Android and openness is something we talk about all the time, but the recent developments in the industry point towards inherent flaws with this very premise. Be it from bloggers, political institutions or corporations, Android is seemingly not open enough. The “War on Openness” is ironically becoming an open war, where many players are increasing their stakes and scope to try and land a bigger hold - or at the very least, restrict Google’s - on what is the world’s...
Samsung Galaxy Nexus Forums Added
Well, the stage is already set for things to get started as soon as the device hits the shelves (or earlier if anyone gets his/her hands on a leak/early release of the much anticipated device). Many of you have seen the pictures, videos, specs, and everything else that accompanied the official unveiling of the Galaxy Nexus from Samsung and Google. Aside from the fact that this will be the first official device to carry the awaited Ice Cream Sandwich OS, the device is curvy and slim. So much so, that if you throw it through the air, it will likely not encounter any resistance to wind or air. Well, that is a bit of an exaggeration, but the point that we are trying to make is that this device will indeed be one sleek and powerful piece of technology to carry with you.
If you already have your hands on anything related to this device (be it an OS dump, or better yet, the device itself), please be sure to share your experiences with the rest of the community.
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