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What is Android fragmentation, and can Google fix it?

by: Team AASeptember 5, 2016
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?
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See who was the fastest to roll out Android Marshmallow

by: Brian ReighAugust 16, 2016
According to Apteligent, Motorola was the fastest in updating its phones to Android 6.0 Marshmallow in the US when we exclude Nexus phones.
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Android distribution numbers for May are in, and Marshmallow sits at 7.5 percent

by: John DyeMay 3, 2016
This month's Android version distribution numbers have arrived, and Marshmallow continues to make gains.
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Is Android N starting to fix fragmentation?

by: John DyeMarch 10, 2016
What Android N appears to do is effectively break Android into two distinct pieces: a backstage and a front stage.

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

by: Robert 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: Robert 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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