Enterprise Mobility: Google Android Fragmentation Threatens to Choke Platform Growth
Google's Android platform has been a popular sell for developers, even if it plays in the shadow of Apple's iPhone platform, whose App Store boasts an impressive 185,000 applications. While many geeks praise Android for being the open-source alternative to Apple's tightly controlled iPhone, there are several concerns about platform fragmentation. After all, there are currently phones running four distinct versions of the OS. In this slide show, eWEEK explores the issue and some of Google's attempts to rectify the situation.