Android 4.1.2 Update Gives Google Nexus 7 a Landscape Homescreen

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Google Nexus 7 owners have started to report getting access to Android 4.1.2, a moderate upgrade that brings one significant new feature to this tablet: a landscape-oriented homescreen.

The homescreens on other Android-based tablets support both landscape and portrait mode, but not the Nexus 7. That will change when OS 4.1.2 is installed.

Google Nexus 7 Running Android 4.1.2

When this upgrade will be widely available is not yet known. Google has not made a formal announcement, but reports of this new version appearing as an optional upgrade are coming out of Australia.

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