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AT&T's Backflip Android phone is a face plant

AT&T’s foray into Android phones seems almost like it is a marketing campaign for Apple’s iPhone. It certainly doesn’t seem to be very friendly to Google, anyway.

Last week, it was announced that AT&T was replacing the market-leading, Google search on the Google Android powered Motorola Backflip with Yahoo’s search. WHAT?

That’s like selling In-N-Out Burgers except taking out the meat and replacing it with hospital-quality “Beef-like” patties. That alone borders on sabotage!?

But AT&T wasn’t done having their way with this poor Motorla Backflip.

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