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Verizon Confirms Google Tablet Running Android

Verizon chief executive, Lowell McAdam yesterday told the Wall Street Journal that the wireless carrier had partnered with Google and is working on a tablet that will compete with Apple's iPad.

Speaking in an interview with WSJ, McAdam spoke of Verizon's business relationship with Google, dropping hints about the next project they'll be working on.

"What do we think the next big wave of opportunities are?" Mr. McAdam said. "We're working on tablets together, for example. 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."

Though neither Google nor Verizon would comment further, Bloomberg managed to get some details out of Verizon spokesperson Marquett Smith. Smith told Bloomberg that the company would announce more details later this week but not before revealing that the tablet would be based on Google's Android operating system.

Sit tight, we'll know more tomorrow or Friday!

  • dman3k
    4G?

    Intel Moorestown or NVidia Tegra 2?

    Pixel Qi?

    I want answers!
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  • cocos9
    Yes, please.
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  • Awesome.
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  • NapoleonDK
    Alright gentlemen, they're taking orders! Lets list what we want...

    Screen size?
    Tegra 2? (wish Moorestown was ready...)
    12hrs usable battery / 4-5 day standby?
    7-10 inch screen?
    32GB+ storage?

    Also, does anyone know what kind of flash storage actually goes into our mobile devices? Say we get a tablet with 32GB of flash, how does current mobile device flash storage (iphone/pod/pad) compare to a modern SSD? We know that HDD's are often the limiting factor in our computers, and that an SSD can radically boost performance, but do our current mobile devices suffer the same?
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  • kelemvor4
    NapoleonDKAlright gentlemen, they're taking orders! Lets list what we want...Screen size?Tegra 2? (wish Moorestown was ready...)12hrs usable battery / 4-5 day standby?7-10 inch screen?32GB+ storage?Also, does anyone know what kind of flash storage actually goes into our mobile devices? Say we get a tablet with 32GB of flash, how does current mobile device flash storage (iphone/pod/pad) compare to a modern SSD? We know that HDD's are often the limiting factor in our computers, and that an SSD can radically boost performance, but do our current mobile devices suffer the same?
    Anything short of a SD (or microSD) would be a fail for storage just like the iJunk.
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  • Kahless01
    probably be easier to build a low cost model with 8-16GB model and put 1-2 sdcard slots to expand it as we see fit. and build a 64-128gb for people who dont want to fool with the cards, but still allow for the sd card slots. no regular hdd. at least 720P capable screen with displayport and/or hdmi out. tegra2
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  • sliem
    Price first.
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  • house70
    dman3k4G?Intel Moorestown or NVidia Tegra 2?Pixel Qi?I want answers!hopefully, all of the above.
    Reply
  • lauxenburg
    4G. Tegra 2. Android. Nice.
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  • ravicai
    Yet another reason iPhone won't be appearing on Verizon.
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