Android

The Xperia Z on T-Mobile: a watershed moment for Sony smartphones in the U.S.

The Xperia Z on T-Mobile: a watershed moment for Sony smartphones in the U.S.

Anndrew Vacca 36

Sony finally has the smartphone it needs to become a major player in the U.S. mobile market. Since its sweep at CES 2013, The Sony Xperia Z has become known in some circles as the best phone Americans can’t buy — thankfully, that changes next week when T-Mobile will add Sony’s flagship to its portfolio. Our own Alex Dobie put the Xperia Z through its paces back in March with a thorough...

Platform numbers for June 2013: Android 4.x on the rise, 2.3 holding strong

Platform numbers for June 2013: Android 4.x on the rise, 2.3 holding strong

Andrew Martonik 30

ICS and above now accounts for 61.2-percent of active Android devices Google has just released its monthly "Platform Version" numbers for June, which give a snapshot of what version of Android is running on active devices in the world. The data is collected by looking at users who access the Play Store over a 14 day period surrounding the end of the month, in this case ending collection...