android distribution score

Android Distribution Score Shows Only 1.1% Share for KitKat

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%.

Android Jelly Bean Overtakes Gingerbread, Now Top Android OS

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

Jelly Bean Marketshare On a Slow Rise

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

Samsung Infuse 4G Gets Android 2.3.6 Finally!

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

Pentagon Approves Android

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

Gingerbread Update For HTC Thunderbolt Halted

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.