Is Android a mess? Microsoft’s Terry Myerson, VP of Windows Phone, said Android is a mess at Drive into Mobile earlier this week. On the show this week, we went back and forth debate style discussing Terry’s accusation.
Last summer, roughly 2,000 Google I/O 12 attendees signed up with Glass, joining Google on their exciting journey. Today, Google notified I/O 12 Glass Explorers that the first production devices were coming off the production lines.
The biggest news this week in the Android world is the latest version of the Google Play Store. All this and more on this weeks show.
If you attended Google I/O 2012 and happened to hand over $1,500 promising that you’d buy Glass, you’ll be happy to know your time is about to finally arrive.
ChaOS is an custom Android ROM, based on CyanogenMOD, that focuses on user control and customizing each piece of Android. The most notable feature of ChaOS is the theme engine. The entire framework has been modified around their theme engine allowing for maximum customization.
Google Play Store 4.0 screenshot leaks on Google+ by YouTube employee, then removed. Thankfully, the Internet never forgets and we have that screenshot here for your viewing pleasure.
Google Babel shows up in Gmail error message popup and various Chromium Google Groups. Is Babel’s launch imminent?
The big hitters this week on Android Authority on Air was all things Facebook Phone. We covered the new HTC First, a mid-low range phone shipping with Facebook’s launcher built in and Facebook Home. The HTC First isn’t a bad device for the price and if you’re a Facebook fan you’ll probably love it. The same goes for the standalone launcher, Facebook Home. If you’re heavily addicted to Facebook, it’s not the worst choice in the world until you consider the advertisements and the privacy issues. Tune in to find out what we really think.
As requested, the Android Authority iPhone 5 Torture Test Song. Feel free to turn this into a ringtone for your favorite Android phone.
This week on Android Authority On Air, we discussed a new Nexus 4, Facebook Phone rumors, a handful of app updates, carrier news, and what we did to the HTC One.