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…

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,…

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 Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean still had a bit to go, however, before they were finally able to eclipse the outdated mobile OS.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…

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.…

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.…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Celebrate Freedom With HTC’s DROID Incredible 4G LTE On July 5

What’s the most patriotic holiday of the year? If you’re American, you’re going to say July 4 or Thanksgiving since both let us partake in the American tradition of eating way too much. While a product launch wouldn’t work on…

Ice Cream Sandwich Brings Sweet Delight To Droid RAZRs Everywhere

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 Gets Some Ice Cream Sandwich Love Today

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…

Motorola Droid RAZR and RAZR MAXX Getting Ice Cream Sandwich Soon

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…

Songkick Concerts App Hits Android Phones

Concerts are the way to go if you really want to support the music artist. The only problem is that concert schedules are really hard to keep track of unless you’re really into the concert scene. Songkick helps people keep…

Spotify For Android Updated With Full ICS Support

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…

Google TV Set-Top Box Will Stream Content From Android 4.0 Devices

One of the coolest things that Microsoft showed off during its E3 press conference this week was SmartGlass. In essence, it allows any mobile device to share information with the Xbox 360 in a meaningful way to deliver content both…

Ice Cream Sandwich Update For Verizon Galaxy Nexus Rolling Out Now

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,…