Android's latest version is still hard to come by

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Cute little Android doll at JB HiFi at Westlakes Shopping Centre, where I was window shopping.

My son wanted to show me a variety of smartphone and tablets. I also saw an awesome 75" Samsung LCD TV that I fiercely lusted after, but I don’t want it enough to pay K. If it wasn’t for their products, I’d avoid this place … loud music doof-doofing away, visual clutter everywhere, bright glittering/pulsating lights, crowds … yeech. But the prices are cheap.

Android's latest version is still hard to come by
Though it's been available to some since October 5, Marshmallow has made its way into just 0.7 percent of all Android devices, according to the latest stats provided by Google's Android Developer Dashboard. That number is up from 0.5 percent a month ago.
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Google told VentureBeat that it in "Android N," the next major version of Android, it is swapping Android's Java libraries from its own Apache Harmony-based implementation to one based on Oracle's OpenJDK—yes that Oracle, the same company suing …
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Facebook made its own Android app crash on purpose to test user loyalty: report
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