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The Future of Mobile Phones


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Amid unconfirmed reports of Verizon-ready iPhones, and surging sales and new models of Android-based phones, consumers in the market for a new mobile phone face a dizzying array of choices. We get experts' analysis of the new phones, and take listeners' questions.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Cliff Edwards, technology correspondent covering consumer tech for Bloomberg BusinessWeek
  • Joe Brown, features editor for Gizmodo
  • Kent German, senior editor for CNET reviews

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple plans to begin mass producing a Verizon-ready iPhone. But so far, Apple hasn't confirmed the reports. Meanwhile, Android-based phones have surpassed iPhones in sales in the U.S. -- and 10 new Android models have already been introduced at a major trade show this week in San Francisco.

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