Get the Lock Screen to Display Notifications With Android 4.2

With the first release of the new version of Android – Jelly Bean 4.1 – Google has done a great job on improving the already great notification system by adding expandable notifications to reveal more content and controls. The feature has suffered small but consistent changes with Android 4.1.2, to reach the closes point towards perfection. Having... 

Here’s How To Unlock the Easter Egg in the Daydream Feature of Android 4.2

Yesterday we talked about the Daydrem feature in the new version of the Android OS – 4.2. It is an active screen saver can be both useful and fun to watch. You can activate it by going into the device’s Settings/Display/Daydream. Once there you can activate the feature by toggling the On/Off switch in the top right corner. The feature can also... 

Android 4.2 Daydream Feature Explained

If you ever owned a Nokia Symbian (Anna and up) you know there is a screen saver feature that shows the clock and date in different forms. Taking advantage of the AMOLED displays, it turns off all the pixels but the clock frame, thus taking very few energy resources while displaying the useful time. The implementation found on Android 4.2 of an active... 

Android 4.2 SDK and Source Code Now Available for Developers

As the Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet were launched yesterday, Google found the time to release the Android 4.2 software developer kit to app developers. The SDK offers support for new lock screen widgets, the Daydream interactive screen saver and the secondary displays. It also adds multiple user accounts and a bunch more features. The newest... 

Android 4.2 Feature – Quick Settings – Implemented in the Form of an App

Android 4.2 announced exactly one week ago, has gotten every Android user excited about all the new features it brings. Of course, everyone would like to give features like the lock screen widgets, multiple user accounts, photo sphere – panoramic images in all directions, or quick settings a shot. The last can now be installed on your device... 

Android 4.2 Screen Sharing Feature Will Render Useless Other Google Products

Among the new features introduced with the latest version of Android – 4.2 Jelly Bean on highlight is the Screen Share function. It basically allows you to share movies, YouTube videos, and anything that’s on your screen on an HDTV using a wireless connection or an MHL adapter. It works with any HDMI-enabled TV and it mirrors what’s on your... 

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Core Apps Ported to the Galaxy Nexus – Google Wallet Included

A short while ago Google was forced to introduce the new Nexus devices and announce Android 4.2, in a not so conventional manner, with the help of blogs and YouTube videos. Android 4.2 is the new version of the OS and it brings all sorts of new features, from gesture typing to widgets accessible via the lock screen. Google is supposed to release... 

Android 4.2 Feature – Photo Sphere – Ported to the Galaxy Nexus

Android 4.2 has bare been announced on Monday and already some of the new features it brought have been ported to work on other devices. The new improved Panorama mode that has been introduced with the new version of the OS may be one of the coolest features. It takes on the system that has been used for Street View and allows you to take photos... 

Get the Android 4.2 Gesture Type Keyboard for Your Device

Among the features Google introduced with the launch of Android 4.2 in an improved keyboard. Using the powerful predictions already available since the first version of Jelly Bean was introduced, users can now use swipe gestures to input words that are displayed in a popup that appears before it is actually inserted. Users of the Swype Keyboard are... 

Android 4.2 Quick Settings Menu Detailed, Triggered by Two Finger Swipe (Video)

Weeks ago we saw Android 4.2 or at least part of it leaking online, with a full list of features and even a placeholder screenshot for a Quick Settings option in the OS. At that time we found out that in Android 4.2 after pulling down the notification bar you can also pull down a second time for the Quick Settings bar. Now the Quick Settings features... 

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