Android-Jelly-Bean

A little while ago I posed the question: Is Android 5.0 Jelly Bean too much, too soon? The reaction from the net was lively, with most people falling into one of two camps. First, those who want the... latest and best, and they want it now! And those who say that, as long as the phone works, most people don’t care about the version of Android on their device. Well, now the app developers have s...

nexus

Traditionally in the Android development cycle, major versions have launched at the end of the year (exception being Gingerbread/Honeycomb). According to the Wall Street Journal, Android Jelly... Bean should launch this year, “by Thanksgiving”.

Will this be Android 5.0 or another version? That depends on Google’s plans for their I/O developer event happening in June. And...

Android-Jelly-Bean

Google has a problem. Android is being developed too fast while the adoption rates for the new versions are too low. The Android 2.x series started when Android 2.0 Eclair was released at the... end of 2009. By the end of 2010, Froyo and Gingerbread (Android 2.2 and 2.3) were released and remained the dominant versions used until today. Since then, Google has released Android 3 (Honeycomb) a...

android-key-lime-pie

A reliable insider has tipped The Verge about the codename that Google will use for the next version of its Android operating system. Keeping with the tradition of... going through the alphabetical list of desserts, it appears that Google has all but chosen Key Lime Pie to be next in line after Android 5.0 Jelly Bean. In a side note, the Jelly Bean codename was only...

Galaxy_Nexus

New reports have surfaced today regarding HTC’s efforts to woo Google into choosing them as the next OEM for the next generation Nexus smartphone. The upcoming Nexus-branded... super-device could very well run Android 5 a.k.a. Jelly Bean. Jeff Gordon, HTC’s Global Online Communications Manager, said that since Google hasn’t chosen its Nexus partner for Jellybean, all origin...

android-jelly-bean

The last time we talked about the upcoming Android 5.0, we had received reports that speculated that Jelly Bean is supposed be released in the second quarter of the year, which is difficult... to believe. As the days passed, we got to learn more information about this new iteration of Android. Rumors now suggest that Android 5.0 Jellybean is to gain a few elements of the Chrome OS so that...