By the numbers: Google boasts Android explosive growth

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Not that this is exactly new to many of you but Android is big and it’s getting bigger by the moment. Google today announced that there are now 1 billion active (within last 30 days) Android users. And, with the upcoming Android One, Android TV, Android Wear, and Android Fit stuff we ...

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12 Days of Giveaways: Win a SwannEye HD Plug & Play (DAY 5) (UPDATED)

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Today marks the fifth day of our 12 Days of Giveaways promotion which sees us giving out all sorts of wonderful Android-related stuff. We’ve already given away hundreds of dollars worth of stuff and we’re only getting warmed up! The next few days will see us offering up an NVIDIA ...

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Dead Zebra releasing limited edition Android ornaments

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Expected to sell out quickly, the ornaments go on sale December 10 at 11AM EST The gang over at Dead Zebra have something really cool to help decorate your home or office this holiday season. Indeed, those guys are set to release limited edition Ornamental Android figurines. Okay, so not just ...

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Jelly Bean accounts for 54.5% of Android builds as KitKat makes appearance

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KitKat is already making its presence felt however Jelly Bean rules the roost The Jelly Bean versions of Android (4.1-4.3) account for 54.5 percent of the platform, according to the latest Developer Dashboard figures. Statistics collected in the 7-day period ending on December 2 show Jelly Bean ...

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Dead Zebra’s Series 04 Android collectibles on sale Friday, November 29

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Just a quick note to let you guys and gals know that you’ll want to put aside a little bit of that Black Friday money. The Series 04 Android collectibles go on sale Friday, November 29 and these guys are likely to sell through quite quickly. Series 04 will be available from the Dead Zebra ...

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Dead Zebra teasing Series 04 Android collectibles

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Dead Zebra has been teasing the upcoming release of their Series 04 Android collectible figurines. Spread out over multiple blog posts, we are getting to see some of the new guys that make up the next-gen goodies. The fourth series is designed by returning artists (Andrew ...

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Limited edition Trickertreat Android collectible due October 21

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The Dead Zebra blog just published a post detailing this year’s limited edition Halloween Android collectible. Called Trickertreat, he’s another design from Gary Ham and features two faces to choose from. As is the case with pretty much every limited run item, this guys likely to ...

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Jelly Bean moves forward, accounts for 40 percent of Android platform

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Two out of every five Android devices accessing the Google Play Store over the last two weeks were found to run Jelly Bean.

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Eric Schmidt teases new Motorola devices as Android activations eclipse 1.5 million daily

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Google head Eric Schmidt, speaking at AllThingsD’s annual D: Dive Into Mobile, indicated that Motorola would be soon releasing a set of “phenomenal” new devices which he termed as “phones plus”. Without providing any additional details, his comments seemed to ...

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Dyzplastic debuts Frankie Frost collectible Android figure

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Got $10 lying around, waiting for a reason to be spent? We’ve got that reason: another limited edition Android collectible. Set to go on sale on Thursday, December 6, the old-timey Frankie Frost collectible will cost only $10 a pop. There’s a limit of two per customer so be sure to ...

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Dyzplastic announces special Big Android BBQ edition Android collectibles

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Headed to the Big Android BBQ later this month?  Of course you are, because you’re awesome.  If you’ve been to either of the last two events then you know that you’ll be getting your hands on one of those wonderful Dyzplastic Android collectibles.  Guess what?  There’s a ...

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Ice Cream Sandwich now powers nearly 1 in 4 Android devices

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AKA: Gingerbread still outnumbers everything else. And... Froyo outnumbers Honeycomb.

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Dyzplastic introduces us to Series 3′s Professor Skully McRivethead

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Say hello to the latest Android collectible figure from Dyzplastic, Professor Skully McRivethead.  Okay, so he’s actually one of a number of new guys from the upcoming Series 3.  Nevertheless, he’s a rough lookin’ dude who we’d hate to have in class. You thought your ...

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Dyzplastic debuts Clear and Red collectible figures ahead of Sept 24 launch

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Dyzplastic has given us another two Android collectible figures to look forward to ahead of their September 24 release.  Today see us learning of Clear, the transparent Android that also houses a small Android keychain.  Also coming in Series 3 is a model with one solid color which happens to ...

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Dyzplastic previews Series 3 of Android collectibles

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Say hello to 8-Ball Huster.  This fella is the first of the upcoming Series 3 of the ultra-collectible Android vinyl figures.  With the new batch of Android goodies set to hit retail in the next few weeks, the Dyzplastic team has started teasing us with design previews. Our shipment is arriving ...

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