Google aren't forcing you to do anything. If 16GB is a deal breaker (and using a thumddrive with USB OTG isn't an option) Google know you have other options Galaxy S3, Note II, One X+, Xperia T, Optimus G, that will offer different storage and bat...
M7 is a code name, no one outside of HTC knows what it will be called.
I like the name Butterfly. Why the hell not? Or does it need to be more manly? Would "HTC Skullcrusher XXX" make you want to buy it more?
I spend a good 5 hours a week watching video on my phone on London Underground trains. If you can explain how to stream high-definition video from Cloud storage under those circumstances, then I'm all ears. Given that a two-hour movie at 720p take...
My fiancee works for Three UK and had a chance to have a quick play with the Z this week.
She said it was very smooth, felt high quality and despite it's greater size she said it sits much better in the hand than the T.
That's how YOU use it. I don't mind that much about the storage either, but I do believe in an open/free system. I mean, that's what Android's about anyways, right? Not having an sd slot and access to the battery is moving backwards.