All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Android 4.1’

Android Is Finally Free Of Gingerbread’s Deathlike Grip, ICS And Jelly Bean Quickly Catching Up

At the beginning of December, Gingerbread was on the cusp of finally dropping below 50 percent in terms of Android distribution numbers. The holidays provided a perfect opportunity for later versions of Android, like Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean, to finally take hold. The latest Android distribution numbers for the end of December do not disappoint. In the latest …

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Motorola Atrix HD Gets Jelly Bean On AT&T Today

Motorola angered its Atrix 4G customers back in October when the company said that it wouldn’t be bringing a promised Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade to the device. Two months later, the Atrix 4G’s big brother, the Atrix HD, gets an upgrade to Jelly Bean. AT&T announced today that the Atrix HD is the fourth Android phone from the carrier to …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Finally Gets Jelly Bean on Verizon

Verizon Wireless today announced that its customers with Samsung’s Galaxy S III smartphone will finally get an upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The update will be pushed out to subscribers starting on December 14. In additions to the testing and extra software placed into the update by Samsung, U.S. carriers take weeks or months to tailor operating system updates. …

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Google Play Music Finally Gets Gapless Playback, Exclusive To Jelly Bean

My Android device has become my music player of choice. It’s been great, but there’s one little problem – no gapless playback. It’s especially annoying after living five years with an iPod Nano that could handle gapless playback with no problems. It’s 2012, and it’s kind on maddening that Google still hasn’t worked what should be a basic feature in …

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Here’s All The New Jelly Bean Features Coming To The Galaxy S III

We’ve known for a while that Samsung is working with carriers to get Galaxy S III owners the Jelly Bean upgrade sooner rather than later. In fact, Sprint has already pushed out the upgrade on its network. If you’re not on Sprint, you might be waiting a while as it’s been awfully quiet on the AT&T and Verizon front. While …

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Samsung Galaxy Camera Launches In US On November 16

The Galaxy Camera, Samsung’s attempt at merging the Android OS with a high-end digital camera, was announced for AT&T back in early October. Since then, the device has launched in the UK, but there was still no word of a US release until today. Samsung and AT&T announced today that the Galaxy Camera will launch in the US on November …

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Verizon Droid Razr M Gets Android Jelly Bean Upgrade

Verizon today announced that its customers using Motorola’s Droid Razr M smartphone will soon be getting an upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The upgrade will be pushed out to customers today, and those who would prefer a manual download of the software will be able to access it through “the settings menu” within a week. The upgrade makes the …

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Apple Adds Android To Its Latest Patent Lawsuit

For the longest time, Apple has been fighting a proxy war against Google. The company has never directly filed a lawsuit against the makers of the Android operating system, but rather chose to go after the companies that use it. Samsung has been a popular target of litigation and that doesn’t appear to be changing anytime soon. Apple is, however, …

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Galaxy S III Mini Hits The UK On November 8

Samsung has found incredible success with the Galaxy S III. Even Apple’s best attempts at routing Samsung with patent lawsuits only served to increase sales of the Android device. Now Samsung is almost ready to move into phase two of its master plan – release a smaller version of its most popular handset at a more affordable price. Samsung announced …

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Wikipad Delayed On The Day Of Its Launch

The Wikipad was a beacon of hope for hardcore gamers wanting more out of their Android devices. It’s a 10-inch tablet that comes equipped with a traditional dual-analog stick controller dock that lets players control games with the kind of precision that touch screens lack. It’s an exciting product to say the least, and it was supposed to launch yesterday. …

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Here’s All The New Stuff In Android 4.2

Google had to cancel its Android event in New York City due to Hurricane Sandy, but that didn’t stop the company from canceling its announcements. The Nexus 10 and Nexus 4 are now official members of the Google Nexus family. The new devices will be joined by a new version of the Android operating system. Google detailed all the new …

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Sprint Pushes Jelly Bean Update To Galaxy S III Today

Samsung announced a while back that Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) would be coming to Galaxy S III devices in the US at some point in the near future. Many expected it to take a few months as Samsung left the scheduling in the hands of carriers. In surprisingly good news, at least one US carrier has been able to get …

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