Android distribution numbers for September show more growth for Lollipop


Each month, Google organizes the distribution of Android into a very simple pie chart. The data shows which the versions of Android that are still active on device’s today. On Monday, Google finished collecting data for September 2015. Things are how you’d expect them to be: Lollipop is still growing while KitKat is the most popular version of Android.

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Micromax is developing its own Android-based OS for future smartphones and devices


India’s Micromax is currently developing its own forked version of Android for future smartphones and devices. The operating system will reportedly work across platforms such as wearables, televisions and tablets. Micromax co-founder, Vikas Jain, told The Economic Times that the first smartphones with the new operating system will be available by the end of this financial year and will be affordably priced.

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OnePlus 2 OTA update includes StageFright patch, gets rolled out to India first


While many OnePlus 2 fans are still waiting to get their hands on an actual device thanks to the slow rollout of invites, OnePlus has been busy with its OxygenOS firmware, announcing its first over-the-air (OTA) update that bumps the firmware to version 2.0.1. The OTA includes security patches, bug fixes and other improvements, and we have the changelog after the break.

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