Tag Archives: Android

Google Parodies Apple Device Videos With Android 4.4 KitKat Unveiling

This almost slipped my attention today even if I glanced at the website no less than a dozen times earlier today. The “Android KITKAT 4.4 — The future of confectionery” reminds me of Jony Ive unveiling Apple’s newest products and that’s a good thing. I suggest you just watch as the Chief Break Officer breaks down Android 4.4 and the future of confectionery. This … [read full article]

Google Announces Android 4.4 KitKat, Erects Statue Outside Google HQ

Whoa…today is certainly shaping up to be a very interesting news day as Google unveils Android 4.4 KitKat. Yup, that’s KitKat just like the candy bar and it seems Google won’t have any trademark issues as the company has a promotion in place where you can win Nexus 7 devices or Google Play credits by purchasing specially market Kit Kat candy bars in stores near you. This story is still developing so I’d keep … [read full article]

Google Announces Android 4.3, New Nexus 7 Compatible with T-Mobile LTE

  Google is holding a quiet “breakfast” this morning for some folks on the west coast and made a few notable announcements, including the release of Android 4.3 and a new Nexus 7. First things first as the company announced some notable sales figures as they surpassed over 50 billion apps downloaded through the Play Store. Revenues have increased more 2.5x per user with more than 1 million apps now filling the Play Store halls. … [read full article]

HTC One software update released, LTE data and reception fix included

T-Mobile just updated its HTC One devices with some new, bug crushing software. Version 1.27.531.11 features some carrier specific software aimed at making LTE performance and reception more stable among other things and weighs in at 247 megabytes. Release includes: Software stability LTE and reception Processor enhancements Sadly, the updates did not come alongside Android 4.2.2, that’s still a little way off. But do let us know if you notice any dramatic changes … [read full article]

Google Releases New Android Distribution Chart, Jelly Bean Now Biggest Android Base

The newest Android distribution chart has been released to the world and there’s some good news as Jelly Bean takes the lead as the most used Android operating system. Jelly Bean now runs on 37.9% of devices, with 32% of those running Android 4.1.x. Those numbers increased from an even 33 percent last month. As for the former Android frontrunner, Gingerbread fell from 36.5% down to 34.1% and into second place … [read full article]

Google Releases New Android Distribution Chart As Jelly Bean Gains On Gingerbread

A new month means a new Android distribution chart and that’s exactly what we have for you this morning. Some more good news for Jelly Bean as it continues to scratch at the Gingerbread man as it moves from 28.4% of all Android devices to 33%. For its part, Gingerbread remains the Android software leader at 36.5% but our expectation now has that lead finally changing hands perhaps as soon as next … [read full article]

Public Service Reminder: Watch Google’s I/O Three-Hour Keynote Live

Google I/O is just under two hours away and as is standard Google, there’s a live-stream for your viewing pleasure. Will they announce a Galaxy S 4 “Google Edition?” How about a Nexus 4 with T-Mobile-ready LTE bands? How about a unified chat service? Watch it all go down live…just prepare yourself for a lengthy three-hour keynote. In other words, no bathroom breaks allowed. … [read full article]

Google’s New Android Chief Sundar Pichai Speaks Out Before Google I/O

We’re set to see a lot more of Sundar Pichai in his new role as the head of Android later this week at Google’s I/O keynote. Before that, Pichai spoke to Wired and talked a little about what we will see later this week, the future of Android, slow Android updates and how Android and Chrome can live together. On Samsung being so dominant: I realize this gets played up in … [read full article]

Google Releases Newest Android Distribution Chart, Jelly Bean Nears 30% Of All Android Devices

It’s the beginning of a new month and that means a brand new look at the Android distribution chart. The good news is that Jelly Bean continues to grow, albeit slowly as its up to 28.4 percent of all Android devices, compared to 25 percent one month ago. Unfortunately, the growth of Jelly Bean seems to be coming at the expense of Ice Cream Sandwich which is down almost two-percent from last … [read full article]