This evening, Google officially released the Android distribution score. The data collected by Google was based on a 7-day period which ended on December 2, 2013. Based on the figures shown by Google via DroidLife, Jelly Bean once gain topped the chart with a 54.5% share while KitKat only got a dismal share of 1.1%.
Google just released new data showing the statistics of their various Android versions. The results show that for the first time Android Jelly Bean has finally overtaken the other versions, including the popular Gingerbread version. This is probably the result of OEMs pushing Jelly Bean updates to most of their devices. Comparing the market share
Google Android has seen a great evolution post Gingerbread with Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich and now Jelly Bean. The issue which has been plaguing Google ever since the first few versions of Android is with regards to fragmentation. There are a vast majority of users still running Gingerbread despite Android evolving up to Jelly Bean
Owners of LG Optimus 2X, a dual-core Android device released in February 2011, should have already been expecting not to receive the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) update for their device. The company, however, recently released the source code indicating that the ICS update may still be coming after all, although the roll out
Google has a tough time bridging the gap between old Android users and the new ones. There are more than 70% of Android smartphones running on Gingerbread (Android 2.3) or lower even today. Gingerbread runs on about 57.5% of all Android devices currently. That’s a surprising stat when we consider the fact that there are
The Samsung Infuse 4G on AT&T’s HSPA+ pre 4G, 4G network has received a software update. Originally introduced with Android 2.2 Froyo back in May 2011, the device is now getting Gingerbread via an kies update to Android 2.3.6. A Kies update means that the user of the Infuse 4G needs to use Samsung’s kies
In a world that was at one time strictly exclusive to RIM and the Blackberry Platform, The United States Department of Defense and the Pentagon have approved Android for use on their networks. Specifically the Dell Venue running Android 2.2, Froyo, has been cleared for Pentagon network access. Also there are limitations in place with
A new company has thrown their hat into the Android tablet arena. The company, Leader International, from Pasadena California is bringing a 7″ Android tablet to the market. The problem is there is nothing leading or impressionable about their Impression 7 tablet. The first thing that we noticed about the Leader International tablet is it’s
Google has released the latest results in the version number of Android that people are currently using via the Android Developers blog. Like the previous results it still shows Android 2.2 (Froyo) ahead of all other versions of Android but Gingerbread is gaining fast. With many OEM’s updating their devices that rolled out with Android
It was here, and now it’s gone, the Gingerbread update for the HTC Thunderbolt has been halted by Verizon and HTC. Voicemail notifications are being blamed as the reason that the update was pulled. Apparently, once HTC Thunderbolt owners took the over the air update to Android 2.3, they began experiencing problems with Voicemail notifications.