Oreo more than quadruples its share in Google’s latest Android distribution report

Google forgot to revise the Android distribution chart last month, now reporting some massive growth for Oreo compared to February numbers.

Another Android distribution chart, another small uptick for 8.0 Oreo

The December 2017 Android distribution numbers are in, and version 8.0 Oreo still can’t rival the prevalence of Marshmallow, Lollipop, KitKat or Jelly Bean.

Nougat breaks double-digit barrier in July Android distribution chart, almost one year after launch

There’s little to be happy about in Google’s latest Android distribution report. Nougat has crossed the 10-percent milestone, but it still trails KitKat.

Another Android distribution chart, another marginal Nougat share increase

We may finally see Nougat break into double-digit Android distribution territory…next month. For now, 7.0 and 7.1’s combined share is 7.1 percent.

Latest Android distribution numbers have Nougat at a combined 1.2 percent, Marshmallow at 30+

The Android distribution chart for February 2017 includes month-to-month Marshmallow growth, Lollipop prevalence, and Nougat disappointment.

Google Play services will officially drop Gingerbread and Honeycomb support soon

Still eccentric enough to use an Android Gingerbread or Honeycomb device? Say goodbye to your app updates after the next Google Play services release.

Android Lollipop overtakes KitKat as largest distributed version

Version 5.0 and 5.1 are now the most popular among Android toters today, breaking up the lead KitKat had for a long time.
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Android 4.4 KitKat widgets: a step back to Gingerbread?

If the latest Android 4.4. KitKat rumors hold true, KitKat widgets will function just like Gingerbread widgets.

Google Updates YouTube App For Users On Older Androids

See what’s new in the latest YouTube for Gingerbread and Froyo users.

Durable Phones Shouldn’t Have To Be Crappy Phones

I’m not saying every phone needs to be ruggedized; what I’m saying is that those who need durable smartphones should have better options than mid-range devices running obsolete operating systems on outdated hardware.

LG Optimus VU Coming To Verizon?

As you can clearly see in the image above, the phone outlined…

Sony Xperia Ion Available At AT&T Online

It’s been quite some time since Sony introduced the Xperia Ion for…

Our Favorite Apps This Week: May 20-25th, 2012

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Virgin Mobile Throws In $25 To Your Google Wallet If You Get the LG Optimus Elite

If you purchase and activate an LG Optimus Elite on Virgin Mobile from May 18 to July 18, 2012, you can get $25 credit on your Google Wallet account. You have to activate your Google Wallet and Google Wallet prepaid card within a week of activating the Optimus Elite on a Virgin Mobile USA Beyond Talk monthly plan.

Sony Xperia S Getting ICS Update Late May / Early June

According to official wording from Support on the Sony forum, the Xperia S will receive its Ice Cream Sandwich treat sometime in late May or early June