When Samsung released the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge last year, both devices screamed premium and were laden with features beyond all other phones. Out of the box the devices ran
At Google I/O, Android M was announced with a revamped permission system. Instead of being told what an app can access up front, Google has switched to an as needed
The DROID Turbo still doesn’t have Android Lollipop, and plans to update the device have been changed and switched around more times that can be counted.
Many of you may have read the report by OpenSignal that came out this past August. In it OpenSignal gives a frightening view on just how fragmented the Android ecosystem
Looking at where Android and smartphones have come from and where they are going. What was important then what is important today?
In a recent filing at the FCC, it seems Qualcomm has been busy lately working on a new radio chipset. According to the FCC, it looks like we could be
Android’s biggest problem continues to be fragmentation. Particularly when you have a huge UI change, like in Android 4.0 ICS, it’s important to get as many devices as you can
Google and the OHA Are Working to Extend Device Life and Speed the Update Process…Fragmentation Gone?
Here is something worth getting excited about! Google announced at I/0 today that they are formulating new guidelines for industry leaders, including members of the Open Handset Alliance, that will help regulate timeframes for devices getting OS updates.
Android head Andy Rubin took to the Android Developers Blog to clear the air about rumors that have been circulating recently: that Google is imposing new rules to reduce fragmentation,
Ah Steve. When will you learn? Recently, the CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs, made some comments about fragmentation on the Android platform. Jobs stated that: Twitter client TwitterDeck recently launched
The now familiar Platform Version Chart has been updated at the Android Developers site, and for the period ending August 2, it shows nearly 2/3 of users on 2.1 or
The official Android Developers Dashboard has been updated today with new data as well as historical information to aid developers. Not only do we get to see how each platform
This is exactly what legacy is meant to be. Big in Japan, makers of the ever-awesome Shop Savvy application for Android, have released a “Classic” version of their app. This
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
Last week, Google openly admitted to the world that it had failed in its online phone store experiment. I won’t lie… It takes real guts to tell the entire world