We’ve been keeping our eyes peeled for any sign of good news in regards to an update to Jelly Bean, Android 4.1.1, coming to the Verizon branded Samsung Galaxy Nexus. There’s undoubtedly going to be some form of a wait still ahead for Verizon Nexus users, but with the release of Jelly Bean compatible binaries ... Read More »
Yesterday was a huge day for Android developers. Just weeks after being debuted at Google I/O 2012, the source code for Android 4.1, Jelly Bean, was made available in the Android Open Source Project. But that’s not all that happened. Along with the introduction of Android 4.1, the Verizon Galaxy Nexus LTE earned ... Read More »
It’s been a few months since we last checked in with the official Android 4.0 update list for Motorola, and in light of recent changes to that list (as well as comments from Motorola on the Android 4.0 update, which we will get to in a moment) it seemed like a good time for a ... Read More »
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The Nexus name has come under some serious fire lately; and I can’t deny playing my part in that. Thanks to botched updates, carrier control and an absolutely horrendous initial rollout, Google’s Nexus line just ain’t what it used to be. So why then, did I just recently purchase a Galaxy Nexus as ... Read More »
Jean-Baptiste Queru is the technical lead for the Android Open Source Project at Google. When he talks, we tend to listen. Many a time now, JBQ (as he’s more commonly known) has come to the aid of speculating bloggers and explained situations with updates, Nexus devices and much more. Today, with the Sony Tablet S ... Read More »
Could the newly released US GSM variant of the Galaxy Nexus be the first device on the block to receive Jelly Bean once it rolls out this year? If you believe a crash log that popped up online last week, then there’s good reason to think it will be.
Last week, on April ... Read More »
Verizon has issued incremental updates for three of their most popular smartphones today, the Motorola Droid 4, Droid Razr and Droid Razr Maxx.
The Motorola Droid 4′s update is being called 6.13.219.XT894.Verizon.en.US (or 6.13.219 for short), and boasts several new enhancements and bug fixes to keep your phone running like new. Along with improvements to ... Read More »
Back towards the tail-end of 2011, and up into the very beginning of 2012, there was a lot of back and forth on whether or not Samsung would update the original line of Galaxy S devices past Android 2.3, Gingerbread.
We first heard that Samsung would be releasing a “Value Pack,” or Android ... Read More »
Now that Android 4.0.4 for the Nexus S (i9023, i9020-T) is out, you may be wondering how to get your device up and running with the latest version of Android. Allow us to help. If you’re running stock 4.0.3 or any ROM with Clockwork Mod Recovery, the process to update your device couldn’t ... Read More »
Time, and time, and time again, I’ve been known to sing the praises of Google’s Nexus series devices, because they are updated directly by Google. Which should mean fast, consistent updates to the latest version of software Google is working on (or at the very least, a fully functioning device). Right? As a large group ... Read More »