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Finally Tinkering With The Nexus Q


I was fortunate enough to attend Google I/O 2012 back in June of 2012. One of the perks beyond the great sessions was receiving the Nexus Q, a device who’s actual release has been cancelled. It was, at the time, kind of neat, though spartan in terms of features: Android users can play music and YouTube videos to it over WiFi.

Phoning it in: Why Google Wants Out of the Phone OS Race


If you haven't had a chance to glance at the title of this, please take a moment to do so. Notice that the post isn't that they do in fact want out of the race, but that they seem to provide a list of reasons as to why that conclusion may not be entirely fantasy. I'd like to list these as a pseudo-editorial, as both an argument and therapeutic exercise.