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Multi-User Account Support Coming to Android Multi-User Account Support Coming to Android

Users of Google’s Android platform have been requesting support for multiple user accounts for months now. The feature has not been necessary for smartphones, which are mostly personal devices. The rise of tablet computing, however, means that mobile operating systems …

Sony Might Bring Jelly Bean To 2011 Xperia Phones Sony Might Bring Jelly Bean To 2011 Xperia Phones

Sony really ticked off a lot of people when they announced that they were no longer bringing Ice Cream Sandwich to the Xperia Play. Our comments were awash with many owners threatening to boycott Sony for this slight. Sony had …

Adobe May Have Dropped Flash Support For Android, But You Don’t Have To Adobe May Have Dropped Flash Support For Android, But You Don’t Have To
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You may remember last month when Adobe announced that Jelly Bean was not going to get Flash. Ice Cream Sandwich was going to be the last version of Android to have official support for Flash and the software was only …

Google Better Not Name The Next Version of Android “Kandy Cane” Google Better Not Name The Next Version of Android “Kandy Cane”
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Google has had a good thing going with the names for their Android operating systems. They have all been named after sweets and have followed an alphabetical order starting with Cupcake and ending up with Jelly Bean as the newest …

Android Engineer Explains Why The Nexus 7 Display Is So Sexy Android Engineer Explains Why The Nexus 7 Display Is So Sexy
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Everybody who went to Google I/O has probably played around with the Nexus 7 tablet for at least a week now. They may have noticed that the display is pretty great, and that apps built for phones actually look pretty …

The Heat Is Getting To Everybody, Including Android The Heat Is Getting To Everybody, Including Android

If you’ve been outside within the past week, you probably realized that it’s really hot. The heat index for last week broke all kinds of records and it doesn’t look like it will be letting up anytime soon. Unfortunately, the …

Like Flash Player On Android? You Have Until August 15 To Say Goodbye Like Flash Player On Android? You Have Until August 15 To Say Goodbye

One of the major bragging rights for Android users is that their operating system allows for the use of Flash. Adobe eventually came around to Apple’s way of thinking though and said that Flash on mobile platforms was kind of …

Google Details Google+ Tablet App Redesign Google Details Google+ Tablet App Redesign

Before Sergey Brin interrupted the Google+ presentation during the opening keynote for Google I/O, the Google+ team was discussing the redesign of the app for tablets. Besides a short look at how the tablet app features a new photo stream, …

Google+ Gets Native Tablet App And Events Today [Google I/O] Google+ Gets Native Tablet App And Events Today [Google I/O]

After the impressive Jelly Bean presentation, Google is not done. The company has switched gears to Google+ and the future of their social network. The first major announcement is that Google+ is launching a native app on tablets today. Google …

Google Announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean With Google Now Google Announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean With Google Now
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Today at Google I/O, Google officially announced it’s next version of the Android operating system, Jelly Bean. The new mobile OS features improvements in speed and interface interaction, more fully-integrated apps, and some features reminiscent of Apple’s recent iOS 6 …

Google Announces Tools For Developers And Hardware Partners At I/O Google Announces Tools For Developers And Hardware Partners At I/O

Jelly Bean is official and it looks glorious. Developers will no doubt want to get their hands on the new operating system to take advantage of all the new toys available to them. Google knows this and has already released …

Google I/O 2012: Jelly Bean’s Voice Search Is Siri With Some New Tricks Google I/O 2012: Jelly Bean’s Voice Search Is Siri With Some New Tricks
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It was only a matter of time before Google brought Siri-like functionality to Android. Today at Google I/O, Google showed off Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and its new search functionality. The search is powered by Google’s recently announced Knowledge Graph, …

Google Literally Spills The Beans On Android 4.1 Google Literally Spills The Beans On Android 4.1
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It’s pretty much accepted now that Android 4.1 is going to be called Jelly Bean. Google I/O starts tomorrow and the company has not made much of an effort to contain all the leaks confirming the next Android update. The …

Google I/O App May Have Spilled The Jelly Beans On Android 4.1 Google I/O App May Have Spilled The Jelly Beans On Android 4.1

Google I/O is coming up soon and the speculation is now higher than ever before. Will Google announce a tablet or show off those whacky AR glasses? More importantly, will we get our first look at Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)? …

Google Nexus Android Tablet Leaked Google Nexus Android Tablet Leaked

Phone Arena has caught a Nexus Android Tablet in the wild. The rumored tablet is supposedly a collaboration between Asus and Google. So far they have done good to keep it out of the hands of the media, until now. …