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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RE[4]: Android Dev
by Nelson on Fri 8th Jun 2012 06:27 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Android Dev"
Nelson
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Mobile development and Windows development are different beasts.

Mobile devs are likely small time or even first time developers looking to get their app on the app store for 99 cents. This is an entirely different breed of developer. Likely a hobbyist.

Windows devs can afford the larger budgets, afford to spend more time dealing with such issues.

Other platforms namely iOS and Windows Phone simply don't deal with these issues. Only 7% of Android users even HAVE ICS, so a lot of the aforementioned improvements aren't even available to any app developer wishing to address a broad target audience.

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