Google Finally Fights Back Against Android Fragmentation

Openness has always been Android's beauty and its curse. Google's mobile operating system is available to any manufacturer that wants a slice, meaning you see it everywhere! It's also historically been a place for hardware specialists and carriers to flex their software muscles, leading to custom alterations—skins—that … » 3/31/11 9:30am 3/31/11 9:30am

How Carriers and Phone Makers Are Strangling Android (And How Google…

The Google Phone could be a ploy to upset the wireless industry, or it could be an expensive niche device. Either way, it'd be a bid to take Android back from the companies that seem hell-bent on destroying it. » 12/16/09 12:22pm 12/16/09 12:22pm