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Speaking in Tech: Android 5.0 Lollipop is a TRAIN WRECK

I'm a Google fandroid, but WTF was it trying to achieve here?


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It's an info-packed episode of El Reg's techcast today, with regular hosts Greg Knieriemen and Sarah Vela joined by ex-VMware bod special guest Dr John Troyer of

Ed Saipetch is away this week, but the week in tech still receives a thorough going-over... even storage's new favourite child container tech flinger Docker doesn't escape the team's scutiny. As for the Android 5.0 Lollipop update*, it's BASICALLY Google's VISTA!

Here are this week's topics, indexed for your listening pleasure...

  • Tech Reckoning (1:50)
  • Lollipop turns into Vista (3:47)
  • Google solving problems that don't exist (10:15)
  • CoreOS: Docker fundamentally flawed (14:55)
  • Container wars (20:05)
  • Do you need a college degree to work in IT? (25:05)

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* El Reg notes that 5.0.1 factory images were released today. No word on which bugs have been squished. Do write in and let us know.

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