Given that everyone in the Android blogosphere is chomping at the bit for information regarding Google’s next Android release, codenamed Gingerbread, it was only a matter of time before someone took advantage of this appetite.

We reported a couple days ago that a rumor regarding the minimum specifications for Gingerbread was floating around via a certain mobile news website. It seems now, though, that Android engineers #romainguy and #morrildl have both lashed out at the author whose podcast broke the “leak”.

I can make up crap, too. Check it out – NEXT ANDROID PHONE: REVOLUTIONARY 1-BUTTON OPERATION

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While #romainguy’s response isn’t quite as humerous, it’s equally as dismissive.

I love it when people just make stuff up and report it as news. (via @morrildl)

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We, too, were duped by the low-hanging fruit this information presented itself as, and for that we apologize to our readers.

Source: Twitter - 1, 2