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is also known as Android 4.2. It improves upon 4.1 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

Android 4.1.1 Update For Sony Xperia Tablet S Announced

04/17/2013, The Sony Xperia Tablet S initially showed much promise. It was supposedly going to launch Sony as a major player in the global tablet market. Unfortunately the tablet slowly but surely faded into obscurity. However if you have one of these...

Sony Xperia S To Get Jelly Bean In May Instead

04/16/2013, Sometime in the middle of last month, we were treated to news that the Sony Xperia S would be on the receiving end of the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update before March is over, but now that we are well into the middle of the month of April with no Jelly Bean...

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Now Available For LG Escape

04/16/2013, We wouldn’t feel a day filled with news is complete without the mention of an Android device getting its wings, which is what we call it when it receives Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. We almost made it through an entire day feeling an empty void in our...

Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket Gets Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update

04/09/2013, It has been some time since a raft of Samsung Galaxy S2 models over different US carriers received the Android Jelly Bean update, where they were bumped up to enjoy the benefits of Google Now and Project Butter. Well, it seems that the Samsung Galaxy S2...

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Review

04/09/2013, A few weeks ago at MWC, Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet, a device that features its famous S Pen alongside unique features such as Multi Window and AirView. Basically the 8-inch form factor featuring the S Pen is what the Samsung Galaxy Note...

T-Mobile Galaxy S2 Gets Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update

04/08/2013, If you are still rocking on to your old faithful, the smartphone that is better known as the Samsung Galaxy S2, then those of you who are subscribers of T-Mobile and owners of the handset might want to take note that T-Mobile has already updated the...

LG Optimus 4X HD Gets Android 4.1 Jelly Bean In Europe

04/04/2013, If you happen to live in Europe and have the LG Optimus 4X HD in your pocket (or handbag, you get what I mean), then it is time to sit up and take notice. It seems that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update has finally arrived, where it catered for folks...

AT&T LG Optimus G Receives Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update

04/03/2013, Sprint introduced the Android Jelly Bean for a variant of the LG Optimus G in March this year, and it seems that rival mobile carrier AT&T is going to follow in their footsteps as well, serving up a nice dose of Jelly Bean goodness for the LG Optimus...

Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean Update

04/02/2013, The Sony Xperia S used to be the top dog of smartphones for the Sony Mobile stable, and it seems that the handset still has some life left in its legs with word of an impending Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. Now, this particular update had been rumored to...

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 Receives Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update

04/01/2013, So, you are a proud owner of the Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 (granted, the Galaxy Ace series did not really do all that well compared to the Galaxy S range). Well, today is a good day despite having fallen for a fair number of April Fool’s jokes and gags,...

Sony Xperia P Jelly Bean Screenshot Leaked

03/28/2013, Sony Mobile seems to be putting in the extra hours so that they are able to roll out the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update that has been a long awaited update for plenty of owners of Sony Xperia smartphones which were released last year. The Sony Xperia P,...