It's your move, Android
Acer promises an Android handset in 2009, but CNET is tired of waiting.
2009 was supposed to be the "year of Android." But we are now five months into 2009 and not a single new Android device has landed in the United States. And outside our borders, only the
It all started at CES, when rumors abounded that a gallery of new Android devices would debut at the show. Yet, CES passed without a single Android announcement. So the focus shifted to the , but only the HTC Magic landed in Barcelona. Like a skipping record, the buzz then repeated itself for . But that show passed--you guessed it!--without any new Android models.
It's not that new handsets aren't coming; it's that they're taking so much time to get here. The FCC
Well, I've got news for you, Acer and others. I want less talk and more action. Promises are great, but as we pass into summer (or winter, depending on your hemisphere) I want to see a real handset actually go on sale. It's been seven months since the release of the
I love Android's potential, but I'm impatient and I fear that if we have to wait much longer the gadget world will move on. We're getting thenext month and a new should be on the way. It's now Android's turn to deliver the goods