Google TV wasn't mentioned during the keynote today, however there is some related news. Following the keynote, Google announced that Google TV would be getting an update. The update will be arriving sometime in the "coming months" and will bring Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean along with the latest version of Chrome. Aside from simply announcing a new update, Google also released some details about future updates including those from TV OEM partners.
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Verizon, after a rather long wait, began updating the Galaxy Nexus to Android 4.2.2 last week. And as one would expect as a follow-up to that, the official factory image has since been posted on the Google Developers page. Basically, this should be good news for those who like to jump from ROM to ROM as this image will provide a simple and easy way to get back to your stock setup.
Google began pushing the Android 4.2.2 code to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) a short while back, however as of today it looks like that roll-out has been completed. Simply put, this means you will be able to grab builds for all the current generation Nexus devices. What we are looking at is Android 4.2.2 with build number JDQ39.
Google has recently updated their Jelly Bean page. This is the page that talks about Android 4.2 as a whole, however this update has added details on everything that has arrived new since Android 4.1. Needless to say, this page takes away the guessing and just breaks it all down. To begin with, Google describes 4.2 as bringing the speed and simplicity of Android 4.1 with new features to includes Photo Sphere, a redesigned camera app, new Gesture Typing keyboard, Google Now (with new cards) and more.
Sony was planning to upgrade the Xperia Z to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean shortly after the official launch and as of now, it is looking like that will indeed be how things play out. Keep in mind, Sony has yet to offer a specific launch date just yet, however the update is expected to begin in March.
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.
bug fixes and improvements to performance, it also comes with some nifty features as well. The Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update should be available through OTA for those of you who own a GSM Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 (Wi-Fi), and/or a Nexus 10. You can see the list of new features right after this jump.
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.