HedgeFundLive.com – With all of the recent technological competition, there is no wonder why tablet and cell phone makers seem to be making it harder for their competitors. Sources say that once Google heard about Verizon building their 4G network, they quickly made a bee line to the Feds and got them to make a condition that would only allow open source devices to have use on the new Verizon network.
Since Apple products are closed source, while Android units are all…you guessed it– open source, it immediately locked AAPL out of VZ’s new 4G network. Coincidence? I think, not!
This makes a lot of sense as I’ve questioned why the newest iPad 2 is not compatible with VZ’s 4G network. Now, I know what you’re going to say, “Kandace, Verizon’s 4G was just released in December! Barely four months have passed. They need more time!” This is when I would respond with complete understanding of your statement, but then point out to you that although the new Motorola Xoom is not on 4G yet, it WILL be compatible once VZ makes it available. An option that the “innovative” Apple iPad 2 does not offer. And, hmmmm, isn’t the XOOM an ANDROID device? Coincidence? I think, not.
So what exactly does this whole, Open Access..Open Source..Open Device..Open Leg..Open Heart, mean? And why is Google pushing for it?
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