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Lately, I've been thinking about the multitasking experience on Android, and I feel like there's still a lot to improve. I love how the thumbnails come up, but in Android 4.2.2, they made it so that the current app joined the list of "Recent Apps". This looks great on phones and small-sized tablets, but it looks really bad on large tablets in landscape mode. Here's how to make it better.

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It's the future, and that being the case, you're going to want to talk to your smartphone and have it make heads or tails of what you're saying. Getting that to work can be a pretty tough job, however, unless your phone can learn like a human. Wired explains that's exactly what Google's Jelly Bean operating system does.

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Motorola's RAZR M is a top little device, but one of its major problems was not having the latest version of Android. Motorola re-affirmed its commitment to actually give users new software today by bestowing Android 4.1 Jelly Bean onto the RAZR M.

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You'd think with all the shiny new Android phones everyone got for Christmas, most people would be running some form of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, or even 4.1 Jelly Bean if they were lucky. You'd be wrong, though. Over 47 per cent of the devices that accessed the Google Play store in the last 14 days were running some version of Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Gross.

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Along with a slew of new Nexus devices, Google has just announced Android 4.2, a new flavour of Jellybean. While it doesn't merit a new name of its own, it does add quite a few neat new features. Here's a rundown.

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We've known it was coming for months, but the Acer Iconia Tab A110 finally has a due date and a pricetag. It's going on sale October 30 in the US, and it'll only cost you $US230. That puts it squarely in Nexus 7-territory.

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We've already heard that the next Nexus phone will be similar to the powerful LG Optimus G, but this might be the first time we're getting a good look at it. A gallery of photos of an LG Android phone that looks like the Optimus G and runs stock Android has popped up on XDA Developers. Could this be the next Nexus?

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The original Galaxy Note was very not good, but seven months and 10 millions sales later, it's hard to deny that it's found a niche. But will its even beefier successor live up to the hype? We've been fondling the upcoming Galaxy Note II, and you know what? We're pleasantly surprised.