John Paczkowski

Recent Posts by John Paczkowski

Android Activations More Than Doubled in Past Year

Some big numbers were uncrated onstage at Google I/O today. During the event’s opening keynote this morning, Hugo Barra, director of product management for Android, said 400 million Android devices have been sold so far, and one million Android devices are activated each day.

That’s some impressive growth. Announcing similar metrics at last year’s I/O keynote, Google said it was activating less than half that: 400,000 Android devices a day. And just a few weeks ago, Google’s senior mobile VP Andy Rubin said Android was at about 900,000 activations each day.

“We’re activating about 12 new Android devices every second of every day,” Barra said. “Four hundred million is a pretty huge number, but we’re definitely not slowing down.”


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

Latest Video

View all videos »

Search »

Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”