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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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Report: Android’s malware problem is getting worse, and only users of the latest version are safe from harm

by: David GonzalesJune 28, 2013
Earlier this year, a research report said the number of malware-infected Android devices rose 163% in 2012. A new report now says things are much worse.
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Google trying to fix Android fragmentation. Are more Nexus devices the answer?

by: Robert TriggsMay 17, 2013
Speaking at Google I/O, Android engineering director Dave Burke acknowledged the problem with fragmentation and talked about some of the possible solutions.
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Apkudo wants to address fragmentation by becoming the gold standard of smartphone hardware and software testing

by: J. Angelo RacomaApril 20, 2013
Apkudo tests and certifies apps and devices so that carriers and developers don't have to, which helps reduce the negative effects of fragmentation.
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Does the world need more mobile OSs?

by: Nate SwannerJanuary 27, 2013
With a few operating systems on offer for your mobile device, do you need more options to consider? Will any of the new crop be able to challenge Android?
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iOS 6 fragmentation more evident in iPhone, iPad and iPod touch universe, but is it really an issue?

by: Chris SmithSeptember 22, 2012
One of the valid arguments behind adopting an iOS device is the fact that Apple’s devices are always receiving updates on time and that carriers have no say in when these updates are rolled out – that also means they have no bloatware included in any iPhone version.
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Diversity vs Fragmentation: OSM graphs show the many faces of our favorite green robot

by: Mike AndriciMay 17, 2012

Before we get into dissecting a recent report from the Open Signal Maps database, here is what you need to know about the originators of this report: the Open Signal Maps database is an open (duh!) project that has assumed the task of creating coverage maps of 2G, 3G and 4G coverage, as well as Wi-Fi access points throughout the world. For now, such maps are only available only for the US, UK, Italy, Germany and Spain, but OSM is hard at work to extend its reach.

Downloaded and installed on almost 700,000 Android devices during the last six months, the OSB Android app sends signal information back to the database from the devices it is installed on. In return, users [...]

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