“For a company that is busy building its own cellphone operating system, Google shared a lot of love for the iPhone on its earnings-related conference call today,” Saul Hansell reports for The New York Times.
“The most heartwarming story came from Sergey Brin, the company’s co-president, who said that he uses an iPhone himself. He described the value of the My Location feature of Google Maps on the iPhone,” Hansell reports.
“‘I was at a conference in Switzerland,’ he said, presumably referring to the World Economic Forum conference in Davos,” Hansell reports. “‘I was able to find a really small hotel, then switch over to the satellite view on my phone to figure out I needed to take a funicular to get up there. It was a really amazing experience.'”
“Google has said that it is now getting more Web traffic from the iPhone than from any other type of mobile device,” Hansell reports.
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Famous Grouse” for the heads up.]