Sources: Scribd [FCC/Google], The Guardian
quote: Android owners have to hack their devices to get updates
quote: That's not the fault of Google that's the fault of carriers. It would be trivial to push major OS updates by Google if all the carriers didn't then have to re-code and test all their crappy bolted on frameworks and such.
quote: Also, what's the alternative? iOS where they limit features (ala Siri) just to help promote planned obsolescence? Time to buy that new iPhone, even though the one you have could very easily support those software-based features.
quote: Your excuse is even more invalid when you consider that Google's own devices, such as the Nexus One, don't get updates either. The fragmentation that Google allows is a major source of frustration among Android users.
quote: It is 100% Google's fault because they don't set requirements to update when they hand out the OS
quote: It is 100% Google's fault because they don't set requirements to update when they hand out the OS.