Google builds own phone
More carrier disruption
Looks like Google is again trying pull US telcos round to its way of thinking, this time with plans underway for a handset optimized for its online services.
The precocious Silicon Valley company has reportedly spent hundreds of millions of dollars prototyping cell phones tailored to its search, email and a planned new browser.
According to reports, the Googlephone features a camera, built-in WiFi, 3G and GPS capabilities.
Google has also talked to cellcos over handset specs and made overtures to companies such as T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless.
Full article: theregister.co.uk