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Platform Stats Updated: Nearly 80% on Android 4.0+, Gingerbread Down to 20%

Android fragmentation and its effects on the app and developer ecosystems is a topic perpetually up for heated debate. On one hand, having updates controlled by carriers and OEMs makes it effectively impossible for the majority of devices to be running Google's latest and greatest. But on the other hand, Android's decentralized update system certainly...

KitKat Now 1.4% of Android Users, Nearly 60% Running Jelly Bean, Gingerbread Down to 21%

A little over a month ago, Google released its Android Platform Distribution Statistics for the tail end of 2013. Now, we've entered a new year. And as expected, we also have a new batch of platform stats available on the Android Developer Dashboard.In general, the new stats indicate a gradual move to newer Android OS builds. In...

KitKat Now 1% of Android Users, Nearly 75% Running ICS or Greater

Over the last six years, we've seen Android mature from an underdog of an operating system to the mobile OS juggernaut that it is today. During the course of its evolution, we've seen quite a few major versions of the OS, with Android 4.4 KitKat being the most recent.Now thanks to the release of the...