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Android Lollipop still has more users than 8.0 Oreo

It’s only been a couple weeks since Google last reported Android distribution numbers, but the company has released data again. Typically, Google releases Android distribution data on a monthly basis. However, the company has been inconsistent with its data releases recently. Google released August’s data late, delayed July and skipped June entirely. However, this September…

BlackBerry Hub+ now available on Android Lollipop

After launching in early August 2016 for devices running Android Marshmallow 6.0 and above, BlackBerry Hub+ is now available for Android Lollipop 5.0. Hub+ brings key elements of BlackBerry’s software to Android in the form of a suite of eight apps. The offerings are led by BlackBerry Hub, the company’s popular unified inbox for emails, SMS…

Google: 36.1% of devices on Lollipop, 2.3% on Marshmallow

In February, 1.2 percent of Android devices were running Marshmallow. One month later, that number has almost doubled to 2.3 percent. In Canada, a number of devices were updated to Marshmallow, including the ZTE Axon Pro, Moto G (2014) and the LG G4. As has been the case for a number of years, older versions…

Google: 32% of devices on Lollipop, 0.7% on Marshmallow

With Android Marshmallow filtering out to devices like the Moto X Play, the latest version of Google’s mobile operating has made its way onto 0.7 percent of Android devices, according to the company’s latest OS distribution numbers. All told, since December, Android 6.0’s share of the Android pie has increased by 0.2 percent. Meanwhile, major…

Google: Almost 30% of devices are on Lollipop, 0.5% on Marshmallow

Google has just released the latest Android distribution numbers. As in previous months, the company’s statistics paint a familiar picture: the majority of Android users are running software more than two years old. Thankfully, that picture may soon change. Let’s take a look. More than two months after the release of the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, as…

Google: Android Lollipop above 25% usage, Marshmallow at 0.3%

Android 6.0 Marshmallow has been making its way to Nexus devices, and more slowly to other new phones in recent weeks. When we last checked the Android version distribution early in October, Marshmallow had not yet cracked 0.1 percent of all Android smartphones in use, while versions of 5.x Lollipop were just over 23 percent….

Android Lollipop rises to 23.5% share as of October 2015

Android 5.1 Lollipop is slowly gaining market share at the expense of nearly every other version of Android, as of October 5th. As it does every month, Google has tabulated the versions of Android accessing the Play Store, which constitutes a fairly accurate representation of the Android market in general, excluding any devices that don’t have…

Android Marshmallow comes with an improved version of Lollipop’s Flappy Bird clone

With the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system out now on Nexus devices, one of the first things we did here at MobileSyrup was check to see what Easter egg Google had hidden behind the Marshmallow version number. Since Gingerbread, tapping multiple times on the Android version number — found by launching the Settings…

Lollipop now on 21 percent of Android devices

Google this week has updated its Android Developers Dashboards, a group of webpages that provide in-depth information on the type of devices that access the Play Store. In a not at all surprising turn of events, the number of devices running the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system, 5.x Lollipop, has increased, and at a significant…

BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition running Android Lollipop caught on video

The BlackBerry Passport Silver Edition recently launched, and while its’s certainly a good looking phone, a more interesting version of it could be coming soon – one that runs Android, not BlackBerry 10. Pictures of the phone surfaced last week, and now there’s a new video, courtesy of Dudu Rocha Tec, that reveals a working model…

Lollipop is now on 18.1% of Android devices

Google has updated its monthly chart showing the distribution of various versions of Android. While this chart is mainly to provide developers relevant information for platform support, the data provided can be quite useful as a State of the Nation for Android overall. As of August 3rd, Lollipop now powers 18.1% of Android devices, which represents an increase…

Telus Moto X (2nd-gen) now receiving Android 5.1 Lollipop

Quick update for Telus customers that own a second generation Motorola Moto X. We’ve been receiving tips over the past few days that Android 5.1 is finally available to download on the device. This update brings a number of performance improvements, bug fixes, Lock Screen notifications, as well as the new flashlight feature in the Quick…

Sony starts rolling out Lollipop upgrade to Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z2 owners

Sony has started to rollout the 5.1.1 Lollipop upgrade to Xperia Z3, Xperia Z3 Compact, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Xperia Z2 and Xperia Z2 Tablet owners. The fine print at the bottom of its announcement notes that “timing and availability may vary by market and/or carrier. Unfortunately, nothing has arrived on Canadian devices yet, but…

Rogers Samsung Galaxy Note Edge tipped to receive Lollipop in August

Rogers has once again refreshed its OS update schedule. Still on the list of devices expecting to receive Lollipop this month are the Sony Xperia Z3, and “coming soon” is Android 5.1.1 update for the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. In addition, all seven BlackBerry smartphones will complete their BlackBerry 10.3.2 updates this month. Following reports…

Moto X (1st Gen) Lollipop update now rolling out to Rogers and Fido customers

Motorola has announced that the first-gen Moto X has started to receive the Lollipop update. On Google+, Motorola software product manager David Schuster stated, “I am pleased to announce that we have started full deployment of the 5.1 Android Lollipop upgrade for Moto X (1st Gen) for US Retail, Brazil Retail and Rogers in Canada.”…

Lollipop is now available to Samsung Galaxy Tab S LTE 8.4 users

If you have the Samsung Galaxy Tab S LTE 8.4 in your hands then you should be receiving a notification to update to Lollipop. This should be rolling out to all carriers, but Bell confirmed Android 5.0.2 update has finally arrived OTA. Tap Menu >> Settings >> About device >> Software update >> Update. Source:…

Telus posts list of Android devices scheduled to receive Lollipop

Following the lead of Fido and Rogers, Telus has become the latest Canadian carrier to set up a webpage dedicated to showing which of its Android devices will likely receive Lollipop. Telus notes that Lollipop is “in high demand,” and that as “with any new software upgrade, there are no guarantees on when upgrades will…

LG G2 will not receive Lollipop update in Canada

The Canadian version of the LG G2 will not receive an update to Android 5.x, according to multiple sources. While the international model of the device, which was released in mid-2013, is in the midst of receiving the an update to Android 5.0.2, the Canadian variant D803 will stay on Android 4.4.2 KitKat indefinitely. As recently…

Lollipop is now on 12.4% of Android devices

According to Google, Lollipop is now powering 12.4% of Android devices, which is an increase from 9.7% in May. Much of the rise could be attributed to the adoption of new smartphones such as the Galaxy S6 or S6 edge, HTC One M9, or the number of devices that were updated. Android 2.2 Froyo is…