Google Stopping Updates For Chrome On Ice Cream Sandwich At v42

Google originally released Chrome for Android on Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) way back in February 2012. Now, with Ice Cream Sandwich’s marketshare at 5.9%, Google will no longer provide Android updates to that version of the platform. Google gave this reason as to why there will no longer be updates: “In the last year, we’ve

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

Android Weekly: Noteworthy News Stories From Last Week

Last week was pretty eventful for a number of reasons. Wednesday was host to the BlackBerry 10 announcement, which has been widely talked about over the course of the week. The announcement of the Z10 and the Q10 managed to impress us all, and there were plenty of comparisons being made too, which we love.

Specs of the Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus Leaked

It’s that time of the year when we hear plenty of rumors about upcoming smartphones and their features. While most of the news sites are flooding with information about flagship smartphones, there’s very little to hear about low end or entry level smartphones. Not that the frequency in the launch of these devices have decreased,

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

Deal: Kindle Fire HD 8.9 Now Gets a $50 Price Reduction

The tablet market is currently crowded with all sorts of tablets, ranging from budget sized tablets to full fledged large sized tablets. However, one must agree that it’s the budget range tablets that make the most noise around for the obvious reason that they offer more bang for the buck. Among such tablets are the

Mid Ranged HTC One SV With 4G LTE Launched in the UK

Well, we haven’t heard a lot about HTC’s plans for the mid-ranged segment ever since it announced the One V along with the One X and the One S. Although HTC was launching devices like the Desire X, Desire V etc in some markets, there wasn’t a lot of them to brag about. It’s the

The LG Optimus 2X Starts Getting the Android 4.0 Update

The LG Optimus 2X brags of being the world’s first dual core smartphone, it even has a Guinness Record to its name for that. You would generally expect a smartphone of its stature to be regarded highly by the company despite its initial hiccups and eventual demise. The problem about being first at something is

Sony Announces Xperia E and Xperia E Dual

It seems like today is an auspicious day for device launches as Sony has launched two new smartphones, after Nokia unveiled the Lumia 620 earlier in the day. These here are mid-ranged smartphones but run on Android 4.0.4 which is expected from a Sony device, although we would have liked to see Jelly Bean. The

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

Samsung Galaxy Axiom Launched on U.S Cellular

With all the high end smartphones currently surrounding us, the low end smartphones are easily forgotten. But there’s still a pretty big market out there for these smartphones, even in the U.S. And this new offering from U.S Cellular will certainly woo the budget customers. The carrier has taken the wraps off the new Samsung

Samsung SCH-W2013 flip phone revealed, price starts at $2900

South Korean manufacturer, Samsung, recently revealed the new Samsung SCH-W2013 flip phone that comes with a really expensive price tag of $3000. While the company didn’t provide information as to when this device would start selling, it is expected that Chinese flip phone fans are the first ones to own it. Being sold at an