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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Jelly Bean nears 50% saturation of Android devices

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Roughly a year and a half after making its debut, the Jelly Bean version of Android is nearing the fifty percent mark. New figures showing on the developer blog put the platform at 48.6 percent of all devices. Android 2.3 Gingerbread still accounts for 28.5 percent of the pie and holds strong ...

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Years later, Gingerbread still leads all versions of Android

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Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean gain traction but Android 2.3 still heads the pack.

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Jelly Bean now more popular than Ice Cream Sandwich; both trail Gingerbread

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Android 4.1+  Jelly Bean has moved ahead of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in terms of popularity among versions of the platform. That said, both still trail the Gingerbread build as the two year old Android release still clings to the lead. Overall figures for the last 14 days show that ...

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Android Version History: A Visual Timeline (Infographic)

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Maybe you’re new to Android and want to know what all this talk about Gingerbread and Ice Cream Sandwich is all about. Maybe you’re the type who likes to live in the past. Whatever the case, we have just the thing for you! The fine folks over at Kinvey have created a infographic ...

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Google: Gingerbread leads all Android versions at 55.5% as Ice Cream Sandwich scratches surface

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Android 4.0 has started to make a dent in the platform versions chart, but Gingerbread leads all.

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AT&T educates their consumers on Gingerbread [VIDEO]

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Take a few minutes to brush up on Android 2.3 with this video.

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Gingerbread leads all builds of Android at 44.4 percent

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It is the start of a new month, which means the latest platform figures have been listed on the Android Developers blog.  As we’ve seen over the last few weeks and months, Gingerbread has solidified its position as the most popular version of Android, leading with 44.4 percent.  Froyo is ...

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First Ice Cream Sandwich Screenshots Leaked!

Today is the day that you and I have been waiting for since we heard whispers of Ice Cream Sandwich, the next amazing version of Android. The guys over at RootzWiki got some screenshots and details about ICS, and I know you’re eager to hear this, so let’s get right into it! As you ...

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Android 2.X Now Powers 90% of All Android Devices

The Android team released their latest figures this week and it shows us that more than 90 percent of all users are running 2.1 or higher.  At 61.3 percent v2.2 (Froyo) is the dominant build of Android, followed by v2.1 (Eclair) at 29.0 percent.  Honeycomb has started to make its presence felt ...

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RUMOR: Ice Cream to be 2.4, Summer Release?

I know what you're thinking: "Honeycomb was just announced last week, and now we're hearing Ice Cream rumors?" Well, yes.

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Froyo on 28% of Android Devices; 2.x Over 70%

The Android Platform Versions page has been updated yet again, only this time, Froyo (Android 2.2) is holding a large 28.7% slice of the pie. Granted, Eclair (Android 2.1) still clings to a decent lead with 41.7%, but Froyo is creeping up there. Following Froyo is Donut (1.6), with 17.5%, as ...

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Android Team Updates Platform Versions, Adds Historical Data

The official Android Developers Dashboard has been updated today with new data as well as historical information to aid developers.  Not only do we get to see how each platform stacks up in the Android legacy pie, but now we can find historical distribution for each release.  How fast has ...

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