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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

Hands-On: NVIDIA Shield Review

01/08/2013, Early NVIDIA SHIELD Review: we go hands-on with NVIDIA's first portable gaming device. It runs with Android 4.1 and is powered by the company's new Tegra 4 chip.

Archos TV Connect Androidfies Your HTDV

01/03/2013, Archos is coming up with a new product called Archos TV Connect, and the company said that it will turn any HDTV into an Android Smart TV that can use the “full Android eco-system”. The interaction will happen thanks to a special QWERTY...

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Sony Xperia T Receives Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update

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Droid RAZR And RAZR Maxx Get Jelly Bean Update

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Samsung Galaxy S2 Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update Delayed

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Sony Shares Jelly Bean Update Plans

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AT&T’s Motorola Atrix HD Gets Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update

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Verizon Samsung Galaxy S3 To Get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

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HTC Android Jelly Bean Device Update List Leaked

12/10/2012, Each release of the latest version of the Android operating system from Google will always elicit different reactions for various folks. Users would ask phone manufacturers just when their particular model would receive the newest version of Android, if...

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12/10/2012, If you own a Motorola smartphone that isn’t the DROID RAZR M, DROID RAZR HD or the DROID RAZR MAXX HD, you are probably wondering when you will be receiving the highly anticipated Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. With its new features, particularly that...

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Sony Xperia S: Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Or Not?

12/03/2012, If you are the owner of the Sony Xperia S, then chances are you are waiting with bated breath to know whether this smartphone of yours would be on the receiving end of the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system update or not. A tweet which was sent out...