The image comes courtesy of Google [x] team member Corey Tabaka on Google+. Corey was part of the team at Google who pulled this April Fools prank on Brin.
Yes, there is nothing more emasculating than a smartphone.
I was there three years ago, Saturday April 3rd, 2010, in a line at a local Best Buy with my brother. The damn thing is all banged up, with a little crack on the screen, still working. Surviving what my son does to it.