Google just released this month’s breakdown of Android version’s accessing their Play Store. According to the reports, Android Jelly Bean 4.1 + is on the rise and now has a market share of 40.5% which is a 2.6% increase from last month’s 37.9%. With the launch of latest version of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, the share of Jelly Bean is expected to increase further.
Google Now is the personal assistant which was introduced to Android with version 4.1 Jelly Bean. Google Now is based on search and local data. As of now, Google Now has only been available for Android. Just some time back Google posted a Youtube video of Google Now coming to iPhone and iPad, but this video was removed instantly. Looks like Google did not mean to show the video as of yet but was leaked somehow and has since then been removed from their channel.
Google Now is one of the main features which debuted with Android 4.1, and is a direct competitor to iOS’s Siri. Google has been concentrating on this piece of software from a long time and has been updating it with more cards and features and just recently Google updated their support page which showed glimpses of Google Now widgets.
Huawei had announced its first quadcore device, the Ascend D Quad last year at MWC, now its successor the D2 which is also a quadcore device, will be showcased at CES.
HTC has started the roll out of the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update in some markets including UK. We had access to a UK unit and a massive 600 MB update showed up via OTA today. The update bears the version number 3.16.401.8 and measures 612.27 MB.We decided to give it a go and it was the much awaited jelly bean update. HTC had promised that it will release Android 4.1 JellyBean for the One S and One X this year and looks like the Taiwanese phone maker is keeping its word ! Continue reading “HTC One S JellyBean update roll out starts”
Everyone is excited about the next Nexus and also the next version of Android. Rumors are going around that the next Nexus will be announced with a new version of Android, maybe 4.2. But according to software versions spotted on server logs show that that Android 4.2 will be coming out sooner than expected, within about two weeks and it might be an incremental update for Jelly bean and not Key-Lime Pie as we were expecting it to be.
Google has now made the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean available for Nexus S users via an over the air upgrade. The download weighs in at about 114MB and has been restricted to being a WiFi only download.
Google just revealed Android 4.1 at its annual I/O event bringing along with it a significant number of new features. From Project Butter to improved notifications, we bring you the low down on all that was announced.
We have been hearing about the Galaxy Nexus volume bug from the the day it was launched in U.K. It has been covered by every blog and news portal out there, and the users have been reporting and are unhappy about it. There have also been reports that this bug has something to do with 2G and happens only when 2G is kept on. Many people also thought that this was a hardware bug and the device has to be replaced, but now Google has finally acknowledged and responded to this volume bug.