It’s always interesting to see how Android is progressing. In the past, the operating system was plagued with devices not getting updates in a timely manner, or at all. Even with Ice Cream Sandwich and early versions of Jelly Bean out, old versions like Gingerbread have still dominated the charts.
Times are very different now, with ... Read More »
New month, new Android platform distribution numbers.
Google today posted the latest Android distribution stats, which are the result of an effort to track all Android devices that accessed the Play Store in the week ending on September 9. Here’s what El Goog found:
Android 4.4 KitKat: 24.5 percent, up ... Read More »
Time for another Android platform distribution update! Google has posted the results from its 7-day survey that observed the versions of Android that were present on devices that accessed the Play Store during the week ending on April 1, and the exciting news is that KitKat’s install base is now double Read More »
Android distribution numbers are always somewhat neat to look at, even though they don’t mean much for us regular users. They’re a developer tool to tailor apps to as many people as you can afford. Nonetheless, it’s interesting to see how fast (or slow, to be realistic) the newest version of Android is growing.
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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.
The latest version of ... Read More »
We’re officially two days into a brand new month, and you know what that means, Android fans! Google today released its latest Android platform distribution numbers, giving developers and interested parties like ourselves insight into which versions of Android were used to access the Play Store over the past week. This latest ... Read More »
Jelly Bean 4.1 launched over a year ago, and the name hasn’t been changed until just recently. The newest release was Android 4.4 KitKat, but before that, three major releases shared the same name because none of them were huge updates. But according to the newest statistics, Jelly Bean is finally on over half of ... Read More »
For the longest time, the majority of Android devices were stuck on Android 2.3 Gingerbread. That was disgraceful, and the fanboys of other platforms never failed to mention it. WHile fragmentation isn’t as big a deal as it seems, it’s still not great be stuck on an old Android version ... Read More »
Android fragmentation is a hot issue in the Android world, especially with the crowd who are less than fond of our little green robot. While we could write essays on the subject, in the end, fragmentation is not as serious an issue as it is made out to be for many reasons. However, a lot ... Read More »