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Google releases Android 4.1.2 to the Nexus 7, brings minor updates

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Google releases Android 4.1.2 to the Nexus 7, brings minor updates - read the full textGoogle has silently launched an update to Jelly Bean AOSP bringing Android to version 4.1.2. The update is currently slowly making its way to the Google Nexus 7 units around the globe, but it shouldn't be long until it reaches the Galaxy Nexus, the Nexus S and the Motorola XOOM. Image credit:...


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> In reply to Noel Carson @ 2012-10-10 14:00 from XNtq - click to readtake a look at the Mozilla OS before talking...

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  • 2012-10-10 15:59
  • DQej

> In reply to zeake @ 2012-10-10 06:02 from 425Y - click to readI was talking about GSMA. I've never read them saying they didn't like the interface.

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  • 2012-10-10 15:14
  • 0CTT

Still nothing here in the U.K. Patiently waiting!

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  • 2012-10-10 14:18
  • mXTJ

> In reply to dsantacruz @ 2012-10-10 12:37 from DQgW - click to readAre you nuts?? If there is no Java then from where will all OS get their cross-Platform compatibility from? The extensive use of Java in Android has caused it to provide features that no other Mobile OS can come close to.

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  • 2012-10-10 14:00
  • XNtq

Pfffft "smoothness as what iOS/WP have" PFFFFFFT dont BS yourself.i myself moved from android to iOS and it still lags.yes its the 4S A5 chipset dual core bla bla bla.

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  • 2012-10-10 13:58
  • IWP6

ios is much smoother imo. landscape mode has been on the 1st ipad

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  • 2012-10-10 13:10
  • v0Xt

Why dont u people stop whining and root your phones and install custom roms like supernexus its JB for i9300,i9100,i777,n7000 and i9100g use google and find it.

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  • 2012-10-10 12:55
  • 4mDc

> In reply to bloated -doomed2lag @ 2012-10-10 09:40 from uBSa - click to readThey will have to make a new one only a blind fanboy can't see that the OS is laggy and with several bugs, to have the same smoothness as iOS or WP they will have to come with something new, an OS that is not made on java.

For me Google's managers are not blind as for that i believe that they are working on a new OS probably similar to the Mozilla OS.

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  • 2012-10-10 12:37
  • DQgW

why still figthing about os? just buy the one what you prefered. well in my case i do prefer android over ios.. android designed for multitasking thats why you need a high specs. you can minimize any app. to switch to another running different apps. at a time, while ios was designed for a single task, thats why you dont need a high specs. just one app. running at a time then stop and exit the app. to open for the other one..

so just buy the one that suits your taste... :-)

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  • 2012-10-10 12:24
  • P@1G

Still nothing here in the UK on my nexus 7 :/

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  • 2012-10-10 12:21
  • 3xve

Found this on Wiki (Very very minor update, only 3 specs)

4.1.2 October 9, 2012[77]

Home screen rotation support[78]
Bug fixes and performance enhancements
One finger expanding/collapsing notifications[79]

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  • 2012-10-10 11:33
  • QIuL

God I hope they have fixed the low-volume issue in the galaxy nexus!

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  • 2012-10-10 11:26
  • vG4X

LOL... it's funny to see these android haters that keep on saying always the same thing: it lags... because android is so advanced when compared both with iOS and WP that the only thing they can say is that it lags.
First of all, if you say that the Nexus7 lags you've never used one.
Next, Android has widgets, totally customizable UI, real multitasking, you can have tons of services running in background, notifications, synchronizations... and what do haters say? It lags... who cares if it lags a bit. Android is a REAL OS and totally customizable, while iOS and WP (7 at least) are limited systems where you can control everything but you don't have the same fexibility.
So, if having a little lag sometimes is the price we have to pay to have a really powerful and configurable mobile OS, well... we simply don't care.

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  • 2012-10-10 11:17
  • mxm{
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> In reply to bloated -doomed2lag @ 2012-10-10 09:40 from uBSa - click to readBefore you demand a lagfree os,could you please change your Galaxy

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  • 2012-10-10 11:00
  • t1$E

> In reply to Thomas91 @ 2012-10-10 10:21 from SHpb - click to readlol! remember that wp8 which is pretty a bit like android only runs on dual core and cannot even oipen on single core while ace plus and mini 2 will enjoy jellybean smoothness with xperia 2011

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  • 2012-10-10 10:31
  • MDVw

Yeah, and it's not laggy on a quadcore hi-end phone... What a joke.

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  • 2012-10-10 10:21
  • SHpb

> In reply to bloated -doomed2lag @ 2012-10-10 09:40 from uBSa - click to readLOL,, it depends on your phone,, if your phone run a single core, dont expect perfect smooth..!! XD

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  • 2012-10-10 10:11
  • t78w

> In reply to Zeake @ 2012-10-10 01:49 from 425Y - click to readlol... clearly you have never used an android before...
there are things called widgets and app folder in android home screen.... oh right... ios don't have them and will never have them... ios will always be with simple (read: old style) icons.... lol...

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  • 2012-10-10 10:02
  • sS{v

> In reply to bloated -doomed2lag @ 2012-10-10 09:40 from uBSa - click to readhave u actually used one? how could 60fps ui feel laggy? it's either your phone is freaking slow or your eyes are too fast or you just simply

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  • 2012-10-10 09:57
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