I Hate Today’s Smartphones.

They are all too damn big. Bigger, bigger, bigger. Bigger is better. Bigger means more value. Bigger means more will buy them. Bigger. BIGGER. BIGGER. I can't stand it. Outside of Motorola and Apple, no one wants to make a phone you can actually use anymore....

Solving Advertising Revenue on Android [Opinion]

Google has come a long way from their humble Stanford beginnings, but the search giant is still an advertising company at heart. Google is not making their billions by selling Nexus devices; they are making the vast majority of their money on advertisements....

The Samsung Problem [Opinion]

When Google purchased Android, their goal was to fight Microsoft and topple Windows Mobile's dominance. Instead, Google has found itself fighting off Apple as companies like Palm (now HP), RIM (now Blackberry), and Microsoft fell by the wayside. Instead of...

Smarter Notifications [Opinion]

You hear a chime, see a pop up notification, and feel a buzz. Someone just sent you an email and your phone, computer, and tablet are notifying you. Despite all of our technology, notifications continue to oppress the senses of those who use multiple devices....

Four Types of Android Fragmentation [Opinion]

Netflix and Hulu Plus had limited app rollouts because of it. Eric Schmidt and Matias Duarte say it doesn’t exist. Charlie Kindel says it’s the reason Google will lose control of Android. Jon Evans says it’s the single greatest problem facing Android. Sanjay...

Screen Size Matters [Opinion]

Today, reviews of the Galaxy Nexus are being released left and right (the best video review is easily from The Verge). Seeing the device in action makes me even more certain that the latest version of Android is from a brand new Google. They've changed things...

The Problem With Mobile Devices, The Price Tag [Opinion]

Standards in the mobile industry have been few and far between in the past. However, cellphone manufactures have recently done away with their different chargers and have adopted the microUSB. While the addition of the microUSB has been much appreciated, there...