Android Wear hardware review: Sometimes promising, often frustrating
Maybe Android Wear will be useful enough to become indispensable in six months. Maybe the Moto 360 will strike a balance between semi-useful-thing and fashion accessory that hits a mass-market nerve. Right now, though, these watches are like their predecessors in that their promise is greater than their real-world utility. I might miss a couple things about the Gear Live when I take it off my wrist and ship it back to Google, but it’s not going to be difficult to part with.
Android Interaction Patterns
Design patterns for Android interfaces.
Pandas and Lobsters: Why Google Cannot Build Social Applications
An interesting theory on why Google can’t seem to figure out the social web.
Buzz should have the option to share comments that you make on other peoples’ Buzz entries with your Buzz followers so that if you’re having an interesting conversation, they have the chance to see it and join in.
Aha! Google Buzz Is A Black Hole — Its Traffic Must Be Inferred
My last Buzz about Buzz turned out to be incorrect. It may not be doing as badly as that.
Google Buzz Getting Smoked In The Sharing Race By A Dead Man
I use it myself, but Buzz is a very much broken service. I’m still hoping that it will come around, Google just has to fix it. FIX IT!
Rogers and Fido My Account App
First paid apps, then the Nexus One, now a nifty Rogers app. It’s been a good week for the Canadian Android fanboy.
AT&T Nexus One now available, Canada too
I couldn’t possibly justify this and an iPad, could I? Life was easier when I was slowly going broke.