Droid 2 announced
Verizon has officially announced the launch of their latest Android-based phone, the Droid 2. You can get a Droid 2 tomorrow, when it will be available for pre-sale at Verizon Wireless. Or if you can stand it, wait until Thursday when it is available at Verizon retail stores. The price for the Droid 2 is $199, after a $100 mail-in rebate and with a new 2 year contract.
Dell's huge phone/tablet, the Streak will be available for purchase very soon. Dell said the device would be shipped to select customers on Aug. 12, and widely available on Friday.
The Streak runs $299.99 with two-year contract through AT&T, or $549.99 without a contract. [Source: Engadget.com]
Google updates Gmail
Today Google announced they will update the contact management tool in Gmail. Here's what Google wrote in their blog:
So, by popular request, we're happy to announce that an overhauled version of Gmail Contacts will be rolling out today.
Updates include automatic saving, keyboard shortcuts, an undo button and sorting contacts by last name.
Google and Verizon
On Monday Verizon and Google revealed their proposal for how net neutrality should be handled. Their proposal is only an outline for draft legislation. Both companies hope a member of Congress or the FCC will adopt it in the form of a bill or rulemaking process.
What the Google-Verizon proposal really says - Cnet.com
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