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Google to fix Android 4.2 Jelly Bean 'December' bug but other problems remain

Google has announced that it plans to release a new patch for Android 4.2. The Internet giant said it hopes that the impending upgrade will correct a previously reported glitch found on its People app, which at present does not allow users to create events in the month of December.

The People app acts as a digital diary, allowing users to store contact information and organise upcoming events.

"We discovered a bug in the Android 4.2 update, which makes it impossible to enter December events in optional fields of the People app (this bug did not affect Calendar)," the company wrote in a Google+ post.

"Rest assured this will be fixed soon so that those of you with December birthdays and anniversaries won't be forgotten by your friends and family."

This is not the sole bug to be found in the current iteration of the Jelly Bean OS, as reports have surfaced highlighting other areas in need of repair.

According to some reports, the new range of Nexus tablets - the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 - have been particularly affected by several bugs.

The issues listed include randomly readjusting brightness levels when the device is left on an auto-brightness setting, increased drain on battery life, an erratic Bluetooth signal and sudden system reboots.