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# 105166 28-Jun-2012 13:33
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Just wading through the info posted about Android 4.1 'Jelly Bean'. announced at the Google I/O. Some nice tweaks. Better speed is always good but I like the look of dynamic resizing and off-line voice recognition particularly. Thought I'd start this thread to see what features GZers can pick out as important to them.

4.1 is due for release in July so goodness knows when it will make its way to our (non Nexus) devices...




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  # 647943 29-Jun-2012 02:47
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The bit where it anticipates your next screen touch sounds interesting.

Android 4.1 for Developers

The Android Beam Tech could prove useful with NFC touch and then Bluetooth to do the transfer of data.

WiFi-Direct has been enhanced, but I'm yet to read/confirm if one can make a WiFi-Direct connection and maintain your WiFi 'Internet' connect at the same time. The specs say you can, but it's up to the manufacturer to implement it. Guess time well tell.

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  # 647948 29-Jun-2012 06:07
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Is the place where I start wailing and self flagellating about the time it is taking for me to get JB and how the delay has ruined my life :)

 
 
 
 




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  # 647957 29-Jun-2012 07:07
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Yes. And add an additional 6 months if it is a Telecom handset.




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  # 647958 29-Jun-2012 07:20
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wish i still had my galaxy nexus :(

cant wait for the next nexus phone...

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  # 648020 29-Jun-2012 09:13
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Dingbatt: Yes. And add an additional 6 months if it is a Telecom handset.


It's been two months for a minor update to the 1.28 firmware, might be waiting a bit longer than that ;)

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  # 648039 29-Jun-2012 09:58
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This will be Interesting to see how fast Samsung roll out an update for the S3, it is already rumoured for Q3 release. I suspect they have learnt from the mismash S2 ics roll out and will attack it in a far more effective manner.

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  # 648040 29-Jun-2012 10:00
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From reading the US feeds it seems Samsung have (for the S3) pretty much done an apple on the US telcos and not let them f$#k up the firmware too much, so possibly rolling out updates may be faster for everyone going forward.


Edit: Wade you trendsetter.

 
 
 
 


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  # 648222 29-Jun-2012 14:36
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Flashed JB on my nexus yesterday and it is a nice update. Everything is way smoother and the animations in particular are a big improvement.

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  # 648229 29-Jun-2012 14:43
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kiwitrc: Is the place where I start wailing and self flagellating about the time it is taking for me to get JB and how the delay has ruined my life :)


Ah, no. wailing and self flagellating is reserved for 'Key Lime Pie'. Laughing

Jelly Bean is just murmuring and malcontent amongst the huddle masses.

I'm thinking Key Lime Pie, OTA delivery and slap stick comedy. Could get messy.

wazz: Flashed JB on my nexus yesterday and it is a nice update. Everything is way smoother and the animations in particular are a big improvement.


What? Already? Sweet.






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  # 648261 29-Jun-2012 15:00
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P1n3apqlExpr3ss:
Dingbatt: Yes. And add an additional 6 months if it is a Telecom handset.


It's been two months for a minor update to the 1.28 firmware, might be waiting a bit longer than that ;)


Yes, sorry, I meant 6 months after everybody else in the world is on JB. I will at the very least be on a WWE rom well before that.

Edit: Is the next iteration really going to be called Key Lime Pie??




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  # 648272 29-Jun-2012 15:18
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DrStrangelove:

wazz: Flashed JB on my nexus yesterday and it is a nice update. Everything is way smoother and the animations in particular are a big improvement.


What? Already? Sweet.




Yeah the Galaxy Nexus' that were given out at I/O had 4.1. So it was definitely going to get dumped and uploaded as an OTA.

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  # 648279 29-Jun-2012 15:28
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DrStrangelove:
kiwitrc: Is the place where I start wailing and self flagellating about the time it is taking for me to get JB and how the delay has ruined my life :)


Ah, no. wailing and self flagellating is reserved for 'Key Lime Pie'. Laughing

Jelly Bean is just murmuring and malcontent amongst the huddle masses.

I'm thinking Key Lime Pie, OTA delivery and slap stick comedy. Could get messy.



Thanks for clarifying, M&M it is then :)

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  # 648403 29-Jun-2012 19:37
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wazz:
DrStrangelove:

wazz: Flashed JB on my nexus yesterday and it is a nice update. Everything is way smoother and the animations in particular are a big improvement.


What? Already? Sweet.




Yeah the Galaxy Nexus' that were given out at I/O had 4.1. So it was definitely going to get dumped and uploaded as an OTA.


yes you can get it here

http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1737849

But while I have a GN with stock 4.04 I think I am going to wait for OTA




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  # 648427 29-Jun-2012 20:10
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Just flashed the preview build to my GN too. The claims about "Project Butter" have not been exaggerated - this is every bit as smooth as an iPhone 4S. Looks to be a stunning update so far, and I haven't even got stuck into the vastly improved voice stuff...

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  # 648433 29-Jun-2012 20:19
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i look forward to seeing the GZ forums reaction to this device, saying that Google "have lost their way" and they "don't understand the direction these days" because they're doing a WiFi only version, like they said about the Microsoft Surface devices

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