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Newest Android Distribution Shows Continued Rise In Jelly Bean, Drop In Gingerbread

As expected at the beginning of every month, the Android Developers Dashboard has released the newest distribution chart showing each version of Android running as of Monday, February 4th, 2013. These numbers are determined based on the number of Android devices that access Google Play within a 14 day period ending on the data collection date, which is in this case yesterday, February 4th. There is some good news as Android 4.0 … [read full article]

BlackBerry 10 Will Support Android 4.1 Apps Sometime In The Future

The jury may be out on the initial success of BlackBerry’s new 10 platform for at least another few months, but a new piece of news this morning might entice at least a few Android fans. A major feature in the current BlackBerry 10 platform is the ability to support and run Android apps. Unfortunately, as it stands today the very best Android apps BB10 can run stop at Gingerbread, a software version … [read full article]

New Android Distribution Chart Shows Jelly Bean Passing 10% Adoption

Google’s newest Android distribution chart breakdown is now available for the world to see and what we see is Jelly Bean passing 10% market share. Android 4.1 and Android 4.2, both Jelly Bean software passed the 10% barrier amassing 10.2%, a jump we can likely attribute to holidays shopping. As we break down the numbers a little further, we see that 29.1% of Android users are on Ice Cream Sandwich, up from … [read full article]

Did Local (Universal) Search Get Restored In Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Update?

In what appears to be a little known development from yesterdays Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update, Samsung looks to have snuck local search back into their TouchWiz software. Local Search, if you’ll recall was removed from the Galaxy S III in response to Apple’s lawsuits courtesy of a maintenance update this past August. The update deleted the option for local search on all T-Mobile Galaxy S III devices. Now, … [read full article]

HTC Posts Frequently Asked Questions Page For Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update

HTC’s first words on Jelly Bean updates came right on the heels of the Android 4.1 launch and is now working to further confirm their update timetable. HTC has posted a Frequently Asked Question page on Jelly Bean updates and there’s plenty of good news for HTC One S owners: We’re looking forward to providing our HTC One X and HTC One S customers with Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) along … [read full article]

Apple Adds Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Galaxy Note 10.1 Into New Lawsuit

I hope you’re ready for round 633 in the Apple, Samsung patent lawsuit world as Apple files yet another motion adding The Galaxy Note 10.1 and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to an existing lawsuit. Apple made its arguments today before US Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal in a federal court in San Jose. Apple’s move is likely a response to Samsung’s October 1st move seeking to add patent-infringement claims against the iPhone 5 … [read full article]

Samsung Announces Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Updates “In The Coming Months”

So, about that post on the Galaxy S III Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update being delayed till 2013—- Samsung just sent out the following press release announcing the update as available “in the coming months.” We’d be remiss if we didn’t say that the “coming months” sounds suspiciously like 2013 could be the real deal. “Samsung Telecommunications America, LLC (Samsung Mobile) – the No.1 mobile phone provider in the United States and … [read full article]

Rumor: Samsung’s Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Update Not Hitting Till 2013?

As with all rumored timeframes for Android updates, we urge you to take this with a grain of salt. According to The Examiner, a Samsung spokesperson stated that the US variants of the Galaxy S III will be the last to receive the update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade. The report states that “save for Sprint,” the update for T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T and other carrier variants of the S III will … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G Gets First CyanogenMod 10 Nightly

With the Galaxy S Blaze 4G finally receiving its Ice Cream Sandwich update, it was only a matter of time before the Android modding community went to work improving an already great mid-range device. Now, a new Google+ post from the CyanogenMod team yesterday afternoon alerted us to the introduction of CM10 nightlies for the Samsung T769, better known as the Blaze 4G. This is fantastic news for Blaze owners as … [read full article]