App developer Open Signal has spotted 11,868 distinct Android devices over the last few months. While this kind of diversity may be a pain for developers, it surely gives users a lot of choice.
For the first time in years, the most widely used version of Android also happens to be the newest. That's good news for developers, but Android is more complicated than one bar chart.
The company claims that 93 percent of its users are running iOS 6, while 6 percent are running iOS 5. Just 1 percent of its users are running an earlier version of its operating system.
During a Google I/O fireside chat, a team of Google Android engineers acknowledged continuing fragmentation issues with Android's software. Also: might Android get dramatically different camera abilities?
We speak to BlackBerry about its new operating system, and whether differently sized screens will put off app developers.
New terms for developers specifically prohibit them from any action that could contribute to further fragmentation of the mobile platform.
We ask the BBC's Daniel Danker why Auntie's Android apps are released later than their iOS counterparts.
Data reveals thousands of devices running wild in the global Android jungle.
An ex-Android developer has spilled the beans on Android's fragmentation problem, citing it as the reason he developed for iOS.
See, the problem with alien communication fragmentation is that the aliens will have a hard time finding us. The real question, though, is whether that's a good thing or a bad thing. Also, we ponder whether we need a new rule about how no, you cannot turn off the Internet because of your inter-border protest issues ... EGYPT. Plus, LinkedIn goes IPO, Amazon is killing it, and the world is introduced to the CataPot. --Molly