JBQ moved on, and has quickly landed at Yahoo! as their new Senior Principal Engineer Working on Mobile Apps. He noted, via Twitter (not Google+), his excitement in his new role. Yahoo! definitely needs help with their mobile products, and who better than JBQ?
This week, the LG G2 landed, JBQ vented his Qualcomm-induced frustrations, ADM rolled out to users, Samsung asked us to save the date for the Note 3, while Motorola criticized competitors for not being “truly smart”. To top it off: Nexus rumors! It was a busy summer week, so let’s get to it!
A Change.org petition asks Qualcomm to support Nexus 7 (2013) development by releasing the appropriate binaries and drivers to AOSP.
AOSP has given us so many custom ROM’s, and has extended the lifespan of many an Android. Today is a sad day for Android, folks. Technical Lead, Android Open Source Project maintainer, and revered Android personality at Google, Jean Baptiste Queru, has announced he is leaving the AOSP (Android Open Source Project) at Google. And JBQ wasn’t just a mere employee at Android / Google, but really went the extra mile to help independent developers and keep things ‘open.’ As you’ll see from the quote below, JBQ was well known for his keenness to help developers: JBQ is best known for…