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android

 [an´droid]
resembling a human being.

an·dro·mor·phous

(an-drō-mōr'fŭs),
Having a male form or habitus.
Synonym(s): android
[andro- + G. morphē, form]

android

1. A non-biological organism having human characteristics. A synthetic person or humanoid robot.
2. Man-like, male-like, as of the pelvis. Compare gynaecoid.
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According to Androinica, a blog dedicated to the Google Android platform ( HTC and Samsung have released phones in India using this operating system), " Just as people suggested in tweets earlier, the ' Google Phone' is the same as the HTC Passion we saw in previous leaked images.
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By using the tool, users can convert multi-format videos to be compatible with digital devices like iPad, iPod, iPhone, Apple TV, PSP, Android, Samsung, Google phone and more.
The Google Voice service will provide a Google phone number with an area code that could be different from the one on the user's phone.
Last week, the Federal Communications Commission said it was looking into Apple's decision to reject a Google phone application to run on the iPhone.
As with the original Pixel, LG and HTC have been both tied to being manufacturers for the new phones and if this ends up being the case, HTC wouldn't find it hard to carry over one of their more notable features to the Google Phone.
A former iPhone user that opts for a Google phone recovers all its data.
Of course, long before the name Nexus One or the recent bounty of pictures and details existed, the very concept of a "Google Phone" had been ingrained in the public conscience, predating even the Open Handset Alliance and Android itself; the company dabbled in the concept of direct sales through its offering of the Android Dev Phones 1 and 2 (alias Ion), but this time, it's a public retail ordeal, not a couple of one-off developer specials.
New members will get the option to sign up for a Google phone number and all Voice features, or sign up only for the cell phone voicemail service.
But as a Google phone it needed to be the smoothest and fastest Android phone out there.
Let there be no question that this is, above all, a Google phone. Of course there's an LG logo on there too, but it's small and relegated to the bottom, almost like an afterthought.