Tagged ‘Jelly Bean’

It’s going to be a busy week in the tech world. This time next week, Microsoft will unzip its trousers and waggle Windows Phone 8 in front of the world, but before then we’ve got Windows 8, the iPad mini and Google’s end-of-week Android event. And guess what: we know exactly what Google’s about to unleash. Read more

When Samsung first started taking the world of the 5-inch handset seriously, we balked. But then the Galaxy Note (and now the Galaxy Note 2) sold well enough to garner everyone’s attention, and now both Sony and HTC are readying their own versions. The J Butterfly is HTC’s answer, and it’s a little bit good. Read more

Step right up for the most uninspiring slab of Android hardware released for some time. The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini is so dull, in fact, that we can’t really be bothered to type about it properlrk jbg er5tu bbfejuf ufej rgoe… Something, something, prices. Read more

The web’s been all a titter with gossip that Google’s about to launch a brand new version of Android and a brand new Nexus, based on LG’s Optimus G. But has Google just debunked all that? And, if so, what does it really have in store for the AllThingsD conference later this month? Read more

The Samsung Galaxy Note 2 hit UK shops this week, with its 5.5-inch screen taking up some serious shelf space. It’s the follow-up to the multi-million selling original Note, and is bigger and better than its predecessor.

But where do Android handsets go from here?

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There’s a new version of Android due next month, according to rumours, and the LG Optimus G Nexus will be the first device to run it. Google is said to be holding a joint event with LG, where the Korean company will announce the new device, the whispers say.

Google will also revamp how it positions its Nexus family of products, letting anyone who wants to make Nexus devices do so. So, big changes ahead.

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Android Developers has released its monthly stats on the platform versions. The good news is that Ice Cream Sandwich is now on a quarter of all devices, which is a real step up.

The bad? Jelly Bean is only on a measly 2 percent.

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Last week, we dropped by a top secret location for a play with HTC’s latest top of the range smartie. And the HTC OneX+ is a doozy, being basically a One X with a faster processor, Android Jelly Bean out of the box, a better battery, and a monster 64GB of storage.

Read on for our impressions of this Samsung Galaxy S3 killer.

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