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Google: 83% Of Android Devices Run Android 2.1 Or Above

Google has updated the chart of its platform version on its Android Developers portal. The data was collected for two weeks, ending on December 1, 2010. The latest analysis shows that Android 2.1 (Eclair) and Android 2.2 (Froyo) now run on 83% of the total Android handsets currently available in the market.

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Android 2.1 & earlier versions are vulnerable to web attack

This post is contributed by AntiVirus365.net You might want to be careful the next time you visit an unknown website on your Android mobile device. A computer security researcher has discovered a bug that could be used to attack some versions of Google’s Android device over the internet. According to M.J. Keith, a security researcher with Alert Logic, the attack ...

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Porn gives you virus on your Android phone

Just one month ago, cyber security company Kaspersky Lab detected the first malware on Android. And now there seems to be more malware targeting the Google mobile operating system. More details in the press release from Kaspersky Lab below.

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Analyst: Android to beat the iPhone with 50% market share

A report from analyst firm Piper Jaffray says that in the long run, Android is going to lead the smartphone market with about 50% market share. iOS will shrink down to somewhere between 20-30% market share, while RIM and Nokia will have the remaining. The report predict that even with 20% of the market, the iPhone will contribute Apple more ...

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HTC sues Apple back

Taiwan based HTC Corp which makes smartphones that runs on the Google Anfroid platform is filing a patent complaint against Apple Inc., asking the International Trade Commission to ban U.S. sales of iPhones, iPads and iPods. In the complaint dated May 12, HTC said Apple violates five patents. Some of it include patents on technology related to iPhone’s power management, ...

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Android 2.2 to support automatic application updates

The next version of Google’s Android(version 2.2) known as Froyo is already in testing and should be available soon(months). One key new feature that we will be seeing in Froyo is automatic application updates.

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Over 50k apps available for Google Android

Google’s Android mobile OS has only been around for a year and a half and it has done something impressive- The total app count currently stands at 50,395. But the real good news is this- Despite the increase of apps, nearly 60 percent of all apps in the Android market are free.

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Google’s Android on Intel Atom Smartphones

Looks like we are going to see Android on Atom smarphones. That’s right, more upcoming smartphones is going to work on Atom. The LG GW990 is the world’s first – demonstration based on the Intel Moorestown platform that represents a new generation of powerful smartphones. But too bad, it will only run on Linux.

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Android has more growth than iPhone

According to comScore, smartphone usage in the US is up 18 percent in the latest quarter. 42.7 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones in an average month during the November 2009 to January 2010 period. While Google’s Android OS sits in fourth place behind RIM, Apple, and Microsoft, it’s the only one registering the largest market share gains of ...

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