Android works hard to sell Google services

We all know that Android is a freely available open source OS, but that doesn’t mean Google hasn’t shied away from the idea of making a profit by subsidising its development, and with the T-Mobile G1 almost upon us, it is becoming less of a mystery how Google intends to do so.

It would appear Google wants more direct benefit by way of more users of Google’s online services, although there is nothing on the T-Mobile G1 that blocks the use of other online services such as Yahoo or Microsoft, but Googe tech is most prominent.

But the Google hooks latch on more when things get personal, as on first start-up of the G1 the Google Android asks for the users Google account info and if you have one, the Android immediately pushes in your contacts, Gmail messages, and calendar appointments, something Yahoo and Microsoft doesn’t do.

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