Users of the Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, 7, and 10 will be happy to know that Android 4.3 will be arriving via an over-the-air update today. The Play Edition Galaxy S4 and HTC One devices have a “coming soon” tag associated with their updates, but it shouldn’t be long for them, either. As for the mass of other Android devices: expect the update in the next few weeks/months.
Improvements made in Android 4.3 are mostly minor: restriction settings available for users and parents, so that an app behaves differently depending on what the user is allowed to do, Bluetooth Smart technology for energy-conservative use with fitness gadgets, and there’s support for OpenGL ES 3.0, enabling improved details in graphics, as well as lens flare.
Other small changes include a new set of DRM APIs for the new Nexus 7 to take advantage of 1080p streaming from Netflix, as well as Bluetooth AVRCP, dialpad autocomplete, and bug fixes.