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Polar M600 review

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Best Android phones (December 2016): our picks, plus a giveaway

by Team AA 2 days ago737 comments

Moto puts smartwatch development on the back burner

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These are Google Play’s best apps and games of 2016

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37,813 articles

What is Android fragmentation, and can Google fix it?

In the most basic terms, fragmentation is the reason that Android devices you’ll come across continue to run years-old Froyo builds. So what's the issue, and is their an easy fix?
by Team AASeptember 5, 201672

See who was the fastest to roll out Android Marshmallow

According to Apteligent, Motorola was the fastest in updating its phones to Android 6.0 Marshmallow in the US when we exclude Nexus phones.
by Brian ReighAugust 16, 201646

Android distribution numbers for May are in, and Marshmallow sits at 7.5 percent

This month's Android version distribution numbers have arrived, and Marshmallow continues to make gains.
by John DyeMay 3, 201620

Is Android N starting to fix fragmentation?

What Android N appears to do is effectively break Android into two distinct pieces: a backstage and a front stage.
by John DyeMarch 10, 201673

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

OpenSignal's latest Android fragmentation report highlights several key smartphone features and market trends that have appeared in 2015.
by Robert TriggsAugust 5, 201513

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

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.
by Matthew BensonJuly 24, 2015124

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

At Google I/O Barry Burd asked two Android experts about their experiences with fragmentation in the mobile space. Their responses were surprising.
by Barry BurdJune 20, 2015164

Trends: Almost a quarter of Android devices now on KitKat

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.
by J. Angelo RacomaSeptember 11, 201429

OpenSignal: There’s at least 18,796 distinct Android devices out there, 20% on KitKat

A new fragmentation report points out that there are 18,796 "distinct" Android devices, 20% of which are running Android 4.4 KitKat.
by Andrew GrushAugust 21, 201419

Google purchases GPU benchmarking startup drawElements, in a bid to address hardware fragmentation

DrawElements, a Finnish startup which offers 3D hardware testing software, has become the latest company to join the growing list of Google acquisitions.
by Robert TriggsJuly 24, 20146
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