Ever send a friend or family member to voice mail only to have them keep calling or even text you asking why you declined their call? … Read more
Owners of Sony's Tablet S can expect a topping of Ice Cream Sandwich, but the company hasn't yet revealed a specific release date.
Posting on a Sony forum last week, a company rep confirmed that Android 4.0, also known as Ice Cream Sandwich, will be available for the Sony tablet and added that the timing and other details will be "announced in due course."
Will they or won't they? That's the question Samsung Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab customers are asking with respect to whether Samsung will offer them the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update.
Samsung will likely not update those devices to ICS, but older Galaxy owners may not be entirely out of luck. There is apparently still a chance that Samsung is preparing a "Value Pack" with ICS features and functionality, just scaled for less robust hardware. TheNextWeb.com had the news, citing a Korean site as a source.
Ever since Ice Cream Sandwich was announced … Read more
Samsung dropped a bit of bad news last Friday when it announced on one of its Korean promotional blogs that it wouldn't be bringing Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) to its Galaxy S smartphone or its 7-inch Galaxy Tab.
Users understandably cried foul and chatter of Android fragmentation surfaced again, and the company may be feeling the heat. Though Sammy originally said that the native software on the devices would prohibit an optimal Android 4.0 experience, a report from MSN Korea said today that the company is now reviewing the upgrade process and may find a way … Read more
LG unwrapped more details about its Ice Cream Sandwich software upgrade schedule for existing LG Android smartphones.
The news, which popped up today on LG's Facebook page, confirms much of what we already knew--that Optimus phones like the Optimus LTE and Optimus Black (known in the US as AT&T's Nitro HD and Sprint's LG Marquee, respectively) will indeed receive the latest Android operating system in 2012.
More specifically, the global updates will begin in the second quarter of the year for the LG Optimus LTE, Prada phone by LG 3.0, Optimus 2X, Optimus … Read more
Specifically, the company's blog posted a timeline as to when various models will get the Android 4.0 update. And as we might have expected all along, the newer releases like the Xperia Arc S and Xperia Ray will see the update before older devices such as the Xperia Arc and Xperia Play.
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has added a key feature for those who are on a capped mobile data plan with their wireless carrier.
ICS gives users the ability to monitor the amount of mobile data being used on their device, and in some cases, automatically turn off mobile data. … Read more
Now that it's launched Ice Cream Sandwich on its Galaxy Nexus, Samsung today became the latest hardware maker to outline Android 4.0 updates for its remaining smartphones and tablets.
A posting on the company's blog tells us that most, if not all, of its Galaxy device lineup from 2011 will see Ice Cream Sandwich. So if you're keeping track, that will include the Galaxy S II, the Galaxy Note, and a number of Galaxy Tab models.
The Galaxy S II smarpthones and Galaxy Note should be at the head of the line for the first quarter … Read more
We have already told you about Samsung Galaxy Nexus users getting Google Wallet running on their beloved device, despite Verizon's wishes.
The previous methods to getting Google Wallet installed on a Galaxy Nexus were a bit complicated for the average user. The method required unlocking the bootloader, rooting, and then flashing some files onto the Galaxy Nexus before Google Wallet would work.
Thankfully, a much easier solution has surfaced.… Read more
The Galaxy Nexus has finally landed on Verizon, giving customers their first look at Android 4.0. … Read more