Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Why the Gphone may be an anticlimax

The Googlephone is coming soon according to the internet buzz. But will it be worth having? Up to a point, predicts our technology correspondent.

The idea that Google is tolaunch a mobile telephone has been around for some time but the latest rumours have been fuelled by the recent publication of a patent filed by the search engine giant for a mobile payment system.

The theory goes like this - if Google is going to launch a mobile phone, they're going to want to monetise the handset through a payment system.

No comments: