Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Moves Up to 10.9% of Devices

Once again, and as each month, Google refreshes us expansion of different versions of its mobile operating system fees. Although we saw made in early may as Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) reached 7.1% of Android devices, this month is planted with a 10.9% of the total.

It may seem a very small figure, which is compared to the total, but in absolute values and taking into account that there are already more than 400 million devices with Android, this figure represents around 45 million terminal with Android 4.0. Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sandwich Already Is Present in 4.9% of Devices Android

Google just updated data of the distribution of updates What’s on Android devices that are on the market. The data that we will see below have been collected over a period of 14 days ending today, may 1.

The version that has grown in the last month has finally been Ice Cream Sandwich What of 2.9% last month to the 4,9%, all thanks to the recent updates to Samsung Galaxy SII, HTC Sensation, the Sony Ericsson Xperia range, and new terminals with this version of series. Continue reading

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HTC Also Revealed New APIs at The Mobile World Congress

Faithful to his appointment with the Mobile World Congress, the Taiwanese of HTC not only were brought to Barcelona your new HTC One range, but it also launched new APIs for your SDK OpenSense.

If someone has no idea of what they are used for this type of libraries, it should be explained that an API is a set of codes that they facilitate the use of certain features of a device developers or a better use of the ecosystem to develop their applications. Continue reading

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Google Waiting Get The Patent of The Bar of Notifications Do The Use against Apple?

When Apple unveiled iOS 5 saw that many of their new Android, had them as the notification bar. Incorporating this new Apple devices many people asked because Google not had patented it, since it was feared that it would now Apple which patented it as if were an invention of his, but today it has been discovered that Google was cautious. Continue reading

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4.4 Android (KitKat) Is Already in 13.6% of Devices

Just out of the oven we have new statistics of the distribution of Android updates, with data updated daily of June 4 and which were collected from Android devices who accessed Google Play during the last seven days.

Another month we are practically the same evolution in the expansion of new versions of Android, being 4.4 Android (KitKat) version that gaining greater market share, all thanks to new high-end devices that carry serial this version and that the respective models of last year have also updated to KitKat. Continue reading

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Dianne Hackborn Defends a Google Front Attacks to Android

We have already mentioned once that rage lately criticism of Google in his plan for more closed Android. Some components of AOSP are very stagnant and instead Google takes their own not open apps that make Android without Google very complicated. Just that explained Ars Technica when a comment from an employee of Google, Dianne Hackborn, put upside down throughout the article. Continue reading

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Android Maintains Its Leadership in Spain

Kantar has just presented the latest results of the mobile telephony market giving cal uan and other sand to an Android who, while rises in countries such as the United States and Japan, begins to experience a worrying stalemate in Europe, where has its market share fallen by 2.3% from last year. Continue reading

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Android Market Surpasses 250,000 Applications

Yesterday Google not limited to take stock of the sales of Android mobiles, that he also updated data does the current situation of the Android Market, both applications available as the number of applications downloaded by all users of Android.

They are already more than 250,000 applications that are available for download at the official store of Android. The last data we had was the Google I/o 2011 where we saw that the figure was 200,000 applications, so we see that Android Market has grown 25% in two months. Continue reading

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Microsoft Asks for Each Android Samsung Sold $ 15

Samsung does not win for scares. After being demand by Apple and be obliged to show them his prototypes now joins the party Microsoft, requesting that Samsung pay $15 for every Android Smartphone that sells, since according to Microsoft Android violates patents that are owned.

This is nothing new, since Microsoft sued months ago to Barnes & Noble to use Android for patent infringement and is already charging $5 to HTC for each sold Android terminal to avoid legal problems. Continue reading

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Payment from Within Your Own Applications Android Will Arrive Next Week

A way to increase their profits on the sale of applications is to allow payment within own applications (in-app purchase). Users can purchase extra content or new functionality without having to go to the Android Market. Google announced this possibility that allows developers to implement payments before the Mobile World Congress. Continue reading

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Android 2.2 Is The Most Extended Version

Google at beginning of each month publishes the distribution of Android versions. This way developers can assess on version to program their applications to take advantage of the new features offered by each new version of Android and to reach the largest audience.

For the realization of the distribution is taken into account the version that is being executed on each phone, regardless of whether it has an official sign or not. If they had only considered the official firmwares certainly data would be different. Continue reading

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How to Measure Distances with Google Maps for Android

The function rule for measure distances He has returned to Google Maps After disappearing a couple a few years ago. In the new version offline we can finally measure the distance between various points on a map from our Android devices.

In this way, now with Google Maps for Android We can measure the straight-line distance between two cities, the dimensions of any land or the kilometers of any street or trail. Continue reading

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ComScore Confirms The Strength of Android for End of The Year

Most users ignore the statistics, and it is that they always tend to show the interesting but hiding the vital thing. However, good are numbers, especially for end of the year and see that the Android platform preserves intact its strength. Continue reading

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Android Web Market Is Now Compatible with Non-Official Devices

In the world the number of devices and manufacturers involved Android has grown exponentially in recent months, which has led many of those devices are not officially supported by Google. Continue reading

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Ice Cream Sandwich Arrives at GooglePlex and Will Be Presented on October 19

As it is still usual in Google few days present a new version of Android the Mountain View boys put the sculpture of that version in the gardens of the building 44 of GooglePlex to publicize its release this next.

Today the day has come where the sculpture of Android Ice Cream Sandwich It lands this garden to keep company to the sculpture gingante of Android and the rest of sculptures of Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Gingerbread and Honeycomb, the old version of Android. Continue reading

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Forecasts and Business, The Most Profitable Applications from Android Market

We are going to continue trying to statistics in Xataka Android, and it is that this time we receive interesting data with applications such as protagonists. In particular, the graphic that we show, lists the categories of applications depending on the volume of business that you have had in the month of August. Continue reading

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