Latest Cupcake Screenshots and Features

Current G1 owners are salivating over some of the expected changes in the Cupcake branch of Android.  From little stuff like animations and bug fixes to bigger things like the on-screen keyboard, people are eager to get their hands on the new Android hotness. Our friends over at IntoMobile ...

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Cupcake Not Being Released for Public Consumption?

We’ve got some disheartening news for those of you hoping to wake up to an Android Cupcake update later this month.  Apparently, the release is not going to happen in a mass public rollout, if at all.  That is of course if the following pans out to be true. The kind folks over at ...

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Koolu’s Freerunner Running Cupcake

The boys at Engadget Mobile were able to get their hands on the Freerunner that’s being offered by Koolu.  There’s a picture gallery with eight photos to browse through.  The interesting thing to us is that they said the Freerunner they played with had the Cupcake version of ...

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G1 and Cupcake – What’s the Deal?

Current G1 owners are licking their chops at the prospect of getting some much desired updates to their Android phones.  Features like video recording, stereo Bluetooth, and an on-screen keyboard are the only things missing from an otherwise robust OS.  But will the G1 ever see the icing from ...

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Is This the Cupcake Keyboard? (VIDEO)

We had a video passed along to us yesterday which is nothing more than a minute long look at an on-screen keyboard running within Android.  While we couldn’t gather any other information from our source about it, we’re thinking it might be the soft keyboard that comes with the ...

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“Cupcake” Update to Android Sees Video Recording, Stereo Bluetooth, On-Screen Keyboard and Much More!

This is the type of Android enhancements we’re talking about!  A major update is coming in the first quarter of 2009 to Android and it’s not all bugs and security fixes.  Code named “cupcake”, we’re looking at some much needed/wanted stuff like stereo bluetooth, ...

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A brief history of Android releases

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With Android 4.4 KitKat now officially outed by Google we are looking ahead to learning about the details and intricacies of the next release of the platform. We expect the build to debut with the Nexus 5 in the coming weeks, however previous Nexus products should also see the Hershey-inspired ...

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Orbotix intros faster, smarter, brighter Sphero 2.0

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Orbotix this morning announced that a new Sperho experience is set to roll out (see what we did there?) starting on August 30. Faster, brighter, and smarter than its predecessor, the Sphero 2.0 also has some hot new accessories as well. Reading through the press release (below), you get the ...

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Android monthly update: Gingerbread still has majority, Jelly Bean climbs up

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In this month’s update concerning the distribution of OS versions across devices, we’re seeing things move forward… at least a little bit. Here’s a rundown of the numbers: Version Codename API Distribution 1.5 Cupcake 3 0.1% 1.6 Donut 4 0.3% 2.1 Eclair 7 2.7% 2.2 Froyo 8 ...

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Android 4.0+ inches forward in overall platform share

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Android 4.0+ Ice Cream Sandwich and Android 4.1+ Jelly Bean have notched a few percentage points in the overall breakdown of the platform.  Moving up ever so slightly, the two builds have grown month over month while others slowly diminish.  Most of the movement comes at the expense of ...

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This Day in Android: Sprint begins selling HTC Hero (2009)

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It was exactly three years ago today that Sprint began offering its first Android smartphone, the HTC Hero. Monumental in more than a few ways, this was also the first time U.S. consumers were able to get their hands on device with Sense UI. Priced only $179.99 with a two-year service agreement ...

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This Day in Android: LG announces first Android handset (2009)

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Can you believe that it was three years ago today that LG announced their first Android-based smartphone, the LG-GW620? Seems like only yesterday (single tear from cheek). For reasons unknown, the handset didn’t even have a catchy name, just the strange model number.  Nevertheless, it was ...

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New platform figures indicate Android 4.0 powers more than 100 million devices

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The latest Android developer platform figures are online and show a steadily growing Android 4.0 and 4.1 experience.  As of the 14 day period ending September 4, Ice Cream Sandwich now powers 20.9 percent of all Android devices, or roughly 100 million units.  How did we arrive at that number? ...

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Google Handwrite allows you to write what you want to search

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Google started as a search engine, and today their main priority and focus is still that. Today, it’s known as the father of all the search engines, and Google planned to take their mobile search experience to next level. Introducing Google Handwrite, which allow the user to search ...

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Name That Android!

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    Hey everyone, Androidguys.com with be starting a new series! (Drum Roll Please!) “Name That Android!” This is a series we will do once a month and it will consist of naming the next updates of Android Operating System. This series is all about user interaction inside this comments area ...

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