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New Android Distribution Chart Released As Google Changes To Counting Active Users

We look forward to Google’s Android distribution each month to see just how much growth the newest Android releases gain. Starting in April, we’re going to see a whole different way of keeping track of devices as the developer team announced via Google+. The new device dashboards are based on the devices of users who visit the Google Play Store (rather than devices that have checked-in to Google servers). As a result, … [read full article]

Google’s Newest Android Distribution Chart Sees Android 4.0+ Overtake Gingerbread

We always know it’s the start of a brand new month with the release of Google’s newest Android distribution numbers. There’s some good news for the two-week period ending March 4th — devices running Android 4.0 or higher are now the majority of the Android platform. With Ice Cream Sandwich holding 28.6% and Jelly Bean with 16.5%, Android 4.0 overtakes Gingerbread’s 44.2% of the Android pie. Amazingly, Donut, Eclair and Froyo still … [read full article]

T-Mobile Prism II Press Shots Leak, Comes With Jelly Bean?

Say hello to the upcoming T-Mobile Prism II, making its unofficial press shot debut thanks to @evleaks. This one may be destined direct for the prepaid shelves or the very low-end of the postpaid market, but there is one surprise. The Prism II (Huawei U8686) is rumored to arrive with Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean, along with a 1.0GHz processor and HVGA display. It’s not going to win any spec awards, but that fact … [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]

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]

Samsung Bringing Multi-Window Feature, Jelly Bean Update To Original Galaxy Note

Samsung is preparing to give the original Galaxy Note some much-needed tender, love and care with the introduction of a Premium Suite upgrade. Along with the refreshed Jelly Bean UI, Samsung will add Multi-Window support, Popup Note/Video/Browser, Photo Note/Photo Frame, Easy Clip, Paper Artist, Handwriting on S Planner/Email, Enhanced S Note, and along with Jelly Bean comes Google Now support. The Premium Suite upgrade truly lives up to a name as … [read full article]

HTC One S Jelly Bean Update For T-Mobile Entering Beta Phase

HTC One S owners take note as an exclusive program for HTC has begun to trial Jelly Bean on T-Mobile. This is an exclusive beta program limited to a select group of customers who have managed to find themselves in the good graces of the HTC. Limited group of VIP testers aside, we’re just happy to see that the update is moving to a beta stage given that the international … [read full article]

Leaked List Shows Just One HTC/T-Mobile Handset Receiving Jelly Bean Update

While we wait for HTC to officially announce a timetable for their upcoming Jelly Bean updates, HTC insider @Football4PDA  leaked his own list of purported candidates for the Jelly Bean update. Unfortunately, there’s just one T-Mobile handset on the list with the Ville, better known as the HTC One S. As it stands now, according to this list which could easily be incomplete, the Sensation 4G and Amaze 4G are nowhere … [read full article]