Featured: Gingerbread Still Ruling the Android Figures whilst Ice Cream Sandwich Gains and Jelly Bean Still Trailing

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Every time there's a new release of Android it takes a long time for that version to become anywhere close to being the majority. Google regularly update these numbers for the world to take a look at and they've arrived right on top. The pie-chart below is how the numbers ended October 1st:

Ice Cream Sandwich has made a jump from 20.7% to 23.7% which is only a good thing but it'd be better to see that number a little eye, as would it be to see Jelly Bean higher than 1.8% but to say that it's only been available on a handful of devices and out since the end of June it's not doing all that badly. An important figure to note is that Gingerbread's dominance has waned but only a little, to 56% down from 57.5% last month. Making it still the biggest share of the pie. Something that manufacturers should be curbing with updates.

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With the holiday season coming up and devices coming with either Jelly Bean pre-installed or devices getting the upgrade, the Jelly Bean figures should continue to grow or at least, we certainly hope so.

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For years now I've had a heavy interest in technology, growing up with 8-bit computers and gaming consoles has fed into an addiction to everything that beeps. Android saved me from the boredom of iOS years ago and I love watching the platform grow. As an avid reader and writer nothing pleases me more than to write about the exciting world of Android, Google and mobile technology as a whole.

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