Google has been a bit inconsistent in recent months with timely updates to their Android distribution stats, so it is a bit more challenging to identify shifts in the deployed versions. One of the trends we have seen in more recent months seems to be toward manufacturers relying more on users upgrading phones to something […]
Come comment on this article: May numbers for Android distributions show Oreo growth
Here’s a “feature” you probably weren’t asking for in the next version of Android: no signal strength numbers when you’re using a certain carrier’s network. Despite that being pretty anti-consumer, that’s probably what you can expect starting with Android P. According to some commits in AOSP, the signal strength in the settings of your phone […]
Come comment on this article: Carriers will be able to hide signal strength numbers from users in Android P
Google’s Android team released distribution numbers for the operating system for August 2017 and while the direction is positive, the pace continues to be frustratingly slow. The breakdown can be found after the break. The good news for Android 7.0 Nougat is that adoption continued to be relatively strong for August, moving from 11.5% in July […]
Come comment on this article: Android distribution for August 2017 numbers released
Three of the top caller ID apps have begun uploading caller names and phone numbers into public databases. It’s not yet known if the apps have been hacked or who could have hacked them.
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Gaming analytics allow developers to hack your feeble human brain like never before, and highly refined games they’re cranking out with it are more like crack than art.
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A Pew study of the digital economy shows that age, education, income, and geography all impact ride-hailing service usage. Younger adults located in urban areas are more likely to use the services.
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