In case you own a Nexus 7 tablet then you probably know that Android 4.2 Jelly Bean is already available for the device and can be installed immediately, which you probably already did as soon as the update came out.
Google Voice update fixes crashing issue for Android 4.2 users
We previously reported that Android 4.2 contained a bug that caused Google Voice to crash when attempting to send text messages. From the reports coming in, the bug was affecting all Google Voice users that had updated to the latest version of Android. The good news is that Google has now pushed out an update to the app that addresses the issue.
Cross-platform Imo chat client gets a revamped user interface
With the different instant messaging platforms around, users might find it too cumbersome to maintain several IM clients for each account. Apps like Imo greatly help in reducing clutter by letting users communicate from just a single client. The developers of Imo are trying to improve the user experience even further through their latest app update.
Nova Launcher v1.3.3 update brings better Android 4.2 support and other improvements
When was the last time you checked Google Play for an update of Nova Launcher? The reason we asked is because TeslaCoil has just released the latest version of the popular home screen replacement for Android devices. Version 1.3.3 of the app comes with the usual performance boost and bugs fixes, especially for folks who are already sporting Android 4.2 on their devices.
Spacetime Studios launches Arcane Legends, a free MMORPG… with pets
While Google+ had been playing nicely with Google Play in the past, Android users have recently been given a bit of added functionality. The addition will make it easier to share and install apps as they are now installable directly from the Google+ stream.
Google hosted malware on its Play Store during Q3, but how much?
It is thought that the British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli said that are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. With the release of F-Secure's Q3 2012 Mobile Threat Report and a subsequent clarification, both of which are full of statistics, it is time to look at the real truth behind Android malware numbers.
Will Google’s improvements to Android hurt the app ecosystem?
Google improves Android with each new iteration by baking in new features, but where do they come from? Could it harm the app ecosystem if the hard work developers put in on an app has no pay off because the improved core functionality makes it obsolete? We take a look at developer pain, discuss the impact, and remember some pioneering apps that no longer seem necessary.
AT&T intros two new rugged phones sporting new Enhanced PTT feature
November is the month for new device releases and AT&T has two new phones coming that might catch your eye. These two devices, the Samsung Rugby 3 and the Sonim XP5560 Bolt, are going to be released soon with a new feature, Enhanced Push-to-Talk.