November 6, 2012

What's New in Android Jelly Bean?

Nathan Olivarez-Giles, Wired

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TAGGED: Smartphones, Android


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Demystifying Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
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October 24, 2012
Google: Pull a Microsoft and Copy Apple
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Own an Android Device? Beware This Exploit
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How Android 4.2 Keeps You Safe
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October 29, 2012
Inside Android's Next Wave
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