Anyone remember that FCC complaint we showed you last week? The one filed by a consumer against Verizon for blocking Google Wallet? Anyone remember the official response by Verizon? No? Let me refresh your memory.
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One of the standout features of the Galaxy Note II happens to be its Multi Window view. Unfortunately, not every Note II model currently has this feature available to it. T-Mobile has been dragging its feet with the update but will finally push it out to users come this Wednesday December 19th.
I’m happy to announce yet another Jelly Bean update rolling out. Owners of the AT&T Motorola Atrix HD should start to see the update hit their device sometime today. If you haven’t received it yet, you can always check to see if it’s available by heading into Settings>About Phone>Software Updates.
Getting an update on Verizon is like being picked last in a game of pickup basketball. Nevertheless, Verizon has announced that it will begin pushing out Jelly Bean to the Galaxy S III tomorrow. The update is set to go out in phases so don’t freak out if you don’t get it right away.
In case you haven’t heard, Jelly Bean began rolling out to the Sprint HTC EVO 4G LTE today. Not only does it bring all the goodies of Android 4.1.1, but it also includes Sense 4+ — for those of you that are into that sort of thing. If the update hasn’t hit your device yet, you might want to head over to Settings>System updates>HTC Software Update>Check now and give that a go.
Twitter user @Football4PDA tweeted out a short list of HTC devices believed to be receiving Jelly Bean. The list contains the codenames of current HTC devices and includes the:
Another “tentative” blow has been handed to Apple as the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a first Office action rejecting all 20 claims of U.S. Patent No. 7,479,949. This multitouch patent, often referred to as “the Steve Jobs patent,” includes “touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for determining commands by applying heuristics.”
If you’ve recently updated your Google Search app for Android, you’ll notice a few great new features. One of those features is the ability to use the Song Match functionality straight from Google Search.
Google Now is by far one of the coolest features introduced in Android 4.1, and it just got better. A recent update to the Google Search app for Android 4.1+ brings a few new cards and voice actions to an already fabulous app. Holiday travelers and Google+ users will especially appreciate it.
The International Data Corporation has published its most recent mobile market forecast and unsurprisingly, they’re predicting Android to maintain its strong market share lead over the next four years. In fact, there’s really not much surprising about the report at all.