Android 6.0 M ”Marshmallow” vs. iOS 9


Google has confirmed the name of Android M — Marshmallow. The new version will first make it to the expected new Nexus devices due for release later this year.

Soon after, it’ll be available for OTA upgrades for older pure-Android shinies, and presumably the select Sony models that are currently blessed with the developer beta. But after that, who knows?

Aye, there’s the rub. At least with an Apple iDevice, you know you’re going to get the update, as long as yours is reasonably recent.

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[Updated 11:28 pm, 3:23 am and 9:00 am PDT with more comment]

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