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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.

Lockheimer talks Android future, yearly release still on

Year 2006 proved to be life-changing for Hiroshi Lockheimer when he joined Google to work on a mobile operating system which we now know as Android. Lockheimer was personally invited by Andy Rubin, co-founder and then CEO of Android, who was also his former boss at Danger Research. Rubin already left Google but his former software engineer remained at the tech giant and is now the Google VP of engineering. His position now includes working on Android and Chrome OS.

Android Lollipop statue unveiled, sweet ads released on YouTube

Android 5.0 is finally here and it’s sweeter than ever. We were expecting Lemon Key Pie, Lady Finger, or Licorice but never really thought it would be very simple: Lollipop. Actually, the first time we heard about the Android 5.0 being the Lollipop was September last year when a concept video for the next Android OS was released.

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.
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