Sprint announces Android 4.1 for HTC EVO 4G LTE

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It’s Jelly Bean day! Following Verizon’s lead, Sprint today announced that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is available for the HTC EVO 4G LTE. Rolling out in stages over the next few weeks, it can also be downloaded via manual installation. Details include the standard fare of ...

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Verizon schedules Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update for December 14

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Verizon today announced that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update will be available December 14. Those who own this particular device can manually download the update which also includes some additional touches. The update will include ISIS support, making them ready for the burgeoning payment ...

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Oppo intros Find 5 with 1080p HD display

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Oppo has become the latest smartphone maker to introduce a 5-inch Android device, this in the form a the Find 5. Headed for China and the United States, the device features some fairly impressive details including a quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro chipset, 2GB RAM, a 13-megapixel camera, and ...

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Fuhu’s nabi XD is a quad-core 10.1-inch tablet for tweens

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Fuhu is back with yet another Android tablet aimed at a specific demographic of user, today announcing its nabi XD for the tween crowd. Priced at $250, the 10.1-inch (IPS 1366×768 HD) tablet runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and includes a Tegra 3 quad-core processor. Offered with an optional ...

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Motorola updates Jelly Bean timetable for devices

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Motorola this week adjusted its timetable for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean updates. The support page tells us that the Atrix HD, Electrify M and Xoom are next up for the update followed by a handful of other devices in 2013. Among those listed with tentative 4.1 updates in the coming year are the ...

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Google Now updated with travel-minded features

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A new version of Google Now (Google Search) has arrived in Google Play, just in time to put the finishing touches on your holiday travel plans. As detailed on the official Android blog, the update makes it easier to prepare for road trips and flights. Before you even leave your house, Google ...

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Sony announces entry-level Xperia E for early 2013

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Sony today unwrapped its latest Android smartphone, the Xperia E, putting it on the calendar for early next year. Available in single SIM and dual-SIM (Xperia E dual), the phone is an entry-level device with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Hardware details include a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, ...

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Toshiba intros $350 Excite 10 SE tablet for December 6

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Toshiba today introduced a new tablet, the Excite 10 SE, a rather affordable 10-inch experience with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean at its core. Priced at $349.99, the tablet arrives later this week (December 6), and should muddy up the Android waters a bit. We’re still waiting for a clear leader ...

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AT&T announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for Galaxy S III

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AT&T today announced that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is now available for the Samsung Galaxy S III. As is the case with other updates of its kind, the handset benefits from new goodies such as Google Now, enhanced notifications, camera features, and more. Unfortunately, due to its ...

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Verizon: Android 4.1 arrives for Droid Razr HD, Droid Razr Maxx HD

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Verizon today announced that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is ready to head out the door for two more smartphones. Starting next week, the Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD will see the 276MB file download. Once installed, users will enjoy new features such as enhanced notifications, ...

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Boot your Nook Color and Nook Tablet to Android 4.1 with N2A microSD

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Have a Nook Color or Nook Tablet and find yourself envying those with more full-blown Android tablets? Take things into your own hands with the latest release from the fellows over at Nook 2 Android. It’s a lesser known fact among its general user base that the devices run Android at ...

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T-Mobile Galaxy S III gets its Android 4.1 update

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Following Sprint’s lead, T-Mobile has become the second carrier to see an Android 4.1 update roll out for the Samsung Galaxy S III. The wireless provider has released details for the Jelly Bean update, advising it has started deploying today, November 14. If you own a T-Mobile version of ...

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HTC: 2012 devices get top priority for Android 4.1 update

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As if we expected anything else, HTC plans to give its 2012 Android devices priority for Jelly Bean updates. A glance through the handset maker’s Android 4.1 F.A.Q. tells us what is going on inside the Quietly Brilliant outfit as it pertains to Jelly Bean. Much of it will depend, of ...

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Motorola Droid Razr M gets Jelly Bean update

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DROID RAZR M by Motorola is the second Verizon Wireless smartphone to be upgraded to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The software upgrade will be pushed to customers in phases starting Nov. 9. Customers who would like to manually download the upgrade through the settings menu will be able to within the ...

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Android 4.0+ inches forward in overall platform share

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Android 4.0+ Ice Cream Sandwich and Android 4.1+ Jelly Bean have notched a few percentage points in the overall breakdown of the platform.  Moving up ever so slightly, the two builds have grown month over month while others slowly diminish.  Most of the movement comes at the expense of ...

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