Why I Hate Android

Apple, for all the shit they get for being “closed” and “evil”, has actually done far more to wrestle control back from the carriers and put it into the hands of consumers. Google set off to help in this goal, then stabbed us all in the back and went the complete other way, to the side of the carriers.

This article by MG Siegler is an absolute must-read: it sums up more clearly than anything I’ve read in the past two years why Google’s strategy with Android—which it had to turn on its head after just a few months because the original one was killed off by the carriers—is disingenuous in the extreme.