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At an event in San Francisco, Google today unveiled the next version of Android, and while it doesn't appear to be a major departure from the last, it does bring its share of improvements, including mult-user restricted profiles.
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An executive confirms Google has no plans to fix a security hole in the default browser for older versions of Android, which are relied on by around 60 percent of all Android users.
If your guest is using an Android 4.3+ device, you no longer have to share your Wi-Fi password for Chromecast access.
But Jelly Bean remains the top flavor of Google's mobile OS with a dominant 51 percent of all devices seen on Google Play.
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As part of the latest release, Android users can now share their Chromecast with friends, without divulging any Wi-Fi passwords.
The company behind intelligent miniature race cars is evolving beyond its Apple roots with an Android app, new vehicle line, and price drop.
But the latest version of Android is still far behind Jelly Bean, which reigns on more than half of all devices recorded.
New data from research firm Gartner shows that Samsung owned 24.4 percent of the smartphone market worldwide in the third quarter, down from 32 percent a year earlier.