Jelly Bean

Google TV update will bring Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

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.

Archos ChefPad emerges for all the Rachael Ray fans

If you want a tablet to be your cooking companion while looking through recipes or watching Rachael Ray for cooking tips, Archos has you covered, apparently. Today they've just announced and made official the Archos ChefPad. And yes we're serious. This slate will bring Jelly Bean and dual-core power to your kitchen. Check it out below.

T-Mobile Galaxy S III Android 4.1.2 update arriving with multi-window

T-Mobile has announced the latest software update for the Samsung Galaxy S III. The update process is set to begin today and will be arriving as Android 4.1.2 and with features to include multi-window. Those carrying a T-Mobile branded Galaxy S III will be able to get the update over-the-air or using Kies. On that note, the update is on the larger side so if you are taking the over-the-air approach -- you may want to make sure you are on WiFi before beginning.

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 getting update to 4.1.2 Jelly Bean

Samsung has been paying more attention to their smartphone updates than Tabs, but we have good news. Samsung's Galaxy Tab 7.7 is their first and only tablet to use their Super AMOLED technology, and is still one of our favorite Samsung slates. Sadly it launched with Gingerbread, then back in the summer of last year was updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Today according to SamMobile the Tab 7.7 will be able to enjoy the latest and greatest.

T-Mobile LG Optimus L9 Jelly Bean update paused

Jelly Bean began rolling out for T-Mobile users with an LG Optimus L9 a few weeks earlier. As of today however, that update has since been placed on pause. The details are coming by way of T-Mobile, who have said the update was placed on pause by LG. The silver lining here is the use of the word pause. Of course, we suspect those still rocking Ice Cream Sandwich may be a bit disappointed.

Google Photo Sphere images now embeddable on any website

Photo Sphere is a feature that was introduced with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Basically that means only a limited amount of users are able to capture Photo Sphere images at the moment. Not to mention, the options and places to view these images has also rather limited. In the past, Photo Sphere viewing was previously limited to Google+ pages, the device that took the picture and on Google Maps (provided they were uploaded).

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean is coming soon, not Key Lime Pie

There's been quite a bit of speculation the past 4-6 months over the next major update to the number one mobile OS in the world, what Google will call it, and what features we can expect to see. Talk of Key Lime Pie, Android 5.0, and everything else in between. Lately however, new reports and details have started to surface leading us to believe we won't see Key Lime Pie, and instead Android 4.3 Jelly Bean will be the star of Google I/O next month.

Motorola PHOTON Q slider gets Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Today, Motorola is keeping up with their promise to update their Android smartphones in a more timely manor. We heard this back when Dennis Woodside from Google took over, and lately updates have been rather quick. Their latest smartphone from the dying breed of QWERTY Sliders is getting improved to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean this afternoon.