By the time the update rolls out, the current version of the Google TV software will be nearly two years old. Based on Android Honeycomb (version 3.2), it hit Google TV devices in November 2011. While an improvement on its predecessor, and despite a couple of key updates since, it still has issues. For what it's worth, Android phones and tablets have had Jelly Bean since LG's Nexus 4 and Samsung's Nexus 10 were released in November 2012. Today LG announced that the Google TV operating system on LG TVs would be updated to Jelly Bean in the third quarter of this year.
Google TV, the ambitious living room operating system often maligned as slow to update, difficult to use, and less focused than alternatives like Roku or standard Smart TV suites, will finally get a major operating system upgrade later this year, LG announced today at Google I/O that its Google TVs will get the update to Android version 4.2.2, aka Jelly Bean, in the third quarter, LG is the only manufacturer still selling actual televisions with Google TV built-in, although a few set-top boxes are available, too, LG's models, including the 2013 GA7900 and GA6400 and the 2012 G2, will all get the circle game iphone case the update..
Listen my readers and you shall hear.. about the LG Revere 2. All right, so it might not be as legendary as other Reveres we know, but at least this handset has a chic look and is currently available from Verizon for $79.99. The 0.98-inch external display has a 96x96 resolution, which suffices to show you pertinent information like the time, date, battery level. The front also houses a camera lens and two small slits for the audio speaker. Inside is the color 2-inch display, with a 176x220-pixel resolution. It can display up to 262,000 colors, so don't be surprised if images or graphics look grainy or streaky. Icons and text are legible, but you can see some obvious aliasing with the latter.
Below the display are two sets of keys, The first set is mainly for navigational purposes, while the second consists of the familiar alphanumeric keypad, The phone is compact, and measures 3.78 the circle game iphone case inches tall, 1.95 inches wide, and 0.72 inch thick, On the right you'll find a shortcut key for the camera, The left edge houses a Micro-USB port, a volume rocker, and a 2.5mm headset jack, Both ports are covered by small plastic doors, The handset holds up to 1,000 contacts and features an incredibly intuitive and user-friendly UI, The menu lists nine items for easy navigation..
Available from Verizon for $79.99, the LG Revere 2 sports a sophisticated brushed-metal look and a familiar clamshell construction. It's aimed at customers looking for something simple and low-maintenance. However, even with these somewhat attractive features, the device has enough shortcomings to make me doubt its viability. For instance, the browser is so tedious to use (and trust me, I've used my fair share of rudimentary mobile browsers), I wondered if it was even worth the effort to put it on there in the first place.