Posts Tagged ‘ android 5.0 ’

Samsung Galaxy S III, Note II to get Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie Update

March 19, 2013

The following is a preliminary list of Samsung smartphones and tablets to be updated to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie. The update path includes Galaxy devices released over the past two years. According to the source, numerous devices will be updated to Android 4.2.2, including the Galaxy S2 and...
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Second-Generation Google Nexus 7 Android Tablet to be Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon, Not Nvidia Tegra Chip

February 7, 2013

The choice in processor has often determined the success level of new Android smartphones and tablets in recent years, so it’s fairly big news to learn that Google may actually switch from Nvidia to Qualcomm for the second-generation Nexus 7 by Asus. According to Michael McConnell, Pacific Crest analyst, Google has specifically selected Qualcomm’s...
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Qualcomm 2013 Roadmap Points to Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie Announcement in May at Google I/O (Leak)

January 30, 2013

  A new leak of Qualcomm’s roadmap nearly confirms Google’s plans to announce Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie on May 15 at Google I/O 2013. The roadmap itself is dated December 2012 and specifically refers to the next major OS update as “Key Lime Pie” and “K-Release.” Some generic key lime pie artwork compliments...
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Googler’s Android Evolution Comic Hints Key Lime Pie Next (Image)

December 3, 2012

Manu Cornet, a Google employee, posted this cool “Android Evolution” comic strip on his Google+ page over the weekend. As you know, each major version upgrade for Android is accompanied by a tasty treat moniker. Going down the drawing from left to right we have Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich...
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LG Optimus G2 Specs: 1080p Display, 2GHz Quad-Core, Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie (Rumor)

November 26, 2012

After the success of the LG Optimus G, available now for Sprint, AT&T and global carriers, it’s not too surprising that we’re already beginning to hear rumors of its successor, the Optimus G2. While the following is unconfirmed and should be taken with a grain of salt, the rumored device purportedly features a 1080p...
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Changelog Posted By Google

July 14, 2012

We covered Android 4.1 Jelly Bean’s key highlights when it was announced at Google I/O 2012, but now an extensive changelog has been posted by Google. Check it out below to find out all the details.   Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Full Changelog:   Performance Everything in Jelly Bean feels fast, fluid, and...
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Statue Appears at Googleplex (Image)

June 26, 2012

The Jelly Bean sculpture has spilled onto the front lawn of Building 44 at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. It joins a bevy of statues representing previous builds of Android – Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich – at the Googleplex. It’s now undeniable that Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will...
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Google Asus Nexus 7 Tablet Leaked in Benchmark

May 30, 2012

The Nexus tablet has possibly been leaked as the Google Asus Nexus 7, thanks to Rightware’s Powerboard benchmark result site. The entry unmistakably lists the “Asus” and “Google” brands, number “7″, 768×1280 resolution, and Nvidia’s Tegra 3 1.3 GHz quad-core processor – all pointing to it being the affordable 7-inch tablet we’ve been patiently...
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Google Could Launch Multiple Nexus Phones with Android 5.0

May 15, 2012

Google’s belated listing of the unlocked Samsung Galaxy Nexus on the Google Play Store a few weeks ago is only the beginning of a broader strategy shift, according to the Wall Street Journal. The real surprise is said to come in time for the launch of Android 5.0 Jelly Bean. The report suggests Google...
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Android ‘Key Lime Pie’ to Arrive After Jelly Bean

March 4, 2012

A trusted source has apparently tipped the next version name for Android after Jelly Bean. Details are still unclear and the update probably won’t be released until late 2013, but Google has apparently selected “Key Lime Pie” as the successor to Android 5.0 Jelly Bean. We’re currently up to date with Android 4.0 Ice...
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Will Asus be First with Android 5.0 Jelly Bean Updates?

March 2, 2012

Would you buy a PadFone or Transformer Pad Infinity/300/Prime if Asus was first to offer an update to Android 5.0 Jelly Bean? That’s exactly what the Taiwan-based company is hoping from their customers. Asus Corporate Vice President Benson Lin says, “Asus is very close to Google, so once they have Android 5.0 I think...
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Will Google Partner with HTC to Launch Nexus One X with Android 5.0 Jelly Bean?

February 29, 2012

Earlier in the week, we reported on LG possibly being selected as the next manufacturer to release a Nexus device. The news came straight from Ramchan Woo, head of LG’s smartphone division, who said the two parties are in heavy discussions. While the idea of an Optimus Nexus device being developed is intriguing, HTC...
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Google Executive Hints Android 5.0 Jelly Bean in Fall 2012

February 28, 2012

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has been out for a short while now, and although it’s more consumer-friendly than Gingerbread/Honeycomb and considered the best build yet, many are already talking about the next iteration of the mobile OS. We know the next major release of Android will be called Jelly Bean, but when will...
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Google Teases Android Jelly Bean at MWC 2012

February 27, 2012

Of all tasty treats to put out for the press at Mobile World Congress 2012, Google decided to nonchalantly serve up a big bowl of Jelly Beans at a private meeting area near their Android booth. Of course, this is not an accident or a coincidence, as the code-name Jelly Bean has been rumored...
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Will LG Partner with Google to Launch Optimus Nexus?

February 27, 2012

LG is apparently negotiating with Google to become the manufacturer behind the fourth Nexus device. Of course, HTC released the Nexus One first, followed by Samsung with the Nexus S and recently launching the Galaxy Nexus, so will LG be next in line with the… Optimus Nexus? According to Ramchan Woo, chief of LG’s...
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