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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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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Swype Releases Official Statement on Distribution

We've all done it, in one way or another. Downloaded a Swype.apk file to give Swype's amazing keyboard a try. Found a Swype.apk and sent it to our friends. But the fact is that some aspects of distribution are illegal according to Swype Inc.'s copyrights. Swype has released an official ...

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RIM Follows Suit with Software Distribution Model

It's a dog eat dog world in the wireless realm. With RIM making app distribution announcements this week, the cat and mouse game continues. Or is it monkey see, monkey do?

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Android Market is Official

Although it’s not much of a surprise to Android followers, Google formally announced that their application repository today. Dubbed “Android Market”, it’s exactly what we expected it to be. According to the official Android Developers Blog, it’s “an open ...

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