Google’s Modular Smartphone and Chinese Innovation

One of the reasons that the IOS platform has been successful is the App Store. It’s easy for developers to write code because there’s one platform to target. Android has always struggled with fragmentation. One of the reasons Jawbone didn’t put a radio into their bracelet was because the challenge of getting the code to work across differing Android phones. If the basic functionality of the handset is now also an unknown (because it is modular) this is going to add a new challenge. Time for some innovation. Read more