Android 4.0 ICS Now On Almost 16 Percent Of All Devices

Google has released its latest Android distribution figures, and now Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is on almost 16 percent of all Android devices with a 15.9 percent share, this is up from 10.7 percent last month.

Gingerbread has dropped down from 64 percent distribution to 60.8 percent and Froyo is now on just 15.5 percent of all Android devices, we also get some figures on the new version of Android, 4.1 Jelly Bean.

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Sony Xperia SL Renders Leaked

We have been hearing rumors about the Sony Xperia SL for a while now, the device is expected to be a follow up to the Sony Xperia S, and now it would appear that some renders of the handset have been leaked.

According to the leaked details, the Xperia SL will feature a dual core Snapdragon S3 processor clocked at 1.7GHz, and it looks like it will come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

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Microsoft Announces Windows 8 RTM

Microsoft has announced that they have finished the product development of Windows 8 and it has now been moved to RTM (release to manufacturing), and Microsoft has started to deliver their new OS to their OEM manufacturing partners.

This means that manufacturers can start working on their new Windows 8 PCs and new Windows 8 Tablet devices, ready for the official launch of Windows 8 on the 26th of October.

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Google Wallet Now Accepts Any Credit Or Debit Card (video)

Today Google has announced a new version of their Google Wallet application which is now cloud-based, and supports all credit and debit cards from Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover.

Google has also added extra security features in this version, which allows users to disable their mobile Google Wallet application remotely from their Google Wallet web account.

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Motorola Defy XT And Electrify 2 Announced For US Cellular

Motorola and US Cellular have announced two new Android smartphones, the Motorola Defy XT and the Motorola Electrify XT, both devices will go on sale with US cellular from tomorrow the 3rd of August.

The Motorola Defy XT comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and features a 3.7 inch touchscreen display, plus a 5 megapixel camera, the handset will retail for $99 on a two year contract with a $100 mail in rebate.

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More Motorola RAZR HD Photos Leaked

We have already seen a couple of photos of the new Motorola RAZR HD, and now we have a few more which were posted over at the XDA Developers forum.

The photos are apparently of the international version of the RAZR HD, so the device may look slightly different when it lands on Verizon Wireless in the US.

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Gmail For Android Updated, Improved 7 Inch Tablet Support

Google has updated their Gmail app for Android, and the latest version comes with a couple of bug fixes as well as some new features, although some of the improvements will only apply to Android devices running Android 4.0 ICS and above.

The new Gmail for Android now comes with improved support for 7 inch tablets on devices running ICS and above, there are also some other improvements for all Android devices which you can see below.

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Apple To Seek Sanctions Over Samsung Statement

Yesterday we heard that Samsung had tried to submit some evidence in their trial with Apple in the US, after the evidence was turned down, it was then leaked to the press which could end up getting Samsung in trouble.

We heard that Judge Lucy Koh, who is dealing with the press is less than pleased with Samsung for leaking the evidence to the press, and now Apple is seeking sanctions over Samsung’s statement.

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Pink Nokia Lumia 900 now has matching nail polish

Mobile phone companies have done all kinds of things to win over the female market. Mostly they just make their handsets pink and hope for the best. That what Nokia did with the 800 and 900, which come in pink and cyan. And now cosmetics brand Duality Cosmetics has launched a nail polish that matches the pink Nokia Lumia 900.
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