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is also known as Jelly Bean. It improves upon 4.0 in a few ways: 1/ "butter smooth" user interface, thanks to many changes on how graphics operations are timed and synchronized. 2/ automatic widget re-sizing so that users can max out their screen space. 3/ Voice typing goes offline, which is great because the previous version only worked if the data connection was good. 4/ Better camera app that makes reviewing and curating photos easier. 5/ Google Now is a personal assistant which competes with Apple's Siri. Read our Jelly Bean overview

Unlocked Sony Xperia Z Now Officially Being Sold In The U.S.

05/06/2013, Sony unveiled the Xperia Z smartphone back at CES 2013 in January. Only last week the smartphone was spotted at the FCC, though back then it’s availability hadn’t been officially announced in the U.S. The Xperia Z smartphone is now available...

Android 4.x Finally Overtakes Android 2.3 Gingerbread

03/05/2013, It seems that it wasn’t too long ago that Android 2.3 (and its subsequent variants) was the dominant Android operating system, but according to recent statistics (via Android Developers), Android 4.x has finally caught up. While Android 2.3 Gingerbread...

LG Optimus 4X HD, Optimus L7 And L9 To Get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

02/07/2013, If you are always on the lookout for news of your Android-powered smartphone receiving the latest version of the Android operating system, then it is time for folks who rock on to the LG Optimus 4X HD, LG Optimus L9 and LG Optimus L7 to perform a little...

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 To Get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

12/12/2012, If you happen to own the Samsung Galaxy S3 from AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile, surely you would have been rocking to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for quite some time already. Unfortunately, that has not been the case for Verizon Wireless subscribers with...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Wi-Fi Gets Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update

12/12/2012, It is said that Samsung has begun to introduce the official Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update to their range of Wi-Fi-only Galaxy Note 10.1 devices, and just in case you were wondering what model that is, it would fall under the purview of model number N8010....

Droid RAZR M Getting OTA Update to Android Jelly Bean 4.1

11/09/2012, Here’s good news if you’re a Droid RAZR M owner: you’re about to get a nicer phone, courtesy of an update to Android 4.1. Motorola announced it this morning via Twitter, and Verizon confirmed with a support document, so...