As we reported before, the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean will start rolling-out by Mid-November and here we are already, Google has just pushed the first OTA (Over the Air) update wave to the GALAXY Nexus users to upgrade their Jelly Bean to 4.2 (JOP40C) with all its New features that you can check it on our Android 4.2 Review Here, Nexus 7 users is next in line to get the update.
Currently, only a few users have reported receiving the update, and none of them are using the Sprint or Verizon versions. If you have the GSM variant you are most likely to receive the update.
Post update you will be treated to all the new 4.2 features, including Photo Sphere mode, Gesture Typing, multi-user mode, notification settings, Daydream, Miracast sharing, improved Google now and other performance and stability updates.
Google's new Nexus line-up this year (Nexus 4, 7 and 10) will launch with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean pre-installed, Carrying many improvements to the keyboard, Camera and Notifications of the 4.1 release.
Accroding to Google Play store for devices,The new Nexus family will go on sale on November,13th... So you can expect the Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update to roll-out to the GALAXY Nexus and Nexus 7 users by Mid-November, Google always keep its loyal customers updated.
This time around the big updates to Android 4.2 are with the camera app and the keyboard. This camera app rip is only available for the Galaxy Nexus, and obviously it must be rooted.
The update is a ZIP file, which can be flashed via ClockworkMod Recovery. Remember, if you flash the ZIP, it will replace the stock app, so it's a good idea to make backups before flashing.
1. Download the "4.2Camera.zip" file FROM HERE.
2. Place the zip file on the root of your phone's storage.
3. Reboot into your recovery.
4. Just in case, make a backup.
5. Flash the "4.2Camera.zip" file. (No need to wipe anything)
6. Once installed, reboot your phone.
According to a tip sent to The Verge by a guy who purchased the tablet, confirms that Staples outlet has a few stock of the 32GB Nexus 7 model with Jelly Bean 4.1.2 pre-installed.
This person called his local Staples store to confirm if they have it in stock, at which point he was told that they did. After that he went to the store, exchanged his recently purchased 8GB Nexus 7 for the 32GB model that costs $249 while paying the difference. The 32GB model, as you may have noticed, costs the same as the 16GB model previously did. So then it seems that the 16GB Model will be discontinued.
Samsung scored a victory today in court. The injunction banning the sale of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus device in the United States has been reversed by US appeals court.
According to the decision, Apple could not present sufficient evidence, relating consumer demand for the Android smartphone to its universal search patent.
Samsung made this official statement :
"We welcome this reversal by the Federal Circuit, finding that the District Court abused its discretion in ordering a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Nexus. Today's decision confirms that the role of patent law is to protect innovation and not to unreasonably stifle competition and restrict consumer choice. We will continue to take all appropriate measures to ensure the availability of our innovative products." - Samsung