Well they finally did it. Yesterday they released the Jelly Bean code. The story is the usual routine some devices have upgrades available and of course the Nexus 7 will come with it installed.
Android Open Source Project technical lead Jean-Baptiste Queru has announced the source for the newest version of the OS, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (relive the releases for ICS, Gingerbread and Froyo), will be made available today. Currently, binaries are available for the Nexus 7 and Galaxy Nexus, with Nexus S and Motorola Xoom versions promised soon. As usual, this gets the countdown started for more manufacturers to work on builds for their devices and means third party coders…More at Android 4.1 Jelly Bean source code now available — Engadget
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Many new phone models and tablets will soon be being released and some will be upgrading to maintain an existing model and attempt to give it an edge. HTC is doing just that.
has been delivering some very decent smartphones for some time now but it’s no secret that just lately the company hasn’t seemed to make quite the impact it was hoping for. Despite success with phones such as the HTC One X in the One Series, HTC hasn’t been able to make much headway against the likes of the mighty Apple or Samsung. Today we want to consider HTC and its need for Jelly Bean as this could be a way of keeping its devices alive for a little longer….More at HTC need for Android Jelly Bean » Phone Reviews
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So what do those in the know have to say about Jelly Bean? Well here are a few reviews and predictions of what Jelly Bean has to offer
Google has released the source code to its latest Android release, Android 'Jelly Bean' 4.1, giving developers the chance to port the software to older devices.
Designed to bridge the usability gap between the way Android 'Ice Cream Sandwich' 4.0 works on small-screen devices like smartphones and large-screen devices like tablets, Android Jelly Bean 4.1 officially launched with the unveiling of the Nexus 7. Google's first own-brand tablet, the Nexus 7 has, as its name suggests, a 7in display – meaning that the standard smartphone ICS interface feels sparse, but the tablet ICS interface for 10in devices feels cramped….More at Google release Android 'Jelly Bean' 4.1 source code | Expert Reviews
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Well Jelly Bean should be fun and again the Nexus 7 is still on my must have list and until the K is ready whatever that may be.