Hands-On: Google Nexus 5
The point everyone seems to be missing
And then there's Linux(yes I realize Android is Linux), possibly the most fragmented OS - ever. And no one is complaining about it . In fact, fragmentation is the very thing that has made Linux both awesome and successful.
Heck the only significant OS I know of wit...
1) Linux (traditional builds such as Ubuntu, etc.) has practically no consumer desktop adoption. (Rightly so, desktop Linux has not kept pace with OSX and Windows.) Its penetration is limited to server applications. And it's actually not that fragmented where it's used most - the LAMP configuration.
2) OSX's market share is not iOS's market share. If you're going to group them together, Apple is the largest computer manufacturer. (See http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2012/01/13/snapsh ot-of-computer-market-with-and-without-the-ip ad/ ) .
3) You realize Google is so upset by Android fragmentation that Google now injects their own updates directly onto devices through the play services bundle. ...
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