A look back on the week in Andromo, Android, Mobile, and stuff…
Android App Store Survey Results
On Wednesday I compiled the results from our Android App Store survey and formulated the responses from three of the questions into handy-dandy graphs and a blog post. I wish we could have gotten more responses but even still I think that the results are interesting.
If you’re reading this post then you have probably already know that know that I love graphs (look a few inches above this line). Here’s a graph that I stumbled across on Twitter this week that you might enjoy:
Platform share of phones sold. pic.twitter.com/OfJ9ltGGsI
— Horace Dediu (@asymco) March 23, 2014
When you read the excellent blog post: Why don’t designers take Android seriously? you will probably recognize the first image as coming from the tweet that I just embedded above, but don’t let that slow you down it’s a good read and worth it if you are interested in Android.
The Next Web has a nice article on Xiaomi (you might remember them as the company that Hugo Barra left Google for) and their recent Mi Fan Festival: Xiaomi’s social media strategy drives fan loyalty, books it $242m in sales in 12 hours
I also wrote a guest post on the Droid Galazy blog: How to Create an Android App Without Programming. The original content for the post comes from this blog but I reworked it for their site.
But What About Winnipeg?
OK fine here is Winnipeg’s own Burton Cummings getting Google Glass: