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Ice Cream Sandwich grows 50% in latest Android platform stats

Ice Cream Sandwich grows 50% in latest Android platform stats

Google has released the latest breakdown of Android versions, with Ice Cream Sandwich continuing its slow penetration into handsets while Jelly Bean remains fledgling at best. The figures, based on active Android devices using the Play store within the past two weeks, confirm that 2.3 Gingerbread remains the most commonly used version of the open-source OS, with over 60-percent of installs.

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Nintendo 3DS XL Review

Nintendo 3DS XL Review

Reviewing a product like the Nintendo 3DS XL is a strange affair. The mobile gaming market has changed dramatically over the last several years thanks to the advent of iOS and Android, both offering games that approach the quality of what you would expect to find on a Nintendo or Sony handheld for a fraction of the price. It’s hard to look at the 3DS XL without a cynical eye either given that 3DS sales are starting to slump, with Nintendo recently reporting a decline in revenue and posting a net loss of around $220 million. Is the 3DS XL the boost that Nintendo needs in a world that’s rapidly forgetting the traditional portable gaming handheld? Let’s find out.

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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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Xbox Live Indie Games unofficially comes to Windows Phone

Xbox Live Indie Games unofficially comes to Windows Phone

The "Indie Games" section of Xbox Live on the Xbox 360 has become very popular among everyone from hardcore gamers to people who whose favorite game is Angry Birds. In the most recent update to the Xbox 360 Dashboard, the Indie Games channel receives even more prominence, showing that Microsoft really likes this section of content. On the software giant's other Xbox Live platform, though, a.ka. Windows Phone, there is no such initiative.

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Xbox 360’s LIVE cable TV attack detailed

Xbox 360’s LIVE cable TV attack detailed

Microsoft has detailed its challenge to cable TV, with a roadmap of Xbox LIVE streaming content for the Xbox 360 including Hulu Plus, Netflix and the BBC, as well as the Kinect-powered voice control that will be used to bypass the traditional remote. Beginning as part of the Xbox LIVE Dashboard update for the 360 that rolls out tomorrow, the dozens of TV channels, streaming services and other content providers will join gaming and other internet services on the console. More details of content deals after the cut.

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Ford SYNC hits Europe in 2012 Focus

Ford SYNC hits Europe in 2012 Focus

A car company might not be what you'd expect to find at IFA 2011, but Ford is here to talk about its "Drive Smart" push to include SYNC in future vehicles. Already in 3m Fords on US roads, Ford is now bringing SYNC to Europe - first with the 2012 Ford Focus - with the expectation that it will be in 2m models by 2015. As in the US system, Ford SYNC supports voice control, text-to-speech for incoming SMS messages, WiFi hotspot functionality and Michelin Guide restaurant suggestions.

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Nintendo squashes 3DS Phone talk: “Phones are not by definition entertainment devices”

Nintendo squashes 3DS Phone talk: “Phones are not by definition entertainment devices”

Nintendo has dashed hopes that it might follow in Sony's footsteps and deliver a gaming smartphone, with Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime suggesting that the company lacks "a competitive advantage in telephony." Despite ongoing rumors around Nintendo's mobile plans, and the increase in convergent devices as handsets like the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play reach the market, Nintendo "have no desire to get into telephony" Fils-Aime insists, saying that instead "we believe that we will earn our way into someone's pocket without having to offer that (phone capability) as an additional factor."

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: February 23 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: February 23 2011

First let us tell you of three rather important points from the Android Community side of the world today - first, the Nexus S and Nexus One Gingerbread 2.3.3 updates are going out OTA right this moment, then, take a peek at two bootloader points: Motorola XOOM Has Bootloader That’s Both Unlockable and Relockable and Atrix bootloader gets totally locked down. Awesome and harsh! Then have a look at some of the biggest fattest news you'll ever want to hear at a time like this as far as Apple goes: New MacBook Pro specs leak, plus Apple Thunderbolt Light Peak branding, hooray! Grab yourself the first big update to Windows 7 since its launch, and have another look at Intel Light Peak [Event This Thursday Fuels MacBook Pro Rumors].

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