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Apple WWDC Hopes

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Google I/O focused the Google/Apple war on two major fronts: Android phones and Google TV. Android “Froyo” has some interesting new stuff like syncing via the cloud while Google TV tries to get around boxes by integration in televisions and other components. Both platforms were presented as being an open...
Apple WWDC Hopes

Orange brings Libon to Android, brings picture messaging to iOS version

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As it promised back in November, Libon is crossing the smartphone rubicon and is launching on Android from today. The Orange-backed WhatsApp and Viber-rival brings free calls, messaging and visual voicemail to any handset running Froyo and above. iOS users aren't being left out in the news, as the...
Orange brings Libon to Android, brings picture messaging to iOS version

Wi-Fi security hole discovered in multiple HTC devices

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HTC has acknowledged that some the company’s handsets contain a security hole involving the handling of certain data requests while connected to a Wi-Fi network. Security researchers Chris Hessing and Bret Jordan discovered the vulnerability, which could use the android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE permission to create a command to view all Wi-Fi...
Wi-Fi security hole discovered in multiple HTC devices
Snapchat CEO Warns Ads May Soon Interrupt Your Sexts

Android Jelly Bean hits 6.7% adoption, ICS 27.5%, but Gingerbread still on over half of devices

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Google on Monday updated its Platform Versions Web page for Android, and it looks like Android 4.x has finally passed the 30 percent share of the droid’s pie. Unfortunately, however, more than half of users are still on Android 2.3 (Gingerbread). Breaking down the numbers more specifically, 6.7 percent of...
Android Jelly Bean hits 6.7% adoption, ICS 27.5%, but Gingerbread still on over half of devices

RT @arrington: Android Froyo Sculpture Unveiled. Almost. And Google Security Was Called. http://tcrn.ch/bOr3fr

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RT @arrington: Android Froyo Sculpture Unveiled. Almost. And Google Security Was Called. http://tcrn.ch/bOr3fr

Flurry: 70% of new apps are made for iOS, where developers make 4x more than on Android

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A new report from advertising and analytics company Flurry demonstrates just how dedicated developers still are to Apple’s platforms, with some 7 out of every 10 new apps being made for iOS, versus only 31% for Android in Q1 of 2012. The firm measures the ‘new project starts’ by recording...
Flurry: 70% of new apps are made for iOS, where developers make 4x more than on Android

YouTube Android app update brings HD video streaming to 'capable' 2.2+ devices

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Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich Android-running hardware has had access to HD resolution YouTube streams since launch (as seen above), but an update to the app that rolled out yesterday finally brings HD to some devices running Froyo or Gingerbread. The catch is that YouTube HD res won't work...
YouTube Android app update brings HD video streaming to 'capable' 2.2+ devices

Daily Wrap: "Jelly Bean", Android 5.0, Rumored for Q2 and more

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Rumors emerge of a new version of Android, "Jelly Bean", that may be announced in Q2 2012. This and more in today's Daily Wrap. Sometimes it's difficult to catch everything that hits tech media in a day, so we wrap up some of the most talked about stories. We give...
Daily Wrap: "Jelly Bean", Android 5.0, Rumored for Q2 and more

Ice Cream Sandwich present on one percent of Android devices, legacy versions hold strong

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The latest numbers are in for Android version marketshare, and while Ice Cream Sandwich has made some (very) minor gains, Gingerbread and Froyo continue to be kings of the platform. According to Google's Android Developers site, Ice Cream Sandwich was present on one percent of all devices accessing the...
Ice Cream Sandwich present on one percent of Android devices, legacy versions hold strong
Google pushes out 18 new Google+ treats: enhanced Android app, better Events management, low-bandwidth connection for Hangouts, and more

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean review: a look at what's changed in Google's mobile OS

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Google's next iteration of Android wasn't quite the full-point release jump that many of you were perhaps anticipating. Rather than using Google I/O 2012 as the launching pad for Android 5.0, we're being formally introduced to v4.1 -- a mere 0.1 ahead of where Ice Cream Sandwich placed us...
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean review: a look at what's changed in Google's mobile OS

[Study] Android Fragmentation Not as Bad as You Think

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Fragmentation is often seen as the biggest bane for publishers developing Android applications. There are hundreds of Android devices on the market, running different versions of the operating system across disparate screen sizes and pixel resolutions. But it might not be as bad as many people think. Mobile analytics company...
[Study] Android Fragmentation Not as Bad as You Think

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean hits 2.7% adoption, ICS at 25.8%, Gingerbread still on over half of devices

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Google today updated its Platform Versions Web page for Android, and it looks like the slow adoption story continues: Android 4.x still isn’t even at the 30 percent mark. More specifically, 2.7 percent of Android users are now on version 4.1 (Jelly Bean), while 25.8 percent of Android users are...
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean hits 2.7% adoption, ICS at 25.8%, Gingerbread still on over half of devices
Android Jelly Bean passes 10% adoption, ICS nears 30%, and Gingerbread finally falls under 50%

With A 57.5% Share, Gingerbread Still The Top Android OS; Jelly Bean Climbs To 1.2%

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New data on the state of the Android ecosystem has been posted to Google’s Android Developers site. The big reveal? Gingerbread, the version of the Android mobile operating system released back in December 2010, is still leading with 57.5% of Android OS share. Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) is at 20.9%,...
With A 57.5% Share, Gingerbread Still The Top Android OS; Jelly Bean Climbs To 1.2%

Android fragmentation: it’s not as bad as you think, as long as you compromise

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There has been a lot of hand wringing in the developer community about fragmentation on Android. Device makers are delivering dozens of unique units with their own screen size and resolution, and Google hasn’t had any way to ensure that phones running Android stay up to date on the latest...
Android fragmentation: it’s not as bad as you think, as long as you compromise

RT @TechZader: Google just rolled out Android software, Froyo, on the Nexus One - http://bit.ly/aUXSAG

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RT @TechZader: Google just rolled out Android software, Froyo, on the Nexus One - http://bit.ly/aUXSAG
Google Launches Play Games Services API For Android And iOS For Multiplayer Gaming, Saving Games In The Cloud

Google vs Apple: Google Doesn't Need To Win

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So now we're apparently in a Google versus Apple fight to the death. Google open-sources VP8 (now WebM), and Steve Jobs immediately throws cold water on it. Apple got their share of scorn at Google's I/O conference. Google thinks they have mobile/cloud/desktop integration nailed--and if what they demo'd last week...
Google vs Apple: Google Doesn't Need To Win

RT @TechZader: Google just rolled out Android software, Froyo, on the Nexus One - http://bit.ly/aUXSAG

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RT @TechZader: Google just rolled out Android software, Froyo, on the Nexus One - http://bit.ly/aUXSAG

12 outcomes that will & may occur at Google I/O

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Here is comes again: the annual Google I/O conference happens this week and we expect Google to make a whole slew of announcements during the two-day developer event. Here’s what you can expect for sure, followed by reasonably possible, followed by a wish-list-of-one: Count on it Android 2.2 Froyo With...
12 outcomes that will & may occur at Google I/O
PayPal unveils new Android SDK with multiple in-app payment methods, available to US developers on May 15
Google updates Gmail, Street View, and Google Books for Android

Android Jelly Bean reaches 16.5% market share, Gingerbread market share falls again

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Google today updated its developer dashboard, which showed Android Jelly Bean (version 4.1 and 4.2 combined) increasing its market share of the Android platform usage on devices by 2.9 percent month-over-month from 13.6 percent last month to 16.5 percent this month. Gingerbread, the hands-down leading version of Android running...
Android Jelly Bean reaches 16.5% market share, Gingerbread market share falls again

YouTube for Android updated with new UI, video preloading on Froyo and Gingerbread devices

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Google just announced its redesigned YouTube for Android application. Here’s the change log:  New UI and Preloading now available on Froyo and Gingerbread devices New Watch experience Add videos to your YouTube TV queue More channels to pick from on the Channel Store [Google Play via Google Plus] More to come.....
YouTube for Android updated with new UI, video preloading on Froyo and Gingerbread devices

Swipely connects customer rewards with your credit card, launches “Marketing Manager”

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One of the most exciting aspects of the tech startup scene is the potential it has to make our lives easier. The only problem is, companies often start out solving a problem that never existed. Plus, if there is a legitimate problem, solutions that are proposed aren’t always going to...
Swipely connects customer rewards with your credit card, launches “Marketing Manager”

Am I alone in thinking that Android Froyo 2.2 sounds like yogurt that a robot would eat? http://lgno.me/96ZpbJ

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Am I alone in thinking that Android Froyo 2.2 sounds like yogurt that a robot would eat? http://lgno.me/96ZpbJ

RT @TechZader: Google just rolled out Android software, Froyo, on the Nexus One - http://bit.ly/aUXSAG

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RT @TechZader: Google just rolled out Android software, Froyo, on the Nexus One - http://bit.ly/aUXSAG

New handset launches and updates see Ice Cream Sandwich reach 4.9% of Android devices

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The number of active Android devices running its latest Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) version grew to reach 4.9 percent from 2.9 percent last month, according to new figures from Google, via Phandroid. The growth follows April’s figures, which saw Ice Cream Sandwich’s penetration increase from 1.6 percent to 2.9...
New handset launches and updates see Ice Cream Sandwich reach 4.9% of Android devices
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