Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Apr 2013 17:30 UTC
Google "The first Google-influenced Motorola phones will start to appear in the second half of 2013, Wicks said, and if you like smaller form-factor devices or stock Android, you're going to be excited." This is exactly what the market needs, to be honest. Stock Android phones straight from Google that aren't Nexus devices. Nexus devices are nice, but are available in a limited set of countries only, and the Nexus 4 is continuously out of stock. Hopefully Motorola will do a better job on the availability front.
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Since Android's internal file system is slowly turning into ext4, I'm wondering when ext4 formated micro-SD cards will appears and become the de-facto standard, replacing fat32 and exfat.


It won't. Nothing save Linux and FreeBSD support EXT4 without the user needing to install drivers, so unless Google creates an MSC layer between the USB connection and the filesystem as opposed to exposing the filesystem directly, that will never happen. The two dominant systems do not support EXT4 out of box, therefore EXT4 will not become the default. To do otherwise would introduce extra steps for the users, and invalidate the Android user base's claim that Android phones act as an external drive with no additional drivers. Isn't that one thing you guys love to say, as opposed to iOS or WP8?

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