A recent survey of apps developers conducted by Appcelerator -- whose Titanium platform can be used to develop cross-platform, native applications -- and IDC showed a growing interest in Android-based tablets. Interest jumped 12 points in three months to 74 percent of respondents saying they are "very interested" in developing for these devices, according to the survey.
The Market improvements come at a key time for Android. On Monday, market research company Canalys said Android had passed Symbian to become the most popular smartphone OS.
"Android has been a phenomenal success, probably beyond the wildest dreams that Google had for it," said Wood.
The success of Android is the result of a wide variety of products, from low-end to high-end smartphones with very different hardware specifications. The next step should be the ability to target particular applications for certain devices, and allow them to take full advantage of dual-core processors and hardware acceleration. That is absolutely critical now, according to Wood.
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