After months of leaks from every corner of the web, Google has finally officially unveiled Android 4.3, another Jelly Bean refinement release before we presumably get to see Key Lime Pie sometime this Fall.
Visually, not a whole lot has changed in Android 4.3. Most of the changes are under the hood. New features in ... Read More »
I love the smell of a good conspiracy in the evening. It’s pretty well accepted at this point that the next version of Android to be released is 4.3. But we still haven’t seen any concrete evidence of this. Or have we?
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.
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.
From what we can gather, the 630 MB Android 4.1 update for the AT&T ... Read More »
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.
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.
With the release of CyanogenMod 10.1 Milestone 1, ... Read More »
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 »