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Phones of the Future and Google's Cell Debut

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Phones of the Future and Google's Cell Debut

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Phones of the Future and Google's Cell Debut

Phones of the Future and Google's Cell Debut

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Google has released a development kit for 'Android,' its cellular software project. Image Courtesy of Google hide caption

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Fed up with your current cell phone — or your service provider? Mobile experts discuss what can be expected from cell phones and cell companies in the future.

Google is working to develop a new kind of software that could work on many different handsets — will it simplify the market or add to the confusion?

Guests:

Steven Cherry, senior associate editor, IEEE Spectrum

Mark McClusky, senior editor, products, Wired magazine

Rich Miner, group manager of mobile platforms, Google, Inc