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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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 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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Android 4.0+ inches forward in overall platform share

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Android 4.0+ Ice Cream Sandwich and Android 4.1+ Jelly Bean have notched a few percentage points in the overall breakdown of the platform.  Moving up ever so slightly, the two builds have grown month over month while others slowly diminish.  Most of the movement comes at the expense of ...

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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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Sony Xperia U Screenshots Leaked — A mid-range phone

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We all are familiar with the beautiful Xperia S which was launched by Sony recently as their new flagship device, and I have to admit that it’s one of the most beautiful devices of 2012. An Italian blog known as Android HD blog discovered some leaked images of Xperia U, which is actually ...

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ZTE launches ZTE Light Tab 2 in UK, with Gingerbread

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ZTE is a very famous Chinese brand and their devices are well known in USA. We saw the cheap Android tablet launched by Sprint known as ZTE Optik, only for $99 with contract. Now ZTE has launched a new Android powered tablet in UK which is known as ZTE Light Tab 2. It’s a 7... Read More

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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Samsung Illusion [Review]

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Last month, Verizon unveiled the Samsung Illusion as an option for the money conscious smartphone consumer. This phone may be lacking in specs, but for a $79.99 price tag, Samsung didn’t leave much room for complaining. One thing I failed to mention in my video review below is how annoyed ...

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LG Spectrum Press Shots Leaked

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A few days ago, we showed you the first leaked render images of LG Spectrum, the rumored successor to the LG Revolution. Well, the leaked shots weren’t very clear, and we didn’t get a clear look at the device. But now our friends over at PocketNow managed to get their hands on ...

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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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T-Mobile restarts Android 2.3 update for T-Mobile G2x

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The T-Mobile G2x has been available for quite some time, and T-Mo actually started rolling out Gingerbread for it a few months ago, and now they are planning to restart the update. This “restart” could be the result of some users who didn’t get the update the first time, or ...

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LG Nitro HD is the Optimus LTE HD for AT&T

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The guys from Pocketnow have laid their hands on what appears to be the Optimus LTE HD for AT&T, called the LG Nitro HD.  The Optimus LTE is the first handset to feature a true HD screen, that means that instead of the lesser Pentile Matrix layout the Galaxy Nexus uses, this screen makes ...

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T-Mobile’s Samsung Galaxy S II among best handsets in history [REVIEW]

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The latest Samsung Android smartphone takes its place at the top of T-Mobile's lineup.

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