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The Android Evolution, Chapter 1: A Smooth Experience

Welcome to the first chapter in ‘The Android Evolution‘, a series in which we discuss what improvements have been made to Android and what could further be implemented in order

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A brief history of Android releases

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

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Jelly Bean nears 50% saturation of Android devices

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

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

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

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Sprint debuts rugged, waterproof Kyocera Torque

Sprint today announced the next Android smartphone to offer 4G LTE service on the Now Network, introducing the rugged and waterproof Kyocera Torque. Pricing and exact availability is still unknown

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5.7-inch ZTE P945 tipped for late Q1

ZTE will soon announce a 5.7-inch P945 smartphone, according to new details scooped up by Unwired View. Details for the handset reportedly include a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, a 720p resolution display, an

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HTC announces One SV for United Kingdom

HTC has grown its One family by one more device this morning, today announcing the One SV. Headed to the United Kingdom (EE) in the coming weeks, the handset runs

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AT&T now offering $50 HTC One VX

Just a quick note to let you all know that AT&T has indeed started offering the HTC One VX as part of its smartphone lineup. The $50 Android features a

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Fuhu introduces $99 nabi Jr. tablet for kids

The kid-friendly tablet is a great way to introduce Android into your education regiment.

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E FUN debuts $129 Nextbook Premium 7SE-GP with Google Play access

For all the appeal that comes with a $100-$150 Android tablet, experienced users are often quick to point out the omissions and holes. One particular detail that often comes up

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Android 4.0+ inches forward in overall platform share

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

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Verizon intros $99 Spectrum 2 for October 30

Verizon today announced their next Android smartphone, the LG Spectrum 2, will arrive in but one day’s time. Expected to hit Verizon’s website on October 30, the handset will run

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Alcatel One Touch T10 Android tablet unveiled

Alcatel is not the leading mobile phone brand in the world, but they are working to gain a notable position in the market. Of course it’s not an easy task

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X Tablet review

What we liked:  The stock Android 4.0 experience is always nice as it keeps us from too much bloatware or extra software touches that sometimes get in the way of

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Ice Cream Sandwich now powers nearly 1 in 4 Android devices

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