Dell fires executive who couldn't get the Dell Streak and Dell Aero off the ground
0. phoneArena posted on 19 Nov 2010, 00:36
Ron Garriques, the man in charge of getting the Dell Streak and the Dell Aero launched successfully, is being shown the door (and a seven figure severance check) while the mobile communications group gets rolled back into the broader company...
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1. slymi2005 posted on 19 Nov 2010, 01:02 0 0
His mistake was pursuing the same strategy that Google tried with the Nexus One. Even if they are offering great phones, not selling them directly to people through AT&T stores and other outlets makes very little sense. I hope his departure leads to a more sensible approach to selling phones, they can start by making the Streak available at AT&T stores with Froyo preinstalled as soon as possible.
3. achilles posted on 19 Nov 2010, 11:02 0 0
Dear Dell: Don't release Android phones with outdated 1.6 software.
Lots of Love.
4. skulbonz (unregistered) posted on 19 Nov 2010, 13:01 0 0
If it says unlocked, then it should be unlocked. I would have bought one on the T-mobile network, but with no 3G bands it didn't have a chance.
5. cansler posted on 01 Dec 2010, 18:47 0 0
Were it not for my beloved Aria, I would have one of these lovely devices already. I think it is the perfect blend in size and portability. The 1.6 was a big no-no. I was hoping to pick one up anyway and get the Froyo from XDA.