Posts tagged honeycomb

KitKat Rises To 5.3% Of All Devices, Jellybean Drops To 61.4%

kitkat2According to latest data from Google, Android KitKat now runs on 5.3% of all Android tablets and phones, while Jelly Bean has had a minor drop to 61.4%. As for older versions, 14.3% are still on Ice Cream Sandwich, a measly 0.1% on Honeycomb, 13.8% on Gingerbread, and 1.1% are on good ‘ol Froyo. Read More

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Now on 2.9% of all Android Devices

android icsAs of today, Android’s most popular version is Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread), with its latest version (4.0.X) still standing quite low. According to a new report and graphical representation in a pie chart, Android 2.3.X runs on around 2/3rds of ALL Android devices, with the ancient Android 2.2 running on like 25% of all Android devices. We also have the third Android release running on about 10% of devices, and the first two releases running on an extremely small number of devices.  Read More

Siri May Not Be Exclusive To Apple For Long

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Siri has been the highlight of Apple’s new iPhone, but will it be exclusive to Apple for much longer? Reports state that “hackers” have come to the conclusion that any device with a microphone and an internet connection has the ability to run Siri. All it requires is a single line of code to make it work. Read More

iPad Helps Apple Take Over HP

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A recent report from DisplaySearch shows that the iPad has helped Apple become the number one in mobile PC shipments, leaving HP behind. Apple controls over 17% of the market, due to the increased sales of the tablet computer.

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Google Releases Preview Version of Honeycomb SDK

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Google is trying to compete with the iPad by designing its Android platform for larger screens. Honeycomb has been designed specially for larger screens including tablets and is already powering many devices including the Motorola Xoom. The user interface in Honeycomb is completely new and Apps look phenomenal.

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Only 0.4% Android Devices Run on Gingerbread

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According to reports, only 0.4% of the available Android devices run on Gingerbread (Android 2.3), Google latest operating system for mobile devices. Considering the number of devices that Google activates every day, that is a very low number.

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Android Tablet Sales Will Match iPad Sales

Analysts from BMO Capital Markets predict that in the second half of the year, sales of tablets running on Android would match the sales of Apple’s iPad.

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Google Previews Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) for Tablet

At CES today, Google previewed Android 3.0 or Honeycomb designed for tablets. On first sight, the user interface appears exciting and is completely redesigned to take advantage of the large screen.

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Motorola Tablet with Honeycomb [VIDEO]

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Today at San Francisco, the Wall Street Journal held the D:Dive into Mobile conference that focused on all recent developments being made in the mobile space. Andy Rubin, the father of Android and Google executive was present at the conference.

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