Jelly Bean

Samsung Galaxy Rugby LTE gets Jelly Bean in Canada

If you're the proud owner of the rugged little Samsung Galaxy Rugby LTE over in Canada on Telus and Bell, we have some good news for you. The device has been waiting for an update, and that time has finally arrived. Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is on its way to your rugged smartphones as we speak, so read on for additional details below.

Ematic ships Jelly Bean with the 7-inch Genesis Prime

Ematic has announced their latest Android tablet offering, the Genesis Prime. This particular tablet is sporting a 7-inch display and is available as of today, however the nicer part of this story comes in with the fact that it ships with Jelly Bean. Specifically, the Genesis Prime tablet is running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Granted, that is certainly not the latest version of Jelly Bean, however it is much nicer as compared to the alternative -- Ice Cream Sandwich.

HTC One X getting Android 4.2.2 and Sense 5 update in June

We all know that timely software updates for our smartphones are extremely important, and the folks from HTC haven't been what we'd consider the best in that regard. However, some new details are surfacing this week suggesting they'll be working hard to improve in that area. First up their popular HTC One X which recently got 4.1 Jelly Bean, will apparently get the latest and greatest in June.

GALAXY S 4 gets uniform “no” from top hack CyanogenMod

The most famous and widely-used customized user interface for Android devices - CyanogenMod - has been declared a no-go for the brand new Samsung GALAXY S 4. This will come as a relatively large blow for Samsung if they do seek the Android hacker bid - or dollar, rather - as such a lack of support for the device from the developer community (hacker community) will result in a distinct lack of fun for those that call hacking their home. In other words, this essentially means Samsung will be selling phones to those that are happy with the way the phone works out of the box.