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NFC certification program announced just in time for Android 2.3 Gingerbread launch on Monday?

Engadget: Call it coincidence if you want, but a December 7th press conference to launch the NFC Forum's new Certification Program likely has something to do with NFC read / write support built into Google's new Android 2.3 "Gingerbread."

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Majority of Android Users Still Stuck on Gingerbread or Older Builds

Maximum PC: Still waiting on your device maker and wireless carrier to dish up Jelly Bean to replace Ice Cream Sandwich on your mobile phone? Hey, it could be worse. You could be stuck on Android 2.3.x (Gingerbread) where 44.1 percent of all Android users reside, or on an even older build (Froyo, Elcair, or Donut), which collectively account another 9.6 percent of the Android camp. Add them together you have nearly 54 percent of the Android userbase rocking a dated version of their OS.

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Gingerbread is Still the Most Popular Flavor of Android

HotHardware: Another month is in the books (September), and that means it's time to examine the state of Android. What did we find? Well, according to data posted on the Android Developers blog, Gingerbread (Android 2.3 to 2.3.2) is still the most widely used version of Google's mobile operating system and is installed on more than half of all active Android devices (55.8 percent). The next closest build is Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0.3 to 4.0.4), which has been unwrapped on less than half as many devices, accounting for 23.7 percent.

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fatstarr4274d ago

Ahh I remember when honeycomb was all the rage.

the answer is because
tons of old phones got a massive update to 2.2/2.3

but they never got that bost to 4.0

which only new devices, and custom rommers get.

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Google Play: Ice Cream Sandwich over 7% but Gingerbread still dominates

guardian writes:

Gingerbread and Froyo, released in 2010, still dominate the devices accessing the Google Play market over the past 14 days, according to Google's statistics.

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