Tag Archives: 4.2

Google Voice Updated To Fix Crashes On Android 4.2

If you received the update to Android 4.2 on your Nexus device yesterday and are a Google Voice user, you might have noticed that Voice had started force closing to the point of becoming useless. Luckily, Google issued a quick update today fixing all the issues with 4.2. All you Voice users can go back to texting now! And Google, thank you for releasing… Read more

Nexus 7 Android 4.2 Update Now Live, Keep Frantically Checking

If you’re the owner of a Nexus 7, get excited, because the Android 4.2 update is rolling out now! While it isn’t a huge update, and technically still Jelly Bean, it still has some pretty fantastic features. If you’re on stock software, go into Settings > About > System Updates and spam that check button. I know I am. While I can’t update just yet,… Read more

Android 4.2 Supposedly Rolling Out To The GSM Galaxy Nexus

Well, it looks like Google might have a trick or two up its sleeve. With the two new Nexus devices becoming available for purchase in a mere few hours, it looks like Google decided that the new owners won’t be the only ones with Android 4.2. Some users are reporting that an update to Android 4.2 is currently hitting their Galaxy Nexuses. Sadly, this… Read more

Android 4.2 Keyboard With Swiping Now Available For 4.0+ Devices

The biggest feature to hit the Android keyboard in 4.2 is gesture typing, where you swipe across letters to write words, like Swype. Well, if you were wondering how it worked, you can try it out now. The full Android keyboard is available for download for almost any Android 4.0+ unrooted phone. To install, you need to have any phone running Ice Cream… Read more

The Next Generation Of Nexus Devices Arrive: A Recap Of Today

Google’s event may have been cancelled, but that didn’t stop them from unveiling every single device they were going to. Today we got a few new devices, and a few refreshed ones. We also got a new version of Android with a ton of cool features. This post is to recap today’s events and consolidate them into one place. Here is the biggest Google news for… Read more

Android 4.2 Includes Photo Sphere, Multi User Support, And More

Google launched many devices today, and their unifying factor was the new Android 4.2. Thought it’s still called Jelly Bean, it comes with plenty improvements and new features. This isn’t a small update. Here are a few new features: Photo Sphere http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=0poff-mHQ4Q Photo Sphere is an awesome new… Read more

More Proof Android 4.2 Is Launching With User Account Support?

We just reported on a bunch of leaked information on the Nexus 10, which was running Android 4.2 software. In the quick settings panel, it showed an icon for a user account, showing that they could be switched. We have also known for a long time that user accounts were in the making in ICS. However, this alleged shot of the settings of a Nexus 10 (which… Read more