Nexus 7 Review of Updates,10.1 Suped-Up Features, Mo' GB & Release Dates

Nexus 7

Nexus 7 UpdateThere has been a great deal of news about Nexus tablets,  updates, upgrades,  storage, next versions and screen sizes.

JB Update - No Going Back?

Google is delivering an update to the Nexus 7 which a minor upgrade with one major features change.

The update to Jelly Bean 4.1.2 for the  Nexus 7 users set the homepage to landscape mode and makes it run smoother and faster. Once you update your Nexus 7 you will not be able to run Jelly Bean 4.1 again. The build number is JZO54K, and the tag is android-4.1.2_r1.

Jelly Bean 4.1.2 also  fixes some bugs. To check for the update go to Settings > About device > Software updates and tap to ch for updates.

Update 10/15/2012: The Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S are starting to get the update to Android 4.1.2 over the air.

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Nexus Google Nexus 4 LG: Glitz, Crystal, JB, Release Dates & Gestures?

Nexus 4 LG Optimus

Nexus 4 LG OptimusLast year, at CTIA Enterprise which is now MobileCon we were roaming the halls looking for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. This year at MobileCon there is no Nexus in sight just inklings of rumors around the web.

If we go by last year, Google likes to make its next device announcement in October or November like the rest of the holiday hungry makers. This year, the numbers suggest a new smartphone and new tablet.

The device has been called the Nexus G, Nexus LG, Nexus Optimus and Nexus 4. The Nexus 4 could be the name as it relates to the next version of Android Jelly Bean which is 4.1 or maybe another sweet confection name. It also harkens back to the original Nexus One which was release in late 2009. It is the fourth incarnation, following the Nexus One, Nexus S and then Samsung Galaxy Nexus. The screen is reportedly also 4.7".

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