The New Stuff

android

Ice Cream Sandwich Adoption Going Slowly


The newest Android iteration, otherwise known as Ice Cream Sandwich, has been released for months now but based on figures, not a lot of Android users have adopted the new generation Android OS yet. Google is meeting with a bit of resistance among Android users and this is proving to be a frustrating turn of events for the company.

According to Google, there was an improvement with the number of adopters to Ice Cream Sandwich, but when faced with the numbers, it was discovered that the number of adopters still remain quite small. Based on a 14 day period that ended on the first of June, only 7.1 percent of the android devices were installed with Ice Cream Sandwich, this is already a slight increase from the 4.9 percent share that was recorded for the first 14 days of May.

Based on month by month figures, the adoption of Ice Cream Sandwich dramatically increased by 244 percent between the months of April and May. Last April, Ice Cream Sandwich only had a 2.9 percent share of the Android market. The predominant Android OS, which is GingerBread, also saw  an increase in adopters. IT has a 65 percent share of the Android market. Honeycomb, on the other hand, has 2.7 percent of the market.

Google acknowledges that the main problem is that adoption rate is really very slow and only involves a few of the total number of Android users. But Google says that Ice Cream Sandwich will start increasing its base with more new smartphone models coming out that already have Ice Cream Sandwich. Also, a coalition of carriers and manufacturers have committed to update all of their devices within a period of 18 months.

Recently Published

»

How To Turn Your Arts And Crafts Into A Business

It is completely possible to turn your hobby into a business, even if ...

couple-playing-video-game
»

How to Enjoy Safe Online Gaming

Playing video games is one of the most popular forms of entertainment ...

web content
»

3 Tips For Creating Web Content That Will Actually Get Read

Gone are the days where a company or individual could write content ...

Optimize SEO for Mobile
»

6 Ways to Optimize SEO for Mobile

Back in 2008, some experts predicted that mobile Internet usage would ...

creative writing
»

4 Online Tools for Creative Writers

Creative writing takes more thought and patience unlike writing news ...

cr
»

6 of the Best Apps for Comic Book Fans

If you’re an avid fan of all things superhero, and are always found ...

house for rent ad
»

Promoting Your Property with Media

Are you a landlord with properties to rent? You’re not alone ...

printable_OnlineCoupons
»

Best Ways to Benefit from Online Coupons

Coupons are great money savers and those who are resourceful enough ...

iStock_000032407766_Small
»

Breakup Apps to Help You Move on from Your Ex

Breakups suck – there’s no other way around it. The ...