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Latest Google Nexus 7 video displays Jelly Bean features

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Latest Google Nexus 7 video displays Jelly Bean features
Google has started releasing a series of videos for Google Nexus 7 users that have been geared to those unsophisticated in mobile devices. The latest release has come out from the gang at Mountain View and it deals with the Jelly Bean OS on the tablet. Android 4.1 brings some new features to the table, including a more secure version of Face Unlock that allows you to use blinking as an enhanced security option. If more people can view this video, the fewer will think that you are making,ahem, google-eyes at your tablet and flirting with it.

The Google Nexus 7

The Google Nexus 7

Other features of Android 4.1 discussed on the video include Google Now, which automatically hands you information you can use when you need it. For example, you could wake up in the morning to find commute times, the local weather and your local teams' results all ready for your perusal. The video also shows the expandable notifications available with Android 4.1. Displayed on the video are the Google Play widgets which allow you quick access to your tunes, Videos and books and will even make recommendations on what titles to purchase.

Even though the video is meant to update those not familiar with Android on some of the new features of the OS, it also serves as a good advertisement for the tablet, which comes off looking quite responsive.

source: Google via Phandroid

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posted on 01 Aug 2012, 03:08 1

1. pokharkarsaga (Posts: 418; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)

Google voice search is not as interactive as Siri.Does Project Butter makes full use of hardware(CPU & GPU) like Windows Phone?

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 03:12 14

2. sportsinger75 (Posts: 71; Member since: 11 Nov 2011)

Did you write this comment because you dislike Android and want to troll around?

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 03:15

3. IamYourFather6657 (Posts: 321; Member since: 01 Jul 2012)

He might just be a noob
I used to be

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 03:49 8

4. Retro-touch (Posts: 279; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)

Is this guy dense??!!! Google Now is way ahead of Siri check the numerous youtube videos,idiot

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 04:10 2

6. chemhaz (Posts: 161; Member since: 04 May 2012)

You for got to capitalise it correctly, it written "iDiot"

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 03:56

5. dickwyn (Posts: 621; Member since: 07 May 2012)

android 4.1 lags after some time. my galaxy nexus is smooth for the first 2 weeks then after that it starts to lag significantly. Google now is just awesome. although i am a WP fan i do like 4.1 jellybean without the lag

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 05:23

7. Asasindude26 (Posts: 33; Member since: 25 Mar 2012)

I know what you mean my Gnex started lagging a couple of days ago to :(

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 07:13 3

8. wendygarett (unregistered)

I know you are trolling but im afraid i have to make some excuses....

Every device lags sometimes, my iphone4s lags sometimes too... what do you expect for just a 16gb storage which loaded too much apps...

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 10:20

10. plgladio (Posts: 314; Member since: 05 Dec 2011)

My wife have a iPhone but we are not using it as a phone because its unlocked yet, whenever I try to play games I experience lag, so lag is not only in Android every phones have lag at one point.

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 11:25

11. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)

You can look at any comparison between Google Now and Siri. Google Now is better at knowing what you said, gives you results faster, and it even learns from what you searched for so, for example, if you look up some sports team fairly often, Google Now will give you information on that team in the notifications without you having to search.

posted on 01 Aug 2012, 09:51

9. wsucoug13 (Posts: 164; Member since: 04 May 2012)

Such an awesome OS, want it on my GSIII!!!!!!!

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