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Jelly Bean And KitKat Both See Small Gains In February

The Android ecosystem is constantly changing as users adopt new versions of the mobile OS. For a while now, Jelly Bean has been king after taking the majority rule from Gingerbread. While Jelly Bean will remain the new Gingerbread for quite some time, KitKat is starting to see some growth. In the latest Android distribution numbers, Google reports that Jelly …

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Jelly Bean Now On Over 60 Percent Of Android Devices

In January, it was revealed that Jelly Bean was on nearly 60 percent of all Android devices. The huge bump in Jelly Bean devices could be attributed to a healthy holiday period for Android. With the holidays over, one might assume that Jelly Bean’s growth would slow down. As you may have heard once or twice, it’s never good to …

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Jelly Bean Now On Almost 60 Percent Of All Android Devices

At the beginning of December, it was revealed that Jelly Bean was on 54.5 percent of all Android devices. At the time, it seemed likely that Jelly Bean would reach 60 percent marketshare thanks to the holiday season. While it didn’t quite reach that point, it’s getting awfully close. In the latest Android stats released today, Google reports that Jelly …

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Polaroid Announces New Q Tablets Ahead Of CES

When you think Android tablets, do you ever think of Polaroid? No? Well, you might want to keep an eye out for Polaroid this year as it debuts a new line of Android tablets at CES 2014. Polaroid announced today that it will debut the Q7, Q8 and Q10 tablets at CES next week. As the names imply, these are …

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Upgrading Your Android OS Isn’t As Easy As It Looks

You really wanted a new smartphone this year, but just couldn’t afford it. Your friends and family couldn’t pull through either so your left with your archaic smartphone from 2011. Still, your old smartphone could be upgraded to a newer version of Android, right? It seems so simple, yet handset manufacturers constantly refuse to update older phones. Why is that? …

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After A Month, KitKat Is On 1.1 Percent Of All Android Devices

In late October, Google released the newest version of Android – KitKat. Like all new Android releases, the only devices getting KitKat are Google’s own Nexus phones and tablets. As such, you can expect its first few months of growth to be a little slow. KitKat made its debut on the Android distribution chart today with the newest version of …

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Android Adds Google Profile Photos To Caller ID

Google took to its Android Google+ account to discuss the new Phone app that comes as part of the latest version of Android, KitKat (4.4). Among the features are better search and an interesting take on caller ID. The app will let users search among nearby places and Google Apps accounts (including company directories that have employee numbers shared) from …

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Android 4.4 Comes With New Photo Editing Software

Last week, Google finally unveiled all the new features it would be bringing to Android 4.4, or KitKat. There’s a lot of good stuff in the latest release, like a smaller memory footprint. The announcement failed to mention, however, that the latest version of Android will also ship with new photo editing software. Google employee Nicolas Roard announced on Friday …

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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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Nexus 5 Will Come To Sprint, T-Mobile Before The Holidays

Did yesterday’s Nexus 5 announcement excite you to no end? You might have even rushed to the Google Play store to purchase one, but found its comparatively affordable price of $349 to be a bit too much. Well, worry not as Google’s next flagship device will soon be subsidized through two carriers. Upon the announcement of the Nexus 5 yesterday, …

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Google Details Android 4.4, Confirms Smaller Memory Footprint

Since it was announced in early September, we’ve known next to nothing about Android 4.4, or KitKat. A rumor this morning suggested that the big game changer in the latest version of Android would be that it runs on low-end devices with less than a gigabyte of memory. As it turns out, that was right on the money. In a …

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Google Officially Announces The Nexus 5

After months of speculation and rumors, the day is finally here. Google has announced the Nexus 5 and it’s everything we hoped it would be. In the official announcement, Google confirms that the Nexus 5, just like the Nexus 4, is made by LG. Here’s what you can expect from it: Its design is simple and refined to showcase the …

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