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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Samsung Captivate finally gets Gingerbread update

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  While most of us are out there talking ICS (Android 4.0), we forget about some of the users who still haven’t seen some older updates. To drive the point home, the Samsung Captivate has finally gotten its update to Gingerbread (Android 2.3). According to Samsung, the update includes: ...

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Gingerbread now Running on Nearly a Third of all Android Devices

Google has just updated its current distribution of Android versions, and it sure looks good. Android 2.3 Gingerbread is up 7%, now running on 31.3% of all Android devices. Android 3.0 Honeycomb is up .1%, taking account for 1.4% of all the Android tablets in the world. Android 2.2 Froyo is ...

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Updated Pie Chart on Android Developers Shows Gingerbread Growth, Honeycomb Struggling

That's a lot of Froyo! The official Android OS version breakdown has been updated. While Froyo still continues to be the dominating version of Android with 59.4% of the pie, there are a few other interesting points that can be taken from this chart.

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Leaked APKs of Updated Core Android Apps Show Improvements

An updated Android Test Market mysteriously appeared on Tech in 10's Galaxy S Vibrant today. The result was the ability to download non-released and updated versions of a few of the core Android Apps like the Music Player and Gallery. Tech In 10 states that their Market changed on its own to a ...

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HTC – “We Aren’t Working On a Tablet, Except This Android One Right Here.”

Fierce Wireless today is reporting that HTC's CEO Peter Chou has confirmed that his company is indeed working on an Android based tablet, despite statements last year from HTC spokesperson Eric Lin saying that, at the time, there were no plans to build a tablet. (a lot can happen in this time, ...

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Coby Drops 5 Android Tablets At CES

Value Electronics Manufacturer Coby announced the release of five new tablets, all running Android 2.3. If you don’t know, Coby is known for the reasonable cost of their products. From HDTVs to dvd players, all are lower than the cost of the name brand competitors. Sometimes, this equals ...

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Is the Nexus S Also Coming to Sprint and Verizon?

Many Android lovers patiently awaited the arrival of the Nexus One on Sprint and Verizon. Unfortunately, it never ended up happening. From what I gather, Google would have liked a CDMA version to have been produced, but with CDMA carriers releasing so many other powerful devices at the time, ...

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First Tastes of Gingerbread in Latest Google Maps?

As many of you know, Google Maps was updated to v4.60 last week.  What only a few eagle-eyed folks noticed, however, was that the app had some subtle hints at what might be in store for Gingerbread-based applications.  Freenode IRC member canadiancow noticed a folder contained inside the 4.60 ...

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