Android 4.0 Ice Cream now on almost 11% of devices

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With the release of Jelly Bean 4.1, some users are saying that Google should have waited. The cries of “Now I have another update to wait for” are being heard around the Andro-sphere. Now, Google has released the stats concerning how many devices are running each version of Android, ...

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Facebook for Android Gets Updated to 1.6, Adds Video Upload and Pages

Check your Market now, because Facebook for Android just got an update! It is not necessarily a huge one, but it does improve and bring a couple of features to the mobile app: Improved News Feed, Pages Support, and Video Upload.

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New Platform Versions Report Shows 83% of Android Phones Running 2.x

As we near the impending Gingerbread announcement and its subsequent rollout to handsets, the legacy builds of Android will continue to dwindle. Newer, more popular phones with later versions of the platform will rise up to account for more market share. Take Froyo for instance. Announced ...

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Three out of Four Android Phones at 2.1 or Higher

Google’s latest platform version data is out, collected from the Android Market during the two weeks leading to November 1.  Most telling in the report is that 77-percent of Android smartphones are running either Android 2.1 (Eclair) or Android 2.2 (Froyo).  The breakdown of said ...

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Video Review of the Sony/Ericsson XPERIA X10 for AT&T

This week I had the privilege of receiving a XPERIA X10 from Sony to play with and review, man I love my job!  I have to admit that at first I was not super excited about the X10 as a handset, for the simple fact that it runs Android 1.6, which I moved on from... Read More

New Android Fragmentation/Legacy Chart Shows 50% Running 2.1

Our favorite pie chart has made another appearance over at Google’s Android Developer site. As you can see, 50% of Android devices are now running 2.1, up from the last projection of about 45%.  This is most likely reflected by all the handsets we have seen get an update, and perhaps the ...

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Samsung to Upgrade Behold II to 1.6, Then Call it a Day

Beleaguered owners of Samsung’s Behold II have been up in arms lately as it has become clear that Samsung would not in fact be providing an upgrade to Android 2.0 or beyond, despite their previous promises. Tonight, word comes from Samsung of an update to the phone: from 1.5 to 1.6. ...

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Sony X10 The GutReactionReview(TM) (Updated)

By: Michael Schmidt Okay, I’ve had the X10 since 8:30pm last night now (but I had to sleep some) so here is my initial GutReactionReview™. This will be quick, and mostly point form. It’s possible that any “problems” I list might have solutions, but the whole point is what the reaction of a ...

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Canadian LG Eve to Make the Jump to Android 1.6

According to various sources, including LG Canada themselves, the LG Eve will be receiving an upgrade to Android version 1.6. It is only so long before version 1.5(Cupcake) is no longer on any device which really goes to prove how quickly Android is progressing. Unfortunately this update will ...

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Canadian Dream Owners Get Free Magics, No Joke!

Some Strings Attached… It’s true, Rogers has officially announced that all Canadian HTC Dream owners can upgrade to the HTC Magic free of charge. For background information on this story, please go here and here. The catch is that you must resign your 3-year contract as of the day ...

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Canadian Dream Owners Getting Option To Switch To Magic!

Either IWMOPS (I Want My One Point Six) are some of the most persuasive and influential people I know or Rogers is one of the nicest, most customer-oriented wireless providers (Oh, that was weird, did I just use “nice” and “mobile company” in the same sentence?). The ...

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Canadians Complained, HTC Listened

So it would appear that the “IWantMyOnePointSix” (twitter:@IWMOPS) group has had their voices heard.  In the coming months, both HTC Dream and HTC Magic owners will be seeing upgrades to their current software. The updates that HTC has so far decided on are only minor for the Dream ...

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Sony Xperia X10 – Canadians Celebrate

Today the entire world’s eyes were fixed upon all of the live blogs, video streams, and articles pouring out about two of Google’s new latest releases. The Nexus One Android Phone and the Google Web Store. While you might suspect Canadians were sulking about its lack of availability ...

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Canada Wants 1.6 Really Bad… Do You?

It would appear that on the 20th of December 2009 that a website going by the name of “iwantmyonepointsix.com” appeared on the streets of the world wide web. The website’s aim is described in the About section of the site which I shall reference here and paraphrase below: We ...

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No Donuts For Canadians (Confirmed)

Just as “Android in Canada” put it, get ready for a slap in the face my fellow igloo dwelling, beaver loving friends. While many Canadians have opted to root their device and use whatever ROM they please, it turn out the long awaited 1.6 “Donut”  update will not be ...

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