Heres the first gorgeous shot of an Google Android prototype in the wild. It looks HTC-ish in build, similar to the grainy versions weve seen in the official videos and the renderings in the SDK emulator. Our source, a Giz reader, had some feedback to add to the prototype, which he used for a day: Even in early form, its light and fast, much faster than the desktop emulator at times. And as a longtime programmer, he thinks its a lot more put together than Window Mobile 5 on the back side of things. Its a prototype, so things will obviously change, but these are all great signs. I just pray that hardware by other makers is a lot more adventurous. In my mind, those HTC designs remind me a little too much of WM and will for a long time.