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Android 4.1.2, which was released by Google about a week ago, isn’t really a major update and doesn’t offer any significant improvement over the previous iteration of the OS. If for whatever reason you want the latest Jelly Bean version on your WiFi Motorola Xoom before others do, here’s the unofficial way that the folks at XDA-developers have helped provide.

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The release of the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for Samsung’s flagship phone hasn’t gone as smoothly as the manufacturer – and owners of the device – expected. After the latest Android OS for the Galaxy S3 was pushed out in Poland about three weeks ago, the update came to a screeching halt – save for the 3G variant of Galaxy S3 that received Jelly Bean in South Korea afterwards.

DROID-RAZR-M

When Motorola unveiled the Droid Razr M, the Google-owned company promised that an upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is guaranteed for the handset. Despite the assurance, it’s understandable that owners of the phone are more than prepared for a long wait, given Motorola’s rather patchy record of providing a timely software update for its devices. It looks like the skeptics might be proven wrong, since the Jelly Bean firmware for the Droid Razr M has leaked online a month after the phone was released.

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Following the release of Android 4.1.2 JZ054K factory images for the Nexus 7, as well as for the “takju” and “yakju” variant of Galaxy Nexus a few days ago, Google has posted the factory image for the updated pure Jelly Bean firmware for the “soju” variant of the Nexus S. The Nexus Q also gets its first factory image released.