Google IO 2016 Coverage

Samsung’s begun work on Android 6.0 for many of its flagship devices

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Android Marshmallow is making its way to Nexus handsets, and it leaves many wondering when Android 6.0 will hit their devices. There’s a lot of factors that go into preparing a new Android version for phones like the LG G4, Galaxy S6, and so on, thus the long wait for the latest flavor of Android. However, SamMobile, with the help of some inside sources, was able to get their hands on a list of devices that are expected to receive Marshmallow.

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Google Creative Labs releases ‘Meter’ live wallpaper that displays real-time phone stats

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Google Creative Labs has just released another of their so-called “Android Experiments”, this time however, instead of an app, they created a live wallpaper that displays real-time info of your smartphone’s stats. This includes signal strength, notification count, and battery life, and uses colorful and cool-looking geometric shapes that adaptively change.  Read more

October’s Android distribution numbers show little change from last month

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Android 4.4 KitKat was and still is the most widely distributed version of Google’s mobile operating system worldwide. The gap, however, is closing as Lollipop is on the rise and that trend should remain with the introduction of Marshmallow. Unfortunately, Lollipop isn’t even in second place because three versions of Jelly Bean are standing tall. Both KitKat and Jelly Bean are very popular among low-end and mid-range devices. And somehow devices with Froyo, a version released in May 2010, are operating today.

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