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Coolsmartphone predicts……Google I/O

So the time is nearly upon us once again, Google is about to hold its annual developers conference, better known as Google I/O. This time last year at the Moscone Centre in San Francisco, Google announced not only the Nexus 7 but also Android 4.2 (jellybean) and Google …

Samsung Galaxy S IV’s specifications leak

There is now less than two weeks until the grand unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy S IV in New York and despite Samsung’s usual tight lid on security the specifications have leaked out online. Seen on AnTuTu, the new flagship handset would appear to be powered by the …

Update: Nexus 4 available to purchase once again – Now in UK!

The issues surrounding Google’s flagship Android Jellybean-touting handset are well documented. Google and LG have blamed each other for the worldwide shortage and customers have been left rather angry and miffed at the lack of ability to order the cut price handset. Well, various Play stores around the …

Jellybean for Samsung Galaxy SII due this week

One of the best selling handsets for a long time was the Samsung Galaxy SII. Widely regarded along with the iPhone 4S as the best device of 2011 the Galaxy SII still commands a huge following even now. The good news for all those owners out there is …

BBC iPlayer Gets updated for Android 4.2

BBC iPlayer was updated late this evening so that it now works on Android devices running version 4.2 Jellybean. Whilst users who already had the app installed then upgraded to 4.2 had a working version, those who had a fresh install or new device couldn’t download either iPlayer …

LG Nexus 4 – Review

There’s no point beating around the bush; the Nexus 4 is awesome. I absolutely love it. It’s the best Android phone I’ve ever used and, £ for £, most likely the best phone you can(‘t) buy.  There are still a few flaws, and I’ll get to them, but …

Android 4.2.1 Rollout Begins

Android Jellybean 4.2 has barely hit and very few users actually have their Nexus 4 or Nexus 10’s however Google have begun the rollout of Android version 4.2.1 to the latest devices. The update is only 1.1mb in size so don’t expect any major changes.  Indeed, the only …

More Nexus 4’s ready to ship

Exciting news for anyone waiting to get their hands on a shiny Nexus 4! More back orders are ready to ship to customers. Luckily I managed to get an order in after they initially went on sale but it ended up on back order due to demand. We expected …

Google cancels December for Android 4.2 users

Don’t tell the kids, but Google has done what the Grinch couldn’t – stolen Christmas! OK, they haven’t actually stolen it, but if you’re an Android 4.2 Jelly Bean user you better not have been born in December, because Google have dropped (another) almighty clanger by omitting the …

Android 4.2 – Review (updated)

A mere four months after the release of Android 4.1, we now have 4.2. It’s still called Jellybean, but despite the lack of a name change there are still some nice additions, more so than the last time we had two versions of Android with the same name …

Android 4.2 keyboard available (unofficially) to download

Remember the keyboard with the fancy Swype-esque functionality in the preview video for the Google Nexus 4? Well it’s available to download now. Now we should advise that keyboards can track inputs and send them to others for nefarious purposes, so proceed at your own risk. Still, it …