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Google Announces Android 4.3, New Nexus 7 Compatible with T-Mobile LTE

  Google is holding a quiet “breakfast” this morning for some folks on the west coast and made a few notable announcements, including the release of Android 4.3 and a new Nexus 7. First things first as the company announced some notable sales figures as they surpassed over 50 billion apps downloaded through the Play Store. Revenues have increased more 2.5x per user with more than 1 million apps now filling the Play Store halls. … [read full article]

Google Releases New Android Distribution Chart, Jelly Bean Now Biggest Android Base

The newest Android distribution chart has been released to the world and there’s some good news as Jelly Bean takes the lead as the most used Android operating system. Jelly Bean now runs on 37.9% of devices, with 32% of those running Android 4.1.x. Those numbers increased from an even 33 percent last month. As for the former Android frontrunner, Gingerbread fell from 36.5% down to 34.1% and into second place … [read full article]

Google Releases New Android Distribution Chart As Jelly Bean Gains On Gingerbread

A new month means a new Android distribution chart and that’s exactly what we have for you this morning. Some more good news for Jelly Bean as it continues to scratch at the Gingerbread man as it moves from 28.4% of all Android devices to 33%. For its part, Gingerbread remains the Android software leader at 36.5% but our expectation now has that lead finally changing hands perhaps as soon as next … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S III Android 4.1.2 Software Update Now Rolling Out

Listen up Samsung Galaxy S III owners as a software update is headed your way in the form of Android 4.1.2. There’s no hints as to what kind of changes the update brings outside of multi-window support and T-Mobile has yet to update their support page for the update. However, at least one person receiving the update noticed the inclusion of two more apps: Paper Artist and Group Play and [read full article]

HTC One S Owners Complain About Terrible Battery Life After Jelly Bean Update

Poor HTC One S owners, after waiting what seemed like an eternity for HTC and T-Mobile to release the Jelly Bean update, they are met with battery issues. A thread has popped up on T-Mobile’s official support forums complaining that battery life is draining much quicker after the update and the problem seems to be centered on the GPS function. According to the support thread, even when turned off, the smartphone’s GPS … [read full article]

Google Releases Newest Android Distribution Chart, Jelly Bean Nears 30% Of All Android Devices

It’s the beginning of a new month and that means a brand new look at the Android distribution chart. The good news is that Jelly Bean continues to grow, albeit slowly as its up to 28.4 percent of all Android devices, compared to 25 percent one month ago. Unfortunately, the growth of Jelly Bean seems to be coming at the expense of Ice Cream Sandwich which is down almost two-percent from last … [read full article]

T-Mobile FINALLY Rolling Out Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean To The HTC One S

What a great way to start the news day and no, your eyes are not deceiving you HTC One S owners, Jelly Bean is here, it’s really really here. The Android 4.1.1 update weighs in at a hefty 675.49MB and due to its size, can only be downloaded over a Wi-Fi connection. The update brings the usual fare of an updated user interface to the Android experience in addition to several … [read full article]

LG Optimus L9, Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G Jelly Bean Updates Incoming

Some unexpected but welcome Jelly Bean updates making news this morning as the LG Optimus L9 and Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G are receiving Android 4.1.2. The standard fare of Jelly Bean enhancements are onboard, most notable of course being the inclusion of Google Now and a revamped notification system. Both updates begin today, April 22nd and in the case of the LG Optimus L9 is an Over-The-Air update only. … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S II Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update Now Available

I bet most Galaxy S II owners didn’t see this coming as T-Mobile updated the GSII support page this morning with the introduction of Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. As the update is optional, the only installation method is through Samsung’s Kies software. The manual download to T989UVMC6 will enable Android 4.1.2 and weighs in around 756MB for the download. The Jelly Bean update features a speedier interface, a higher system frame rate … [read full article]