Jelly Beans are cool beans

The latest Android distribution statistics are out and they are promising. The number of devices running Jelly Bean is up by 8.5 percent from February and older versions are rapidly losing share.

Gingerbread still most popular version of Android



Google may be releasing a slew of new smartphones and and tablets loaded with Jelly Bean goodness, but its legacy Gingerbread OS (2.3.x) still runs on approximately 54% of Android devices. 



Android Jelly Bean reaches 1.8%

The latest Android numbers are in.

Jelly Bean hits 1.2% adoption

Although it may seem like it isn't really available on many devices, the latest version of Android is already making its way into the mainstream.

Research firm finds 3,997 "distinct" Android devices

Just how bad is the fragmentation issues within Android?

Samsung debuts Galaxy Xcover rugged smartphone

Take out your phone right now. If there's a scratch on it, this latest Samsung creation may be for you.

Sobering Ice Cream Sandwich adoption numbers

The percentage of Android devices running version 4.0 has more than doubled in the past couple months, but that number still isn't even 2%.

Introducing the Droid Razr Maxx

If the reintroduction of Motorola's powerful Razr brand just didn't cut it for you, Verizon is launching a bigger and better version on Thursday.

Motorola brings out Atrix 2

The Motorola Atrix, which you may know as the star of those annoying TSA "is it a computer or a phone?" commercials, is getting a sequel.

Android Gingerbread to get x86'd

An x86-friendly version of Android Gingerbread will be available for Intel's Atom E series in 2012.

Lenovo touts $200 IdeaPad tablet

Lenovo has debuted its $200 IdeaPad A1 tablet. The Android Gingerbread device boasts a 7-inch display (1,024 x 600), a 7 hour battery life, weighs approximately 400 grams (0.88 pounds) and is under 0.5 inches (1.27 centimeters) thick.

AT&T bringing out Gingerbread updates

AT&T is rolling out the Gingerbread like it's Christmas time.

Google rolls out patch to fix leaky Android phones

Google is implementing a patch to fix a "ClientLogin" vulnerability that could enable cyber criminals to view or edit contact info on Android smartphones not running version 2.3.4 (Gingerbread). 

Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab devices get Gingerbread push

Samsung's slate of Android smartphones and tablets are getting updated to Android 2.3.

Galaxy S Gingerbread update is a total snafu

Samsung really doesn't have a lot of luck when it comes to updating its Android phones.

Google's 'Nexus' phones poised for update

While Google's Nexus One showed miserable sales numbers, customers who bought one are actually pretty lucky since it seems to be a priority for Google to update. That will continue to be true as all Nexus users will soon get Android 2.3, AKA Gingerbread.

0.4% of Android owners have Gingerbread 2.3

Well the latest stats are in about how many Android users are using which version of the operating system, and so far less than one half of one percent are running the most recent platform.

Sony eyes spring launch date for PlayStation Phone

Are you hoping that Sony will officially launch its enigmatic PlayStation Phone for the masses at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show next month or the Mobile World Congress in February?

Nexus One on the fast-track to get Android 2.3

When Android 2.2 finally made its way to the public airwaves, it was the Nexus One that was first to receive the update. And it's living up to that reputation again this time, with Android 2.3 expected to hit the handset in a matter of weeks.

Lo and behold, the Nexus S is real

It doesn't get any more official than this. Google has launched an official product page for the Nexus S, the successor to its widely-acclaimed-but-poor-selling Nexus One Android phone.