[ Thanks to Amy
Bennett for this link. ]
“Just before the start of my holiday vacation, I went ahead and
updated my old Froyo Android phone to the new Galaxy Nexus running
Ice Cream Sandwich, promptly becoming a statistic in a new trend:
buying new hardware to update software.
“This trend was identified most recently by Danny Sullivan over
at Marketing Land, who makes a great argument that the
fragmentation of Android is almost a moot point, given the rapid
update cycle many consumers have with their mobile devices.
“(Sullivan goes on to masterfully argue that Android’s
fragmentation should still be cleaned up, because there are many
examples where app developers are getting stymied because they
don’t have a clear target on the platform on which to