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Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Android Jelly Bean's clean interface is one of its best features. Flickr user Knight Hawk2 wanted that same experience on his desktop, and now you can have the same look and feel on your desktop too.
Optus got the Samsung Galaxy S III 4G first, but Telstra is officially joining the party. It is now accepting pre-orders for the Jelly Bean-enabled phone ahead of an October 9 release. How does it compare to Optus' deals?
Android: The predictive text keyboard in Android 4.1 ("Jelly Bean") isn't one of the big new features in Google's new smartphone system, but it's quite a nice day-to-day upgrade. If your Android is running Android 4.0, you can at least upgrade your keyboard, for free.
If you're an early adopter, you've probably already got your pre-order in for the Google Nexus 7 tablet aired at Google IO last week, but if you're not, you can be reassured that the device will be coming to select stores around the country, albiet at an inflated price.
There are lots of great new features in Android Jelly Bean. It's just a huge pity that a large majority aren't going to work in Australia when we first get our hands on a device running Android 4.1 at some point in mid-July when the Nexus 7 tablet launches here..
Google announced the next version of Android, named Jelly Bean, today at its Google IO conference (check out our liveblog for the blow-by-blow description). Jelly Bean has a lot of improvements in notifications, speed and smoothness, and a new feature called Google Now that gives you useful real-time information based on where you are and what's coming up in your calendar.