Next Android version number leaked by Samsung


Although it does not appear to have been an intentional snafu, Samsung may have leaked the version number for Android N. The information was included in a changelog for Samsung’s own MultiWindow SDK. The next update for the Android operating system was released earlier this year as the Android N Developer Preview and the final name and version are expected to be announced by Google in May at their Google I/O event. Read more

Marshmallow still sits below 5% in Android distribution for April 2016


It’s that time of the month when Google publishes the Android distribution numbers showing which versions of the mobile operating system are rising and falling worldwide.

The only version of Android to grow from last month is Marshmallow, which climbed from 2.3% to 4.6% while moving into fourth place in terms of popularity.

Hit the break for the full breakdown.

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Android ad uniting rock, paper, and scissors airs during the Oscars


Like Samsung, Google believes there’s no better televised event (outside of the Super Bowl) to air a new advertisement during than the Oscars. The company debuted a new Android ad when the the 88th Academy Awards went to a commercial break following The Weeknd’s performance. It once again proves that we don’t have to be the same to be together in this world.

Three of history’s fiercest rivals are coming together to solidify the “Be together. Not the same.” mantra.

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