Finally Tinkering With The Nexus Q

I was fortunate enough to attend Google I/O 2012 back in June of 2012 (thanks Shopify!). 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. That’s it. Under the hood, however, the device is running a full install of Android 4....

January 6, 2013 · 3 min

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

This post, as a piece written for this personal blog, is designed to be sensationalist. As with all of my posts here, opinions expressed here are my own, not my employer (or friends, for that matter). The posts are designed to stir discussion and start a conversation; this post is no different. If you haven’t had a chance to glance at the title of this, please take a moment to do so....

October 31, 2011 · 6 min