Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st Jun 2010 22:42 UTC
Google Fragmentation. You'll often hear people say this is a major problem with Google's Android platform; there are many devices running multiple different versions of the mobile operating system, leading to fragmentation. Dan Morrill, Android's open source and compatibility program manager, addresses this issue in a blog post, and details what Google is doing to fight it. The gist: it's a non-issue - according to Google, that is.
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lemur2
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Now, which business model will work out best long-term for overall adoption?


The answer to this question depends very much on the context of the market to which it is applied.

In Australia, for example, the Linux/Android OS looks set to take off, but not in any open source model. Many Australians will be running 3 or four copies of Android (router, mobiles and entertainment devices), versus only one copy of Windows (desktop or laptop), and not even realise that they are running any Linux at all.

http://delimiter.com.au/2010/06/01/telstra%E2%80%99s-li...

http://delimiter.com.au/2010/06/01/linux-to-dominate-australia-thro...

http://ausdroid.net/

The Telstra T-box reportedly has a nice UI.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDEFPATQNN8&feature=player_embedded

Edited 2010-06-02 13:45 UTC

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