Should Google Get Into the Hardware Game?

By  |  Thursday, December 17, 2009 at 11:22 am

With the exception of a search appliance for internal use by businesses, Google has stayed out of the hardware business. Now rumor has it that we may see a Google-branded phone shortly, and maybe even a Google netbook late next year. My friend Jason Hiner says that Google needs to be cautious if it plans to go into the physical-object biz in a big way.

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2 Comments For This Post

  1. Backlin Says:

    I just hope Google’s hardware division doesn’t turn out more ho-hum products.

  2. Sidharth Dassani Says:

    I just hope that they dont put a BETA tag on the hardware that they sell. Better still they can give the Google Netbook ‘BETA’ for free