When Android 4.1 Jelly Bean was first detailed, notification actions were one of the best new features. Depending on the app, certain actions could be performed right from the notification window, without ever having to open the app. Surprisingly, the stock Gmail was missing notification actions up until an update released today.
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After months of waiting, the Android 4.1 update for the HTC One X has finally been released. Back in October, we heard that AT&T had received the code from HTC to begin their testing process, but things had been extremely silent until now.
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The latest platform distribution numbers for January 2013 have been made available by Google, and modern Android is making up ground in the race to take the biggest piece of the pie. For now, Gingerbread is dominating the usage charts, but Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean are coming up quick.
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Over the last several years, Google has established a yearly release cycle for Nexus phones. So it stands to reason that Nexus tablets will receive the same treatment. The first Nexus 7 was released at last year’s Google I/O, which means that about three months from now, we should be seeing a follow-up device. Today, ... Read More »
When it comes to alternative software for your Android device, CyanogenMod is still the cream of the crop. Over the weekend, the first semi-stable builds of CyanogenMod 10.1 were made available for select devices, giving us an idea of just how far CyanogenMod 10.1 is into development.
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Beginning today, AT&T will start pushing out the OTA (over the air) Android 4.1 update for the Samsung Galaxy S III. Samsung made the Jelly Bean update available back in December but required users to use its Kies computer software to download and install the update. AT&T and Samsung have not disclosed how ... Read More »
As we were expecting, CES 2013 is the year 5-inch 1080p displays take center stage on all major smartphone announcements. The new ZTE Grand S comes equipped with a 1.7GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, 13 megapixel rear-camera, LTE and NFC all wrapped up in a 142 x 69 ... Read More »
On Christmas Eve, HTC released the Android 4.1 update for the HTC One S across Europe. From what we can gather, the new update is available for most unlocked HTC phones. If you own a carrier branded HTC One S, you’re out of luck – for now. If you have not yet received ... Read More »
Jelly Bean for the HTC EVO 4G LTE has arrived! While we’ve been expecting the Android 4.1 update for the EVO 4G LTE for some time, none of us really expected Sprint and HTC to roll it out this soon. The HTC EVO 4G LTE was the last HTC One variant to hit the US ... Read More »
Key Lime Pie has been generally accepted as the name for the next big Android update, likely due out this summer. But we’ve yet to see any official confirmation of the name. The comic that’s popping up everywhere today is certainly not the official confirmation we’re waiting for, but since it was drawn by a ... Read More »