There are so many weblogs and websites which cover news about Android OS and Android devices, and if you search the term “Android News”, you will definitely get surprised by the search results. But how can you make sure the publishing source is trusted, and how can you find the news about your favorite devices among so many other news?
Here in AW Center, we added “News Digest” articles to inform you about the latest important Android news all over the world, from trusted sources. These news include: Official announcements, Gossips, General news, Reviews, Statistics, and more..
Android News – 03 November 2013 – 12:00 GMT / 07:00 EST:
1. A Mysterious Nexus Device Appears on Android Website
Google is still persistent on its new marketing policy by leaking accidentally (read it showing on purpose) some images of its new devices on Android related websites. If you go to Android Apps and Entertainment website (Click here) you will notice a woman holding a Nexus tablet which definitely is not Nexus 7 and is not big enough to be a Nexus 10 tablet. So, we are guessing Google is preparing to release Nexus 8 as the new member of the Nexus family. Let’s get ready for the new upcoming battle: Nexus 8 vs. Galaxy Note 8 vs. iPad Mini
2. More than 50% of Android Devices Are Now Running Jelly Bean
Google just updated its mobile Platform Versions distribution and the three versions of Jelly Bean (4.1, 4.2, 4.3) accounts for more than half of the Android devices, which is 3.5% more than the last month. The next version on the list is Gingerbread running on %26.3 of Android devices, mainly low and mid end devices. The following table shows the complete statistics:
3. Jelly Bean 4.3 Leaked for International Version of Galaxy S3
SamMobile could get a hold of Jelly Bean 4.3 ROM for Galaxy S3 international variant (I9300XXUGMJ9). Since this firmware is a pre-release firmware and not released officially by Samsung, it wipes your device and Samsung may add or remove some the already included features in the final builds.