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CNET.com Senior Editor Bridget Carey on rumors that Google plans to open Retail Stores

Feb 19, 2013|

CNET.com Senior Editor Bridget Carey on rumors that Google plans to open Retail Stores

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-- here's the problem. Apple -- they're too good to you go into an Apple Store. David is restricted his girlfriend has put in on a limit he's only allowed to go to an Apple Store twice a year because he spends too much money and I suffer from the same problem. You're just so much neat stuff now the bar in an apple they do. They do what's wrong with that they do and the rumor is. According to Bridget Carey who's the senior editor by the way -- CNET that Google is gonna start opening retail stores -- good morning. Hey good morning he had at it I -- -- -- an example. An apple. I mean about fatigue -- -- stores here and there. -- apple. -- different culture because. -- they've been around for a long time let you have so many different to connect the product and you'd go in pork last page in LA get tacky helped. Right now the report that Google's looking into that does not not be something even the frenetic year. It don't even know where exactly they'll be looking at I'm sure we'll start in the big cities but -- now it makes more -- For Google to make a bigger -- in that they have little areas that -- have already. Exit electronics stores like that. Why why are they doing this because Larry Page for a long time as I recall anyway. In interviews -- -- he was opposed to going all in opening retail stores now -- -- -- of this about base. You know we even heard that recently in December people like Google -- actually not that spotter did that plant heading out -- become a matter well. You know we want to be left behind everyone else doing it can -- park -- show optimistic showing -- I don't think that it's going to be something that. In their strongest you know. Point because they're not completely a hardware company they're not where companies at the patent but they're trying to into hardware. They're trying to -- you the chance to play around with their new tablet which were hot -- -- holidays. And there are new concept of chrome book which like a laptop that really only that you access. The web of for the most part apple laptop. No -- more about -- arcade hardware and I at the back -- -- -- that show off the brand they can spot Motorola's. Invasion of phones Motorola mobility though that the coming out with more on do what's. What that's what I wanted to ask you about what will they sell because they -- Motorola but they seemingly are tied at the hip. With. Sam's right -- likely they have a grow very cozy. Relationship with Samsung in mandate in the back of my mind is that they're gonna cozy up with Microsoft and Dell as well so I like I'm trying to figure out. The end game here. Of course increment street because -- -- up there on your Google phone that -- make merry and the most but. It would be there. For all the partners like spam sites you come out with a -- on their -- -- an event in New York. Indeed this is their bread and butter though will other. -- makers feel little -- that the fact that their pocket all the limelight a leader in the corner historic outcome -- -- -- to wait for people interpret the areas. Come and check out because that micro ops eight. 88 at the shops that I -- check out and play around it matters whether it would debate by events and and into the culture like biblical view I don't know the -- it'll be on every corner like edu lately Apple's stores. You know it's -- Eleanor they'll have phony Google stores in China because in China China's full of fake apple stores -- if you guys knew this or not that. You know I hate hate the they have stores he says apple looks like apple but they're not really apple stores and they're selling knockoffs apple knock -- in China -- tell the difference between you know a real apple an apple knock off I mean it's gonna be some kind of they don't work the -- It's and its media. Yet there -- -- -- people do anything to pretend about their part of the crowd and be part of the money list. -- what are you hearing aid in terms of receptivity. Two new Samsung products is Samsung building I just saw a Samsung phone the other day. Then and I had phone and the I feel iPhone 5 and I thought the Samsung was better. Our people it is is is Samsung closed the gap with apple in terms of telephones. Well look worldwide. Yet. Worldwide. And -- -- -- not only the most popular but most of the android phones sold about forty. Well. The I've read. More than half. An entry on the camp out at camp and really is there is the main leader in an entry. And in the US without its neck and neck -- terms. Apple. Android and -- people are clean lately and none HTTP has. Had some popularity it -- there there there kind of a kind of struggling right now hoping that people will go back to them. They're gonna have just like a contract and you don't every year with apple and -- -- on every year we might hear about their next campaign -- before. Next month of march 14 I believe there are. The have use heavy checked out the Blackberry phone yet is it isn't a decent product. It could be -- product it didn't. So he can hope that when it doesn't -- in the act. That they'd make a few more updates they really spend that time that this App Store as much as possible because. You know if you really don't want to -- -- it on the market have its same -- keeping you -- because after only that the system. He couldn't understand. But. We have things like pandora the things that people use all the time that's going to be a problem to get people into the Atlantic and that. People who have an old apple black bear people who really want that physical keyboard feel like I talked to people. Even the most die hard Blackberry at the -- to be seen -- think -- one of the physical keyboard won't be out on April. Is it longer with pedestal do you. Opt for -- I wait every other line. Is I do. I don't. And he I always I was asked that might be the people that I interviewed at -- people always ask them what they feel because. I see everything. Appoint our you're talking about spam -- -- -- -- feel that having that much but different in your life experience between apple. And stamp on product and lectures on. Who France the Stanley products because I had looked nice but I'd and that it's and the -- -- in the family but he. Is finding it and that a very good right now on either one. Well I just like the size of the screen on that -- I can't remember which model was Susan DS three. Note to. And -- And he had an admitted getting bigger right -- -- need to be. Category of between salt on them tablet like. Yeah we're really into and it's still fit in my pocket. You know I liked it and what you just go all out and get podium Samsung because I've broken my idea -- -- -- and she. And treat you did before he got the iPhone four I've thing you know he just didn't -- I wanted to get EC that my whole reason for getting iPhone 5 was a wanted to beat David in his effort yet and you want -- to face timely me which you haven't done yet that zone based on -- it's on a check up on -- People thought -- and I get on that. -- -- -- -- A great way if you have kids off at school right to stay out. There's that but it again but -- offer from of people that I -- theory that are really like doing a lot and that and. And you young people. Our -- thank you very much appreciate it. You love talk into the techies now -- me eat especially when you mechanic he's either we show actress talk to us most techies. In Tuesday's start talking about technology and there's and they look at you like. I'm like an easy no social skills most of the real high level of people and they just -- -- they don't want to waste their time on that that's really what they think I'm so I'm -- Is that dumb old man -- the Spanish she's pretty hot too I was yeah. I want her saying iPhone what does that have to do that and an interview regarding -- now. That your head out of the -- And we'll be back.