Forget iPhone, think Google Phone

Start that rumour mill up again. If you thought we'd been speculated out by the hype before the Apple’s iPhone announcement then think again, be

Start that rumour mill up again. If you thought we'd been speculated out by the hype before the Apple’s iPhone announcement then think again, because there's another piece of vapourware in town.This time it’s a Google phone that's set bulletin boards alight with wild postulations. Naturally there are some nicely rendered pictures to go with it showing a thin, touchscreen tablet device (sound familiar?) codenamed 'Switch', which is apparently being developed with Samsung.We've seen the phone snaps before but what's given extra credence to this rumour is news of a little-known acquisition by Google when it bought a company called Skia two years ago. At the time it happened to be developing some tasty front-end systems for mobile phones – intriguing.Of course this could all be putting two and two together to make five – but then that's what some said about the iPhone…

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