Android’s homely cousin dies twice at the hands of Microsoft and Verizon

Unless you grew up in the US at a particular point in time, you’ve probably never heard of the T-Mobile Sidekick, aka Danger Hiptop. It was designed by a little company called Danger, which was co-founded by Andy Rubin. Rubin would go on to create another company, Android Inc, that started work on a new smartphone operating system before being acquired by Google.

Link: Android’s homely cousin dies twice at the hands of Microsoft and Verizon
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