Tag Archives: Gingerbread

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]

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]

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]

Google Releases October Distribution Chart For Android Version Breakdown

It’s a new month and with the start of every month comes a brand new chart from Google showing their version by version breakdown in the Android world. There is a small bit of good news for Ice Cream Sandwich devices with a jump from 22.1 percent to 23.7 percent of all Android devices. Not quite the monumental jump we’d like to see, but every increase is a good increase. It won’t … [read full article]

Google Releases September Distribution Chart For Android Version Breakdown

It’s a new month and with the start of every new month comes a fresh new chart from Google showing the version breakdown in the Android world. By this we mean the distribution of Android Versions across the platform, including Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean. The good news is that Android 4.0 and above devices now account for 22.1 percent of all Android devices on the market. That number is … [read full article]

Ice Cream Sandwich Marketshare Jumps In May, Still Not On Enough Devices

Google’s just released their newest set of Android OS distribution stats and we’re happy to see a small bit of growth for Ice Cream Sandwich is it now powers up to 7.1% of all Android devices. That’s an increase of 2.2% from May, which saw just 4.9% of all Android devices running on Ice Cream Sandwich. It’s likely that the release of HTC’s One X, S and V smartphones, plus a few carrier … [read full article]

Motorola Cliq 2 Updated To Android 2.3 Gingerbread, Yes, We’re Serious

I honestly considered not even covering this because I honestly can’t remember anyone talking to me about the Motorola Cliq 2 in some time. Well, here goes the news anyway as Motorola’s last smartphone to grace T-Mobile is now the proud recipient of Android 2.3 Gingerbread. If you want to perform the upgrade and still have the “honor” of being stuck in a two-year contract with one: grab that micro-USB cable. The … [read full article]

Google’s Jean-Baptiste Queru Talks Android Updates, Direct Phone Sales On Google+

Google’s own Jean-Baptiste Queru threw up some thoughts on Google+ on Android updates and utilizing Google’s own channels to sell devices. Queru specifically touched on the lengthy process of updating from Android 3.2 to Android 4.0. Explaining that the large differences in framework between the two platforms lends to the often irritating delay in release. Queru goes on to say that updates from Gingerbread take even longer as a greater set of differences between … [read full article]