It’s that time of the month once again, Android fans. Yes, it’s time to check in with Google on its Android distribution stats and find out which versions of its mobile operating system are being most widely used.
We’ll start our recap of February 2014′s Android version distribution numbers with a quick round of “Good ... Read More »
New month, new Android platform distribution numbers. After gathering data from all of the devices that accessed the Play Store during the 7-day period ending on Jan. 8, Google has shared the results on its official Android Developers website, giving us an idea of how widespread each of its desserts are.
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The Android Developer site has just released their latest dashboard which paints a picture of operating system penetration. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich was announced back in October of last year, and in the 9 months since launch has only managed to find its way onto 11% of Android devices. Frankly, that’s an ... Read More »
When I think of the nastiest word I can associate with Android, I think of “fragmentation.” Fragmentation is like a big, dark cloud hanging over Android’s head. Those controlling the weather don’t want to admit they’re the ones who accidentally made it, and those gazing on from the distance have no problem telling you how ... Read More »
Back towards the tail-end of 2011, and up into the very beginning of 2012, there was a lot of back and forth on whether or not Samsung would update the original line of Galaxy S devices past Android 2.3, Gingerbread.
We first heard that Samsung would be releasing a “Value Pack,” or Android ... Read More »
HTC was the first to update a phone to Android 4.0, but not by much. Samsung has started pushing out its Android 4.0 update for the Samsung Galaxy S II in Korea, Poland, Hungary and Sweden with a UK release scheduled for the week of March 19. Naturally, the Android 4.0 rollout “will be dependent ... Read More »
We knew that the Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G would be released sometime in “late March,” but the exact date had remained a mystery until now. T-Mobile has just announced that this “blazing” device will be released nationwide on March 28th. This date follows a previous March 21st pre-release, in which only select ... Read More »
Samsung is pulling out the big guns this week at Mobile World Congress with the introduction of the Samsung Galaxy Beam. As you may have gathered from the title, the Galaxy Beam comes with a Pico Projector built into the body of the phone which can project HD content up to 50 inches wide with its ... Read More »
It may not be as exciting at an LTE enabled Galaxy Nexus on Sprint, but the newly announced LG Viper 4G will be joining Samsung as one of the first phone manufacturers to take advantage of Sprint’s 4G LTE network. The LG viper is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor (most likely a ... Read More »
While Sharp has never had a strong foothold in Europe or the US, the Japanese manufacturer has been the leader in the mobile segment in its own country for many years. Sharp does have a few high-end Android phones like the AQUOS PHONE 102SH which features a 4.5-inch 720p display, 12 megapixel camera, ... Read More »