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Lenovo's Q2 Earnings and Two Other Stories You Need to Know

Welcome to this morning’s edition of “First To Know,” a series in which we keep you in the know on what’s happening in the digital world. Today, we’re looking at three particularly interesting stories.

Android Ice Cream Sandwich Now Powering 23.7% of All Android Devices

[More from Mashable: HTC One X+ Brings Faster Processor, More Battery Life]

According to the latest report from Android Developers, Android 4.0 or Ice Cream Sandwich is now running on 23.7% of all Android devices.

Android 2.3 or Gingerbread is still very dominant with a 55.5%, a 12.9% of Androids are powered by the now ancient 2.2 or Froyo, while the latest and greatest of Android versions, 4.1 or Jelly Bean, is present on only 1.8% of devices.

[More from Mashable: Samsung Sues Apple Over iPhone 5, Allowed to Sell Galaxy Tab 10.1]

HTC Launches HTC One X+, Promises Sense 4+ Update for One X and One S

HTC has refreshed its flagship Android device, the One X, with the almost-identical looking HTC One X+. The new flagship packs a lot more power, though, with an upgraded processor, more storage and a bigger battery.

Furthermore, the company has announced that both the HTC One X and One S will receive an upgrade to Android 4.1 and Sense 4+ sometime in October.

Samsung Goes After Apple's iPhone 5

Samsung has sued Apple for infringing on its patents with its iPhone 5 smartphone.

“We have little choice but to take the steps necessary to protect our innovations and intellectual property rights,” Samsung said in a statement.

Image courtesy of iStockphoto, mattjeacock

This story originally published on Mashable here.

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