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Android Wish List 2013

2013 Android Wish List
Here are some things I want to see happen for android in the future.

Tablet Optimized Play Store:
Now that tablets are a dime a dozen it would be a good idea for Google to make it easier to obtain apps optimized for lager screens. I did notice that they have staff picks for tablets, which is a good start I guess.

Proper HID Support:
Ok, I know that vanilla android support s Bluetooth HID (Human Interface Device) for game controllers or at least it used too. It doesn’t work with the newest versions of Android. If you want to connect your PS3 or Wii remote you have to be rooted, and install a custom ROM like CyanogenMod or MIUI. Here’s to hoping for 2013….

A lot of people complain; matter fact everyone who is slightly above the average consumer probably questioned when is my device is going to get the _____________ update. We all know there are a lot of reasons why some devices don’t get the latest dessert that Google decides to grace its Nexus line of products with but for the most part it has to do with the Manufacturer and Carrier you are on. Honestly speaking, device limitation is the most BS excuse that they like to throw at people seeing that generally devices like the Samsung Galaxy series of phones and whatever random name HTC gives theirs are just or more capable then the nexus line.  This is in my opinion is a ploy to get money out of the consumer to go out a purchase a new phone… Your phone should receive updates for up to 2 years from when the phone was release, seeing that is how long most contracts last. Google should develop a “No device left behind” program so people can download a RUU for stock android, so long that they meet the requirements.

Make Google Now for 2.3+
Google Now is Google’s answer to Apple’s Siri and in many ways it better and more useful than its competitor. It’s a shame that it is only available to the 10-25% of android users who have Jellybean…

Cheaper quality products like the Nexus 7:
The ASUS Nexus 7 is by far the biggest hit for Google this year and what really propelled it there was it budget price point. Not only was it affordable but it packing some power as well with its Quad-Core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor.

 A way to disable Manufacturer Overlays…
I feel like a broken record now lol. Honestly this isn’t that big of a deal if you ask me, yes it would be nice but when you think about it they aren’t as intrusive and boggled down as they used to be. Plus they distinguish devices from each other, and give a sense (see what i did there lol) of verity to android. I actually like HTC Sense, and the newest versions of Touch Wiz, but still feel that it should be optional.

You should be able to uninstall any app from your device so long at it doesn’t brick it…

Google Play Music
Honestly I really don’t care for this app, mainly because there is no proper PC app to manage it. I’m a little OCD when it comes to organization and to see the mockery that becomes of my Music album covers it just renders the app unusable to me… Google please make a proper PC management app. 

And Finally...
As long a Google stays innovative with android their follower base will continue to grow.

Planning on Adding more to this list before the new year....