Sep 11th, 2012

As expectations grow for Apple’s next generation iPhone, Google is attempting to take away some of that spot light announcing today that Android activations have officially hit 500 million globally. Google’s Hugo Barra revealed the news via Google+, mentioning again that 1.3 million Android devices are activated each and every day.

In other news — Google’s Jelly Bean statue has returned to the Google plex after the last version melted with the heat. This new and improved Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean statue now features a traditional green Android head, matching more closely the offiical Jelly Bean mascot we’ve all come to love. How are you liking the new look?