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KitKat isn't quite the biggest, but it's getting there. Photo: Google

KitKat isn’t quite the biggest, but it’s getting there. Photo: Google

Android 4.4 KitKat might be old news now that Lollipop has made its consumer debut with the Nexus 9, but it’s still new software for a massive number of Android users. More than a year since the first KitKat release was delivered by Google, the platform continues to grow, now powering more than 30% of Android-powered devices.

Google Fit is now available to all. Screenshot: Google

Google Fit is now available to all. Screenshot: Google

Google Fit, a new app that helps users stay fit by encouraging them to reaching their fitness goals and tracking their progress, is now available to download from Google Play. It’s completely and compatible with all Android devices, and it will even work alongside your Android Wear watch as well.

PS4 Remote Play on the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. Photo: Sony

PS4 Remote Play on the Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact. Photo: Sony

Sony has made its new PS4 Remote Play app available to download from Google Play. Before you get too excited and rush off to download it to your Android device, however, you should know that it’s currently only compatible with the Japanese company’s latest Xperia smartphones and tablets.

Android Distribution Figures. Screenshot: Joshua Levenson/Cult of Android.

Android Distribution Figures. Screenshot: Joshua Levenson/Cult of Android.

Google has just published the latest distribution figures for the Android operating system. The numbers were uploaded to the official Developer Dashboard blog and reveal a consistent growth in the amount of users running KitKat (4.4), whilst older versions of the OS continue on their long path towards extinction.

Android-5-Lollipop

Google will preview its next Android update at the Google I/O conference in San Francisco this morning, and according to sources familiar with its plans, it’ll be called Android 5.0 “Lollipop.”

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