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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.


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You’ve probably never heard of Gionee, a Chinese electronics manufacturer that builds handsets mostly for emerging markets. But if super slim smartphones are your thing, you’ll want to take note of its latest offering, the Elife S5.1. Measuring just 5.15mm thick, it’s one of the slimmest smartphones ever made, and its metal chassis makes it pretty darn attractive, too.


Sony has all but confirmed that its midrange Xperia T, Xperia TX, and Xperia V handsets will not be receiving an Android 4.4 KitKat upgrade. All three devices will remain on the latest version of Jelly Bean… at least officially.


LG today launched a new, super-sized Android tablet that aims to compete with devices like the Samsung Galaxy TabPRO 12.2, and to ensure it’s the most powerful slate on the market, it has been equipped with an Intel Core i5 processor — a chip that’s traditionally used to power notebooks and desktop PCs.


Android Wear was among the plethora of announcements that Google made yesterday at its keynote in Google I/O. The company talked in length about the various features of Android Wear and how apps will make it more useful in our day to day life. 

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