Articles about Android 4.2

AT&T HTC One X Android 4.2 Update Released
The wait is finally over for HTC One X users. A couple of days back the company had revealed that this update had received technical approval, which meant that the roll out was imminent. Today, the AT&T HTC One X Android 4.2 update has finally been released, a few weeks after the carrier released Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for the HTC One X+. The update is being rolled out in […]

T-Mobile Xperia Z Android 4.2 Update Released
T-Mobile started carrying the Sony Xperia Z smartphone earlier this year, around the time when Sony rolled out the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update for the international variant of this very same smartphone. T-Mobile subscribers who own this device can rejoice today as the carrier has finally released a software update which bumps up the firmware version, unfortunately its just Android 4.2, a version of Google’s mobile OS that’s nearly […]

Droid DNA Getting Android 4.2 With Sense 5 Soon On Verizon
Just last month, we reported the Droid DNA would be receiving Android 4.3 by the end of September. It looks like HTC President Jason Mackenzie may have jumped the gun a bit, at least in regards to the Droid DNA receiving Android 4.3 on Verizon Wireless as the carrier has just announced they’ll soon be rolling our Android 4.2 onto the device.

Android 4.2 HTC One Update Features Detailed
The features of HTC One Android 4.2 update have been detailed. There's no saying when the carrier version of this update will be rolled out.


HTC One Android 4.2 Official Update Confirmed Once Again
The HTC One Android 4.2 official update has been confirmed once again, though the company has not provided a specific time frame for release, yet again.

Android 4.x Finally Overtakes Android 2.3 Gingerbread
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 is still sitting at a whopping 44.2%, Android 4.x and its versions collectively represent 45.1% of active use, beating out Gingerbread 2.3 by a very narrow margin. Even better news is […]

Samsung Orb Rumored To Be Samsung's Answer To Google's Photosphere
As most Android 4.2 users are probably aware of, there is a feature called Photosphere which allows the photographer to snap 360-degree panoramic photos. It is a pretty neat feature but the question is, will manufacturers be able to access it, or will they try to introduce something of their own? Well if the rumors are to be believed, it seems that Samsung might be doing just that and could […]

Android 4.2 Changelog Updated
Google has just introduced some updates to the Android 4.2 changelog, where it has taken note of the entire slew of new features that are found in the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system. For those of you who have had experienced failing eyesight due to the scourge of aging and time, the magnifier in Android 4.2, when enabled, allows the user to triple tap on the screen to experience […]

ZTE N880E Gets Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Update
In July this year, the ZTE N880E was originally announced to be the first smartphone from China-centric ZTE to feature the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system. Well, it seems that nearly half a year later, the ZTE N880E is back in the limelight – this time around, with ZTE announcing that this bad boy will be getting yet another operating system update, and we are talking about the latest […]

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean arrives on select Galaxy Nexus devices
Google’s range of Galaxy devices tend to be first in line whenever there are any new versions of their Android operating systems released. Well, we are glad to say that Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for the Galaxy Nexus is available over at XDA-Developers, where it also matches up with reports received from users to date who have already received the Jelly Bean update over the air. It does seem as […]

Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 Get Android Update Before Availability
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 this Android 4.2 (still Jelly Bean) update that were not ready yet at review time, one of which was the screen lock […]

Nexus 10 Review
This Nexus 10 review covers the hardware and software aspects of the Nexus 10 tablet. This includes new features from Android 4.2, the latest evolution of Google popular mobile OS

Android 4.2 camera ported over to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
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 spanking new gallery and camera options, right? If patience is not exactly your best trait, then you will have to thank “dmmarck” […]

Unofficial Android 4.2 stock keyboard can be downloaded
When it comes to life, taxes and death are two certainties, and while some folks might be able to escape the former, none have eluded the latter. As for the smartphone world, there are official and unofficial releases of software, and if you love throwing your fate with the roll of the dice, then unofficial app releases are worth flirting around with. Case in points, the unofficial version of the […]

Android 4.2 Preview with the Google Nexus 4
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 4.7 inches screen of the handset. In terms of hardware, it is very comparable to the recent LG Optimus G which was […]

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean announced with Photo Sphere camera and gesture typing
Alongside the official launching of the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 tablet, Google also took the wraps off its latest Android operating system which adds a new flavor to Jelly Bean. Android 4.2 Jelly Bean brings a new mode to its camera interface and a smarter keyboard interface that now supports gesture typing. Android 4.2 features a Photo Sphere camera that will allow users to capture pictures in different direction […]

Motorola Droid RAZR X and Motorola Nexus rumored to be in the works
There have been plenty of rumors in the past that suggests that there could be multiple Nexus handsets launching this year, although so far based on the leaks, only LG’s Nexus 4 handset has been pictured. Word has it that other manufacturers like Sony and Motorola are possible candidates as well, and thanks to a post on the Droid Forums, a certain Motorola Nexus has been outed, along with an […]

Android 4.2 features detailed in LG Nexus system dump
While Android 4.2 is not the next major version of Android, many have talked about it and there are reportedly a ton of new features and changes that are expected to be introduced. Perhaps Android 4.2 will be formally introduced at Google’s Android event on the 29th of October, but the folks at Android Police have managed to find out some of the features in the upcoming update thanks to […]