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Android is dead. Long live Android.

So you’ve heard : Andy Rubin stepped down from being SVP of Android at Google – and Sundar Pichai (SVP of Chrome/Apps) is taking over the reigns. Starting March13th 2013.

Andy will take a position within the GoogleX project (read below).

The big question is,

Why Andy Rubin stepped down ?

Since Andy Rubin founded Android Inc. in 2003, he has been the Android father figure. Even after the big Google acquisition in 2005, he was deeply involved in Android matters; from thinking the product through to making critical decisions and handpicking Android speakers and developer relations team.

I mean, it’s clear that he has been very passionate about his product/baby.

And if you’re a startupper/product guy, you know how hard it is to abandon ship. This could be due to three reasons : Continue reading “Android is dead. Long live Android.” »

LiberTweet : This is how your longer tweets could appear with this app.

Since its launch a few weeks ago, LiberTweet (the only app that integrates seamlessly with the Twitter web and Android clients to make longer tweets – and also, my new born baby) had gone through some major changes.

But the biggest update by far, is this one : now even if your followers don’t have the Android app/Chrome extension installed, they can still see your long tweets inside their twitter clients (Web, Android, iOS, Tweetdeck …) ! See the images below :

Inside the Twitter Web client.

Inside the Twitter Web client.

Inside the Twitter Android client.

Inside the Twitter Android client.

Download it now for Chrome and Android. And share if you like :)

Your feedback is always welcome.