Being open is both a blessing and a curse. One the plus side, others can run hog wild. In the case of Google's Android operating system that means manufacturers can build handsets to their heart's content. Large. Small. Cheap. Premium. They can run near stock Android (Moto X Pure) or come...
Thanks the G3's slim bezels, LG has managed to package a 5.5-inch screen into a body not much wider than the HTC One.
The iPhone 5 is underwhelming at best, and a dud at worst. It's clear to me that the Golden Age of mobile tech, presided by Steve Jobs, is over.
With Google struggling in the tablet market (i.e. the iPad market), the door is wide open for Microsoft to take a shot at becoming a solid number two. The secret weapon may very well be its Xbox Live service.
The Samsung Galaxy S III could be the first Android to convert masses of iPhone users to Google's mobile OS.
We know the S3 will be quad-core, but the Droid Fighter (HD?) is likely to arrive with a TI ARM-based dual-core, albeit still a fast performer.
Now here's the magic. When you want to make a payment, say for that pastrami double-double and side of pork rinds, you do... nothing.