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Is Android fragmentation really a problem?

Ever since the early days of Android, one of the biggest arguments against it has been fragmentation. I don't think anyone can argue that...

What is fragmentation and how does it affect me?

Many of you may have read the report by OpenSignal that came out this past August. In it OpenSignal gives a frightening view on...

MIPS Releases Statement on Google’s UI Crackdown

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.

Eclair Now Holds 55% of Android Pie

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...

New Android Fragmentation/Legacy Chart Shows 50% Running 2.1

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...

Latest Android Fragmentation Report Released

The Android Developer site today has released an updated fragmentation report, which they are calling a "platform report".  As you can see pictured to...

Palm’s Matias Duarte Becomes Google’s User Experience Director

Endgadget is reporting this morning that webOS design expert Matias Duarte has left Palm for Google to be their User Experience Director for Android. ...

Google Releases Updated Android Fragmentation Report

Google today has released on their developer site an updated chart showing the percentages of which flavor of Android are making up what is...

Android 1.5 Still Biggest Slice of Fragmentation Pie

The latest figures are in from the Android Developers blog showing the relative number of active devices using the various flavors of Android.  This...

Android Fragmentation Dwindling

The device dashboard over at the official Android Developers site has been updated after months of inactivity.  With the Motorola Droid recently getting bumped...

The Big List of Stuff We Missed

How about that week of Android news, eh?  The train keeps picking up steam and we're doing our best to keep up.  We're really...

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