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Gingerbread increases its lead as number 1 Android version, while ICS grows slowly, but steadily

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The Android Platform Version chart has just been updated with the December figures and, while there aren’t any important surprises, there are a couple of interesting changes. Gingerbread remains the number…

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Android’s lead on iPhone among new smartphone buyers shrinks in Q4 2011

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Android has enjoyed multiple quarters as the leading smartphone operating system in the United States. And though that lead remains, the gap between Android and its biggest competitor, Apple’s iOS, i…

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Android Hacks

CyanogenMod has more than 1 million users

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In my best of 2011 round-up, I noted that more than 900,000 Android devices are currently running the custom software known as CyanogenMod. Don’t look now, but that number is actually more than 1 million…

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Android 4.0 and 1.5 have about the same number of users in latest platform versions chart

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The same amount of people running the latest version of Android is identical to number of users on one of the oldest versions. The Android Platform Version chart has been updated, and Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sand…

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Android welcomed 3.7 million new devices this weekend

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A lot of people were in the Christmas spirit over the holiday weekend. As a matter fact, a lot of people were in the Android Holiday spirit and bought their loved ones a new Android device. Flurry Analytics estima…

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Developers see more money with iOS than Android, says Flurry

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Earlier today we discussed Android’s dominance of the mobile phone market. However, that dominance doesn’t translate to dollars for Android app developers. A report issued today from Flurry A…

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Android Market reigns strongest in Asia, America, and Scandinavia [Infographic]

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Everyone has been trying to make sense of Google’s 10 billion app download milestone announced earlier this week. In between frenzied purchases of 10-cent apps to celebrate the achievement, Android o…

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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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Microsoft tempts Android/iPhone users with WP7 phone demo as Nielsen stats show Android reigns

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How loyal are you to Android? Loyal enough to resist the tile-tastic UI available in Windows Phone 7? For the majority of mobile phone users in the United States, that answer is a resounding ‘Yes.’…

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Actually, Android has more than just 200 million devices and it’s growing just fine

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At Wednesday’s Google Music event, Google shared that it has activated more than 200 million Android devices, with more than 550,000 devices added to that count each day. Some people took that to mean th…

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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 News

Nielsen: Android leads U.S. smartphone market, young users adopting faster

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Time for our quarterly update on the “No Duh, Sherlock” statement of the year: Android is the most popular smartphone operating system. This time, it’s Nielsen sending third quarter stat…

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Android representation in MM ad network reaches its highest point

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It doesn’t take a genius to realize that Android’s growth in the past three years has been remarkable, so the constant stream of reports showing those increases are no longer surprising. Still, i…

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How many Android tablets are in the wild? 6 million, says Andy Rubin

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It’s a question that people have asked since last year: How many Android tablets have been sold? We’ve seen a lot of companies announce shipment estimates, and we’ve even taken our own gues…

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Android now has 190 million global activations, Google+ has 40 million users

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After announcing today that it earned almost $10 billion in the past 3 months, Google once again shared figures showing its growth. CEO Larry Page revealed that Google+ has more than 40 million users, who have…

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