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