material design (2)

Is there enough of an incentive for developers to start implementing Google’s Material Design guidelines in their apps? Can OEMs be persuaded to drop custom overlays? Could Material Design be the long awaited answer to Android fragmentation?

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As exciting as it was to see Android L in action, and hear about some of Google’s plans for TV and auto, there were plenty of other things on our wish list that got no keynote love.

amazon fire phone press (3)

Was anyone really impressed by the Amazon Fire phone? This smartphone has absolutely no chance of upsetting the market. It is a distinctly average device that offers significantly less than most of the competition. It could be an epic fail.

tim cook apple ceo

Wishing that iOS 8 would fail or trying to dismiss it as a pale imitation, is self-defeating for any Android fan. Who else is going to drive Google to do better things? Microsoft? BlackBerry? Seriously?