A new update is now rolling out for owners of the Sony Xperia S, Xperia SL and Xperia Acro S. While the update still features Android 4.1, it brings quite a few bug fixes and improvements to the table.
The Moto X Active Display simulator — dubbed ActiveNotifications — we told you about last week has been updated to include support for Android 4.1 and non-AMOLED devices.
Samsung is busy, busy, busy lately and not just with Mega launches. The Galaxy makers are also working hard on providing timely Jelly Bean updates for as many “stars” as possible.
Rolling out a massive update like Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean for a hugely successful device like Samsung’s Galaxy S2 is no picnic. And due to the GS2 having been sold in so many slightly different variations across the world, it takes time.
According to Sam Mobile, the first Android 4.1.2 updates for the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus are already live. A number of Austrian owners of the 3G-enabled version (model number GT-P6200) have reported getting the bump over-the-air.
Are you the proud owner of a Droid Bionic? Good news! Motorola is sending out invites to members of the Motorola Feedback Network to soak test Android 4.1 Jelly Bean!
Android 4.1 was said to roll out to the Sony Xperia S in “late March” a while ago, but that deadline hasn’t been met. Instead, word around the street now is JB will be buttering up the 4.3-incher “in a few days”.
Smartphones are not usually like wines, getting better with age, but there is the occasional Android gem that can at least keep up with the times and stay hip for more than 12 months.
It’s tough to find an Android-powered QWERTY smartphone with some degree of pizzazz nowadays, which is why Verizon’s Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere 2 has always looked intriguing.
Releasing a mid-range phone with on-board Ice Cream Sandwich in November 2012 wasn’t exactly Samsung’s smartest move, but at least the Koreans are making amends to Galaxy Express buyers relatively fast.