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OpenSignal 2015 report showcases Android diversity and the trends that shape the industry

by: Rob TriggsAugust 5, 2015
OpenSignal's latest Android fragmentation report highlights several key smartphone features and market trends that have appeared in 2015.

The Watch just made Apple over $1 billion. Why hasn’t Android Wear been as successful?

by: Matthew BensonJuly 24, 2015
Despite having almost a year's head start, Android Wear has yet to prove anywhere near as successful as Apple's Watch. Join us for an in-depth look at the reasons why.

Mobile operating systems and fragmentation: the insider’s point of view

by: Barry BurdJune 20, 2015
At Google I/O Barry Burd asked two Android experts about their experiences with fragmentation in the mobile space. Their responses were surprising.
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Trends: Almost a quarter of Android devices now on KitKat

by: J. Angelo RacomaSeptember 11, 2014
KitKat, the latest version of Android, is gaining ground, now running on almost a quarter of all Android devices, while older versions such as FroYo and Gingerbread are on the decline.
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OpenSignal: There’s at least 18,796 distinct Android devices out there, 20% on KitKat

by: Andrew GrushAugust 21, 2014
A new fragmentation report points out that there are 18,796 "distinct" Android devices, 20% of which are running Android 4.4 KitKat.
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Google purchases GPU benchmarking startup drawElements, in a bid to address hardware fragmentation

by: Rob TriggsJuly 24, 2014
DrawElements, a Finnish startup which offers 3D hardware testing software, has become the latest company to join the growing list of Google acquisitions.
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Jelly Bean on more than half of active Android devices, with Gingerbread following in second

by: Andrew GrushNovember 2, 2013
Google's latest Android distribution numbers are in. What's the verdict? Combining Android 4.1 - 4.3, Jelly Bean is now on 52.1% of all Android devices! Of course Gingerbread still refuses to die with 26.3%.
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Apple denies it paid EA to delay Plants vs Zombies 2 for Android

by: Bogdan PetrovanSeptember 25, 2013
An EA exec said Apple paid a “truckload of money” to get a timed exclusive on the popular Plants vs Zombies 2 title. Apple said no money changed hands.
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Opinion: Tim Cook’s unimaginative jabs at Android are just damage control

by: Bogdan PetrovanSeptember 19, 2013
I set out to read BusinessWeek’s new interview with Apple’s top executives hoping for some provocative, discussion-provoking statements. Instead, CEO Tim Cook, seconded by his lieutenants, served up a reheated soup of passive-aggressive jabs, truisms, and hollow arguments.
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Android Fragmentation, as seen by the Open Signal team

by: Nate SwannerJuly 30, 2013
Open Signal has just released their Android Fragmentation Visualized report, at it has some interesting statistics. The info provided by Open Signal shows eight different Android iterations in use, whereas Apple has three iOS variants.
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