‘Dear Eric Schmidt, It’s Been 6 Months’

MG Siegler, celebrating Android-First Day:

But the most interesting reason again ties into something Schmidt said back in December: “With the ICS release our core objective as a company is to get all of the hardware vendors onto that platform.”

I mean, he really said that. And it’s unbelievable because it’s perhaps the most epic fail in the history of epic fails. Google’s “core objective as a company” was to get hardware vendors onto Ice Cream Sandwich (aka Android 4.0), and as of June 1 — seven months after the launch of the OS — 7.1 percent of Android phones are actually on it. Seven. Point. One. Percent.

Thursday, 7 June 2012