Jessica Dolcourt stops by to share the latest Samsung Galaxy rumors; Jaymar Cabebe muses on HTC becoming a music company; and Antuan Goodwin botches segue after segue on this episode of Android Atlas Weekly.
Fragmentation, buggy upgrades, and a seeming lack of interest (or at least tech support) from Google have Molly Wood ready to dump Android. But the iPhone 4S is just weak enough to leave a tiny opening to keep her in Android's camp.
On today's show, Google is upset that its competitors are using a giant portfolio of patents to attack Android. Never mind that Google could have joined in the purchase of said portfolio or, more importantly, that it's got the clout and cash to lead a fight against software patents in the first place. Good try, though! Also, our government prepares for the next war on terror--cyber-terror--and will HBO Go ever go a la carte? We hope so!
Thanks to a growing list of bugs in the recent Droid X update, Verizon may have shelved Motorola's Android 2.3 updates for the time being.
The videos, in which Apple purported to show cell phones from other manufacturers having antenna issues, appear to disappear from Apple's own site.