This month, Google’s Android platform distribution numbers reveal that the total Lollipop adoption has now reached to 12.4 percent, which is an increase of 2.7 percent from last month’s almost 10 percent overall (9.7 percent). Continue reading “Android Lollipop now on 12.4% devices, KitKat still tops with 39.2%”
Android KitKat 4.4 is now running on 30% of all Android device, as per latest numbers from Android developer dashboard. The numbers for KitKat is up from 24.5% in September.
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Google has revealed Android distribution numbers for the month of August that covers a period of time of 7 days, ending on August 12. The data shows the most recent version of Android KitKat reach an all-time usage high at 20.9 percent, up from 17.9 percent this time last month thereby recording a 3 percent growth.
Continue reading “KitKat 4.4 runs on over 20% of Android devices, Jelly Bean continues to shrink”
Bringing its erstwhile flagship up to date, HTC has begun the rolling out the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for the One X. The update brings along the latest version of Sense UI ie Sense 5 as seen on devices like the One and Desire 600.
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Samsung is known for supporting its high end devices with firmware updates that try to give it feature parity with flagships. The latest firmware leak reaffirms this with an extensive change log that brings the Galaxy SIII that much closer to the S4.
Continue reading “Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean based I9300XXUFME3 firmware leaked for the Galaxy SIII”
While we all wait with baited breath for Google to announce the next generation of Android at its annual Google I/O event, it turns out we might be in for a bit of disappointment. Rumors have surfaced that the next update will still be a part of the Jelly Bean family.
Android build numbers traditionally start with the letters of the variant. So, Android Key Lime Pie based OS builds will have the K suffix. The folks over at Android Police have discovered server logs and reports that detail an OS build showing Android 4.3 JWR23B which means that it is based on Jelly Bean. With a bit of IP tracing it has been discovered that the build numbers were from the Nexus 7 and Nexus 4 coming from Google employees. Continue reading “Android 4.3 Jelly Bean might be announced at Google I/O”
Google Now is the personal assistant which was introduced to Android with version 4.1 Jelly Bean. Google Now is based on search and local data. As of now, Google Now has only been available for Android. Just some time back Google posted a Youtube video of Google Now coming to iPhone and iPad, but this video was removed instantly. Looks like Google did not mean to show the video as of yet but was leaked somehow and has since then been removed from their channel.
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LG Showcased the new Optimus F5 here today at MWC in Barcelona, Spain. The Optimus F5 was announced last week. It has a 4.3-inch (960 × 540 pixels) IPS display, powered by a 1.2 GHz Dual-Core processor and runs on Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) with QSlide, Live Zooming, QuickMemo, QTranslator, Video Wiz, Safety Care and more features.
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The HTC Butterfly is the international variant of the J Butterfly (Japan) and the DROID DNA (USA) variants. We have got our hands on one and this gallery is first among the articles we plan to cover on this phone.
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The much awaited Android Jelly Bean update is now rolling out for users in India. The 4.1 update brings much appreciated features like Google Now and Project Butter. While HTC had started rolling out the update in Korea last month, the International update has taken some time to be pushed out.
Continue reading “Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update rolling out for the HTC One X in India”
We had already heard about the Galaxy Nexus Android 4.2 update roll out for Takju build Galaxy Nexus and now it is time for the international Galaxy Nexus with Yakju build to get this update. With the Galaxy Nexus as scheduled even the Nexus 7 is getting updated to Android 4.2.
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Samsung India has started accepting pre-bookings for its upcoming Galaxy Camera on the company’s eStore. This interesting device is basically a point and shoot camera running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and packs 3G and WiFi connectivity. It has a massive 4.8 inch display and 21x zoom.One cannot make calls from this device though. Samsung had previously told FoneArena that the Galaxy Camera would be launched during Diwali and looks like this Android based Camera will be going on sale soon.
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Everyone is excited about the next Nexus and also the next version of Android. Rumors are going around that the next Nexus will be announced with a new version of Android, maybe 4.2. But according to software versions spotted on server logs show that that Android 4.2 will be coming out sooner than expected, within about two weeks and it might be an incremental update for Jelly bean and not Key-Lime Pie as we were expecting it to be.
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Samsung just announced the Samsung Galaxy Note II, the follow-up to its popular phablet. The Note II comes with an even larger 5.5 inch display with a resolution of 1280 x 720. Battery capacity has been upped to 3,100 mAh and it is of the fast charging variety. Powered by a quad core Exynos processor clocked at 1.6Ghz, the Note II runs on Android 4.1 Jellybean.
Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Note II unveiled: Comes with Android Jellybean, 5.5″ HD Super AMOLED display”
XPERIA Phones released in 2011 are most likely to not get upgraded to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Continue reading “XPERIA Phones from 2011 Will Not Receive Upgrade to Jelly Bean”