News tagged ‘android’
Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013
Google has published information on its developer dashboard revealing the distribution of Android version as well as device screen size. Both versions of Jelly Bean (4.1 and 4.2) have a combined increase of 4.6% compared to last month, though the older Gingerbread still hangs on to the top spot despite dropping 2%.
Thursday, 30 May 2013
Google has just started rolling out a new inbox for Gmail on desktop and mobile, that promises to help reduce inbox clutter. This new inbox organizes your inbox by grouping incoming mail into categories, which appear as tabbed inboxes.
Tuesday, 28 May 2013
It's not the first time we've seen a white Nexus 4 in the wild, but Android and Me says that they managed to snag one at the Google I/O conference and that it will reportedly be available on the Google Play Store on June 10th (Update: It will launch at the end of May in Hong Kong).
Previously only available on iOS, the news aggregation app, NewsLoop, can now be found on Android as well. Hit the link to find out more about the app.
Tuesday, 21 May 2013
Dell's Project Ophelia, which is an Android-based computer that operates from a hardware dongle, is slated for launch this July for US$100. Dell showcased Project Ophelia at CES in January this year. The dongle plugs into any device with a HDMI port and turns it into a PC.
Friday, 17 May 2013
HP's first Android product, the Slate 7 tablet, will be available in Singapore from June 6th. First announced at MWC 2013 in February, the Slate 7 is powered by an ARM Dual Core Cortex-A9 1.6 GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of storage and a 7" FFS+LCD display with a resolution of 1024 x 600.
Thursday, 16 May 2013
Google has announced a version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 that runs stock Android. Priced at US$649, it will be available on the Google Play store on June 26. It's unknown at the moment if this device will be sold in other markets.
Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Sundar Pichai has given Wired his first interview ever after taking over Andy Rubin as head of Android. In the interview, Pichai talks briefly about the future of Android and Chrome OS, Facebook Home, Kindle Fire, Samsung and Firefox OS.
According to rumors, AT&T will be discontinuing the HTC First flagship Facebook Home phone amidst poor sales and lackluster response from customers.
Monday, 13 May 2013
According a Q1, 2013 report by Canalys, 59.5 percent of all smart devices in the market -- 308.7 million smartphones, tablets and notebooks -- were running Google's Android operating system. Apple was in second place with a 19.3 percent market share and Microsoft had a market share of 18.1, just slightly behind Apple.