January 6, 2010

Google's online store, and what it means for the US wireless industry.

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According to arstechnica, the most significant part of Google's Nexus One announcement, is their online store.

quotemarksright.jpgIn short, what Google announced today wasn't just the Nexus One, but the world's first carrier-independent smartphone store; the Google store is now the only smartphone store in the US where, for every phone on offer, you first pick which phone you want, and then you pick a network and a plan on that network. So you can comparison shop among networks based purely on plan price and network quality, because you already have your phone picked out.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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