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Google defends itself against unfair Android business practices accusations

Another day, another chapter in Google’s never-ending feud with the European Commission. Back in April, competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager sent the search giant a...

AT&T and Samsung are the slowest to bring Android 6.0 Marshmallow to their flagships...

Software updates are vital to fixing bugs, improving performance, keeping up to date with security flaws and so on. When Google releases an update to...

Consider this: Your latest Samsung Galaxy S7 purchase may only get you one major...

I must have hit some nerves last week, because I caught the attention of Android Central and a few of its writers with my...

Bugs and software fragmentation spoils Samsung’s premium devices

When Samsung released the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge last year, both devices screamed premium and were laden with features beyond all other phones....

Google executive talks about the new permission system

At Google I/O, Android M was announced with a revamped permission system. Instead of being told what an app can access up front, Google...

Where’s the Lollipop update for the DROID Turbo? [UPDATE]

The DROID Turbo still doesn't have Android Lollipop, and plans to update the device have been changed and switched around more times that can be counted.

What is fragmentation and how does it affect me?

Many of you may have read the report by OpenSignal that came out this past August. In it OpenSignal gives a frightening view on...

The change in Android landscape

Looking at where Android and smartphones have come from and where they are going. What was important then what is important today?

Qualcomm reportedly working on a chip with multiple LTE bands and carrier networks

In a recent filing at the FCC, it seems Qualcomm has been busy lately working on a new radio chipset. According to the FCC,...

Android 4.0 getting close to 5% share of platform

Android's biggest problem continues to be fragmentation. Particularly when you have a huge UI change, like in Android 4.0 ICS, it's important to get...

Google and the OHA Are Working to Extend Device Life and Speed the Update...

Here is something worth getting excited about! Google announced at I/0 today that they are formulating new guidelines for industry leaders, including members of the Open Handset Alliance, that will help regulate timeframes for devices getting OS updates.

Andy Rubin Clears the Air About Android Rumors

Android head Andy Rubin took to the Android Developers Blog to clear the air about rumors that have been circulating recently: that Google is...

CEO of TweetDeck has a Few Words for Steve Jobs

Ah Steve. When will you learn? Recently, the CEO of Apple, Steve Jobs, made some comments about fragmentation on the Android platform. Jobs stated...

Nearly Two Thirds of Android Users on 2.1 or Above

The now familiar Platform Version Chart has been updated at the Android Developers site, and for the period ending August 2, it shows nearly...

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...
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