The Android juggernaut marches on according to figures reported by CNET. Shipments of smartphones with Android are expected to top 1.06 billion this year. This will give Android a whopping 82.3 percent share of the smartphone space.
The forecast from IDC puts iOS in very distant second place with only 13.8 percent of smartphones shipped. IDC sees a slowdown overall for smartphones in the near future.
This week Google released Android 5.01 to the AOSP, making it available to the community-at-large. The AOSP is the Android Open Source Project and is the foundation for those looking to customize the OS.
This should help get Lollipop out to users, as the official version from Google hasn't appeared on many devices other than the company's own Nexus products.
Dual-screen smartphones are nothing new, and the YotaPhone was the first practical design with the second screen on the back of the handset. A new model appeared this week which looks as intriguing as the original.
The 5-inch phone has a 4.7-inch touch display on the back of the handset which is a black and white display. This second display can be used for informational data and is very cool.