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Decoding Google’s Jelly Bean update

Google well understands, more than ever, what it must do, in order to turn Android into a responsive phone & tablet operating system for laypeople, not just highly tech-savvy users. And instead of piling on more and more complicated features with Android 4.1, it is centered on basic simplicity and usability. Jelly Bean, as Android 4.1 is nicknamed, is not an update loaded with show-stopping features. One can definitely grasp that from the version number. Only the decimal has apparently changed in it. But then there is Google Now, a solid competitor to Siri announced sans a lot of fanfare by Apple. Continue reading