Tag Archives: Android 4.1

Evidence Of Rampant CM10 Development

It has only been 11 days since CyanogenMod announced that devices with CM9 support are likely to be supported with CM10.  From CyanogenMod’s Google+, “Our goal is to release a stable CM 9.0.0 (and any needed .1’s). After that, we will work on CM7 and CM10 only. As stated above, CM9 devices are highly likely to get CM10, so maintaining a separate class of… Read more

HTC HD2 Receives Pre-Alpha Jelly Bean Port

Go ahead and add the HTC HD2 to the list of devices receiving a Jelly Bean port.  The team over at XDA have announced there is a new Pre-Alpha build available for the HTC HD2.  It’s not ready for daily use, but most features such as data and USB mass storage are working.  The areas that are still being developed include the camera and video playback…. Read more

Experience The New Jelly Bean Keyboard On Your ICS Device

  Jelly Bean brings with it many new features, but one of the most interesting ones is the entirely reconstructed keyboard. Appearance-wise, it remains the same, though Google has made some serious back-end improvements to improve word prediction. Beansoft has ported the keyboard to Ice Cream Sandwich devices running 4.0.3 and above. The app,… Read more

Google’s Predictive Text Keyboard From Jelly Bean Now Available To Any Device 4.0+

Been craving that new predictive text keyboard from Android 4.1 Jelly Bean? Your wish has been granted as developer, Beansoft, has ported the keyboard from AOSP and it’s in an alpha state. Currently, you can’t input your own words into the dictionary as it will force close then but some hiccups are to expected with such an early build. I haven’t picked… Read more

Google Now Completely Working on AOSP-Based ICS ROMs?

The title of this story is in the form of a question because I can’t confirm the reported results, and following the forums, it seems there are mixed results.  However, XDA Recognized Developer febycv is reporting that he has Android 4.1 Jelly Bean’s Google Now working on rooted devices running ICS AOSP Roms.  The process to get Google Now working… Read more

Shipping and Release Dates for Google Nexus 7

We’ve received word of a shipping date for the recently announced Google Nexus 7 Tablet.  When Google announced the new 7″ tablet at Google I/O, they said it would be shipping in 2-3 weeks and the Play Store still reads this way, “ships soon.”  From some other online retailers that have the tablet for pre-order, we’re hearing that the tablet will be… Read more