Tag Archive: Adoption


Qualcomm partners with Google to speed up Android P adoption rates

The Snapdragon 845, 660, and 636 already support the new software.

Android P was one of Google’s biggest talking points during the I/O opening keynote on May 8, and following the announcement of Developer Preview 2 and its new beta, Qualcomm’s confirmed that its three top processors already fully support the new software.

The processors in question include the Snapdragon 845, 660, and 636, and because of this rapid support, Qualcomm notes it’ll be easier for OEMs  [Read More…]

Google retires NFC Smart Lock due to low adoption rate

You’ve probably heard of Smart Lock, but once upon a time there was a feature called NFC Smart Lock. Google integrated it within Android, allowing users to use RFID tags on stickers, from under the skin, and on bank cards to unlock their Android-powered smartphones. It seemed to be a future-proofed idea at the time, […]

Android Marshmallow adoption pales in significance to iOS 9 – Why?

Usage statistics of Android are always an interesting read – versions from years ago always seem to stick around on the chart refusing to die. That’s not what’s interesting about

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Lollipop adoption on the rise at 22% however KitKat still reigns King

With Android Marshmallow coming sometime within the next month or so, the Android Developers Blog has shared the current OS breakdown. These numbers space across any devices running Android 2.2 or higher, due to the fact that the latest Google Play Store app is compatible all the way back to Froyo.

Leading the pack is still Android 4.4 KitKat, with just over 39%, however Lollipop is slowly creeping up on that number. Currently, Lollipop is sitting at 21% combined between  [Read More…]