Neowin News Feed for: Lollipop https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/lollipop/ Neowin News Feed for: Lollipop en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Google finally updates Android usage share; Pie on 10.4% of Google Play devices https://www.neowin.net/news/google-finally-updates-android-usage-share-pie-on-104-of-google-play-devices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/12/1480997653_android-promo_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>After over six months, Google has finally released new usage share statistics for the different versions of its Android operating system. Android 9.0 Pie is now on 10.4% of all Google Play devices. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/google-finally-updates-android-usage-share-pie-on-104-of-google-play-devices">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Wed, 08 May 2019 14:18:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/google-finally-updates-android-usage-share-pie-on-104-of-google-play-devices Android stats: Nougat usage slips, Oreo on almost 25% of devices, Pie still in the sky https://www.neowin.net/news/android-stats-nougat-usage-slips-oreo-on-almost-25-of-devices-pie-still-in-the-sky/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/12/1480996838_android-marshmallow-nougat_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google has published its latest Android platform usage stats that show Android 8.x Nougat now on almost a quarter of active devices and Pie 9.0 still scrounging for 0.1% usage to get on the charts. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-stats-nougat-usage-slips-oreo-on-almost-25-of-devices-pie-still-in-the-sky">Read more...</a> boyd.chan@neowin.net (Boyd Chan) Mon, 29 Oct 2018 08:44:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-stats-nougat-usage-slips-oreo-on-almost-25-of-devices-pie-still-in-the-sky Android stats: Lollipop sees biggest loss, Oreo still on less than 15% of all devices https://www.neowin.net/news/android-stats-lollipop-sees-biggest-loss-oreo-still-on-less-than-15-of-all-devices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/03/android-lollipop-marshmallow-00_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google released the latest usage stats for Android a few days ago, and sadly it still shows that less than 15% of all devices that accessed Google Play are on Android 8.0 Oreo. That&#039;s pretty weak. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-stats-lollipop-sees-biggest-loss-oreo-still-on-less-than-15-of-all-devices">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Tue, 04 Sep 2018 11:00:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-stats-lollipop-sees-biggest-loss-oreo-still-on-less-than-15-of-all-devices Android usage: Just 2% of Google Play devices on the latest version of Oreo https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-just-2-of-google-play-devices-on-the-latest-version-of-oreo/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/12/1480997653_android-promo_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google today published its Android usage breakdown, the first report that it has released since May 7. The report shows that Android 8.0 is now on 10.1% of devices, but 8.1 is only on 2%. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-just-2-of-google-play-devices-on-the-latest-version-of-oreo">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Mon, 23 Jul 2018 20:38:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-just-2-of-google-play-devices-on-the-latest-version-of-oreo Android usage stats for May shows Nougat domination with slight gains for Oreo https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-stats-for-may-shows-nougat-domination-with-slight-gains-for-oreo/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/08/1503341374_screen_shot_2017-08-21_at_11.47.48_am_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Since the Android usage stats arrived late last month, it&#039;s no surprise that the list of different versions have barely moved in the last few weeks. However, it does show a trend - slow adoption. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-stats-for-may-shows-nougat-domination-with-slight-gains-for-oreo">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Wed, 09 May 2018 08:28:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-stats-for-may-shows-nougat-domination-with-slight-gains-for-oreo Android usage: Nougat is still king, but Oreo starts to make gains https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-nougat-is-still-king-but-oreo-starts-to-make-gains/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/08/1503075489_android-8.0-oreo_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Almost eight months after the latest major Android update was released, Oreo is now installed on 4.6% of all Google Play Android devices, although only 0.5% are on the latest version, 8.1. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-nougat-is-still-king-but-oreo-starts-to-make-gains">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Mon, 16 Apr 2018 21:00:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-nougat-is-still-king-but-oreo-starts-to-make-gains Microsoft optimizes Skype for older Android devices https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-optimizes-skype-for-older-android-devices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2018/03/1520007207_skype-android-update-1-900x572_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft today announced that it&#039;s releasing a version of Skype that&#039;s optimized for devices running between Android 4.0.3 and 5.1. The update will be automatically available through the Play Store. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-optimizes-skype-for-older-android-devices">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Fri, 02 Mar 2018 17:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-optimizes-skype-for-older-android-devices Android usage: Nougat the most popular version, and Oreo finally on over 1% https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-nougat-the-most-popular-version-and-oreo-finally-on-over-1/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/11/1479824447_android-mascot-01_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google published its monthly usage breakdown for Android devices this week, showing that Nougat is finally the most popular version of the OS, and Oreo is finally on over 1% of Google Play devices. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-nougat-the-most-popular-version-and-oreo-finally-on-over-1">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:42:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-nougat-the-most-popular-version-and-oreo-finally-on-over-1 Google Assistant is coming to tablets and older phones https://www.neowin.net/news/google-assistant-is-coming-to-tablets-and-older-phones/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/04/1493446459_assistant-635x343_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google today announced that it&#039;s expanding the availability of Assistant, making it available not only to tablets, but older phones running Android 5.0 Lollipop, which accounts for 26.3% of devices. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/google-assistant-is-coming-to-tablets-and-older-phones">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:46:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/google-assistant-is-coming-to-tablets-and-older-phones Android usage: Oreo jumps onto 0.5% of devices https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-oreo-jumps-onto-05-of-devices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/11/1479824447_android-mascot-01_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google released its monthly Android usage share breakdown today, showing that almost four months after its release, Android 8.0 Oreo is still only installed on 0.5% of all Google Play devices. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-oreo-jumps-onto-05-of-devices">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Tue, 12 Dec 2017 04:36:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-oreo-jumps-onto-05-of-devices A new Android exploit tricks users into recording their screen https://www.neowin.net/news/a-new-android-exploit-tricks-users-into-recording-their-screen/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/05/1494076527_2017.05.01_00030__26a7380_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>In a new report by MWR InfoSecurity, a new exploit was discovered which tricks users into recording their screen without their consent. The exploit is present in Android versions 5.0 to Android 7.1. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/a-new-android-exploit-tricks-users-into-recording-their-screen">Read more...</a> hammad.scorpio@gmail.com (Hammad Saleem) Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:08:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/a-new-android-exploit-tricks-users-into-recording-their-screen Android usage: Oreo is now on 0.2% of devices https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-oreo-is-now-on-02-of-devices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/11/1479824447_android-mascot-01_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Just over a month after it was announced, Android Oreo made it onto Google&#039;s monthly Android usage report, with 0.2% of active Google Play devices. 7.x Nougat is now on 17.8% of them. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-oreo-is-now-on-02-of-devices">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Tue, 03 Oct 2017 02:56:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-oreo-is-now-on-02-of-devices Android usage: Nougat is now on 15.8% of devices https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-nougat-is-now-on-158-of-devices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/11/1479824447_android-mascot-01_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Over a year after it was released, Android Nougat is only on 15.8% of Google Play devices, although just 1.6% are on the latest version, 7.1. Marshmallow gained some usage, and the rest declined. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-nougat-is-now-on-158-of-devices">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Tue, 12 Sep 2017 17:02:41 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-nougat-is-now-on-158-of-devices Android usage: the latest version of Nougat is finally on over 1% of Google Play devices https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-the-latest-version-of-nougat-is-finally-on-over-1-of-google-play-devices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/08/1471900485_android-7.0-nougat_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Nearly a year after it was released, Android Nougat is only on 13.5% of Google Play devices, although just 1.2% are on the latest version, 7.1. Marshmallow gained some usage, and the rest declined. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-the-latest-version-of-nougat-is-finally-on-over-1-of-google-play-devices">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Tue, 08 Aug 2017 22:46:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-the-latest-version-of-nougat-is-finally-on-over-1-of-google-play-devices Android usage: 7.1 Nougat is on 0.9% of devices after 8 months, as Marshmallow rises again https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-71-nougat-is-on-09-of-devices-after-8-months-as-marshmallow-rises-again/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/12/1480996838_android-marshmallow-nougat_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Ten months after its release, Android 7.0 Nougat has reached 10.6% of devices. Marshmallow had reached 15.2% within ten months of its rollout starting, and it&#039;s more than doubled since then, to 31.8%. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-71-nougat-is-on-09-of-devices-after-8-months-as-marshmallow-rises-again">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Fri, 07 Jul 2017 09:46:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-71-nougat-is-on-09-of-devices-after-8-months-as-marshmallow-rises-again It's now possible to get the Google Now pane swipe on Jellybean and KitKat with a workaround https://www.neowin.net/news/its-now-possible-to-get-the-google-now-pane-swipe-on-jellybean-and-kitkat-with-a-workaround/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2017/06/1497517820_nexus2cee_nova-3-728x410_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>If you&#039;re still stuck on Jellybean or KitKat with your Android device, but want the Google Now pane swipe, that&#039;s now possible, thanks to an XDA developer, who modified the Nova Google Companion. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/its-now-possible-to-get-the-google-now-pane-swipe-on-jellybean-and-kitkat-with-a-workaround">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Fri, 30 Jun 2017 07:56:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/its-now-possible-to-get-the-google-now-pane-swipe-on-jellybean-and-kitkat-with-a-workaround Android usage: 7.1 Nougat is on just 0.6% of devices after seven months https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-71-nougat-is-on-just-06-of-devices-after-seven-months/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/11/1479824447_android-mascot-01_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google released its monthly breakdown of Android usage today, and while 7.0 Nougat saw yet another strong gain, the latest version, 7.1, remains at 0.6% nearly seven months after its release. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-71-nougat-is-on-just-06-of-devices-after-seven-months">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Mon, 05 Jun 2017 22:23:49 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-71-nougat-is-on-just-06-of-devices-after-seven-months A year after being unveiled, Galaxy J3 Pro launches in India... with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop https://www.neowin.net/news/a-year-after-being-unveiled-galaxy-j3-pro-launches-in-india-with-android-511-lollipop/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/06/galaxy-j3-pro-00_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A year after Samsung unveiled the Galaxy J3 Pro, it&#039;s now on sale in India - but it&#039;s shipping with Android 5.1.1, which was a year old when the device was announced, and is now over two years old. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/a-year-after-being-unveiled-galaxy-j3-pro-launches-in-india-with-android-511-lollipop">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Mon, 29 May 2017 14:30:37 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/a-year-after-being-unveiled-galaxy-j3-pro-launches-in-india-with-android-511-lollipop Android usage: 0.5% of Google Play devices are now on the latest version of Nougat https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-05-of-google-play-devices-are-now-on-the-latest-version-of-nougat/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/12/1480997653_android-promo_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google released its monthly breakdown of Android usage today, and while Nougat is still making gains, usage of the latest version of the OS, 7.1, saw only a modest improvement at just 0.5% of devices. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-05-of-google-play-devices-are-now-on-the-latest-version-of-nougat">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Wed, 03 May 2017 01:54:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-05-of-google-play-devices-are-now-on-the-latest-version-of-nougat Android usage: Marshmallow sees its first loss; latest version of Nougat is stagnant https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-marshmallow-sees-its-first-loss-latest-version-of-nougat-is-stagnant/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/11/1479824447_android-mascot-01_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google released its monthly breakdown of Android usage today, and while Nougat is still making gains, usage of the latest version of the OS, 7.1, remains stagnant at just 0.4% of Google Play devices. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-marshmallow-sees-its-first-loss-latest-version-of-nougat-is-stagnant">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Fri, 07 Apr 2017 04:46:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-marshmallow-sees-its-first-loss-latest-version-of-nougat-is-stagnant Android usage: Marshmallow is still king, but Nougat more than doubles its share to 2.8% https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-marshmallow-is-still-king-but-nougat-more-than-doubles-its-share-to-28/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/12/1480996838_android-marshmallow-nougat_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Almost seven months after the latest major Android update was released, Nougat is now installed on 2.8% of all Google Play Android devices, although only 0.4% are on the latest version, 7.1. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-marshmallow-is-still-king-but-nougat-more-than-doubles-its-share-to-28">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Tue, 07 Mar 2017 23:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-marshmallow-is-still-king-but-nougat-more-than-doubles-its-share-to-28 Android usage: Almost six months after its release, Nougat is now on just 1.2% of devices https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-almost-six-months-after-its-release-nougat-is-now-on-just-12-of-devices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/12/1480996838_android-marshmallow-nougat_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The newest versions of Android are now installed on just 1.2% of the platform&#039;s active devices, while 6.0 Marshmallow continues to grow, pushing past the 30% usage milestone for the first time. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-almost-six-months-after-its-release-nougat-is-now-on-just-12-of-devices">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Wed, 08 Feb 2017 13:42:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-almost-six-months-after-its-release-nougat-is-now-on-just-12-of-devices Android usage: Just 0.2% of devices are on the latest version; Froyo now on less than 0.1% https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-just-02-of-devices-are-on-the-latest-version-froyo-now-on-less-than-01/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/11/1479824447_android-mascot-01_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google has released its monthly usage statistics for Android versions. Android 7.0 and 7.1 Nougat together add up to 0.7% of all devices running the OS, and Froyo has finally dropped off of the list. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-just-02-of-devices-are-on-the-latest-version-froyo-now-on-less-than-01">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Tue, 10 Jan 2017 20:22:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-usage-just-02-of-devices-are-on-the-latest-version-froyo-now-on-less-than-01 Over three months after its release, Nougat has reached just 0.4% of Android devices https://www.neowin.net/news/over-three-months-after-its-release-nougat-has-reached-just-04-of-android-devices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/12/1480996838_android-marshmallow-nougat_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Android 7.0 Nougat is now on just 0.4% of devices, up by a pitiful 0.1% compared with last month - but a year after its release, 6.0 Marshmallow has finally overtaken the three-year-old 4.4 KitKat. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/over-three-months-after-its-release-nougat-has-reached-just-04-of-android-devices">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:10:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/over-three-months-after-its-release-nougat-has-reached-just-04-of-android-devices Remember the dual-screen YotaPhone 2? You can now buy it for just $120 https://www.neowin.net/news/remember-the-dual-screen-yotaphone-2-you-can-now-buy-it-for-just-120/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/02/yotaphone-2-03_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The dual-screen YotaPhone 2 was an extremely hot piece of engineering when it was first released and reimagined the smartphone. Although the phone once cost $859, you can pick it up today for $120. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/remember-the-dual-screen-yotaphone-2-you-can-now-buy-it-for-just-120">Read more...</a> steven.johns@neowin.net (Steven Johns) Mon, 14 Nov 2016 07:40:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/remember-the-dual-screen-yotaphone-2-you-can-now-buy-it-for-just-120 Two months after its release, Nougat is on 0.3% of Android devices https://www.neowin.net/news/two-months-after-its-release-nougat-is-on-03-of-android-devices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/08/1471900485_android-7.0-nougat_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google released its Android usage share statistics today, saying that Android 7.0 Nougat is installed on just 0.3% of Google Play devices. 6.0 Marshmallow also showed a strong increase, up to 24%. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/two-months-after-its-release-nougat-is-on-03-of-android-devices">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Mon, 07 Nov 2016 19:56:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/two-months-after-its-release-nougat-is-on-03-of-android-devices Eleven months after its release, Marshmallow reaches 18.7% of Android devices https://www.neowin.net/news/eleven-months-after-its-release-marshmallow-reaches-187-of-android-devices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/06/android-logo_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Marshmallow has been available to manufacturers for almost a year now, but hasn&#039;t yet reached 20% of devices, while Android 4.4 KitKat - which was released nearly three years ago - is on 27.7%. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/eleven-months-after-its-release-marshmallow-reaches-187-of-android-devices">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Tue, 13 Sep 2016 19:12:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/eleven-months-after-its-release-marshmallow-reaches-187-of-android-devices Ten months after its rollout began, Marshmallow is now on 15% of Android devices https://www.neowin.net/news/ten-months-after-its-rollout-began-marshmallow-is-now-on-15-of-android-devices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/06/android-logo_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Android 7.0 Nougat will be released soon - but ten months after the rollout of version 6.0 Marshmallow began, it&#039;s now installed on just 15% of Android devices, and its growth rate has slowed. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/ten-months-after-its-rollout-began-marshmallow-is-now-on-15-of-android-devices">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Wed, 03 Aug 2016 15:38:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/ten-months-after-its-rollout-began-marshmallow-is-now-on-15-of-android-devices Akyumen Holofone: 7" Windows 10 and Android phablet with built-in projector launches Sep 1 https://www.neowin.net/news/akyumen-holofone-7-windows-10-and-android-phablet-with-built-in-projector-launches-sep-1/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/07/1469731890_holofone-01_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Priced from $600, Akyumen&#039;s 7-inch tablet dual-boots Windows 10 and Android Lollipop, and its killer feature is a built-in projector that can project 720p images up to a size of 100 inches diagonal. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/akyumen-holofone-7-windows-10-and-android-phablet-with-built-in-projector-launches-sep-1">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Thu, 28 Jul 2016 19:24:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/akyumen-holofone-7-windows-10-and-android-phablet-with-built-in-projector-launches-sep-1 Nine months after its release, Marshmallow is now on 13.3% of Android devices https://www.neowin.net/news/nine-months-after-its-release-marshmallow-is-now-on-133-of-android-devices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/06/android-logo_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Marshmallow is now installed on 13.3% of active Android devices, following its largest monthly increase so far - but Android 7.0 Nougat is fast approaching, and is due to arrive this summer. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/nine-months-after-its-release-marshmallow-is-now-on-133-of-android-devices">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Tue, 12 Jul 2016 16:48:20 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/nine-months-after-its-release-marshmallow-is-now-on-133-of-android-devices Samsung unveils 7-inch Galaxy J Max phablet, Galaxy J1 Ace Neo, Galaxy J2 with 'Smart Glow' https://www.neowin.net/news/samsung-unveils-7-inch-galaxy-j-max-phablet-galaxy-j1-ace-neo-galaxy-j2-with-smart-glow/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/07/1468261655_galaxy-j2_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Samsung has unveiled three new devices: the 7-inch Galaxy J Max phablet; the low-cost Galaxy J1 Ace Neo; and the Galaxy J2 (2016), featuring an unusual rear LED notification system, called Smart Glow. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/samsung-unveils-7-inch-galaxy-j-max-phablet-galaxy-j1-ace-neo-galaxy-j2-with-smart-glow">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:44:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/samsung-unveils-7-inch-galaxy-j-max-phablet-galaxy-j1-ace-neo-galaxy-j2-with-smart-glow Android 6.0 Marshmallow is now on 10.1% of devices, eight months after its release https://www.neowin.net/news/android-60-marshmallow-is-now-on-101-of-devices-eight-months-after-its-release/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/06/android-logo_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Eight months after its rollout began, Google&#039;s latest figures show that Android 6.0 Marshmallow has finally passed the 10% milestone, but the release of Android 7.0 is fast approaching. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-60-marshmallow-is-now-on-101-of-devices-eight-months-after-its-release">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Tue, 07 Jun 2016 19:49:35 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-60-marshmallow-is-now-on-101-of-devices-eight-months-after-its-release Samsung unveils the Galaxy J3 Pro... shipping with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop https://www.neowin.net/news/samsung-unveils-the-galaxy-j3-pro-shipping-with-android-511-lollipop/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/06/galaxy-j3-pro-00_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Samsung&#039;s latest addition to its vast selection of Android devices is the Galaxy J3 Pro, a lower-mid-range handset with a Snapdragon 410 processor, 2GB RAM, 8MP camera...and an old version of Android. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/samsung-unveils-the-galaxy-j3-pro-shipping-with-android-511-lollipop">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Tue, 07 Jun 2016 14:44:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/samsung-unveils-the-galaxy-j3-pro-shipping-with-android-511-lollipop Marshmallow is now the only version of Android that is showing growth https://www.neowin.net/news/marshmallow-is-now-the-only-version-of-android-that-is-showing-growth/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/08/android-marshmallow-statue_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Android&#039;s monthly usage numbers are in. While Android Lollipop still remains the most popular version of Android, Marshmallow is the only version to show any growth at all. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/marshmallow-is-now-the-only-version-of-android-that-is-showing-growth">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Tue, 03 May 2016 20:46:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/marshmallow-is-now-the-only-version-of-android-that-is-showing-growth Review of the Elephone Vowney: Phones need more than high specs https://www.neowin.net/news/review-of-the-elephone-vowney-phones-need-more-than-high-specs/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/04/dsc_0072_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The Elephone Vowney has some pretty decent specs including 4 GB of RAM and a pretty good 21 MP shooter. But are good specs all that&#039;s needed for a good phone? Find out in our full review&#33; <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/review-of-the-elephone-vowney-phones-need-more-than-high-specs">Read more...</a> steven.johns@neowin.net (Steven Johns) Sat, 23 Apr 2016 09:46:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/review-of-the-elephone-vowney-phones-need-more-than-high-specs Marshmallow is now installed on 4.6% of Android devices, doubling last month's figures https://www.neowin.net/news/marshmallow-is-now-installed-on-46-of-android-devices-doubling-last-months-figures/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/08/android-marshmallow-statue_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google&#039;s Android numbers for the month are in and it shows that the percentage of Android devices running Marshmallow has doubled since last month. Lollipop shows its first decline. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/marshmallow-is-now-installed-on-46-of-android-devices-doubling-last-months-figures">Read more...</a> rich.woods@neowin.net (Rich Woods) Tue, 05 Apr 2016 19:34:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/marshmallow-is-now-installed-on-46-of-android-devices-doubling-last-months-figures Verizon launches 18.4-inch Samsung Galaxy View for $599.99, four months after announcement https://www.neowin.net/news/verizon-launches-184-inch-samsung-galaxy-view-for-59999-four-months-after-announcement/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/10/galaxy_view_main_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Samsung unveiled its supersized entertainment-focused tablet back in October, and now - four and a half months later - it&#039;s finally launched on Verizon priced at $599.99, running Android 5.1.1. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/verizon-launches-184-inch-samsung-galaxy-view-for-59999-four-months-after-announcement">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Mon, 14 Mar 2016 11:36:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/verizon-launches-184-inch-samsung-galaxy-view-for-59999-four-months-after-announcement Android Marshmallow now on 2.3% of devices after five months, as Lollipop takes top spot https://www.neowin.net/news/android-marshmallow-now-on-23-of-devices-after-five-months-as-lollipop-takes-top-spot/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/03/android-lollipop-marshmallow-00_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>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%. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/android-marshmallow-now-on-23-of-devices-after-five-months-as-lollipop-takes-top-spot">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Tue, 08 Mar 2016 23:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/android-marshmallow-now-on-23-of-devices-after-five-months-as-lollipop-takes-top-spot Dell cuts $200 off ultra-thin Venue 8 7000 tablet with Intel RealSense, now starts at $199 https://www.neowin.net/news/dell-cuts-200-off-ultra-thin-venue-8-7000-tablet-with-intel-realsense-now-starts-at-199/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/09/dell-venue-8-7000-series-01_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The Venue 8 7000 Series is just 6mm-thick and features ultra-slim bezels, along with depth-sensing Intel RealSense cameras - and it&#039;s now available from only $199, down from its launch price of $399. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/dell-cuts-200-off-ultra-thin-venue-8-7000-tablet-with-intel-realsense-now-starts-at-199">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Thu, 03 Mar 2016 14:32:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/dell-cuts-200-off-ultra-thin-venue-8-7000-tablet-with-intel-realsense-now-starts-at-199 Four months after its rollout began, Marshmallow has reached just 1.2% of Android devices https://www.neowin.net/news/four-months-after-its-rollout-began-marshmallow-has-reached-just-12-of-android-devices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/09/android-6.0-marshmallow-material_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/four-months-after-its-rollout-began-marshmallow-has-reached-just-12-of-android-devices">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Tue, 02 Feb 2016 18:43:19 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/four-months-after-its-rollout-began-marshmallow-has-reached-just-12-of-android-devices