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Android Distribution Numbers For June 2016

Google has released the Android distribution numbers for June 2016, and the breakdown makes for interesting reading. Every month Google releases the stats which indicate the percentages of users running a version of Android and using the Google Play Store. This is useful to developers (and testers) because …

Sony announce the 4.3 rollout has begun

Sony announced a while back that the Z1 and Z Ultra would be getting the upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat early next year and that there would be an intermediate update to JellyBean 4.3. The time for the 4.3 update has now arrived and it is starting to …

Samsung Announce Galaxy Grand 2

Samsung have today announced the Galaxy Grand 2. The new device is a follow up to the original Samsung Galaxy Grand and boasts a 5.25″ 1280×720 TFT display.  1.5GB RAM is accompanied by 8GB onboard storage with a microSD card slot.  The Grand 2 launches with Android 4.3 …

Samsung Galaxy S3 receiving update to Android 4.3

The global rollout of Android 4.3 Jellybean to Samsungs previous flagship handset the Galaxy S3 has begun. According to Samsung dedicated site Sammobile the rollout began with unlocked UK devices and has not started to be seen on devices in South Korea. The list of changes and new features …

Orange announce two new own branded smartphones

Orange have today announced two new own branded handsets for the European market. The Orange Yumo and the Orange Hiro are being launched ” in response to customer demand for sophisticated smartphones at a more accessible price” although there are no plans to launch them here in the UK. …

Samsung releases official Android 4.3 update for Galaxy S4

At the recent Unpacked 2013 event Samsung announced that the Galaxy S4 would be getting an update to Android Jelly Bean 4.3 in October and it has now started to roll-out around the world. Whilst Samsung don’t release an official changelog for their updates users who have been …

Tesco Hudl Review

It would seem that they are all jumping on the bandwagon.  It started with Amazon and the Kindle Fire who had the place to themselves until Tesco came along with their Hudl and it was announced yesterday that Argos are to start selling their own version of an …

LG L7 II Review

As mentioned in this weeks podcast, 2013 has very much been LG’s year.  With the relative success of the Nexus 4, the rumoured Nexus 5 and the release of the much vaunted LG G2 what was a bit part player in the Android ecosystem has become a big …

Android Version Figures updated, but does it matter anymore?

  The numbers are in and it’s official, Jellybeans are taking over the world……nearly! Earlier this year Google announced that they had hit 1 billion Android activations which, looking at the table below, means that over 480 million devices are now on Android Jellybean. Version Codename API Distribution …

Tesco to launch own brand Tablet, known as the Hudl

Supermarket behemoth Tesco has today announced that it is to start selling its own tablet, known as the Hudl. The device, a 7″ HD screened tablet is to ship with Android 4.2.2 (Jellybean), will sport a 1.5Ghz Quad-core CPU and will have 16GB onboard storage which will be …

UK Nexus 4 begins getting Android 4.3 OTA upgrade

As of 8pm GMT the UK sim-free Nexus 4 has begun to receive it’s Over The Air upgrade. You will recieve a warning if your upgrade is due but if you wish to manually check you are welcome to follow this risk free procedure: Click Settings Click About …

Android 4.3 Factory Images now available for Nexus devices

Google yesterday released the latest incantation of Android 4.3 Jellybean stating that the the Nexus 10, Nexus 7, Nexus 4 and Galaxy Nexus will all be getting the update over the air (OTA) in the coming weeks. Some of us however can’t wait that long. For those of us …

HP Slate 7 Available for pre-order….only £129!!

The bar has been set.  The Nexus 7 and the iPad mini are generally considered to be the two best 7″ tablets available but a new challenger is about to enter the ring. The HP Slate 7 is Hewlett Packard’s foray into the Android tablet world and is …

Galaxy Note 8.0 Now available at Samsung Experience Store

The brand new Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is now available from the Samsung Experience Store in Westfield Stratford City. The mid sized tablet is Samsung’s latest offering in the Galaxy Note range and covers yet another screen size. Bundled with some £60 worth of content and services, the …

Samsung Galaxy S IV’s specifications leak

There is now less than two weeks until the grand unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S IV in New York and despite Samsung’s usual tight lid on security the specifications have leaked out online. Seen on AnTuTu, the new flagship handset would appear to be powered by the …

HTC One – HTC join in with the hype machine

It is now less than a week away. The hype around the HTC event to be held on Tuesday is growing daily and now even HTC have got in on the act. They appear to be pulling out all the stops for the HTC One (whose name was …

3 HTC One X JellyBean update now available

Its been a while coming, but Three have just released the JellyBean update for the HTC One X. This will update your One X to Android 4.1.1 and Sense 4+, which means you’ll also be able to get the Playstation Store on your phone as well as all …

Deal – Cheap JellyBean Tablets from Sumvision at Ebuyer

The Nexus 7 brought respect to cheap Android tablets – good spec, latest OS and very reasonable price. This has forced other manufacturers to up their game a bit – and a good thing that is. With that in mind, Ebuyer have Sumvision’s Cyclone range at some very …

Update: Nexus 4 available to purchase once again – Now in UK!

The issues surrounding Google’s flagship Android Jellybean-touting handset are well documented. Google and LG have blamed each other for the worldwide shortage and customers have been left rather angry and miffed at the lack of ability to order the cut price handset. Well, various Play stores around the …

Samsung Reveal Galaxy SII Plus

Samsung have today revealed the new Galaxy SII Plus. The SII Plus is based on the massive selling SII and combines the latest Android Jellybean 4.1.2 with Samsung’s Nature UX. The device has a 1.2Ghz dual core processor paired with a 4.3” WVGA Super AMOLED Plus display and an …