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Jelly Bean Is Now On A Majority Of Android Devices

Last week, Google finally unveiled Android 4.4 KitKat alongside the new Nexus 5. While a new version of Android is certainly cause to celebrate, most of the world is still going to be using Jelly Bean for the foreseeable future. That’s a good thing though as a majority of the world’s Android devices are now running Android 4.1 through 4.3. …

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Lenovo Announces Its First Android Convertible Laptop

It’s been rumored for a while now that Google would some day introduce a line of Chromebooks that run on Android. That rumor hasn’t materialized yet, but more PC OEMs are now getting in the business of creating Android tablets that double as laptops. Lenovo announced the A10 today, a convertible that functions as both a 10-inch tablet and a …

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Mad Catz’ M.O.J.O. Enters The Micro-Console Market In December

Mad Catz is a name that many old-school gamers will associate with subpar third-party accessories while modern fighting game fans love the company for its high-quality fight sticks. Both probably never thought the company would be getting into the console business though. Mad Catz announced today that it will be officially entering the micro-console market on December 10 with the …

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Donut And Eclair Are Finally Wiped From The Android Distribution Charts

For the past few months, Android versions 1.6 and 2.1 have been teetering on the brink of oblivion in the monthly Android distribution numbers. With the proliferation of Jelly Bean, these two early versions of Android are finally on their way out. In the September update to the Android distribution chart, Google reveals that Donut and Eclair – Android 1.6 …

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Jelly Bean Dominates The July Android Distribution Numbers

Last month, we saw that Jelly Bean had finally overtaken Gingerbread as the most dominant Android operating system on the market. The slow death of Gingerbread has been well documented over the last year, but it looks like Jelly Bean is really starting to pick up the pace. In the latest Android distribution numbers for the end of July, it’s …

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Jelly Bean Is Finally On More Android Devices Than Gingerbread

Over the last year, we’ve seen Android 2.3, or Gingerbread, slowly lose its majority share of Android distribution. Android 4.0, or Ice Cream Sandwich, helped start the decline of Gingerbread, but it was Android 4.1/4.2, or Jelly Bean, that really helped kick Gingerbread to the curb. In the latest Android distribution numbers released on Monday, Google revealed that Jelly Bean …

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HTC One Nexus Edition With Stock Android May Be In The Works [Rumor]

One of the pleasant surprises out of this year’s Google I/O was the announcement of a Nexus edition of the Galaxy S4. Now Google may be working on a similar deal with HTC. Anonymous sources speaking to Geek say that HTC is now working on a version of the HTC One that will ship with stock Android 4.2.2 instead of …

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Your Old Galaxy S III May Soon Look More Like A Galaxy S4

Samsung has another hit with the Galaxy S4, but not everybody buys the latest and greatest mobile devices. Some people are perfectly content with buying last year’s Galaxy S III. Luckily, they won’t have to be jealous of the Galaxy S4 for much longer as many of the same features will soon be added to the S III via software …

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Google To Sell Galaxy S4 With Stock Android [Google I/O 2013]

At the end of the Android portion of the Google I/O 2013 keynote, Google’s Hugo Barra announced that it will start selling a new Android device on its Play store. Those expecting a Nexus device were in for a surprise though. Barra announced that it will be selling the Galaxy S4 with stock Android instead of Samsung’s TouchWiz software. This …

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Looks Like We’ll Be Seeing Android 4.3 At Google I/O

UPDATE: Nothing to see here, folks. The only big Android announcement during the keynote is that Google will start selling a Galaxy S4 equipped with stock Android (4.2) via its Play store. At Google I/O 2012, Google introduced the world to Android 4.1, or Jelly Bean. It later updated Jelly Bean to version 4.2. Now at Google I/O 2013, it …

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Google Fiber Android App Now Supports All Android 4.2 Devices

One of the coolest things about Google Fiber is that the company throws in a free Nexus 7 tablet for those who subscribe to Google Fiber’s Internet and TV package. The tablet acts as a controller of sorts for the set top box allowing users to control all aspects of their television experience. Now the experience is moving to other …

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Jelly Bean Continues To Grow, Gingerbread And ICS Hit With Small Declines

Back in January, we finally saw Gingerbread fall below 50 percent in Google’s Android distribution numbers for December. At the same time, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean both saw increases. Now only one Android version is seeing continued growth. In the latest Android distribution numbers, Jelly Bean has grown 3.4 percent to a total of 13.6 percent of the …

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