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Android

Jelly Bean claims 10.2% of Android distribution, Gingerbread falls to 47.6%

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Android Jelly Bean is the latest version of the Operating System and the most coveted version of Android available today.  However, if an uninformed individual took a look at the distribution numbers, he/s…

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Android Phones

Sony Xperia ion Review

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The Sony Xperia ion is a solid AT&T Android option for those who consume and display media like it’s nobody’s business.  However, the Xperia ion is hampered by a lackluster battery and Androi…

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Android Phones

Verizon announces the LG Lucid, a mid-range Android 2.3 smartphone for $79

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LG has a pretty solid mid-range Android smartphone ready for launch with Verizon Wireless.  Coming March 29th, the LG Lucid will launch on Big Red equipped with Android 2.3 and 4G LTE connectivity. Don’…

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Android OS

Gingerbread Android dominance is actually growing in Market stats

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More than three months into Android 4.0 being introduced, Android 2.3 remains the dominant OS version. We’d expect as much given Android’s slow upgrade history, but there is something surprisi…

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Android Apps

Where Is My Google Chrome for Android? The Wait Continues for Non-ICS…

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As you’ve probably heard by now, Google Chrome (beta) has finally come to Android. The wait is over! At least it is if you’re one of the lucky ones already running ICS. For the rest of our devices that…

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Android Phones

Motorola DROID 4 announced at CES, will be available in the coming weeks

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The long awaited Motorola DROID 4 has finally been announced.  Unfortunately, a launch date has not been disclosed, meaning the rumors trying to figure out when it will launch will continue. In any event, the a…

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Android OS

Gingerbread now on half of Android devices, Honeycomb reaches all-time high

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After a long reign at the top of the Android  Platform Version Charts, Android 2.2 (Froyo) surrendered its position to version 2.3 (Gingerbread) last month. Gingerbread has extended its lead as the top OS vers…

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Android

Verizon Wireless announces the Samsung Illusion, aimed towards the budget conscious

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A smartphone these days usually only receives a lot of hype if it features industry-leading hardware and the latest software (i.e. the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Motorola DROID RAZR, or the Samsung Galaxy S II).  H…

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Android OS

Gingerbread finally overtakes Froyo in Android market share

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Android 2.3 Gingerbread debuted on devices in December 2010, but not until November 2011 did Gingerbread surpass its predecessor, Android 2.2 (Froyo). The latest Platform Versions chart shows that Gingerb…

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Android OS

Gingerbread gaining ground on Froyo, Honeycomb may be on more than 3 million devices

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Believe it or not, something other than Apple iPhone Mania took place today. The Android Platform Version Chart, which helps developers decide which version of Android to support, was released today. The lat…

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Android OS

How’s that Android update pledge treating you? Not very well yet. [STATS]

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Remember back when everyone cheered as Hugo Barra told attendees at Google I/O that the Open Handset Alliance was going to get serious about updates? Barra announced that a collective of carriers and manufact…

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Android Devices

Motorola announces “life proof” Defy+ and its coming this Fall

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It looks like Motorola is in a press release mood this morning. After the big news of Moto Mobility being bought out by Google, they have decided to give the world a shiny new phone to look at. This release is showin…

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Android Devices

VIZIO’s 8″ budget tablet now available for $300

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New Android devices seem to be popping up everyday. We have been seeing leaks about phones, seeing Honeycomb tablets from many different manufacturers, and now we are starting to see cheaper tablets from diff…

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Android News

Sprint’s Kyocera Echo smartphone receiving 2.3 update today

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Sprint’s dual-screen smartphone called the Kyocera Echo will be getting its fix of Gingerbread today. The “Now Network” officially announced it is pushing out the Android 2.3 update as…

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HTC

T-Mobile to offer in-store 2.3 update for myTouch 4G on August 5

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We have great news for owners of the original myTouch 4G. T-Mobile has stated that it will offer 2.3 updates in-store for the MT4G starting August 5. So what that means is anyone seeking the long awaited update ca…

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