Android Community Nightly: December 26th, 2012

December 26, 2012
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Welcome back to another edition of the Android Community Nightly. We hope you all had a fantastic Christmas full of Android smartphones and tablets, delicious food, along with friends and family. Today we're back to the Android news and we had plenty of it. Read on to find out everything you've missed while you've been opening presents.

Probably the most exciting news on a large scale is the fact that Motorola and Verizon updated the extremely popular DROID RAZR and its MAXX brother to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Motorola's slowly becoming on of the faster manufacturers with updates, good stuff Google. While we're talking about Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the HTC One S is getting that update today too.

We also want to take this moment to let you all know if you got a new smartphone or tablet for Christmas, you'll want to check out our top tablet and top smartphone apps posts. Now back to today's new we have plenty again from good old Samsung. First off their Galaxy Note 7 appeared again, T-Mobile could be getting an LTE capable Galaxy S III, Verizon released their GSIII source code, and Samsung is looking to sell 500 million devices in 2013.

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Now for a quick speed round we'll round out everything else that was important today. Google extended free Gmail calling throughout 2013, Google Search quick view is coming to mobile, and Google's Music matching service is cutting out swear words from our favorite music. LG announced seven new Google TV set options coming next year, and Tapatalk HD for tablets hit the Google Play Store. So go get it and browse the Android Community Forums.

Enjoy the holidays, watch out for over-eating and going into a food coma, and we'll see you tomorrow!


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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Foosa-Noble/100001939436588 Foosa Noble

    Let’s be clear here first. Motorola and Verizon only updated the Droid Razr and Razr maxx for maybe 40 people… Every other phone maker Are pushing updates for Jellybean. But I’m not mad this is Motorola and Verizon were talking about here….. To expect anything more from them? Shame on me…

    • http://www.androidcommunity.com Cory Gunther

      very true.. click the link above and we’ve posted the download files. Get it now man.