All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Jelly Bean’

Sound Search Gets An Android Widget

When Google unveiled Android Jelly Bean, it launched its sound search feature, which essentially replaces Shazam for all intents and purposes, when you’re trying to figure out what a song is as it’s playing. Google has now launched a widget for this functionality in Google Play, enabling Android users to identify music that’s playing around them from the homescreen. “Sometimes, …

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AT&T Galaxy S III Finally Gets Jelly Bean

It’s been a long time coming, but the Galaxy S III is finally getting its Jelly Bean update across most carriers. Sprint was the first US-based carrier to deliver the update. The other major carriers were left out, but it looks like the update is finally coming around starting with AT&T. Samsung announced that the Jelly Bean update for the …

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Jelly Bean Adoption Slowly Growing, Gingerbread Still On Top

Back in early November, the October Android distribution numbers revealed that Ice Cream Sandwich was now on a quarter of all Android devices. It was a good sign even if Gingerbread was still on over half of all Android devices. The November numbers have finally come in, and it’s more of the same. The latest distribution numbers show that Ice …

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Google Is Fixing The December Bug In Android 4.2

The latest mobile OS from Google – Android 4.2 – has been found to contain a few bugs that ruin the experience for some Nexus device users. The bugs seem to be specifically affecting those on the Nexus 7, Nexus 10 and Galaxy Nexus. One bug in particular deleted December from the People app, but Google is already on it. …

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Android 4.2 Deletes December, Other Bugs Reported

Android 4.2 is the latest release of Google’s mobile OS, but the company is still calling it Jelly Bean. It’s not widely available just yet as people are still upgrading to the previous incarnation of Jelly Bean – Android 4.1. That’s a good thing too as you may want to hold off on upgrading to 4.2 until Google fixes the …

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Google Releases New Android SDK Tools

Google released the SDK for Android 4.2 yesterday, and developers are undoubtedly already digging into it. The Android team went over the main features of the SDK proper yesterday, but now it’s time to show off some of the new additions hitting the SDK Tools this time around. The Android team announced that they’re launching the Android SDK Tools, Revision …

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Android 4.2 SDK Is Now Available

We’ve all seen the great new features coming to Android 4.2 by now. The Photo Sphere camera is pretty amazing, and multiple accounts on tablets has been a long time coming. Those features, however, are just the beginning. The new Jelly Bean also has a number of new features that developers will be able to make great use of. Starting …

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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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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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Samsung Galaxy Camera Goes On Sale In The UK This Week

Remember Samsung’s awesome Galaxy Camera from August? The Android-powered camera was a hot topic at IFA, but we’ve not heard anything about it since. That all changed today as our friends in the UK now have a solid release date. Samsung announced today that the Galaxy Camera will be launching across the UK on November 8. Those who just can’t …

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