Category: Mobile OS

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean to be announced in November 0

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean will be presented in November Android has evolved a lot since its early days. From a raw platform making its debut in October 2008 on the T-Mobile G1, it has since then developed rapidly to the world’s most popular platform. What’s more important, it no longer feels as if Android is catching up – rather it...

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Windows Phone Modern UI

When you take a look at a Windows Phone device you instantly notice – this thing is really different. And it’s different mostly because of the Modern UI (or what Microsoft used to call Metro interface). What is the Modern UI? Two things, mostly: Live Tiles and big typography. The Windows Phone so far has generated little “wow”-effect, despite the...

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Jelly Bean update for the US Galaxy S III

Sprint is releasing the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update to its Galaxy S III. The update is carried out to consumers over the air, and each device that receives it will be able to download it automatically. The update bring to the users Project Butter (for a buttery-smooth UI), Google Now, expandable and actionable notifications in the Notification Area, improved...

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RIM’s BlackBerry 10 coming in spring next year

Following its recent ‘boom’ now RIM is pretty much in free fall. The savior has long been the BlackBerry 10 platform, but this one has obviously taken longer to develop than expected. Information on the web speaks of it being introduced only in March 2013. “We had hoped for a January launch but now see a March launch as more...

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Windows Phone 8 event on October 29th

Microsoft is to hold a media event on October 29th in San Francisco, dedicated to their Windows 8 and Surface tablet. Finally, the world shall learn all details about the “mysterious” Windows Phone 8, so carefully kept in secret so far. Microsoft has also been very secretive of the latest iteration of its mobile OS, so it’s going to be...

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BlackBerry 10 interface

BlackBerry 10 as well as the other devices to be running on the new platform are approaching their launch in early 2013. Naturally, more and more information about the new operating system by RIM becomes also available. So far we have witnessed a very fluid and capable interface, a huge departure from the existing BlackBerry 7. On the other hand,...

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Users of Apple mobile devices quickly bumping up to iOS 6

According to the web tracking company Chitika, iOS 6, the newest version of Apple’s mobile platform, is now on nearly 60% of iPhones, just days after it was launched on September 19th. In addition, the new iOS has been adopted by more than 45% of iPad users, too, and iPod touch users are also quickly bumping up their devices to...

HTC One X and HTC One S will be updates with JB any time now 0

Jelly Bean for HTC One X and One S this month

HTC One S and HTC One X will join the JB family very soon HTC have confirmed that following the HTC One X+ already running the JB,  the HTC One X and the HTC One S will now also be getting their due Jelly Bean update before the end of October. In addition to the smoothness and fluidity that Project...

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Unsatisfactory growth for Jelly Bean and ICS

Things don’t look good for Jelly Bean and Ice Cream Sandwich OS over the last month, as shown by the analysis. Jelly Bean made its debut only a couple of months ago, and has doubled its user base in that time, but still stands at a lowly 1.8%, compared to 1.2% last month. However, the major Android manufacturers, such as...

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iOS 6 criticism doesn’t deter users

Since iOS 6 became available we’ve been keeping readers informed with plenty of news about it, and although most of the pre-release publicity about the new OS was very positive, on release there has been some harsh criticism about the upgrade. Many feel that the new iOS is a bit of a mess, so you might imagine that on hearing...