Mobile Nations 10: The F-word

Phil Nickinson, Rene Ritchie, and special guest Michael DeGusta talk about fragmentation, legacy, forks, and flexibility and how they challenge developers, designers, but most importantly -- consumers. This is a Mobile Nations Special Edition!




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Rene Ritchie

Editor-in-Chief of iMore, co-host of Iterate, Debug, Review, The TV Show, Vector, ZEN & TECH, and MacBreak Weekly podcasts. Cook, grappler, photon wrangler. Follow him on Twitter and Google+.

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There are 4 comments. Add yours.

Jean says:

Simple solution......XDA:) I never run stock anyway. An I have tried!

Gary says:

I feel bad for Phil. There is clearly a issue in the android world and he was trying to defend those issue, when he has no control over how screwed up the manufactures and carriers are.

Rob says:

Phil got his ass kicked by Michael. Like really bad, but we still respect ya, Phil.

FlopTech Engineering says:

Phil had to do some serious tap dancing on that podcast.
Trying so hard to ignore the cold hard truth: Google doesn't care about fragmentation. All Google cares about is ad revenue. And that doesn't require the latest version of Android. Just ask Amazon, the new King of Amazon Forkers.