HTC Dream Aussie launch: Photos

HTC Dream Aussie launch: Photos

Summary: The long-awaited launch of the HTC Dream in Australia took place this morning amongst sunny skies and geeky enthusiasm for apps, apps and more apps.

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TOPICS: Android, Apps, Google
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  • I had a go at checking out the full ZDNet.com.au site — not the mobile one. It looked great. The ugly foot at the bottom of the device is actually helpful when typing. It makes it easier to hold the bulky phone in the heel of your hand and use two thumbs.

    (Credit: Suzanne Tindal/ZDNet.com.au)

  • I was able to use my favourite app, although it was impossible to hear the whirring noise amongst the excited gabble of people pointing out the phone's features.

    (Credit: Suzanne Tindal/ZDNet.com.au)

  • At some point we had to reluctantly relinquish our toys and listen to Michael Smith (left), the acting MD of Optus Consumer, Karim Temsamani (right), Australian general manager of Google, and Anthony Petts (centre), sales and marketing director of HTC. According to Smith they were "three excited men in a room with moppable floors and white walls" which left us wondering what he planned to do...

    (Credit: Suzanne Tindal/ZDNet.com.au)

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Topics: Android, Apps, Google

Suzanne Tindal

About Suzanne Tindal

Suzanne Tindal cut her teeth at ZDNet.com.au as the site's telecommunications reporter, a role that saw her break some of the biggest stories associated with the National Broadband Network process. She then turned her attention to all matters in government and corporate ICT circles. Now she's taking on the whole gamut as news editor for the site.

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  • I want

    Awesome, I want one. I saw one at the recent ruxcon, it was very distracting during the talk.
    Looking at the other zdnet article on optus' plans and prices though, I think it would be better to buy a developer version outright direct from google for 399USD...
    As for the lightsaber app, I prefer the fullscreen one on Symbian, but to each there own.
    anonymous