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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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Commmunication

Bump grinds its way to 50 million users, celebrates with infographic detailing user patterns

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Tech media spends so much time covering social networks, online communication, and all things digital or virtual that it can sometimes be tough to remember that people actually meet in real life. But even when…

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Tablets

IDC: Android’s tablet growth stalled by $99 Touchpad [duh]

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Research company IDC thinks retail demand will cool on Android tablets. After previously saying that Android ships 34 percent of the available tablets on the market, IDC thinks Android will drop to 23 percent…

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Europe’s top markets see Android usage nearly triple in one year

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In July 2010, Android phones accounted for only 6 percent of smartphones in the five leading European markets (EU5). By July 2011, Android had risen to 22.3 percent of the phones used in France, Germany, Italy,…

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Travel

TripIt says Android users don’t travel as often, updates app to make it easier anyway

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TripIt has introduced a new design for its popular Android travel app. The new design makes jumping from one section to another easier, reduces file size, and brings all the information from a traveler’…

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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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40% of U.S. phones are smartphones. 40% of smartphones are Android [Nielsen]

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In 2010, 3 out of 10 phones used in the United States were smartphones. That percent has since risen to 4 out of 10 according to new data from Nielsen. The vast majority of phones used in the U.S. are feature phones f…

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Android News

Is Verizon’s Android carrier share really in that much trouble?

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Verizon sparked Android’s rapid ascent when it released the Motorola Droid in late 2009. Nearly two years later, Verizon is still the dominant carrier in the United States, though its market share amon…

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Android fans use apps 1 hour per day, mainly with the top apps [Nielsen]

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Owners of Android phones have more than 250,000 apps of which to choose. Based on new stats shared by Nielsen Smartphone Analytics, Android users are incredibly drawn to the Top apps, and most of their daily pho…

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Android: Leading in the Southwest, trailing in the East and Midwest

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Californians, Floridians, and Texans get it right. Minnesotans, Louisianans, and New Yorkers haven’t come around yet. I’m referring to the adoption of Android as it relates to specific states…

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Android stats show Gingerbread and Honeycomb on the rise

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The latest round of stats from the Android Platform Versions charts are predictable but encouraging. While this month’s data shows that only a small portion of the Android community has the latest soft…

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Almost 40% of U.S. smartphone market belongs to Android according to Nielsen

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In what can only be described as the least shocking news of the day, Android is the leading smartphone operating system in the U.S. market according to Nielsen. Of course, that’s not shocking because Nie…

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Tablets

Less than 2 million Android Honeycomb tablets have been sold [I THINK]

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A market research firm released a report last week stating that Android had captured 30 percent of the tablet market. However, as we pointed out already, that was for the number of Android tablets that had been s…

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Android News

Android tablet SHIPMENTS now 30% of market, not sales

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In Q2 2010, Apple’s iOS accounted for 94 percent of tablet shipments thanks to the iPad’s complete dominance of the market. In Q2 2011, the number of shipments fell to 61.3 percent as Android shipm…

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Android OS

Android is out of control! 550k daily activations, 135 million devices, 6 billion app downloads

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Google is in the business of data, and all of the data shared during today’s Q2 earnings call were predictably surprising. Yes, that’s an oxymoron, but there’s a reason for that. CEO Larry P…

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