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Sixteen months after its rollout began, Android 5.x Lollipop has finally overtaken KitKat as the most-used version of the OS - but after five months of availability, 6.0 Marshmallow is at just 2.3%.
Android 6.0 was released in early October - but the latest version of the OS is now installed on just 1.2% of active devices, indicating an even slower rollout rate than Android 5.0 Lollipop.
Android 6.0 began rolling out on October 5, but still hasn't reached 1% of active devices. 5.x Lollipop grew by 3.1% compared with last month, but the two-year old 4.4 KitKat still leads with 36.1%.
Version 5.x Lollipop now accounts for 29.5% of active Android devices - but two months after 6.0 Marshmallow began its rollout, just 0.5% of devices are running the latest version of the OS.
Over four months after its launch on iOS, Apple Music is now available on Android as a beta - but while users will be able to sign up for a free three-month trial, the app isn't yet feature-complete.
A year after its rollout began, Lollipop has finally reached a quarter of active Android devices - but the vast majority of devices are still running much older versions of the OS.
Eleven months after it was first announced, 5.x Lollipop builds are now on 21% of active Android devices - but with 6.0 Marshmallow now weeks away, it's Android 4.4 KitKat that continues to dominate.
Google's latest figures show that Android 5.x builds have now been installed on 18.1% of active devices - but while all other versions dropped in usage, Android 4.4 KitKat actually saw an increase.
Nearly eight months after Google announced Android 5.0 Lollipop, the percentage of devices running the newest versions is finally in double-digits - but 4.4 KitKat still dominates the platform.
Almost seven months after Google announced the latest version of its Android OS, over 90% of devices are still running versions up to five years old - but the Lollipop rollout is gaining momentum.
Six months after Google announced Android 5.0, just 5.4% of Android devices now have Lollipop - which means it's still on fewer devices than Android 2.3 Gingerbread or 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
From new Windows and Office upgrades, to Satya's sleep, Samsung slip-ups, OnePlus invites, dual-boot WinDroids, and a smelly Google patent, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
A 3G tablet that's 8mm thick, weighs 525g, runs both Android and Windows, and has a QXGA display? For $230? It sounds too good to be true - but the 9.7-inch Cube i6 Air is real, and on sale now.
Google's latest figures show that Android 5.0 has made it on to just 1.6% of all Android devices - but over 44% remain on Jelly Bean, while KitKat has also grown slightly compared with last month.
After Google confirmed that production of its Nexus 5 had ended in December, the device disappeared from its Play Store - but it's now available to buy again, albeit temporarily, and at full price.
Almost three months after being announced by Google, the Android 5.0 update has still only reached 0.1% of devices - but the number of devices running Android 4.4 KitKat has increased considerably.
Dell's striking Venue 8 7840 tablet is now on sale for $399, and includes an 8.4-inch Quad HD OLED, a 6.1mm-thick body, 8MP camera, 2.3GHz Intel Atom processor, 2GB RAM... oh, and Android 4.4 KitKat.
Oppo has unveiled what it calls the 'world's thinnest smartphone', with a 1.5GHz octa-core Snapdragon 615, 2GB RAM, 13MP rear camera and 16GB storage - but no microSD slot or 3.5mm audio connector.
Acer's new 8-inch Iconia tablet costs just $150, and runs either Android 4.4 or Windows 8.1 - but the Windows version also includes an enticing freebie: a one-year subscription to Office 365 Personal.
HTC has announced the Desire 510, the first ever 64-bit Android phone and the first device to feature the new Snapdragon 410 chipset - and it's also the company's most affordable 4G handset to date.
Samsung has announced the Galaxy S5 mini - but with a slower processor, lower-resolution display, less RAM, smaller battery and inferior camera, the new device shares little with the larger Galaxy S5.
Motorola has confirmed that its rollout of Android 4.4.3 will begin this week, although only a few devices will be able to get the update initially, which includes bug fixes and an upgraded dialer.
The next version of Android has begun rolling out to the Nexus 4, 5 and 7, as T-Mobile revealed on its support site - but this OS update is not the leap to version 5.0 that many have been hoping for.
Motorola's new Moto E offers a 4.3-inch display, 1GB of RAM, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 200 processor, 5MP camera, Android 4.4 KitKat, dual-SIM support, water-resistance and more, for just £89 GBP ($150 USD).
Samsung USA has confirmed that many of its older Galaxy smartphones and tablets will received updates to the latest Android 4.4.2 "KitKat" OS, including the nearly two year old Galaxy S III.
New rumors have arrived on the Internet today about some of the possible hardware specs for Samsung's Galaxy S5, including claims that it will have either an Exynos 6 or a Snapdragon 805 processor.
Motorola has announced it has cut the "no contract" cost of its Moto X smartphone down to $399 permanently, after previously offering the Android device for $349 as a temporary sale price.
A 'leaked memo' claims to reveal release dates of Android 4.4 KitKat for the Galaxy S3, S4, Note 2 and Note 3 - but issues with the 4.3 update continue to cause issues for some Samsung handsets.
HTC announced Android 4.4 KitKat will be available to delighted One owners at the end of January 2014. HTC join a handful of companies offering the latest update including Samsung and LG.
Google says the Android 4.4 update will start rolling out to Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013) and Nexus 10 tablets today, but owners of the Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 cellular versions will have to wait a bit longer.
Following Google's decision not to update its two-year-old Galaxy Nexus to Android 4.4 KitKat, thousands of disgruntled owners have signed a petition asking the company to reverse its position.
After months of rumors and leaks, Google has finally announced Android 4.4 'KitKat', the next major version of its mobile OS, along with its new Nexus 5 smartphone, which is available to buy now.
A new report claims that Android Kit Kat is centered around wearables, low-end handsets and fixing some of Android's long-standing issues. All signs point to Android 4.4 as a major, must-have update.
A new white version of Google's Nexus 5 smartphone has been leaked, along with a claim that the long awaited device will finally go on sale to the public on November 1st.
One of many features expected to arrive with Android 4.4 KitKat later this year, is a revamped launcher, with a variety of new features and a rebrand as the 'Google Experience' launcher.
A video has been uploaded to YouTube showing off the Nexus 5 running KeyLimePie, an early build of Android 4.4 (KitKat) just a few days before the (rumored) official announcement on Tuesday.
With its 2.3GHz Snapdragon CPU, 2GB of RAM and 4.95-inch 1080p display, Google's Nexus 5 - the first device to feature the latest Android OS update, 4.4 'KitKat' - looks set to launch on October 15.
Photos of a Nexus 5 running Android 4.4 KitKat have started making the rounds on the internet just as the Nexus 4 has been marked "out of inventory" from the US Google Play Store.
A statue has appeared outside of Google HQ, joining all the candy statues which represent each version of Android - this one is a KitKat, suggesting the name of Google's next Android iteration.