Jelly bean articles

Android hardware and software fragmentation visualized

App maker OpenSignal has published a new report on Android fragmentation and despite what Google may say about the situation, it’s far from under control. By looking at more than half a million Android devices that downloaded the company’s Wi-Fi…

Android 4.3 leaked for Galaxy S4 and Google Play Edition

Although it appears Android 5.0 (Key Lime Pie) remains well beyond the immediate horizon, Jelly Bean's upcoming point release (4.3) is managing to find its way onto Samsung Galaxy S4 handsets. While not available through official channels, a Galaxy S4-compatible test…

Acer confirms "less than $150" 7-inch Jelly Bean tablet

Remember rumors indicating Acer may release a $99 tablet? Well, those same rumors also linked that fantastic price tag to an unreleased 7-inch Acer tablet named the Iconia B1-A71. The company confirmed yesterday that the B1-A71 is indeed on its way,…

Jelly Bean is now on 10 percent of Android devices

Google has updated its Android Developer Dashboard site with data about the percentage of active devices running a given version of its mobile operating system. Unsurprisingly, the holiday season marked a few shifts in the version distribution of the platform,…