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Android 2.0 Eclair gets early preview

We'll never knowingly turn down a glance at the future, and when that future is what Google have planned for Android further down the line we're even more interested.  The BGR have obtained an early build of Android 2.0 Eclair, and set to detailing all of the major changes over the currently public OS 1.6 build.

Android 4.4 gets named as Kit Kat statue appears at Google HQ

Sundar Pichai, coming by way of his Google+ page has shared details on Android 4.4. And in what seems like somewhat of a surprising name, Android 4.4 has been revealed as Kit Kat. The expected statue has appeared on the lawn at Google and Pichai has said they "can’t wait to release the next version of the platform that is as sweet as the candy bar that’s one of our team’s favorites."

Jelly Bean usage rises above Gingerbread

Google has once again released the numbers showing the percentage of Android versions and while we have been watching a steady rise for Jelly Bean, this latest shows a change in the top position. Over the course of the past month Jelly Bean usage has gone from 33 percent up to 37.9 percent. But perhaps the key point here, Jelly Bean usage is now sitting above Gingerbread.

Latest Android details show Jelly Bean adoption continues to grow

The latest Android platform statistics are in from Google looking at all the devices that visited the Google Play store in the last few weeks. The statistics show which version of Android is the most common across all devices that access the Google Play store. The statistics show again that Android Jelly Bean is continuing to grow significantly.

Dear Google: please make the HTC Nexus 5

I have a confession to make. The HTC Nexus One is still one of my favorite devices. Sure, multi-touch was a mess and Eclair was a work in progress, but I loved it. Fast forward a few years and Android has evolved, Samsung is a powerhouse, and HTC is struggling to keep their head above water. The Nexus 4 has arrived from LG, we all know what the GALAXY S 4 is about, and now everyone is focused on Motorola. That being said, I want an HTC Nexus 5.

Android 4+ now running on more devices than any other flavor

For very long time the most common flavor of Android running on mobile devices was the rather old and outdated Android 2.3 Gingerbread. While there are several newer versions of the Android operating system that had been on the market for a long time, Gingerbread still held the majority of the Android market share. That has finally begun to change.

Android usage report released showing the slow and steady climb of Jelly Bean

The latest Android usage numbers have been released by Google. if you remember back to last month we were excited because Jelly Bean reached a double digit percentage and Cupcake officially dropped off. This month, we have to say that the numbers came with not quite as much in terms of surprise. Basically, Jelly Bean usage increased a bit and Gingerbread usage decreased a little bit.
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