“The Wall Street Journal spoke to McAdam, who said ‘we’re looking at all the things Google has in its archives that we could put on a tablet to make it a great experience,'” Krazit reports. “The two companies signed a partnership last year to develop a family of mobile devices based on Android, although it’s not clear if McAdam is referring to Android, Chrome OS, or just Google applications running atop something else.”
MacDailyNews Take: It’s also not clear if he was just BSing along. Without even a rough timeframe, he could say he was working with Neil Armstrong on a return trip to the moon.
Krazit reports, “Few will be surprised at the notion that Google and Verizon are heading down this path: The New York Times reported last month that Google was working on a slate-style Android tablet along the lines of Apple’s iPad.”
Full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: “We do have a very good response [to Apple’s iPhone] in the mill. You’ll see that from us in the late summer.” – Verizon COO Denny Strigl, May 2007
Nearly three summers later, we’re still waiting, Denny.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Fred Mertz” and “James W.” for the heads up.]