Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th Mar 2013 17:58 UTC
Google Andy Rubin, who created Android and has led its development both at Android Inc. and later at Google, has decided to step down as the big Android boss at Google. Having created the world's "most-used mobile operating system", as Google CEO Larry Page refers to it, I'd say his stint has been successful. Interestingly enough, he will be succeeded by Sundar Pichai - Chrome OS boss. Yes.
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ronaldst
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2005-06-29

à la Firefox OS.

Now if only Microsoft would get the hint to invest more into Internet Explorer. Live Tile notification support is nice but we need more web integration (Web activities, etc...))

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manjabes Member since:
2005-08-27

slightly offtopic, but:
What mobile IE needs is not support for yet another emerging "web standard" but for the architects and developers to f....ing dogfood it for a month. No PCs, no tablets, no nothing, just mobile IE. Then we'd have SOME hope that the utter pile of cow dung that is mobile IE usability wise gets any better.

I apologize if my comment carries a slight bitter scent but that's how it is. Purchased a Win8 phone recently and due to all the glowing reviews (the best IE yet, all standards support and mega-awesomeness) expected something nice, but got a steaming pile of manure that cannot hold more than 6 tabs open at once (on a device with a friggin' gigabyte of memory!!), cannot fit a webpage on a screen so that one shouldn't scroll oneself to madness while trying to read a webpage, that can't open tabs in the background etc.

There's NO way on Gods green earth that the developers have used that browser more than just to show off for a couple of minutes on a trade show (just as I was fooled for a few minutes when trying it in the store).

dixi et animam levavi

Edited 2013-03-13 19:16 UTC

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pandronic Member since:
2006-05-18

I'm using a HTC 8S (not a high end device by any means) and I'm really pleased with IE10. It's really speedy and renders everything quite well. I give you that you should be able to open tabs in the background, but that's just a minor annoyance.

Edit: Thinking about it, IE might just be one of the few Windows Phone 8 apps that doesn't suck.

Edited 2013-03-15 07:18 UTC

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