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Designing Apps for Success by Chris Murman, Matthew David

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Chapter 8Developing for Android

There will always be two sides to the argument regarding Android versus Apple. While Apple focused on making its margins from the hardware that houses the apps we develop, developers for Google’s Android OS typically focus on services first. All an OEM would need to do is to purchase Android licenses for its plethora of devices, and it could make it its own with Android’s open standard. This has led to a predictable result.

Figure 8.1: KitKat was announced in September 2013 to the delight of Nestlé and candy lovers everywhere.

Figure 8.1: KitKat was announced in September 2013 to the delight of Nestlé and candy lovers everywhere.

Android is the leading mobile operating system in the industry, and its margin is ...

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