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Verizon Galaxy Nexus Android 4.2.2 update is real, hits test devices

Last week reports surfaced from Verizon's official Twitter account that an update for the Galaxy Nexus was in the works and coming soon. Like many of you, we were extremely skeptical considering the device is four updates behind the rest of the Nexus family. Today though, it looks to be real as the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for the Verizon Galaxy Nexus has apparently begun rolling out to beta testers.

Using FROST to attack a Galaxy Nexus

Let us offer this warning up front, while this is possible, it is certainly not something that the average user necessarily needs to be worried about happening. To begin with, the phone that is the subject of the attack ideally needs to have an unlocked bootloader. And well, many in the Android world likely realize that unlocked bootloaders are not something that is commonly found. First though, we are getting ahead of ourselves. This involves a pair of researchers from Erlangen University in Germany, a Galaxy Nexus smartphone, a cold boot attack and a tool called FROST.

Android 4.2.2 now available for Nexus 4

It was only yesterday that the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update became available for a variety of Nexus devices. The GSM Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi), and Nexus 10 were all able to be updated to the latest version. However, Google's latest smartphone, the Nexus 4, was left out of the loop, disappointing a lot of users. Now those of you with a Nexus 4 can rejoice because the Android 4.2.2 OTA has just become available for you.

Get a taste of Ubuntu Phone OS early with Ubuntu Phone Experience

The developers from Ubuntu have been busy lately building an all new Ubuntu Phone OS that aims to take Android and other smartphones to a new level. Their entire UI is completely different full of gesture-based on screen actions. We've covered it plenty in the past and even got some hands-on time with their new OS. For those that don't want to wait, read on for more details on this new 3rd party app mimicking the OS.

Android 4.2.2 heads to AOSP

The latest version of Android, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, is now being pushed to AOSP. It was only earlier today that the Android 4.2.2 update began rolling out to select Nexus devices. If you have a takju Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi), or a Nexus 10, you should be able to update to Android 4.2.2 if you haven’t already. The update should be available through your settings page, but if not, just sit tight.
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