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Samsung and Swisscom host hour-long S4 staring contest in Zurich

Samsung and Swisscom host hour-long S4 staring contest in Zurich

By 27 May 2013

Samsung and telecommunications provider Swisscom recently hosted an "All eyes on the S4" contest at a Swiss train station that literally required contestants to stare at a Galaxy S4 for an hour.  Samsung built a booth in Zurich with a Galaxy S4 embedded... >>

Canonical: First Ubuntu smartphones not shipping until 2014

Canonical: First Ubuntu smartphones not shipping until 2014

By 19 February 2013

Canonical's founder Mark Shuttlework has announced that Ubuntu phones won't be shipping until the first quarter of 2014, going back on his own word.   In an interview with The Wall Street Journal earlier this month, he said Ubuntu phones would be shipping... >>

Ubuntu tablet interface revealed, coming to Nexus tablets on 21 February

Ubuntu tablet interface revealed, coming to Nexus tablets on 21 February

By 19 February 2013

Canonical has announced its Ubuntu tablet interface, after announcing Ubuntu for mobile handsets in January. Built off the same core as the mobile handset experience, Ubuntu for tablets has a focus on multi-tasking, sleekness and productivity. The "Side... >>

Google opening its own retail stores to show off Nexus devices, Google Glass?

Google opening its own retail stores to show off Nexus devices, Google Glass?

By 15 February 2013

In a bid to take on Apple (and even Microsoft) on the retail front, Mountain View-based Google is said to be working on flagship retail stores to show off its products.  The rumour comes from 9to5Google, which first reported on Google's Project Glass... >>

Ubuntu mobile developer preview lands on Nexus handsets 21 February

Ubuntu mobile developer preview lands on Nexus handsets 21 February

By 15 February 2013

Canonical has announced that its new Ubuntu mobile operating system will support the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 4 on 21 February. The build will be a preview for developers to begin building on the SDK.  On 21 February the folks at Canonical will make the... >>

Android 4.2.1 brings back December, rolling out to Nexus devices now

Android 4.2.1 brings back December, rolling out to Nexus devices now

By 28 November 2012

Google has pushed out a quick fix that restores the missing month of December to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The update, which is small at only 1.1MB, arrived on our Nexus 4 handset on Tuesday evening, putting December back in its rightful place. The small... >>

Google steals December in Android 4.2

Google steals December in Android 4.2

By 19 November 2012

Google has stolen December. Well that's the fun but annoying way of looking at it if you are an Android 4.2 user. The company has left off December when it comes to listing the month for birthdays and anniversaries, affecting owners of the newly launched... >>

Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S Android 4.1.2 roll out begins in UK

Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S Android 4.1.2 roll out begins in UK

By 15 October 2012

Google has started rolling out the 4.1.2 update to Galaxy Nexus GSM users in the UK, Pocket-lint has learnt, after one of our readers told us his phone had received the over-the-air update on Monday. The update, which was touted last week, brings with... >>

Sky Go now on Samsung Galaxy SIII, Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Note

Sky Go now on Samsung Galaxy SIII, Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Note

By 20 July 2012

Three more Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich handsets can now be used to watch Sky channels on the move, after Sky Go was made accessible on the Samsung Galaxy S III, Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Samsung Galaxy Note. It means a total of 11 Android handsets... >>

Android 4.1: Jelly Bean  review
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Android 4.1: Jelly Bean review

By 17 July 2012

Android 4.1, known as Jelly Bean to its friends, isn't the huge step change that its predecessor was. Where Ice Cream Sandwich ushered in button-less controls and a change in look and feel to Android, Jelly Bean is much more of an incremental update.... >>