The Jelly Bean thread Released on 7 June 2012 at Google I/O, Android 4.1 "Jelly Bean" is an incremental update to Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich". Major improvements which accompany this release are as follows. Vsync timing across all drawing and animation done by the Android framework, including application rendering, touch events, screen composition and display refresh Triple buffering in the graphics pipeline Enhanced accessibility Bi-directional text and other language support User-installable keyboard maps Expandable notifications Automatically re-sizable app widgets Bluetooth data transfer for Android Beam Offline voice dictation Improved voice search Improved camera app High resolution contact photos Google Now Multichannel audio USB Audio (for external sound) Audio chaining and lastly Project "Butter" which promises to bring the buttery-smooth UI of competing OSes to Android. As with tradition launching the latest OS was another Google Nexus device, this time in partnership with Asus, The Google Nexus 7. Jelly Bean already has some bit of leverage over its competitors touting its powerful voice actions and search feature. Availability of Android Jelly Bean for existing devices is still unknown at this point as we expect major Vendors to announce their roadmap soon. Keep reading for the latest news on updates following Google latest release.