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Jelly Bean Is Finally On More Android Devices Than Gingerbread

Jelly Bean Is Finally On More Android Devices Than Gingerbread

By Zach Walton July 9, 2013

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 …

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Ice Cream Sandwich Is Getting More Users Ice Cream Sandwich Is Getting More Users
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At Google I/O Google revealed Jelly Bean, the new version of Android (version 4.1). It has some new bells and whistles, but but you’d have to go back three versions to get to the one that most Android device owners …

China Making An Android Gaming Console China Making An Android Gaming Console
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If the Ouya has proven anything, it’s that people are excited about an affordable game console running on Android. Google’s open source operating system can be put on just about anything and companies are definitely taking advantage of that. A …

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Carriers and device manufacturers have been messing up Android since the beginning. Not simply content with a free operating system good enough to immediately allow them to compete with Apple, they have abused Android’s open source nature and adapted the …

Android 4.0 Now on 10 Percent Of All Devices Android 4.0 Now on 10 Percent Of All Devices
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Android fragmentation is a multi-tiered problem. There’s the multiple devices and multiple versions of the Android OS that has many developers unable to effectively develop for all of them. Google has been working hard on the Android OS problem and …

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It’s the beginning of summer and all anybody wants is some cool, refreshing ice cream. While it’s not exactly the same thing, Android phones want some relief from the stale Gingerbread they have been eating all year. The Droid RAZR …

Sony Xperia S Upgrading To ICS Today Sony Xperia S Upgrading To ICS Today
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Is today Ice Cream Sandwich day or what? Sure, AT&T may have potentially flubbed its rollout of the operating system to Galaxy S II handsets, but not everybody is screwing it up. Sony gets it right, even if they pissed …

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As I sit here in my dark corner of the fragmented Android empire, I weep over my lack of Android 4.0. My agony is made even worse by the fact that the HTC Inspire will never get ICS. I used …

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Spotify Now Has Support For Android 4.0 Spotify Now Has Support For Android 4.0

Spotify has been around the mobile scene for a while now, but Android users have been dealing with being treated like second-rate citizens compared to their iOS counterparts. Not anymore as Spotify has relaunched on Google Play with full ICS …

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Verizon Galaxy Nexus Finally Getting ICS Update Verizon Galaxy Nexus Finally Getting ICS Update
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In December of last year, the much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy Nexus became available on Verizon’s network. It was Google’s flagship Android device, the first phone to run the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. Within just hours of release, …

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