HTC One Nexus Edition, Moto X, Xperia ZL, and Chrome (MobileTechRoundup show #297)

Summary:Smartphone buyers will have to put their money where there mouth is now that a Google Edition Galaxy S4 and HTC One are coming to the Play Store.

Smartphone enthusiasts have been asking for Google Edition high end devices and Kevin and I talked about the new offering from HTC in MobileTechRoundup show #297. Show topics include:

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  • Kevin is testing out an unlocked Sony Xperia ZL
  • Google has 2 Chrome events scheduled in June: what could they be for?
  • Microsoft giving free Touch/Type Covers with RT. Probably a newer model coming soon but is it worth a look at this price?
  • First, Samsung, now HTC going with stock Android. What does this mean for Nexus program and will there really be big demand for these?
  • Moto X confirmed. Will the "handful of other devices" include an updated MOTOACTV?

Running time: 60 minutes

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Topics: Mobility, Google, Microsoft, Samsung


Matthew Miller started using mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host, with ZDNet's Kevin Tofel, of the MobileTechRoundup podcast and an author of three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned more than 2... Full Bio

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