Jolla unveiled their first phone this week, together with “the other half”, which brings an interesting concept to the mobile world. HTC’s executives are leaving the company which makes us wonder whether this is a good or a bad things. Samsung officially sold 10 million Galaxy S 4 units through its global channels and unofficial sources talk about 5 million HTC One devices being sold. All this in a context in which Microsoft downgrades its YouTube app for Windows Phone in order to comply with Google’s requirements.
Last Friday we were excited about the week ahead, this week, as it contained two days circled with very promising events: Nokia’s Lumia 925 event in London and Google’s I/O. Both came and passed, leaving us with a phone (or two), and ecosystem improvements. Depending on your expectations and standards your excitement probably either turned into delight or disappointment.
Of course we’ll talk about Nokia and Google I/O reactions, since they’re the most recent (and probably among the last until the [...]
Google I/O is still underway, and even though there is still more to be seen at the event, we could say that everything we were waiting to know about Android has already been said. There’s a lot that we saw that we liked, a lot that to be honest with you, we’re still waiting to see if they reveal as a “one more thing”, and a lot that did surprise us about Google’s new approach to their yearly developer conference. We haven’t seen any Key Lime Pie, we haven’t seen any Android 4.3 either, and it all points to a very stale Google I/O all around. [...]
There’s something for everyone in the Android world today. We’ve got the Sony Xperia Z, the HTC One, and the Samsung Galaxy S 4. These are pretty much the flagships of 2013, though they’ll soon be joined by the next Google Nexus and probably offerings from other OEMs, like Motorola for instance.
About the biggest question an Android user is being faced with is: which one to go for? We’ve received lots of e-mails, comments, tweets and alike from our readers, asking for advice. Even if you decide not [...]