Flutter takes flight

No Google I/O this year, but that doesn’t mean that there isn’t anything to announce. Yes, I tried for a witty title to let you know that Google’s Flutter now claims to have 2 million users. The question is why? Flutter is a bit of a mystery to me. I just cannot see why anyone wants it. Almost everything it offers has been available elsewhere and better developed and without the very likely threat that...

Google Fuchsia

In 2016, there were rumors of Google beginning to work on a new operating system, with speculation at the time being that it could replace Android. Things were quiet until May of last year, when an innovative, but early home screen design was uncovered. Now that we’ve seen it up and running on a Pixelbook, it seems more likely Fuchsia could eventually supplant both Android and Chrome OS. With the resurgence of attention on Google’s...