Survey: Android developers favor Samsung for app testing

Consumers play favorites with their smartphone brands, and it's no wonder that developers do too, particularly when they're trying to create mobile apps for platforms such as Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android. A recent survey from research firm Evans Data polled more than 400 developers on the issue of Android fragmentation and examined preferences on the "ideal device" for testing their applications. There was a clear winner: Samsung Electronics with nearly 50 percent of respondents. Special report