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Jul 21 AT 9:54 AM Taylor Wimberly 22 Comments

Legacy versions of Android are beginning to diminish

The latest platform distribution numbers from Google show that legacy versions of Android are beginning to diminish, but they still make up a significant part of active devices (40%). Most of the recent phones to launch are now shipping with Android 2.1, but there are several older handsets that have yet to be upgraded to ... Read More »

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Jun 01 AT 3:20 PM Sean Riley 36 Comments

Android will move to a yearly update cycle

In a recent interview with Mercury News, Google’s VP of Engineering for Android, Andy Rubin, acknowledged that the current pace of Android OS development is not sustainable long term and that they will scale back to a yearly update when “things start settling down.”

Rubin explains in the interview that the speed of updates to ... Read More »