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.
Jelly Bean with more than a 10 percent share. Granted, it is just barely above the 10 percent mark, but at least we are seeing forward progress in terms of the latest Android release. According to the usage numbers coming from Google, Jelly Bean now accounts for 10.2 percent.
Motorola announced that it plans to update a lot of its more recent devices to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, many customers have been waiting for patiently for their upgrade to arrive. Some handsets, such as the DROID RAZR M, the DROID RAZR HD, and the DROID RAZR MAXX HD have already received or are in the process of receiving their updates, but there are plenty more handsets left to upgrade. Motorola has updated its list of devices getting Jelly Bean upgrades, covering most major regions of the world like the US, Canada, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, and Latin America.
MetroPCS is adding a new device to its smartphone lineup. The new device is an upgrade to the Samsung Admire. It adds 4G LTE connectivity to the entry-level Samsung smartphone. Besides 4G connectivity, the device also comes equipped with some other upgrades and improvements, and it maintains an affordable price tag.
Google has released the Android platform distribution numbers for November, and things are starting to look up for Jelly Bean. Whereas Jelly Bean only held a 2.7% share in October, it was up to 6.7% in November. That's not too bad when you think about the sheer number of Android handsets out there, but of course, Gingerbread is still reigning supreme as it's running on 50.8% of handsets according to the data.
Jelly Bean, and the solid growth of Ice Cream Sandwich.
just announced that they are bringing the ONE TOUCH Ultra 960C to stores and online. It comes with a 4.3-inch capacitive multi-touch display, which is not going to set the world on fire, but it's available for a very affordable price. This is certainly not a top of the line Android device, but for new Android users not looking to drop big money on a phone, this might be a good choice.
Jelly Bean or even Ice Cream Sandwich. We've been enjoying an awesome new user interface on YouTube for quite a while, and today Google's updated it for all those older devices. Users running Android 2.2 (FroYo) or 2.3 Gingerbread will have an update today making YouTube even better.