CES 2010: Android rides again

After Google stole the CES thunder with its Nexus One launch, and with phone makers holding back for next month’s Mobile World Congress, you mig

After Google stole the CES thunder with its Nexus One launch, and with phone makers holding back for next month’s Mobile World Congress, you might have thought this week would be all quiet on the Android front.

But the little green man has been spotted around Las Vegas a few times.

Motorola’s Backfip is an Android 2.1 QWERTY phone with a slide-and-pivot action geared towards entertainment and web browsing. The makers have primed the interface for viewing snaps taken on the 5MP cam, and we could see that hitting shelves in the next couple of months.

But even after all that, the Android event of the week was Google’s own announcement. If you haven’t already, check out our hands-on with the Nexus One.