February 17, 2012

Why 'Android Fragmentation' Isn't So Bad

Amy Gahran, CNN Tech

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Even though Android is the most popular smartphone platform in the U.S., and even though there were 10 billion Android app downloads as of December 2011, many Android users are frustrated that they're still treated like a second-class app market. That's because "fragmentation" makes it more complicated to develop Android apps that will run on most Android phones.

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