A few Google related news: Google in talks with Dish to start own carrier? http://www.phonearena.com/news/Google-talks-with-Dish-to-start-its-own-mobile-carrier_id36697 Woah. If this comes to fruition, could be a huge step for them. Still kind of wishing they'd just buy Tmobile out. UPDATE: Wow, Google/Dish partnership is happening. ... we just got word that this is really happening. While the details havent been finalized, Google is already deep into development on plans to roll out the service and have it live by mid-late 2013... Google plans to make the service data-only with voice and SMS only being used as VoIP services, likely with Google Voice. http://9to5google.com/2012/11/16/go...-is-a-go-plans-for-2013-launch-being-hatched/ UPDATE 2: More evidence of Google/Dish launching one carrier service with LTE? http://www.phonearena.com/news/Nexus-4-teardown-shows-hepta-band-LTE-chip_id36746 Popular Science names Google Now Innovation of the Year http://www.phonearena.com/news/Popular-Science-names-Google-Now-the-Innovation-of-the-Year_id36692 And last but not least... Only 0.5% of malware comes from Play Store http://www.phonearena.com/news/Andr...ve-only-0.5-comes-from-the-Play-Store_id36696 Some nice stuff in light of their awful Nexus 4 launch.