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Samsung Updating Korean Galaxy Note To Jelly Bean

The original Samsung Galaxy Note is being updated to Jelly Bean in Korea. It’s a reason to celebrate because this is far more than just an update to a new Android version, but it’s a totally different user interface. This update includes the newest Nature UX from the Galaxy Note II, along with many new features. They include Project Butter for smoother… Read more

CyanogenMod Serving Its Own Flavor Of Pie

So, the screenshot I show above isn’t actually CyanogenMod Pie, but some Paranoid Android Pie.  But, beginning yesterday, March 25th, “the two patches that enable this functionality were merged” so we should see this in upcoming CM nightlies.  I used Pie back when it was first implemented in PA, and loved the look of my Galaxy Nexus with an expanded… Read more

Sony Xperia Z Getting Updated, Possible Sudden Death Fix?

The Sony Xperia Z is receiving its first system update, and fairly quick at that. However, Sony may have every reason to be fast. Without a changelog, or issues fixed, this might be the update that delivers the sudden death fix Sony promised. Which is a very fast response on Sony’s part, if this is actually the fix. However, without official word, we… Read more

T-Mobile Note II Getting Update With Enabled LTE

If you’re a T-Mobile Galaxy Note II owner, you’re very very lucky. You do not need to purchase a new phone to use T-Mobile’s upcoming LTE network, because yours will do just fine. T-Mobile is rolling an update out today that enables the internal LTE radios in the device, letting you take advantage of the blazing fast network that doesn’t yet exist in… Read more

Sprint Updates LG Optimus G To Jelly Bean

We never understood why the LG Optimus G launched with Ice Cream Sandwich while its nearly identical brother, the Nexus 4, launched with Jelly Bean 4.2, two major updates ahead. But that doesn’t matter, because Sprint’s model of the Optimus G is one version closer with the Jelly Bean update rolling out now. Not only does it come with Google Now and… Read more

AT&T Finally Releasing Jelly Bean For The HTC One X

We can’t imagine owners of the AT&T HTC One X being too happy when HTC releases the One X+ so soon after the original. But at least the incoming Jelly Bean update would bridge the gap right? Sense 4+ with its new features and an almost current software version would ease the pain. Unfortunately not, as AT&T’s One X remained on Ice Cream Sandwich far too… Read more