Android First (Keynote)

Android First (Keynote)

In the global election of mobile platforms, the world has spoken and it wants Android. So why is it still the tech world's second choice? Let's take an honest, no-holds-barred look at our industry’s greatest failure -- the phenomenon of the iOS-first launch -- and what it means for the past, present, and future of Android.

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Lisa Wray

April 07, 2017
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    A NDROI D F I R S T Lisa Wray

    @lisawrayz Illustrations: Virginia Poltrack @VPoltrack
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    A NDROI D F I R S T Lisa Wray

    @lisawrayz Illustrations by Virginia Poltrack @VPoltrack
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    “Apple has only 15 percent of the global smartphone market”

    “Google’s Android, the most widely used smartphone operating system” “With WikiLeaks Claims of C.I.A. Hacking, How Vulnerable Is Your Smartphone?” New York Times, March 7, 2017 https://goo.gl/BQxfZR
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    “… the intensive C.I.A. effort was probably explained by the

    ‘popularity of the iPhone among social, political, diplomatic and business elites’” ... “With WikiLeaks Claims of C.I.A. Hacking, How Vulnerable Is Your Smartphone?” New York Times, March 7, 2017 https://goo.gl/BQxfZR
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    We've won the popular vote but lost the election "comScore

    Reports January 2016 U.S. Smartphone Subscriber Market Share", https://goo.gl/T3gUeV World with Countries and US, Canadian and Australian States - Multicolor by FreeVectorMaps.com China (71.4%) South Korea (71.4%) United States (52.8%) Europe (75.6%)
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    A bias in search of data Gizmodo, https://goo.gl/vxbqcB "...priced to

    move, not priced to be ogled at or aspired towards" [picture of homeless person redacted]
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    "The difference between Apple and Android isn't cheap versus quality.

    The distinction, rather, is 'cool' versus 'popular'." Rebecca Greenfield, “No, Android Is Not Just For Poor People” The Atlantic, Jan 22, 2013 https://goo.gl/jFl6hi
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    CLAIM: FACT: The average Android user produces less revenue than

    an iOS user There are almost 6x as many Android users.
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    #MAAGA #MAAGA Make Android Apps Great Again! Make Android Apps

    Great Again! Make Android apps great (again)
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    A NDROI D F I R S T Lisa Wray

    @lisawrayz Illustrations: Virginia Poltrack @VPoltrack