Sony Xperia Z and ZL Hands On: Two Phones Worth Getting Excited About

Last year Sony kept finding itself behind the curve with Android phones. The new Xperia Z and ZL are the company's attempt to break that trend. These two phones basically check off every box a spec-hungry geek could want and then some. Read More >>

Turns Out That £70 Acer Tablet Is Actually Going to be Pricier Than Expected

A few weeks ago, reports trickled down from the mount that Acer was prepping a $100 (UK price wasn't mentioned, but $100 is around £60 - £70) 7-inch tablet with specs that were juuuussssssst decent enough to be usable. The Iconia B1-A71 seems to fit the bill. Except, well, for the bill. Read More >>

Samsung Confirms "Jelly Bean" Update for Old Galaxy S II

There's some great news out today for those who plan to nurse Samsung's excellent Galaxy S II through another year of use, thanks to Samsung posting details about an imminent update to Android 4.1 for the popular phone. Read More >>

Sky Go Finally Finds Its Way to Jelly Bean

The long-awaited Sky Go app is now, finally, available to all Android devices running Jelly Bean -- including the LG Nexus 4, Samsung Galaxy S III, Sony Xperia S, and a whole host of other phones and tablets. Blimey, that didn't take long now did it? Read More >>

Android's Malware Scanner is a Relatively Useless Placebo

Google recently revealed that its latest 4.2 version of Android would offer built-in app scanning features, which we hoped would bring an end to the endless malware shock horror stories Android tends to suffer from. But one researcher claims it's virtually useless. Read More >>

December's Back With a Vengeance

After rudely being left out in the cold by Google, December's finally back, and it's pissed. Android 4.2.1 has just rolled out bringing with it the month of Christmas, and a load of random bug fixes. If you've got yourself a Nexus 4, 7 or 10, check for updates. Read More >>

Android 4.2 Is Missing a Very Important Feature: December

Android 4.2 Still-Jelly Bean is pretty sweet. You've got your Photo Sphere Camera, you've got your Gesture Keyboard. But there's one thing you might notice is missing. Android Jelly Bean 4.2 doesn't know what December is. Read More >>

Got a Nexus S or Motorola Xoom? You're Not Getting Jelly Bean 4.2, Sorry

Looks like those with a Google Nexus S or the original Ice Cream Sandwich tablet, the Motorola Xoom, aren't going to get bumped to Jelly Bean 4.2, putting your not all-that-ancient devices essentially out to pasture. Rubbish. [Google via Android Police] Read More >>

No Jelly Bean Dessert for HTC Handsets With 512MB or Less

HTC has announced that its devices packing 512MB or less of RAM will not receive an update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. That means HTC One V and Desire C owners looking for some buttery goodness are out of luck, sorry. [HTC via Ars Technica] Read More >>

Why Wait For Jelly Bean, Grab Android 4.2's Fancy New Keyboard Now

A slightly unfinished but perfectly usable version of Google's new gesture-based Android 4.2 keyboard has been made available online, which should work for just about anyone using a phone or tablet running Google's Android 4.0 code or higher. Read More >>

Google Nexus 4 Hands-On: Lovely But Where the Hell Is LTE?

Google’s newest platonic ideal of Android Phoneness is here, and it is maybe the most powerful smartphone you’ve ever held. The software is terrific — the newest, more refined Android ever. But why the hell, in pretty much November 2012, does it not have LTE? Read More >>

Google Opens Google Now Features to Those on Jelly Bean Mobiles

If you're one of the lucky people to have had your phone updated to Google's "Jelly Bean" version of the code, there's even more fun to be had now. The company's added the latest Google Now code to its standard search options. Read More >>

What's New in Android 4.2

Along with a slew of new Nexus devices, Google has just announced Android 4.2, a new flavour of Jellybean. While it doesn't get a new name of its own, it does get quite a few neat new features. Here's a rundown. Read More >>

The HTC One X Gets Fed a Taste of Jelly Bean From Today

Got an HTC One X? Time to sink your teeth into some Jelly Bean-shaped goodness, as Android 4.1's rolling out for you today. Let's hope Jelly Bean's just as buttery-smooth with HTC's Sense 4+ overlay on top. Check for updates folks. [Android Central] Read More >>

Is This Google's Nexus 10 Tablet?

BriefMobile got its hands on what it says is the upcoming Google Nexus 10 tablet. Supposedly manufactured by Samsung, the tablet is said to have a dual-core 1.7GHz Samsung Exynos processor, a 2560x1600 retina-grade display, 2 gigabytes of RAM, 16 gigs of storage, a 5 megapixel camera, NFC, and Android 4.2, which is still called Jelly Bean. Read More >>

Galaxy Note II Review: Bigger Got a Lot Better

When the Galaxy Note came out earlier this year, well, it was a giant, laggy jumble with a bum stylus. But the Note II might just have what it takes to win over our cold, size-ist hearts. Read More >>


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