Information on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean


Google’s new upgrade Android 4.1 Jelly bean is an update of the earlier Android version. This is the OS that powers Google Tablets. Its additional enhanced features like Google Now and Voice typing are its main highlights. Let’s explore what this new OS has in store for us.

Google, the name that has won the faith of its million users unveils the technology powering the Nexus 7 tablet and Nexus Q. The Android 4.1 Jelly Bean not just comes with an exciting name but also with exciting features. The new look with enhanced interface, smoother functioning, enriched notification alerts and a voice search and recognition feature has added a feather to its cap. So let's explore what Android 4.1 Jelly Bean has in store for us.



The Lock Screen of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean


The lock screen is all the more exciting with animated rings around the lock structure. It gives a look making it separate from other operating systems. Further, it encompasses better and enriched wall papers and themes that are more pastel and attractive.
Lock Screen

Resizable Widgets in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean


Android 4.1 Jelly Bean gives you an option of resizing your widgets as per your whims. Just click on the particular application icon long enough for brackets to appear which can then be stretched or compressed to resize it. Not just that, for some application like Gmail, Google + and Calendar it can automatically push the shortcut of the application to create more space.

Enhanced Notification feature


Android 4.1 Jelly Bean comes with new and enhanced notification features. Now the notifications and alerts are not just available at one click they are interactive too. This gives the user added advantage of responding to miss calls, view weather report or share documents and features right from the home screen. The shade of alerts and notifications can be clicked or swiped to interact directly with the notifications. This added feature has truly given it an edge from the other operating systems.
Notification

Photo-Viewing Option Android 4.1 OS


The camera is more advance although the integration of the burst mode technology is still awaited. What makes it different from the rest is that instead of the static picture view it introduces a new filmstrip view. One can just swipe ones finger to get the panoramic view of all the images, enabling multiple scan of pictures at one go.

Voice typing-in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean


This one feature which has been kind of a competition to the Apples Siri is captivating the minds of many of its users. Android 4.1 Jelly Bean gives you an option of converting your voice into texts. It's tested to be almost accurate. In fact the guffaws and humming sounds also get converted ha ha's.
Voice Typing

Voice Search Application


Google has not forgotten its root – the search inventor though has come out with various different features has made sure that the search technology beats everything else. It is quite evident from the voice search app. To search anything by your voice command, just click on any microphone icon or say aloud Google (which no doubt is a synonym for search in the computer jargon). A small red colour microphone will appear that gives an indication that it is ready to record any voice command. The time between when one stops speaking and when the search begins is also too less. Further, it was able to search wide range of stuffs ranging from locations, images, facts and many more.

To add to it, if the loudspeaker of the phone is on it could also read aloud the answer to the search. If the search returned anything like thumbnails of images with link attached to it, it kept silent. The Google bar also lets you talk or access bunch of documents and graphics. They are referred to as the cards and many of the search results are also answered by the help of these cards.
Voice Search

Google Now


Google Now is an important new feature of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean which is also one of its highlights. Google Now is the name of the feature which keeps track of the items which can be set according to ones requirement and updates it regularly. So it's a real time application which keeps track of all your favourite activities – like bus schedule, weather report, cricket scores and many more.
Google Now



Google Play – Additional options


Google Play gives you not just the option of downloading songs and movies but now even TV shows and magazine. It strategically plans out its schemes and fees for simple and HD videos. Further, it also helps you to search the videos using filters like top sellers or the most popular videos.
The upgrade has been a feast for the users popularising and increasing its demand in the market. With better photo viewing app, voice recognition and typing and Google Now it sure is capturing the market.


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Comments

Guest Author: Narang10 Jul 2012

Good explanation on new operating system from Google Android Jelly Bean version. I hope it will be better than Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS.

Touch integrated OS will be suitable only for smartphone, tablet PC and laptop etc.

Author: Shivangi Varma11 Jul 2012 Member Level: Gold   Points : 0

Hi Narang. Thank you and yes definitely it promises to be better than Ice cream sandwich OS. Its enhanced and tested new features do look promising.



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