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Of Android and the Fear of Fragmentation

Mar 06, 2010, 20:03 (1 Talkback[s])
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"Glyn Moody takes a look at the state of Android, at the worries that the platform is fragmenting and why it isn't a bad thing.

"Many were sceptical when Google announced that it was launching another mobile platform. After all, some said, there are already multiple offerings out there, and Google had precisely no track record in this sector: surely it was heading for a fall? The launch of the first Android phone, the G1, seemed to confirm these doubts. Although capable enough, it was clearly not going to carry Android through into the mainstream.

"How things can change in a year. The Mobile World Congress, which has just finished in Barcelona, turned into an Android orgy. Here's a typical report:"

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