Posts tagged Android 4.4 Kit Kat
Latest Android Developers Dashboard numbers show KitKat kreeping up
February 6, 2014 | 12:23 pm
The latest Android OS usage figures for early February from the Android Developers Dashboards show Android's more advanced OS versions - Jelly Bean and KitKat - gaining share only very incrementally. KitKat, at 1.4 percent of all Android users in early January, is now up at 1.8 percent, while Jelly Bean has gone up from 59.1 percent to to 60.9 per cent over the same period. [caption id="attachment_107137" align="aligncenter" width="480"] Source: Android Developers Dashboards[/caption] This might reasonably cause Google a little concern, because the more advanced models of phone and device are clearly only gradually penetrating the market. What's more, Android's third...
Latest Android numbers show no fragging fragmentation
January 13, 2014 | 10:32 am
The latest figures on Android OS version usage and Android device screen size from the Google Developer Dashboards, "collected during a 7-day period ending on January 8, 2014," show that the oft-cited myth of Android platform fragmentation, often used as a pretext for preferring iOS, is ever more a thing of the past. And given the very well-informed complaints around the latest version of iOS, and features on the various sizes of iPad, and problems with Apple TV and other gadgets, it's also a myth that Apple devices don't suffer from fragmentation. (Warner Crocker: "I don’t buy the apologists who...
Android 4.4 Kit Kat Excellent For eReading
November 25, 2013 | 6:02 pm
Last week I posted kind of a downer post on Android 4.4 Kit Kat for Gadgetell. I was down on the new OS because, for tablet users, it didn't seem to live up to the hype I'd been reading about in the media. However, once I got over my gadget lover induced "darn it isn't amazingly awesome" reaction and started using it, I realized it's an excellent update for ereading. Immersive mode is fantastic. It'll be even better when more reading apps support it. Right now Moon+ Reader is only one that does, but as you'll remember, I think it's a solid...