In this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss a very hot topic indeed. Arguably one of the most greatly anticipated Android devices of 2013, we now have the Nexus 5 on the horizon. With its incredibly powerful hardware and Android 4.4 KitKat out of the box, it represents the best, most current Android experience in the world. Are the updates enough to peak your interest? Has Google done right with Android 4.4? Read on for more!
Is Google’s increasing control over Android ultimately good for consumers? Is the move from open source to proprietary worrying you? How should other companies react? Join us in the discussion, vote in our poll, and sound off in the comments!
Do you game on your Android device? If so, what’s your favorite gaming device? Tablet or smartphone? Do you use a controller? Where do you see gaming on Android in a few years?
On this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss underdogs. Everyone loves a good underdog story, and the world of tech regularly offers examples of companies that were dismissed as failures, only to prove ultimately naysayers wrong. So, who’s your favorite Android underdog? What company deserves to be on top but isn’t for some reason? Who would you want to see replace Samsung as king of the hill?
On this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss benchmarks. There’s a bit of a scandal going on in the Android community, following reports that several large manufacturers are artificially boosting their scores in benchmarks. Do you care? Or is the whole issue overblown?
On this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss the things that we look for when we get new devices. Some of us are hardware junkies, others have a taste for fine design, while for others the price comes above everything else. But what’s that supremely important quality?
Going commercial and securing funding allows the team to fully focus on improving and growing CyanogenMod, and the partnership with Oppo is promising, but is it enough? Can Cyanogen make it as a business?
On this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss the main event of the week in the tech world, the launch of the new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5s. Love them or hate them, Apple has a huge influence on the mobile industry and directly or not, on Android. So, how are the new iPhones changing the game?
We Android geeks tend to forget than not everyone has the skills, knowhow, time, or interest to root a device, flash the latest nightly, or switch ROMs just for the sake of it. For most people, stock is, gasp, just fine. How about you?
On this edition of the Friday Debate, we talk about what shapes out to be the most exciting season for Android smartphones in living memory.