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Google reminds devs they can make apps in Market visibile only to compatible phones

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Compatibility is a major issue with Android, so Google has made it easier for developers to manage their app’s visibility to incompatible Android devices. In a post on the Google Dev blog, Compatibilit…

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Android will eventually update once a year, says Rubin. Happy now?

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Want to solve the problem of Android fragmentation, angry users demanding immediate updates to their phones, manufacturers slow to blend their custom OS with new versions of Android, or developers caught of…

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Google: Android fragmentation not the problem; legacy versions are

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Google: Android fragmentation not the problem; legacy versions are

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Android is often said to have a fragmentation problem, but according to Android founder Andy Rubin, that’s not right word choice. It’s more accurate to say that Android has a speed problem, as in the speed at whi…

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Sony Xperia X10 will get update soon, but won’t see Android 2.1 until Q4 2010

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Sony Xperia X10 will get update soon, but won’t see Android 2.1 until Q4 2010

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Fresh off the heels of my rant on Android fragmentation, Sony Ericsson have stated that the XPERIA X10 line of phones will receive an update to Android 2.1 in Q4 2010. Quick-witted users will instantly realize t…

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Android fragmentation is here to stay – deal with it. [OPINION]

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Android fragmentation is here to stay – deal with it. [OPINION]

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Android fragmentation is here to stay – deal with it. I had to include that statement twice just to make sure people recognize this predicament. No matter how much we complain or shake our fists at Google and the O…

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AppBrain syncs Market, adds filtering by popularity and OS version

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AppBrain syncs Market, adds filtering by popularity and OS version

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AppBrain has updated both its website and Android Market sync application to make discovering new Android apps even easier. AppBrain MarketSync has recently been updated to include a new feature that reveal…

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Rumor: Google will combat fragmentation by switching to Market updates

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Rumor: Google will combat fragmentation by switching to Market updates

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Android’s got a fragmentation problem, and it’s not going away in the immediate future. But there’s now talk that Google may ease the burden on splintering by moving to a Market-based upda…

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