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Android 4.3 app permission manager discovered, hidden for now

Android 4.3 app permission manager discovered, hidden for now

We saw a lot of new features during the unveiling of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean earlier this week, including multi-user account support with restricted profiles, as well as Google Play Games, which is Google's version of Apple's Game Center. However, there's a new feature installed as well called Apps Ops, which is an app permission manager.

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Android 4.3 Jelly Bean code hints at 4K resolution support

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean code hints at 4K resolution support

It's no surprise that Android runs on all sorts of different resolutions, including small smartwatch displays, all the way up to the Nexus 10's better-than-Retina-quality screen. However, we could see Android devices in the future rocking 4K resolutions, thanks to an interesting piece of source code in Android 4.3.

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SlashGear 101: Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, what’s new?

SlashGear 101: Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, what’s new?

There are two major paths you might go down when you're attempting to see what's different in the change-over from Android 4.2 or 4.2.x over to 4.3 Jelly Bean: one is behind the scenes, the other - right up front. What we're going to be doing is taking a mostly up-front approach, sourced straight from Google's guides, tuned here for the common user while we keep the developer back end in mind: those bits and pieces are put in place for your machine to work well - here's what you'll be well off knowing.

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Android 4.3 restricted profiles: Google’s answer to kids accidentally buying apps

Android 4.3 restricted profiles: Google’s answer to kids accidentally buying apps

Google announced Android 4.3 Jelly Bean today, keeping with the Jelly Bean, but adding a few new features and performances improvements. One of the more interesting features, however, is multi-user account support along with restricted profiles, which will give parents more piece-of-mind when they hand over their device to their kids.

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Android 4.3 arriving today for latest Nexus devices

Android 4.3 arriving today for latest Nexus devices

We're here at Google's Breakfast event with Android and Chrome boss Sundar Pichai and company, and they have just unveiled the new Nexus 7 as well as Android 4.3. This is the latest version of Jelly Bean that will be arriving for users, and Google announced that an OTA update of Android 4.3 will arriving today for the latest Nexus devices.

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Android 4.3 Jelly Bean official as Google takes a half-step

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean official as Google takes a half-step

With the reintroduction of the Nexus 7, complete with the same name as it had in its first iteration, Google revealed that Android 4.3 would also be called Jelly Bean. This system's detailing began with a boost to Multi-User abilities with Restricted Profiles - this is for parents, for the most part, allowing and dis-allowing bits and pieces of the operating system depending on the user. From there, Google launched directly into Bluetooth Smart - also known as Bluetooth Low Energy, this coming alongside Bluetooth 4.0.

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Nexus 7 new vs old: the big pixel boost

Nexus 7 new vs old: the big pixel boost

This week Google reveals the next generation in their Nexus 7 tablet line, keeping the name and amping up the display resolution to nearly double that of Samsung's newest effort. While this device takes the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 to the cleaners with its display alone, the most important comparison we can make at this moment is between the Nexus 7 and its biggest competitor - its predecessor!

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Nexus 7 2 gets alledged early hardware fondle

Nexus 7 2 gets alledged early hardware fondle

The ASUS-made Nexus 7 2 - also known as the reboot of the original 7-inch tablet - appears to have had a collection of up-close photos and video leak this afternoon. At this point in time we're at least a few weeks out from a full launch of this device, while the existence of the hardware itself hasn't yet been confirmed by Google, ASUS, or anyone in-between. This machine appears to take on an appearance that's similar to the original, coming here instead with a slimmer facade and a landscape-aimed back rather than its original portrait angle.

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Nexus 7 2 release imminent: tips file in

Nexus 7 2 release imminent: tips file in

Those of you waiting for a reboot of the Nexus 7, aka the most successful Nexus tablet yet delivered by Google, will be glad to see more than one source reporting an imminent release this afternoon. This new device has been tipped to be coming to both physical stores and to Google's own online outlet Google Play before the month of July is over. Based based solely on the stated date (July 24th) of the Google event invite delivered earlier today, we wouldn't be surprised if the documents being shared this afternoon are entirely accurate. UPDATE: There appears to be a bit of a hardware leak, as well.

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HTC One Mini specifications revealed in label process [UPDATE: Sneak Peek!]

HTC One Mini specifications revealed in label process [UPDATE: Sneak Peek!]

All the way over in China today we're seeing the HTC One Mini make its final trip through certification processes before it's revealed in kind to the public. While HTC hasn't yet confirmed the existence of this machine - so to speak - rumors and tips thus far appear to match up quite well with this final breath of behind-the-scenes action. Here comes HTC One's little brother, looking like a clone.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Review

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 Review

With the mid-sized tablet in the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 series you're getting the only device on the market to go to war with the similarly-sized Galaxy Note. For Samsung it would appear easy to create so many device sizes that there's got to be one you're fond of, but here with the Galaxy Tab 3 generation of devices, it becomes so thick in the industry that the company redefines what it means to cannibalize one's own sales. That said, pretend the rest of the Samsung smart device universe doesn't exist and you've got a solid competitor for the 8-inch (or thereabouts) tablet market.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 Review

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 Review

Each new release of the Samsung Galaxy Tab proves the company's willingness to stick with the brand name - and power. Samsung has the power to release a new wave of tablets each year without specific specification boosts bit-by-bit. Keep that in mind when you have a peek at this machine's top-to-bottom, especially when it comes to the final product.

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