If you’re still the proud owner of a Sprint Epic 4G Touch, you can now update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (build GB27). The software update is only available to download via Samsung Kies. Sprint’s support page claims that the file is “only available over-the-wire”, as the file is too large for a direct download to your device.
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Samsung Stratosphere 2 owners have started receiving the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update, which adds a whole bunch of new features to their devices, including Google Now, folders, voice search, and more.
3G carriers all over the world have been pushing out their own updates for the Samsung Galaxy S II, and now Three UK has joined them. Earlier today, the company’s official Twitter account announced that an update for the Galaxy S II has been rolled out, bumping the software up to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
Earlier today, Sony released the official pricing of its latest phone, the Sony Xperia ZL. The Xperia ZL will retail at $759.99 directly from Sony’s web store, however the page displays two models of the phone. The first is the C6502, this model comes with pentaband HSPA+ connectivity, whereas the second model, the C6506, comes with LTE on bands 2, 4, 5, and 17.
Sony has today announced its Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade plans for Xperia smartphones released during 2012. The Japanese company is hoping to deliver its latest software to at least six handsets by the end of March 2013, then another four handset in the “subsequent weeks.” There are four Xperia handsets that won’t be upgraded beyond Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, however.
Until today, tablets users in the United Kingdom would have had to pick up a new iPad mini to gain access to super speedy 4G connectivity on the go. But that’s no longer the case. EE, the U.K.’s first and only 4G network, has this morning announced some new additions to its tablet lineup, including the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, and the Google Nexus 7. The latter, which doesn’t actually come with 4G capabilities, will be bundled with an Huawei E589 mobile Wi-Fi dongle.
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.
Samsung has been busy rolling out Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrades this month. Following the ‘Premium Suite’ updates it has already begun issuing to the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II, the Korean company has finally starting rolling out the Jelly Bean software to the Wi-Fi-only version of its Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet.
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:
I’m pretty sure you’ve all used those cute little emoticons built into your messaging app, but did you know Jelly Bean has a whole slew of Emoji just waiting to be unleashed? What’s an Emoji you ask? It’s basically the Japanese equivalent of emoticons. Now I’ll admit, most of these are lame, but still, if you’re a pictograph kind of person, you’re going to at least want to know how to activate them for use.