SEATTLE (AP) - A newspaper report says Dell Inc. is working on a
"smart" phone for AT&T that runs Google Inc.'s Android phone
The touch-screen phone could be ready early next year, The Wall
Street Journal reports. Representatives for Dell, AT&T and Google
all declined to comment.
Dell hired Ron Garriques, a Motorola cell-phone division
executive, to lead its consumer technology group in 2007. That
sparked persistent rumors that the PC maker was readying a smart
In August, Dell showed off what appeared to be a smart phone at
a Beijing event hosted by China's biggest cell phone carrier, China
Mobile. The Round Rock, Texas-based PC maker said it was a "proof
of concept mobile device prototype."
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.