All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ice Cream Sandwich’

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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Jelly Bean Is Now On A Quarter Of All Android Devices

Over the past few months, Jelly Bean has been on a meteoric rise as it latches onto more and more Android devices. At the same time, Gingerbread use has been slowly declining. With a new way of reporting distribution numbers, Google will hopefully hurry both trends along. For its April report of Android distribution numbers, Google says that the reporting …

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Jelly Bean, ICS Combine Their Powers To Take Down Gingerbread In February

Last month’s Android distribution numbers showed that Gingerbread was on the way out. Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean still had a bit to go, however, before they were finally able to eclipse the outdated mobile OS. Turns out the Android 4.0 and up club only needed one more month to do so. In the latest Android distribution numbers, Gingerbread …

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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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Jelly Bean Adoption Slowly Growing, Gingerbread Still On Top

Back in early November, the October Android distribution numbers revealed that Ice Cream Sandwich was now on a quarter of all Android devices. It was a good sign even if Gingerbread was still on over half of all Android devices. The November numbers have finally come in, and it’s more of the same. The latest distribution numbers show that Ice …

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Ice Cream Sandwich Is On A Quarter Of All Android Devices

In its Android distribution reports, Google has shown that Gingerbread is slowly losing its grip on the Android market. The keyword here is “slowly” as the most prominent Android OS doesn’t seem to be giving up the fight just yet. Google released the latest Android distribution report today and there’s some good news – Ice Cream Sandwich distribution has grown …

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Latest Android Distribution Numbers Show Gingerbread Still On Top, But Not For Long

Motorola made its customers rather unhappy yesterday when it announced that the Atrix 4G would not be getting the promised upgrade to Android 4.0. The phone is now forever doomed to be stuck on Gingerbread until owners switch to a new phone. The reluctance to upgrade phones might be considered anti-consumer, but it also highlights how Gingerbread is still the …

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Motorola Pulls A Sony: Atrix 4G Won’t Be Getting Ice Cream Sandwich

Sony caught a lot of flak earlier this year when they failed on their promise to upgrade the Xperia Play to Android 4.0. They cited technical difficulties as the cause, but the comments on our original story showed that consumers were a little more than unhappy with Sony’s decision. It’s looks like Motorola is about to have their own Sony …

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Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Continues To Gain Users

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 actually use. Gingerbread, which came before Ice Cream Sandwich and Honeycomb has over 60% of Android distribution. Google released the …

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What If Android Powered The PlayStation Vita? It Would Look A Little Like This

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 Chinese manufacturer has announced they are building the Droid X360. Unfortunately, it’s not an Android powered Xbox 360 with the …

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Samsung Bricks Galaxy Notes With Ice Cream Sandwich Update

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 OS, and mostly for the worse. In the U.S., smartphones routinely come packed with crapware and have some features of …

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Ice Cream Sandwich Is Slowly Becoming The Norm

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 it seems to be paying off. The latest numbers in regards to Android distribution shows that Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread) is …

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