6 posts and columns on Android Jelly Bean
News ByteSamsung Galaxy Note is set to receive an update that will bring Android Jelly Bean to the phablet. In addition to the latest Android software, the upcoming Premium Suite adds such features found on the newer Galaxy Note II as multi-window support and a pop-up video player. Samsung said on its Web site that the update would be available globally in the second quarter of 2013, but specific timing would vary by market and carrier. The Galaxy Note is currently available from AT&T and T-Mobile in the U.S.
News ByteAs promised, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update is making its way to Samsung Galaxy S III devices, and it’s AT&T’s turn. The software is available now, and brings such enhancements as support for Google Now, more detailed notifications, and camera improvements. The update isn’t being pushed out over the air. Instead, you’ll have to use Samsung’s Kies desktop application. AT&T did not immediately respond to an inquiry about when the Galaxy S III might receive Android 4.2, which is now shipping on the Nexus 4.
News ByteSamsung Galaxy Note II, the smartphone-tablet hybrid will be available on Oct. 25 for $300 with a two-year contract. The Galaxy Note successor features a larger 5.5-inch touchscreen, a more advanced stylus and 4G LTE support. It will also be Sprint’s first smartphone to run the latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system and have a quad-core processor.