Yesterday we received word from Asus that the Android Jelly Bean update for the Transformer Prime and Infinity was on its way “soon”. The good news is that soon is now for Asus Transformer Prime users. The Jelly Bean update is available for your upgrading pleasure immediately, unless you have the Transformer Infinity.
Despite getting to as slow of a start as pretty much anyone else, Samsung seems to at least want to speed up the Jelly Bean updating process. The latest and greatest Android version is being rolled out to the international Galaxy S3 as we speak, but an additional 15 Sammy phones and tablets will be getting the same update at some point.
The good news that we got this morning is that the Samsung Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean update has just begun rolling out for the international version of the device. The first country to receive the Galaxy S3 Android 4.1 update is Poland. The updates should be available via Kies and Over the Air. More details after the break.
When you buy a Nexus device, you expect quick upgrades to the latest and greatest compatible version of Android. In most cases, Google has done a good job with this. Unfortunately, Google can only control so much and leaves many of the details up to individual carriers.
Nearly two months after GSM variants were upgraded to Jelly Bean, Sprint finally managed to get the upgrade on Speptember 6th. Now it is Verizon’s turn, starting today. Better late than never, I suppose. The upgrade will roll out in waves and should reach all Verizon Nexus users within two weeks.
HTC One X and One XL users should be happy to hear that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update they’ve been longing for is getting closer and closer.
Although promises were made and prototypes were shown, we’re yet to see an Android-based tablet capable of getting near the iPad’s Retina Display even with seven months gone after the new Apple slate’s release.
Acer is looking to join the crowded and competitive 7-inch Android tablet party, with one juicy gadget we craved for ever since Computex in June. The Iconia Tab A110 is the name of this new slate, and, just when we thought we knew everything about it, Acer dropped the bomb: it will come with Jelly Bean on board.
Jelly Bean is the latest version of Android to hit the market, but how many devices actually utilize it? Looking at Google’s August numbers, 1.2% of Android traffic comes to from a Jelly Bean device.
Transformer Pad TF300T adopters have been spoiled with tasty Jelly Bean treats a few weeks ago, but that doesn’t seem to be enough for the 10-incher. A new OTA software update is being rolled out to the TF300T as we speak, and, while we don’t exactly know what it could possibly upgrade at this point, we have to hand it to Asus for some very solid support work.
In the past weeks we saw rumor after rumor confirming the fact that the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 is going to be available from all major U.S. carriers, unlike its predecessor that was an AT&T affair, with T-Mobile quickly changing its Galaxy Note launch plans.