Android 4.2

Google halts WebView patching on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and older

Google Android Jellybean

Android Jelly Bean (4.1) was first announced at Google I/O on June 27, 2012. The first device to run Jelly Bean, the original Google Nexus 7, followed later that summer. Despite now being over two years old, Jelly Bean can still be found on 46% of Android devices. Given how prevalent it remains, one would assume that security updates for […]

Video: Google Nexus 4 ads from Google and LG

The Google Nexus 4 is the subject of two new ads, one each from Google and LG. Google’s ad focuses on Photo Sphere, a feature introduced in Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. LG’s ad is more encompassing, showing different people using the smartphone for different purposes by using different tools including Photo Sphere, Google Now, Wi-Fi Display, and Android Beam. The […]

List of HTC devices to be updated to Android Jelly Bean revealed?

HTC has taken its time announcing which of its devices it would upgrade to Android Jelly Bean. To date, only the HTC One X and HTC One S have been confirmed. Its last update back in mid-November indicated that it was still deciding which other devices to upgrade. We may now have more information courtesy of the usually reliable @Football4PDA: […]

Google Nexus 7 Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update coming in mid-November?

Google was originally expected to start pushing out Android 4.2 Jelly Bean to its Nexus 7 tablet in late October. Clearly that did not happen and owners are still waiting for an indication as to when they can now expect it. ASUS, the tablet’s manufacturer, explains that the update “is expected shortly” but provides no specific dates. According to an […]

Google announces Google Nexus 10 tablet with Android 4.2

Google Nexus 10

To go along with its new Nexus 4 smartphone, Google announced the Nexus 10 tablet. Billed as “a premium entertainment device,” it was developed together with Samsung. As expected, it comes with a 10.1-inch WQXGA (2560×1600) display. With Android 4.2 preloaded, it also introduces support for multiple users with switching on the lockscreen. We believe that everyone should have quick […]

Google announces Google Nexus 4 smartphone with Android 4.2

Google Nexus 4

As widely expected and oft-rumoured, Google today announced the Nexus 4 smartphone. It was developed together with LG. Google Nexus 4 specifications: Processor: 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro Operating system: Google Android 4.2 Cellular connectivity: GSM/UMTS/HSPA+ Other connectivity: GPS, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC Display: 4.7-inch HD (1280×768) Input: Capacitive touchscreen Memory: 2GB RAM Storage: 8GB or 16GB onboard (no microSD […]