Android Guy Weekly: ICS, Jelly Bean, and the Need For OEM UIs

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Android often takes quite a bit of criticism for its “fragmentation”. It’s got lots of versions currently on the market, it comes in different shapes and sizes, OEMs can customize it to their liking… the sky is the limit with Android.

But have you ever looked beyond the chatter and stopped to ask: Why does Google allow Android to be so open? Why the need for ICS, Jelly Bean, and OEM UIs?

That’s what we’ll talk about in today’s episode of the Android Guy Weekly!

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About The Author
Joe Levi
Joe graduated from Weber State University with two degrees in Information Systems and Technologies. He has carried mobile devices with him for more than a decade, including Apple's Newton, Microsoft's Handheld and Palm Sized PCs, and is Pocketnow's "Android Guy".By day you'll find Joe coding web pages, tweaking for SEO, and leveraging social media to spread the word. By night you'll probably find him writing technology and "prepping" articles, as well as shooting video.Read more about Joe Levi here.