Updates are rolling out to Nexus devices as we speak, but the public changelogs seem to only call for improvements to "Security." However, the latest round of commits just went up on the Android Open Source Project, bringing everything up to date with both JWR66Y (4.3_r1.1), which is going out to most Nexus devices, and JSS15Q (4.3_r2.2), which is destined for the 2013 Nexus 7. Thanks to Google's gracious sharing of the source code, we can comb through each and every little detail of what's new.
Why the split? JBQ posted the reasoning on the Android development forums, basically clarifying that a separate branch of the code was created to remove the risk that last-minute changes to code for the 2013 Nexus 7 would destabilize existing devices.Read More