Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 7th Jun 2012 16:40 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Exactly six months ago, Eric Schmidt made a remark that in the near future, developers might want to focus on Android first, instead of iOS. While developers haven't moved to Android-first, iOS-later en masse, there's no denying that we're seeing more and more former iOS exclusives move towards Android.
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by TemporalBeing on Thu 7th Jun 2012 18:53 UTC
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My company is doing Android first. It's a lot lower cost to get started. We'll port to iOS once the Android versions pull in enough money to fund the effort (A couple mac computers and a few devices).

In the mean-time, Android work is getting done, as well as open source desktop versions.

And yes, the Android SDK is quite nice - excellent device emulators and working environment. I simply couldn't ask for more.

[EDIT] P.S. We'll probably deliver the Android apps to both Amazon's and B&N's stores too; perhaps with some additional modifications for each. But yes - Android gets us 3 markets out of the bat, while iOS only one (Apple's AppStore).

Edited 2012-06-07 18:54 UTC

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