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Android Gingerbread on over half of devices, as ICS challenge begins

Android Gingerbread on over half of devices, as ICS challenge begins

Google and its Android manufacturing partners have finally managed to get the majority of devices in the wild up to date with Gingerbread... just in time for them to be outdated again thanks to Ice Cream Sandwich. According to the latest platform distribution stats, 2.3.x is now found on 50.6-percent of all Android devices - or at least those which accessed the Android Market in the fourteen days prior to December 1 - up from 43.9-percent last month.

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Intel wants custom Android Gingerbread for E series embedded processors

Intel wants custom Android Gingerbread for E series embedded processors

Intel is apparently looking at getting a custom version of Android Gingerbread to give to third parties that are looking to build tablets and other devices that run Android on its Atom E series of processors. Apparently, the custom version would also support other Atom processors as well according to Carrypad. This would make sense with the popularity of Android and the fact that in the mobile game Intel is far behind the other players in the industry.

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Sharp RW-T107 Android Gingerbread NFC Tablet

Sharp RW-T107 Android Gingerbread NFC Tablet

The people at Sharp have announced a brand new 7-inch Android tablet that will be launched in Japan complete with an NFC interface for commercial interactions. This Android tablet will only support Japanese FeliCa cards at the start, but we can expect additional card support in the near future. This Sharp RW-T107 unit will be able to be used in stores to read membership cards, IDs, loyalty cards, and more - get some coupons to grab some awesome cheap food and such!

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SoftBank 007SH KT Hello Kitty Android Gingerbread Phone For The Win

SoftBank 007SH KT Hello Kitty Android Gingerbread Phone For The Win

Welcome to the greatest Android device on the market today. I'm only half joking, as the specs on this very gaudy looking device are certainly nothing to scoff at, and it boasts the very strange accomplishment of being the second clamshell device running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The first was of course the AQUOS PHONE THE HYBRID 007SH, essentially the same basic components this device is built on. Yesterday we got a glimpse of the Yahoo! Android phone from Sharp AQUOS, today we get the next rebranded handset in the Hello Kitty Android flip phone. Is this just a Japanese fad, or are cross-brand re-releases of Android devices on the horizon?

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Android Gingerbread leak denied: “rumors are not official announcements”

Android Gingerbread leak denied: “rumors are not official announcements”

Further doubt has been cast on speculation over Google's upcoming "Gingerbread" Android release, after mobile-review's Eldar Murtazin was quoted as revealing minimum specifications and timescale details earlier this week.  Murtazin later backtracked on the comments, and now Open Source & Compatibility Tech Lead Dan Morrill from the Android team has dismissed them too.  On Twitter, Morrill told followers ""I love it when people just make stuff up and report it as news."

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AT&T Confirms Android 2.3 Gingerbread Update For 2011 Lineup

AT&T Confirms Android 2.3 Gingerbread Update For 2011 Lineup

AT&T had some good news today for its Android phone customers who have been eagerly awaiting a platform update. The carrier confirmed that all of its 2011 Android handsets will soon be getting Android 2.3 Gingerbread, which has so far only been available on the recently launched HTC Status. The updates, however, will not be rolled out altogether, with one kicking off today and others within the coming weeks.

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