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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

Samsung Galaxy S Advance Receive Jelly Bean Update In January 2013

11/29/2012, Samsung Germany decided to leverage its Facebook page as a platform to share information concerning updates and upgrades to their existing range of consumer electronics, and the latest bit of information to come out would be the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean...

Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean For Galaxy Note GT-N7000 Leaked

11/28/2012, Proud owners of the original Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000 will be happy to hear that Jelly Bean 4.1.2 has just been leaked via SamMobile. But before you jump up and down to celebrate, do note that this is a test firmware version, which means that it has a...

HTC One X Jelly Bean Update Goes Global

11/26/2012, Waiting is tough. But in the end, it’s all worth it. You already know that HTC started pushing Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates to its One X smarphones in October. But a few of our readers are still saying that they haven’t received the update...

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Android 4.1 With Premium Suite

11/23/2012, So, we do know that the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, at least in select areas around the globe, has already started to receive the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system update, which will certainly keep owners of the tablet more than happy. Well, there is...

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Skips December 2012

11/18/2012, Does Google know something about the Mayan prophecy that we do not know of? Perhaps, or it could very well be an oversight or a deliberate and cheeky prank – it seems that the latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system update has decided to skip...

Nexus S And Iconia Tab A500 Get Android 4.2 Ports

11/15/2012, While we know that the Google Nexus S will stop at Android 4.1.2, here we are, marveling at the resilience of the human spirit as independent developers have begun work to port over Android 4.2 Jelly Bean to the Nexus S, never mind what official sources...

Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 Get Android Update Before Availability

11/12/2012, Google new Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 are going to be available for order tomorrow on Google Play, and if you haven’t done so yet, you may want to read our full review of the devices by following the previous links. Now, there were a couple of features in...

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...

Android 4.2 Google Apps ready for Galaxy Nexus action

11/06/2012, While we have yet to see the official update of Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for other older smartphones, especially those in the Galaxy range from Google (as these tend to be at the forefront of new Android updates before other devices from different...

Samsung Galaxy Note N7000XXLS2 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean leaked

11/05/2012, So you own the Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000, and cannot wait to enjoy Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. Well, we have some good news for you – it seems that N7000XXLS2 Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean for the Galaxy Note GT-N7000 has just leaked, but bear in mind...

Verizon Galaxy S3 Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update leaked

11/02/2012, We all know that the Google Nexus 4 smartphone which was manufactured by LG will more or less be the first smartphone to ship with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean on board, but what about the rest of the smartphones in the market? Sure, the LTE version of the...

Ouya console ships with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

11/01/2012, One good thing about a device being slow to hit the market is this – they will be a whole lot more advanced in terms of specifications (or at least some) compared to the original shipping date, not to mention giving the team behind said device to...

Android 4.2 camera ported over to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

10/31/2012, Android 4.1 and Android 4.2 share the same name, that is, it is better known as Jelly Bean among smartphone users of the Android variety. For folks who had taken a gander at what Android 4.2 Jelly Bean is able to offer, you would surely have noticed the...

Android 4.2 Preview with the Google Nexus 4

10/29/2012, Although the big Google Android NYC event got cancelled because of hurricane Sandy, we have been able to catch up with the Android team at home in San Francisco and get a hands-on demonstration of the Google Nexus 4 by LG. The Nexus 4 name comes from the...