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Chart: Smartphone OS Market Share 2016 Forecast  vs. 2015 (IDC / Business Insider)

IDC once thought Windows Phone would have 21% market share by 2019. How times change.

Source: IDC: smartphone OS market share

All there is to know about the Android Fragmentation Situation – Android Fragmentation Report August 2015 (OpenSignal)

OpenSignal Insight Report into the State of Android Fragmentation August 2015

Source: Android Fragmentation Report August 2015 – OpenSignal

Android 6.0 “Marshmallow” – this one is crucial for Google! How Now on Tap helps manifest Android’s Dominance (André Cramer)

(Image source: Droid Life)

Android 6.0 Marshmallow has just started shipping, albeit only on Nexus devices. All other Android smartphones have got to wait some more. As always, OEMs have to run thru their usual and lengthy processes of adapting and testing their flavors of it. Expect this to take another couple of weeks/months before it broadly ships on non-Nexus devices.

New Features of Marshmallow

Android 5.0 was centered around – among other things – implementing the Material Design framework throughout the UI and Google’s native apps. Lots of UI polishing. Marshmallow in contrast brings some more “under the hood” improvements, alongside further UI tweaks. Here’ a couple of the key new features and updates:

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