer has been found, according to the carrier.
The company offered the reward for information leading to the recovery of the Android mascot, which it described in a statement (PDF) as "round and green with foam tendencies." The company said it had last been seen on a 40-mile stretch of highway between Florence, Ky., and Mason, Ohio.
Latoya Robinson, a spokeswoman for Cricket, said a woman in Covington, Ky., saw news coverage of the missing costume Monday evening and called to report finding it next to a dumpster outside her apartment. (We have to wonder if the Android disappearance was an accident, especially with the anticipation over Honeycomb and endless barrage of Google TV criticism. With such intense pressure, perhaps the little green man was pushed over the edge and into a life on the streets).
The lovable Android moonlights as a mascot for Cricket. The carrier said it believed the droid may have flown out the back of a pickup truck on I-75 North during a routine trip between state lines earlier this month. Am I the only one concerned about Cricket's employee safety rules and regulations here? … Read more