Nexus devices get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update

Google releases Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for its Nexus devices.

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After releasing the operating system source code yesterday , Google announced that those who have Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ devices will be able to update their handsets to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean starting today.

Users will be prompted with an alert about the update over the next few days.

New Android 4.1 features include a faster user experience, improved Voice Search, and more expansive notifications.

Other products that have a Jelly Bean update in their midst include: the Galaxy Nexus, the Nexus S , the Motorola Xoom, and the Nexus 7 tablet, which will ship natively with Android 4.1 later this month.

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