Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 28th Jan 2013 22:32 UTC
Apple Apple has released iOS 6.1 - it's not a huge release so you probably won't notice much. What is interesting, however, is that Apple has unveiled that after just five months, 300 million iOS devices have been updated to or run iOS 6 - about 60% of all iOS devices ever sold. Google can learn a lot from this, since we're 14 months down the line, and Ice Cream Sandwich is only on about 40% of Android devices. Like I said, trainwreck in slowmotion.
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RE[2]: Reality call for Thom
by reduz on Tue 29th Jan 2013 00:30 UTC in reply to "RE: Reality call for Thom"
reduz
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Yes, I know this, but it's a difficult situation given manufacturers believe they need this planned obsolescence to make sure people keeps upgrading their phones every 2 years. The carriers are also a problem, but often secondary, as they usually just push the upgraded from the manufacturers nowadays.

I'm almost 100% certain that the way Google will address this is via Motorola, by ensuring people that their phones will get upgrades for a much longer timespan, despite the carriers like it or not. This is definitely a much more interesting selling point.

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