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Google and Samsung have started something, something spectacular and wondrous. Of course, I only say that because I’m a huge Android lover and I feel that vanilla Android is the way to go. I’m willing to bet that a few of you out there are more than okay with the [...]Read More »
How to disable lockscreen widgets and camera access on all Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and higher devices (Nexus 4, Nexus 10, Nexus 7, etc.) [Guide]
Two of the many new features in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean are lockscreen widgets and direct camera access from the lockscreen (without having to unlock your device). If you have a device on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean or higher, you will have these two features. However, not everyone likes having [...]Read More »
Siri was the big thing Apple used to sell iPhone 4S. However, Apple has never really been adept at providing services that depend on the collection, management, and sorting of data. As such, Siri — while entertaining, at times — has flopped in the eyes of many. Google, on the [...]Read More »
How to enable USB debugging mode on all Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and higher devices (Nexus 4, Nexus 10, Nexus 7, etc.) [Guide]
If you like playing around with your Android device (e.g. rooting or installing custom ROMs), then you probably are familiar with Android’s ‘USB debugging mode’. However, USB debugging mode is really intended only for developers and people who don’t know what they are doing may accidentally enable it and put [...]Read More »
Want the world’s thinnest quad-core smartphone with a stunning 441 ppi 5-inch display? Check out Oppo Finder 5 X990
Oppo may not be a popular smartphone manufacturing company, but it surely turned some head a few months ago by releasing the world’s thinnest smartphone, Oppo Finder. And now, the company is back with another whopping device, the world’s thinnest quad-core smartphone, Oppo Find 5 X990.
The Oppo Find 5 [...]Read More »
There were rumors about Samsung planning to release Jelly Bean for the Galaxy S3 soon but it looks like the S3 isn’t the only device that the company is focusing on at the moment. SamMobile posted two Jelly Bean OTA firmware leaks today for two Samsung tablets, the Galaxy Note [...]Read More »
Android updates on non-Nexus devices is a drag. Not only are devices often not updated to the latest version of Android despite being relatively not-old, but confirmed updates for devices are often pushed back or delayed for so long you eventually forget about them. One remedy for this nag is [...]Read More »
Google’s extremely popular Nexus 7 tablet could be getting an upgrade in connectivity over these next weeks. A report has come out claiming ASUS is manufacturing new 3G versions of the Nexus 7.
The very powerful tablet was the first step in Google’s real launch into the tablet world; Google [...]Read More »
For $310 you can get an unlocked phone with quad-core CPU, 4.3 inch 720p IPS display, 2GB RAM, and 16GB storage running Jelly Bean from Xiaomi, the makers of MIUI
Is the title of this article a mouthful? Rightly so, because the phone being discussed in this article can be described as nothing less than feature-full (yes, this is my failed attempt at a play on words). Last year Xiaomi, dubbed “China’s Apple” by some, brought to market their first [...]Read More »
Google is rolling out Jelly Bean (Android 4.1.x) to GSM/UMTS Nexus S devices. If you are impatient and don’t want to or cannot wait for Jelly Bean to hit your Nexus S, there is way to manually update/install Jelly Bean (Android 4.1.x) right now. This guide tells you how.
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We have already covered the major new features in Android’s latest iteration, Jelly Bean. However it obviously wasn’t possible for us to list all changes in Jelly Bean without Google providing an official changelog. Well now Google has done exactly that.
If you are interested in learning all changes made [...]Read More »
Putting a stop to the patient wait of Android users, Google has now announced that Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) has officially started rolling out for Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ users.
With some new and interesting features and add-ons, Jelly Bean had mostly received positive reviews from reviewers at the Google I/O [...]Read More »
Android Developers Dashboard has been updated with the usage details of different Android platforms by users. Primarily prepared to be a reference for developers to help decide on their future programming plans, the newly published chart show that Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) is currently the most used Android platform.
Gingerbread tops [...]Read More »
Just two days ago Google announced Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean”, the next and greatest version of Android, hailing its advanced features such as Google Now and its increased smoothness with Project Butter. Alongside that announcement came a quiet announcement from Adobe, saying that Android 4.1 would be the first Android [...]Read More »
This year, Google had a ton to announce at Google I/O, their annual developer’s conference. They unveiled new Nexus devices, showed off their Siri competitor Google Now, and even started upgrading certain Galaxy Nexus devices to the new version of Android, Jelly Bean. But you don’t want to read it [...]Read More »
Today at Google I/O, Google took the wraps off of two devices. The first was the expected 7″ Nexus tablet, while the other was a wildly new and different Nexus Q. What exactly is the Nexus Q, and how is it used?
It turns out the Nexus Q is a [...]Read More »
For complete news of today’s events, visit the Google I/O 2012 page.
Today was the first day of Google I/O 2012, and with it came some awesome news. There’s the new Nexus 7 tablet, the quirky and expensive Nexus Q, and of course, the new Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean” operating [...]Read More »
Today was the first day of Google I/O 2012, and with it came some awesome news. There’s the new Nexus 7 tablet, the quirky and expensive Nexus Q, and of course, the new Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean” operating system that powers everything. But what’s so special about Jelly Bean, and [...]Read More »
Interested in picking up a Galaxy Nexus after seeing today’s keynote and unveil of Android 4.1 “Jelly Bean”?
You should be. There’s good news for those that are, as today Google dropped the price before tax from $399.00, which is incredibly cheap for one of the top five smartphones [...]
Making it the breaking news of the day, some small but significant details of the next iteration of Android operating system, Jelly Bean, has been accidentally revealed by Google.
Legend has it an XDA user was interested in purchasing a Galaxy Nexus, Google’s latest ‘Nexus’ device. While comparing prices of [...]Read More »