Android – The fragmented OS

Ever since the iPhone turned every smartphone into a blank slate, the value of a phone is largely derived from the software it can run and how well the phone can run it. When you’re making a 2 year commitment to a device, it’d be nice to have some way to tell if the...

Google buys Motorola for $12.5B

The Android platform has just reshaped itself in a day, thanks to a major move made by Google itself. Long structured as an operating system which any vendor could license for free and build hardware to suit it, the nature of Android OS hasn’t technically changed in...