What a Day: Google I/O Sells out in Under an Hour, Andy Rubin Leaves Android, and Google Reader Receives a Pink SlipMarch 13, 2013 | Vincent Messina
Boy, oh boy, what a day. Today’s craziness all started at 7 a.m. PDT, when registration opened for Google I/O 2013. It was the usual Google clusterf****, with multiple issues ranging from error messages to Google Wallet disasters. It took about 55 minutes for the tickets to sell out, leaving those with Google Wallet issues, bank denials, and just plain infinitely spinning circles, furious. I can’t say I don’t blame them, as most of them certainly got hosed.
Finally! After multiple absurd video teases, Samsung has given us a tease that reminds us there’s an actual phone and not some magical unicorn being unveiled in NYC on March 14th.
The story of Jeremy Maxwell and his Samsung UNPACKED box continues as Samsung has released part two of their UNPACKED 2013 teaser videos.
“Better late than never” they always say. If you’ve been holding off on ordering an official dock for your Nexus 7 in hopes it would eventually show up on the Play store, then today is your lucky day. If you head over to the Play store, you’ll find the dock is in stock and ready to be shipped — “soon.”
What would you say if I told you Samsung has retired the Home button in favor of onscreen buttons in the Galaxy S IV? Of course you’d give out a big HOORAH! Now, what if I told you Samsung also decided to scrap the sleek rounded design in favor of a more square Galaxy Note look? Yea, I say “meh” too.
One month and 144,000+ petition signatures later, the White House has responded to the outrage caused after the Librarian of Congress made it illegal to unlock a smartphone. When we say “unlock,” we are referring to the ability to unlock a subsidized device (on contract) and activate it on a carrier other than the one you bought it from.