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Lollipop Still Dominates Android Distribution Charts

Android Lollipop (version 5.0 and 5.1) still maintains the largest distribution of any Android version overshadowing last year's release, Marshmallow. Lollipop's share of the market didn't shrink and Marshmallow only showed marginal growth.

Topics: Android L, Android News

Android Lollipop 5.1 Released

 

Google has announced the latest version of its Android Lollipop operating system, Android 5.1. The new release comes with stability and performance improvements along with new features such as support for multiple SIM cards, device protection and high-definition phone calls.

Topics: Android L

Getting started with Android 5.0 Lollipop

The “L” in Android L finally has a name. Android 5.0 Lollipop is the biggest update of Android to date, according to Google, and it comes with an all new visual style, improved performance and more. In addition, the new operating system extends across big and small screens including phones, tablets, wearables and cars. 

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To help developers get started developing and testing Android 5.0 Lollipop, Google’s listed some developer highlights with links to related videos and documentation.

Topics: Android L

The Android L That Could Have Been

There's something about an important tech reveal that turns even the most stoic person into a rabid kremlinologist. Google teased us tirelessly with hints about Android L's real name. Any shred of evidence with a hint of truth received vigorous analysis and disection. Now months later, we know the all too sweet truth. Android L will officialy be called Lollipop.

On the way to Lollipop, many great names ended up cut and on the candy factory floor. This one is for the losers, the Android Ls that could have been.

Topics: Android L