We reported earlier today that Google is taking steps to slow down fragmentation within Android releases by being more strict with manufacturer UIs. Well, we’ve just received an official statement from MIPS Technologies that clears up some questions about this whole ordeal. In a nutshell, Google sees what UIs are doing to Android.
Bit of interesting news from the Android Platforms website. It appears the Android Platform page has been updated, and Eclair (Android 2.1) is now in the majority, with 55.5% of the pie. Woo-hoo! Donut (aka 1.6) is barely holding on to a second place spot …
Our favorite pie chart has made another appearance over at Google’s Android Developer site. As you can see, 50% of Android devices are now running 2.1, up from the last projection of about 45%. This is most likely reflected by all the handsets we have seen …
The Android Developer site today has released an updated fragmentation report, which they are calling a “platform report”. As you can see pictured to the left, the pie chart for this current report has 2.1 being the dominant Android flavor that people are running. 1.5 …
Endgadget is reporting this morning that webOS design expert Matias Duarte has left Palm for Google to be their User Experience Director for Android. This move is a reunion of sorts for Duarte as he previously worked with Android head Andy Rubin on the Sidekick …
Google today has released on their developer site an updated chart showing the percentages of which flavor of Android are making up what is out in the wild on Android handsets. This is for devs to be able to develop appropriately for the percentages of …
The latest figures are in from the Android Developers blog showing the relative number of active devices using the various flavors of Android. This is basically a chart that shows what handsets are currently active and looking for apps. Somewhat surprisingly, Android 1.5 still commands …
The device dashboard over at the official Android Developers site has been updated after months of inactivity. With the Motorola Droid recently getting bumped up to Android 2.1 over the last couple of weeks, it’s no surprise that Android had dwindled down to 3 major …
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