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BBM for Android now compatible with Android 2.3 Gingerbread devices

While Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean might have taken over more than 50 percent of all devices running Android, the hard and cold truth is that there are still a considerable amount of phones running on Gingerbread. For BlackBerry, not having the BBM app support that old-but-still-active version of Android has allowed competing apps

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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

Jelly Bean Marketshare has almost Doubled Over the Month

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean is the latest version of Android currently running only on Nexus devices. But its predecessor, also known as Jelly Bean (Android 4.1) is the one everybody is talking about. While it might take a while for manufacturers to roll out Android 4.2 to their smartphones, Android 4.1.2 is currently being given

Sony Xperia advance Officially Available in the U.S

In the midst of all the multi core smartphones that we see around us, it’s easy to forget about the low key smartphones that arrive in the market. With smartphones being so attractively priced these days, the feature phones or the rather lower spec’d phones are almost nonexistent to a lot of us. And Sony

T-Mobile Formally Unveils Huawei myTouch and myTouch Q

T-Mobile’s budget droids¬†[easyazon-link asin=”B00466HPZM” locale=”us”]myTouch[/easyazon-link] and myTouch Q have been refreshed. The existing lineup was refreshed merely 8 months ago with the LG made myTouch phones. This time around it is Huawei partnering with T-Mobile to bring these budget-ranged droids to the market. Both the smartphones follow closely in the footsteps of their LG predecessors

Boost Mobile Picking Up The HTC Evo Design 4G

Not that you’re keeping score but personally, outside of the original HTC Evo 4G, the Evo Design 4G has been my favorite HTC Evo phone to date. Now we’ve got good news to those on Sprint’s prepaid brand Boost Mobile. While the HTC Evo 3D is headed to Sprint’s Virgin prepaid brand, the Evo Design

Samsung Issues User Guide For Galaxy S Value Pack

The O.G. Samsung Galaxy S (Captivate, Vibrant, Epic 4G, Fascinate) will not be getting Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. Instead, Samsung is issuing a “value pack” upgrade which has many of the features Ice Cream Sandwich users around the world are raving about. Some of the photo based features like the ability to snap a

Samsung Galaxy Note Hits 5 Million In 5 Months

Tuesday night we brought you a story about some estimated numbers in Samsung’s smartphone sales. According to a Korean website, they expect that Samsung will report that they have sold 40 to 44 million smartphones in the first quarter of 2012. To fuel that estimate, SamsungTomorrow reported yesterday that Samsung has sold 5 million of

7″ Lenovo Idea Pad A1 Available At Office Depot For $199

Lenovo’s 7″ IdeaPad A1 tablet is now available at Office Depot for just $199. This 7″ tablet isn’t breaking down the doors with spec however some are finding it a great productivity tablet for work, in a 7″ frame. The Lenovo IdeaPad A1 features a TI 1ghz single core processor, 512mb of RAM, 16gb of

Mobiado Introduces Suped Up Samsung Nexus S

The Samsung Nexus S has pretty much been replaced by the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. It had a short run, by comparison to the original Nexus One, however it was, at one point, a very strong Android phone. In fact it still has decent specs, but unfortunately at the rate at which Android grows, the Samsung