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One of the most annoying traits of many technology fans is their conviction that their favorite technology platform should by all rights crush rival operating systems and become the dominant OS in the smartphone or tablet market. Google was rumored to debut a new version of Android earlier this month at its I/O Developers Conference. American consumers are sleepwalking into being permanently locked to ever-rising phone bills from monolithic incumbents. Windows 8 hasn’t done much to entice people to upgrade their laptop and desktop computers, and PC makers are hurting as a result. Simpsons fans will likely recall the classic episode in which Homer Simpson gets tossed out of an “all-you-can-eat” seafood restaurant after he devours not only its entire supply of shrimp but two of its decorative plastic lobsters. Whether or not Google’s connected eyewear will appeal to the mass market, early reviews painted Google Glass as a very intriguing product. Nokia on Thursday filed a second patent infringement complaint against HTC with the International Trade Commission. AT&T said earlier this week that it will add a new administrative fee to each of its wireless subscribers’ monthly bills. Recent rumors suggested that HTC will follow Samsung and release a “Google Edition” of its flagship smartphone. We’ve known for a while that Apple design guru Jony Ive would be bringing his own distinctive stamp to iOS 7 and now we’re getting some more details about what that stamp might look like.