Android 4.5 May Make Apps Faster, But Will Use More Storage

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Google I/O is coming next week. With it is the likely release of Android 4.5, a release that sources say will potentially speed up Android apps, but may also bloat their installation size. The speed comes from replacing Dalvik with a new technology called ART. Dalvik and ART serve as the part of Android that compiles Android apps so […]

Verizon Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean Update Release Date Gets Closer

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The Verizon Galaxy Nexus Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update release date just got closer as Google has released the Jelly Bean binaries to AOSP for the Verizon Galaxy Nexus and other Nexus devices as well. First discovered by Droid-Life, the addition of Verizon Galaxy Nexus Jelly Bean binaries to the AOSP (Android Open Source Project) […]

What Secret Is Google Hiding in the Galaxy Nexus?

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In Apple’s litigation against Samsung in a California court for patent infringement related to the Galaxy Nexus Android smartphone, Apple has requested that Google make available the differences, if any, between the Android source code and the implementation of Android on the Galaxy Nexus. While Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich’s source code has been released […]