The Dream…Ain’t

By Deane Barker on September 8, 2008

Critics leave Google’s Android phone on hold: This first reviews of the first Google Andriod phone — the HTC Dream — are not good.

“It ain’t no iPhone,” said John Jackson, an analyst at Yankee Group, echoing a widely held view.

Disparagement of Android has touched on everything from an alleged lack of sophistication and stability in the software, to the fact that successful devices such as the iPhone and the BlackBerry are based on a different technology model. “The best experiences out there today are ‘vertical’ experiences, where the hardware and software come from the same company,” said Tom Conrad […]