The first time I saw the HTC First, a Facebook employee gave a demonstration of it. Yeah, seems cool. Alright. I get it. But I want to see my friends on it... Now I have one to test myself. And as expected, what a difference that makes. Let me show you how it works.
We have access to the most powerful smartphones that have ever been made. We carry around more processing power in our pockets than our laptops held even just a few years ago. So why are smartphones more boring and more underwhelming than ever before?
Regardless of whether Apple, Google, Samsung, HTC and others should be allowed to tie each other in knots by filing dozens of patent lawsuits, the manner in which these companies go about settling their suits -- this raises very serious questions.