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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

32GB Nexus 7 Is Now Available From Office Depot

Google, much like Apple, is pretty bad at keeping secrets. Most, if not all, of the major announcements from the company’s Android-focused show have already been leaked over the past few weeks. One of the more prominent rumors was that…

Samsung Galaxy S III Upgrades To Jelly Bean On Vodafone

The Samsung Galaxy S III is one of the best, and most popular, Android phones on the market. The only downside at this point is that there’s still too many people stuck on Ice Cream Sandwich. Carriers are slowly beginning…

Acer Announces $230 Price For Its 7-Inch Android Tablet

Acer this week announced its new 7-inch tablet at a slightly higher price point than both Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD and the Google-branded Nexus 7 tablet. The new Iconia Tab A110 will launch on October 30 and will cost $230.…

Google Will Open The Playground At Android Event On October 29

Apple will be unveiling the iPad Mini at an event on October 23. It seemed like that would be the last big tech announcement of the year before we head into the holiday season. Turns out Google isn’t going to…

Samsung (Finally) Announces Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Update

Samsung today finally announced its plans to upgrade U.S. Galaxy S III devices to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Owners of Samsung’s most popular device have been hanging for weeks on rumors about the upgrade, which Samsung officials said was “coming…

Galaxy S III Jelly Bean Upgrade ‘Coming Soon’, Says Samsung

It’s Android’s not-so-secret shame. While Apple’s iOS updates tend to upgrade a large portion of their customers to the latest version within a week or two, Android users are at the mercy of their wireless carriers and device manufacturers when…

Verizon Finally Gets Jelly Bean, But Only For Galaxy Nexus

Android 4.1, or Jelly Bean, has been out for over a month now. The Nexus 7 was the first Android device to ship with it and carriers are now beginning the slow process of updating phones to the new OS.…

Galaxy S III to Get Jelly Bean Update in October

Owners of Samsung’s Galaxy S III may have the latest in smartphone hardware technology, but their device is still stuck running Androind 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This is nearly two months since Google’s Nexus 7 tablet debuted with Android 4.1…