Mobile operating systems and browsers are headed in opposite directions

Written by Jason Grigsby on

Some of the research we’ve been doing into mobile operating systems and browsers is now available as an article on O’Reilly Radar. Here is a short excerpt:

In 2006, two mobile operating systems controlled 81 percent of the market. This year there are 10 different smartphone operating systems.

Over that same period of time, mobile browsers have gone from many different proprietary rendering engines to the point where WebKit alone will power browsers in more than 85 percent of the smartphones sold.

Read the more of Mobile operating systems and browsers are headed in opposite directions at O’Reilly Radar.

Jason Grigsby

Jason Grigsby is one of the co-founders of Cloud Four, Mobile Portland and Responsive Field Day. He is the author of Progressive Web Apps from A Book Apart. Follow him at @grigs.

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