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OpenSignalMaps finds nearly 4,000 versions of Android

OpenSignalMaps finds nearly 4,000 versions of Android

If you look at all the different ways people can modify their Android software and all the various kinds of hardware and operating systems, do you know how many different platforms you'll find? Apparently, there are nearly 4,000 "distinct" Android devices in the wild right now. You read that right - four thousand. You think iOS has that many?

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Intel Lava XOLO Android smartphone hands-on with benchmark

Intel Lava XOLO Android smartphone hands-on with benchmark

One of the most unassuming pieces of hardware on the market that we happened upon this month was certainly Intel's first Medfield-toting Android: the Lava XOLO. This smartphone was announced back a the tail end of April of this year and represents Intel's first production Android smartphone available on the mobile market, toting its own Intel Medfield 1.6 GHz single-core Atom Z2460 processor and a 4.03-inch 1024 x 600 pixel resolution display - is this your next undercover powerhouse device?

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T-Mobile Prism is the new $20 Android super-deal

T-Mobile Prism is the new $20 Android super-deal

It's time again for T-Mobile to release a Huawei manufactured device under their own label, this budget-minded smartphone set to bring fire where the Springboard left off. Of course this is a smartphone and that was a tablet, but still, there's room for everybody when you're working with Android. Here you've got a smartphone that's running on T-Mobile's 3G network, has a 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen, and will be released with Android 2.3 Gingerbread right out of the box.

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Ice Cream Sandwich now on 2.9% of all Android devices

Ice Cream Sandwich now on 2.9% of all Android devices

Last time we heard about Ice Cream Sandwich adoption on Android devices, less than 1% had the OS installed. Granted, only the Galaxy Nexus was ready to go with ICS, along with a speedy update to the ASUS Transformer Prime, but OEMs in general have been slow to offer updates ever since the code dropped in November. ICS products and updates are slowly but surely starting to appear, and the latest data shows that ICS adoption has jumped.

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ESER tablet presents the $50 Android

ESER tablet presents the $50 Android

The promise of an almost-free Android tablet is here, though if you're looking for quality with that high order, you're may be in for a bit of dissapointment. The Shanzhaiben ESER tablet has been released internationally - centered in China - for a whopping $50 USD. This device is a 7-inch tablet running nearly the newest Android system out there with Gingerbread and will bring you a lovely single core Allwinner A10 ARM Cortex-A8 processor to back it up. This is the tablet you'll likely be getting from Aunt Bessie with a note that says "use this for school, no games!" for your birthday this year - expect it!

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Verizon LG Lucid brings LTE Android on a budget

Verizon LG Lucid brings LTE Android on a budget

Verizon has outed its latest low-cost LTE Android smartphone, the LG Lucid, a 4-inch handset set to go on sale March 29 priced at $79.99 with a new agreement. Running Android 2.3 Gingerbread on a 1.2GHz dual-core processor with 1GB of RAM, the Lucid has a 5-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording and flash, and comes preloaded with an HD Video Producer app for chopping footage directly on the phone itself.

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HTC Vivid on AT&T gets Android 4.0 udpate

HTC Vivid on AT&T gets Android 4.0 udpate

AT&T announced today that it is making the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update available for the HTC Vivid smartphone, making it the first carrier in the US to issue an ICS upgrade on a device that originally shipped with Android 2.3 Gingerbread. HTC Vivid customers can also expect new Beats by Dr. Dre audio enhancement and an upgrade to HTC Sense 3.6.

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Android 5.0 Jelly Bean tipped for Q3 release

Android 5.0 Jelly Bean tipped for Q3 release

Actual details or information about Google's next major version of Android, 5.0 Jelly Bean is actually known at this point. The codename Jelly Bean is almost certain with many manufacturers such as ASUS confirming the name. Today more reports about the suggested release date were revealed by DigiTimes, quoting anonymous sources have stated we'll see Android 5.0 in Q3 instead of Q2 like earlier reports suggested.

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Forget the iPad, here’s the $40 Android tablet

Forget the iPad, here’s the $40 Android tablet

All the way over in India there's a tablet that you may have heard of - the Aakash. This little beast was revealed last year for students across the country, and is now getting a $40 next-generation upgrade that'll be dropping in April. Will this lovely little tablet be a great competitor for the iPad? Certainly not when you consider the fact that it'll only be released in India - but therein lies the question: why is the UK-based manufacturer DataWind able to create such a cost-cut device when the most popular tablet in the world costs 12 times as much?

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Samsung Galaxy S II Android 4.0 upgrade goes live [Updated]

Samsung Galaxy S II Android 4.0 upgrade goes live [Updated]

Samsung has begun pushing out the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade for the best-selling Galaxy S II smartphone, with Korea and select European countries kicking off a staged roll-out. Poland, Hungary and Sweden are the first to get ICS in Europe, while both older and newer models from Samsung's line-up are also in line for newer versions of Android, though not all will see 4.0.

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