Google's Jellybean statue overheats and melts

Android 4.1 was revealed last week and in traditional Google fashion, a statue of the new Android flavor was placed on Google’s lawn. One week has passed since this announcement and this same statue has partially melted due to high temperatures. Dan Morrill, an Android engineer took to Google+ to say that “Jellybean is so ridiculously hot that the JB statue overheated and his head partially melted and popped off”. As if that wasn’t enough, one of the giant jelly beans inside the statue was stolen.

The statue has now been cordoned off with some tape, but Dan Morrill states that he is “currently working on a bug fix”.

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I dont normally use this term, but looks like TROLLS are out in full force today. You have to be pretty dumb to compare a statue to a companies products...or just have nothing better to do that make stupid comments here.

Anyway, surprised the others statues didnt melt. Heat records all over the country. Me nieces/nephews had games canceled and there is a big drought in my area. Hope it lets up so people can enjoy their summer more.

techbeck said,
I dont normally use this term, but looks like TROLLS are out in full force today. You have to be pretty dumb to compare a statue to a companies products...or just have nothing better to do that make stupid comments here.

Anyway, surprised the others statues didnt melt. Heat records all over the country. Me nieces/nephews had games canceled and there is a big drought in my area. Hope it lets up so people can enjoy their summer more.


as always the same trolls who troll all day.

techbeck said,
I dont normally use this term, but looks like TROLLS are out in full force today. You have to be pretty dumb to compare a statue to a companies products...or just have nothing better to do that make stupid comments here..

Uhh, it wasnt ONLY commenters on here. "Dan Morrill states that he is “currently working on a bug fix”.", do you REALLY think he was going to go outside with BUG SPRAY? SPRAY the poor beans? No, he was cracking a joke, just like everyone else is here. Fact there are bugs in the OS, AND in their 'lawn' items.

Go be a Sargent, nothing better in life for you.

theslam08 said,

Uhh, it wasnt ONLY commenters on here. "Dan Morrill states that he is “currently working on a bug fix”.", do you REALLY think he was going to go outside with BUG SPRAY? SPRAY the poor beans? No, he was cracking a joke, just like everyone else is here. Fact there are bugs in the OS, AND in their 'lawn' items.

Go be a Sargent, nothing better in life for you.

I can tell the difference between obvious trolling, and making jokes. Thanks for your info tho.

every single person, android, ios, wp, blackberry, etc users in these news comments are idiots.

some of the comments here r just........

metro2012 said,
every single person, android, ios, wp, blackberry, etc users in these news comments are idiots.

some of the comments here r just........

That does include you.

theslam08 said,

That does include you.


no it doesnt. if you felt the need to reply to me (and those who said they liked your comment) obviously feel offended by what i said so i know 3 at least who have made some idiot troll comment

its so sad

I'm an android user, not that I have anything against apple, but, I prefer to customize MY device MY way, not like other platforms somewhat hold you hostage. That being said, THIS IS LMAO Funny!

Glad to see some people like Neo158 has some sense and can see beyond the line of bs.

"Need to root device and run SetCPU to keep the system and battery temperatures down"

It seems you like to take a few peoples complaints and over blow it a little, so how about we admit right here that other companies are not FLAWLESS:

e.g. Windows now deciding to drop 7.5 out of the upgrade path to 8 or Apple's near major **** up to iPhone4 of signal issues with majority of thier handsets.

"Smartass profile is recommended" Why is it I get the feeling that with your Apple product you also bought a Free DVD-PACK containing one-liners on how to defend Apple in its ''infinite'' glory.

Three thing...

#1 It looks like someone doesn't know how to use the reply button.

#2 It looks like someone gets worked up and throws a tantrum when people crack light hearted jokes about the platform he uses to identify himself with.

#3 thenetavenger isn't an Apple shrill. Try again.

Three thing...

#1 This comment by you is a fail.

#2 Try to share a meeting with these people, and you'll experience what I mean. Tantrum no not really, just like to be able to read a failure article for a major company and not have 3yr old responses. Light jokes you say, lets see if the rest of your posts on this forums lifetime will be sharing the same view or whether you post similarly.

#3 Hero Comment doesn't give you brownie points.

Shahrad said,
Glad to see some people like Neo158 has some sense and can see beyond the line of bs.

"Need to root device and run SetCPU to keep the system and battery temperatures down"

It seems you like to take a few peoples complaints and over blow it a little, so how about we admit right here that other companies are not FLAWLESS:

e.g. Windows now deciding to drop 7.5 out of the upgrade path to 8 or Apple's near major **** up to iPhone4 of signal issues with majority of thier handsets.

"Smartass profile is recommended" Why is it I get the feeling that with your Apple product you also bought a Free DVD-PACK containing one-liners on how to defend Apple in its ''infinite'' glory.

Um, you really have no clue do you?

PS The Smartass profile, although funny, is an actual setting. Go look it up.
*(It is a SetCPU setting for the actual Smartass Governor in builds of Android's kernel.)

omgben said,

#3 thenetavenger isn't an Apple shrill. Try again.

Yup he's Microsoft die-hard of misinformation. Tries to pass off as a knowledgeable person but has said some silly things like Windows 7.8 should have been called 8 (even though Windows 8 Apps can't run on 7.8).

Also he said Google Kills babies or something ridiculously paranoid to that affect.

Funny...

This is why Android users need to root their device and run SetCPU to keep the system and battery temperatures down.

The smartass profile is recommended for prolonged Android use.

thenetavenger said,
Funny...

This is why Android users need to root their device and run SetCPU to keep the system and battery temperatures down.

The smartass profile is recommended for prolonged Android use.

Complete FUD, no Android phone I've used requires you to "root your device and run SetCPU to keep system and battery temperatures down". Yes, if the phone is defective it's a possibility.

You're doing what all the trolls are doing and comparing problems with a statue at the Google campus to Android.

Learn to innovate, did i hear that right?? you carry on renting Data-centres Apple and Microsoft while Google build their own and spend far less.

Gj nub, maybe be like apple and invest in some R&D before you open your mouth!

Shahrad said,
Learn to innovate, did i hear that right?? you carry on renting Data-centres Apple and Microsoft while Google build their own and spend far less.

Gj nub, maybe be like apple and invest in some R&D before you open your mouth!


MS doesnt have their own datacenters? common really now

Shadowzz said,

MS doesnt have their own datacenters? common really now

They actually build some of the most innovative and energy efficient data centres around right now. so yeah they most definitely do. but lets not ruin his troll with facts.

HAHAHA! You don't see apple products melting. Very typical of Google and their garbage products. Learn to innovate Google! Stop stealing Apple tech!

vladmihaelescu said,
HAHAHA! You don't see apple products melting. Very typical of Google and their garbage products. Learn to innovate Google! Stop stealing Apple tech!

No, you don't Apple products just explode instead!!!

Google do innovate, let me quote Steve Jobs "We've always been shameless about stealing great ideas". So tell me, who needs to innovate?

vladmihaelescu said,
HAHAHA! You don't see apple products melting. Very typical of Google and their garbage products. Learn to innovate Google! Stop stealing Apple tech!

Apple would be already rotten by now...

Same apple, many many years. It doesn't change..

vladmihaelescu said,
HAHAHA! You don't see apple products melting. Very typical of Google and their garbage products. Learn to innovate Google! Stop stealing Apple tech!

A few years ago Apple released a warning to their users not to use their iPhone 3GS in cars because it would overheat.

nohone said,

A few years ago Apple released a warning to their users not to use their iPhone 3GS in cars because it would overheat.

I also remember that in the UK one summer, 2009 I think it was, it was so hot iPhones were overheating and rendered unusable until they cooled down while other phones were perfectly fine.

Excuse me for sounding like Herp Derpington here, but don't put plastic lawn daemons in your yard when the country is experiencing record temperatures.

That's right a statue goes down and you id***s compare it to the OS... Let me guess you have a picture of your GoD (Steve Gates, yes both Steve and Bill or either of) in your room and you wait for the day.....

Pathetic, no one in the software world can be human to you can they..... amazing, by the way, how old are you???

Next time come out with comments that resemble your age and not number of characters in your username on Neowin

Shahrad said,
That's right a statue goes down and you id***s compare it to the OS... Let me guess you have a picture of your GoD (Steve Gates, yes both Steve and Bill or either of) in your room and you wait for the day.....

Pathetic, no one in the software world can be human to you can they..... amazing, by the way, how old are you???

Next time come out with comments that resemble your age and not number of characters in your username on Neowin

looks like someone needs to take their midol.... O.o

Shahrad said,
That's right a statue goes down and you id***s compare it to the OS... Let me guess you have a picture of your GoD (Steve Gates, yes both Steve and Bill or either of) in your room and you wait for the day.....

Pathetic, no one in the software world can be human to you can they..... amazing, by the way, how old are you???

Next time come out with comments that resemble your age and not number of characters in your username on Neowin

Wow they are joking , relax, somebody needs to get some sense of humor... we are talking JUST of smartphone OS's here, it's NOT that important.

Shahrad said,
That's right a statue goes down and you id***s compare it to the OS... Let me guess you have a picture of your GoD (Steve Gates, yes both Steve and Bill or either of) in your room and you wait for the day.....

Pathetic, no one in the software world can be human to you can they..... amazing, by the way, how old are you???

Next time come out with comments that resemble your age and not number of characters in your username on Neowin

Sounds like you're madly in love with Android.

Shahrad said,
That's right a statue goes down and you id***s compare it to the OS... Let me guess you have a picture of your GoD (Steve Gates, yes both Steve and Bill or either of) in your room and you wait for the day.....

Pathetic, no one in the software world can be human to you can they..... amazing, by the way, how old are you???

Next time come out with comments that resemble your age and not number of characters in your username on Neowin

Microsoft was bombed, and a number of people linked it to anger over Windows 8, including many of your fellow Google/Android friends. But a toy melts in the sun's heat, even Google makes a joke about it, and you are outraged over how people are being mean and need to grow up?

Edited by nohone, Jul 4 2012, 4:42pm :

Shahrad said,
That's right a statue goes down and you id***s compare it to the OS... Let me guess you have a picture of your GoD (Steve Gates, yes both Steve and Bill or either of) in your room and you wait for the day.....

Pathetic, no one in the software world can be human to you can they..... amazing, by the way, how old are you???

Next time come out with comments that resemble your age and not number of characters in your username on Neowin


I agree. No intelligence just childish comments. Just ignore it. They have no confidence in the OS they use they have to make fun of the one that is dominating. I totally get it.

That's the closest anyone could get. Google doesn't like people taking pictures of their property. That would violate their privacy.

Enron said,
That's the closest anyone could get. Google doesn't like people taking pictures of their property. That would violate their privacy.

LOL, So Google cares about privacy when it's THEIR privacy...

Enron said,
That's the closest anyone could get. Google doesn't like people taking pictures of their property. That would violate their privacy.

Oh the irony.

Teebor said,
Drill a couple of holes in its head to vent the hot air, problem solved

lol, active cooling, Android style!!!

Morden said,
that's what happens if you use cheap plastic, but android owners should know this better than me :-P

Could be worse, at least Android devices don't explode like Apple devices do

neo158 said,

Could be worse, at least Android devices don't explode like Apple devices do

except if the device is an SGS3
but i wouldn't know, don't have a single apple product on me

Jarrichvdv said,

That awkward moment when your "tag" is almost as long as your comment.

Good thing he threw that emoticon in there.

ShMaunder said,
LOL. They actually cordoned it off - like that would stop anybody touching/eating it.

Should have put a big "Caution: Hot" label on it like the big labels on coffee (d'uh... I know )

GS:mac