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The Android mobile device community in pMD is up .09 percent this week. This increase comes on the heels of OpenSignal's latest fragmentation report released Wednesday, identifying 18,796 unique Android devices!


Señor Goat reports updates from the front lines of the iOS-Android wars. Each Friday, we report the current device breakdown of our charge capture physician users and identify the net winner for the week. Check back next Friday for your dose of our little medical corner of the platform wars.

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iOS: 90.70%
Android: 9.30%
This week Apple took back .04 percent of the mobile device pie from Android. The rumors are flying around the iPhone 6, with more and more articles adding credibility to those rumors. With more screen real estate, a more durable display, and an improved camera, it's no surprise that Apple is ahead this week.

Señor Goat reports updates from the front lines of the iOS-Android wars. Each Friday, we report the current device breakdown of our charge capture physician users and identify the net winner for the week. Check back next Friday for your dose of our little medical corner of the platform wars.

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iOS: 90.79%
Android: 9.21%
Android gained a solid 0.10 percent of the mobile devices from our health care providers this past week. Coincidentally, the release date of Apple's highly anticipated iPhone 6 was announced this week for Sept. 9.

Are health care providers holding out for Sept. 9 to get their hands on an iPhone 6?

Señor Goat reports updates from the front lines of the iOS-Android wars. Each Friday, we report the current device breakdown of our charge capture physician users and identify the net winner for the week. Check back next Friday for your dose of our little medical corner of the platform wars.

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iOS: 90.75%
Android: 9.25%
Android took away a slim .02 percent of the mobile device pie this week. Such a small net change leaves room for speculation - will Android continue this trend into next week, or will Apple defend its dominance in mobile health care?


Señor Goat reports updates from the front lines of the iOS-Android wars. Each Friday, we report the current device breakdown of our charge capture physician users and identify the net winner for the week. Check back next Friday for your dose of our little medical corner of the platform wars.

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iOS: 90.85%
Android: 9.15%
It's no surprise that Apple went up this week by 0.05 percent in light of their postive Q3 earnings report Wednesday. I predict we'll see Apple continue to dominate the mobile device scene among health care providers this year, especially with the iPhone 6 on the horizon.


Señor Goat reports updates from the front lines of the iOS-Android wars. Each Friday, we report the current device breakdown of our charge capture physician users and identify the net winner for the week. Check back next Friday for your dose of our little medical corner of the platform wars.

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iOS: 90.87%
Android: 9.13%
This week Android ate up 0.07 percent of the mobile device pie among our health care providers. Considering the Galaxy S5's torture-proof capabilities, Android is proving it's here to stay!


Señor Goat reports updates from the front lines of the iOS-Android wars. Each Friday, we report the current device breakdown of our charge capture physician users and identify the net winner for the week. Check back next Friday for your dose of our little medical corner of the platform wars.

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iOS: 90.82%
Android: 9.18%
In one week, Apple crushed Android with a whopping 0.18 percent surge in total devices. This is the largest weekly net change to date! How do you like them Apples?


Señor Goat reports updates from the front lines of the iOS-Android wars. Each Friday, we report the current device breakdown of our charge capture physician users and identify the net winner for the week. Check back next Friday for your dose of our little medical corner of the platform wars.

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iOS: 90.89%
Android: 9.11%
As of last week, we released version 8 of pMD’s iOS charge capture application, which fully supports secure text messaging between providers and staff in and between practices. One of the inherent challenges in mobile development is trying to keep your user base up to date with the newest version of your app. Not only does this ensure that users get the latest features and performance improvements, it also helps keep the organization agile by not having to support and maintain backward compatibility with legacy versions. With fewer strings attached to the past, a small team of developers can deliver above their weight class.

Like many companies that support native applications on mobile devices, we always struggled with getting enough of our users to upgrade to the latest version in a timely manner. Last year, Apple helped alleviate this problem by introducing auto-update to applications. In the first few days after the update, there was an inevitable spike in upgrades, followed by a linear-like rate. A little more than a week after its release, over 58 percent of our user base is now updated to the latest version of the app, which is a much faster adoption rate than we had for previous versions.


There are several reasons, however, why this number isn’t higher: some users have auto-update turned off, haven’t used pMD since the app updated, are prevented from updating the app due to not yet having iOS 7+, or are simply afraid of change. So even though the problem of legacy app support is improving, it is by no means solved. There really won’t be a silver bullet other than customer education and building updates that persuade the most skeptical hold outs that an update is worth while.