My Love/Hate Relationship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

My Love/Hate Relationship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Google has yet to announce Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, its features or its release date and I already have a love/hate relationship with it. The company is widely expected to announced its next version of mobile software at next week’s Google I/O. That piece of software is rumored to be called Android 4.1 Ice Cream […]

Motorola Droid 3 and Droid X2 Won’t Get Ice Cream Sandwich

Motorola Droid 3 and Droid X2 Won't Get Ice Cream Sandwich

Last week, Motorola updated its Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update schedule and while the news was good for some device owners, Droid 3 owners and Droid X2 owners saw their phones left off the list. In an effort to quell the storm, Motorola has explained why phones like the Droid X2 and the Droid […]

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android 4.0.4 Update Rolling Out This Week?

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android 4.0.4 Update Coming This Week?

It looks like owners of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Verizon might finally get the update this week as its release date has been pegged for this week. According to Droid-Life, several Galaxy Nexus owners have been informed that the update will be rolling out this week, possibly as soon as tomorrow, May 22nd. In […]

Sony Xperia S Android 4.0 Update Rolling Out by Early June

Sony Xperia S Android 4.0 Update Rolling Out by Early June

It looks like Sony’s flagship Android smartphone, the Sony Xperia S, will be getting its boost up to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich by early June at the latest. A report from UnwiredView, citing a post on Sony’s forums, indicates that Sony is planning to push out Google’s latest mobile operating system to the Xperia […]

Wait for Galaxy Nexus Android 4.0.4 Update Gets More Bizarre

Wait for Galaxy Nexus Android 4.0.4 Update Gets Bizarre

Tomorrow will mark the five month anniversary of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus launch on Verizon. And if the device is not updated with Android 4.0.4 today, it will also mean that in the five months since it has been out, Verizon has yet to release an update for the Nexus phone. Clearly, Verizon has dropped […]

HTC Amaze 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Update Rolling Out in ‘Coming Weeks’

HTC Amaze 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Update Coming Soon

While T-Mobile was very specific in regards to its plans for the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich roll out for the HTC Sensation 4G, it offered a more ambiguous announcement about the Ice Cream Sandwich roll out to the HTC Amaze 4G. T-Mobile has announced that the HTC Sensation 4G would finally get Android 4.0 […]

HTC Sensation 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Update Rolling Out This Week

HTC Sensation 4G Ice Cream Sandwich Update Rolling Out This Week

The wait for a Android 4.0 release date is finally over for HTC Sensation 4G owners on T-Mobile as the carrier has confirmed that Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich will be rolling out on May 16th. This confirmation comes a few weeks after T-Mobile made it clear that the update would be coming at some […]

Asus Eee Pad Slider Ice Cream Sandwich Update Rolls Out

Asus Eee Pad Slider Ice Cream Sandwich Update Rolls Out

Asus has announced that its Eee Pad Slider Android tablet has begun to receive the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update. Owners in the United States should see the update which is Android 4.0.3. The company took to Twitter to make the announcement saying that the software is rolling out to owners of the device […]

HTC Sensation 4G Android 4.0 Update Coming ‘Very Soon’

HTC Sensation 4G Android 4.0 Update Coming 'Very Soon'

We have been keeping an eye on the HTC Sensation Android 4.0 update page over on T-Mobile and today, the carrier updated it saying that the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the device has gone through testing and that it will be available to owners ‘very soon’. Of course, soon in carrier speak […]

T-Mobile’s Android 4.0 Situation Doesn’t Look Good

T-Mobile Clearly Is Having Issues with Android 4.0

Earlier today, Samsung revealed specifics on which of its devices in the United States would see the upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The manufacturer detailed, specifically, which devices on which carriers would be getting the upgrade in the days ahead. And while it detailed devices on AT&T, Sprint and Verizon, the space for […]

HTC Sensation 4G Android 4.0 Update Not Coming in April

HTC Sensation 4G Android 4.0 Update Not Coming in April

At the end of March, it became apparent that the HTC Sensation 4G Android 4.0 update had been delayed. And now, T-Mobile is saying that the update, which originally rumored to be coming out in March, will not be coming out in April. The information comes from a T-Mobile support post, courtesy of TMoNews, and […]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Review – $249 Android Tablet

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0

Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab represents a welcome shift in the company’s attitude toward the tablet market. The Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 offers the full tablet experience with the newest Android operating system, Bluetooth, cameras, and a few other extras Amazon and Barnes & Noble’s tablets don’t offer. All for $249.

How to Manually Install Android 4.0 for the Nexus S 4G

How to Manually Install Android 4.0 for the Nexus S 4G

Last week, Sprint started to roll out Android 4.0 for the Sprint Nexus S 4G. Problem is, many users still haven’t seen the update arrive for installation. Luckily, there is an easy way to install the update manually, without having to wipe anything on your phone. A user on the Android Central forum found the […]

Polaroid Tablet Might Get Ice Cream Sandwich Before Your Device

Polaroid Tablet Might Get Ice Cream Sandwich Before Your Device

Don’t look now but Polaroid’s, yes that Polaroid, upcoming 7-inch tablet will be arriving with Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system on board. The FCC filing, found by Liliputing, indicates that the company is gearing up to launch a new tablet to go along with the tablet lineup it introduced back in January. […]

Samsung Galaxy Note Android 4.0 Update Pushed to Q2

The Wait for the Galaxy Note Android 4.0 Update Just Got Longer

We had a feeling that the Samsung Galaxy Note Android 4.0 update would be pushed beyond the promised Q1 roll out window and Samsung has gone ahead and confirmed that the Android 4.0 update for the Galaxy Note will indeed be heading to the device at some point during the second quarter of this year […]

Android 4.0 for Galaxy S II Rolling Out March 10th

Android 4.0 for Galaxy S II Rolling Out March 10th

Samsung has finally announced when the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Galaxy S II will be rolling out and the lucky day just so happens to sit two days from today’s date. March 10th is when the company will make the update available over Kies 2.0. It also will be coming Over-the-Air […]

HTC Returns to Its Roots with Sense 4.0

HTC Returns to Its Roots with Sense 4.0

In an interview with Pocket-lint, HTC’s chief product officer Kouji Kodera admitted that the company’s HTC Sense user interface, software found on the company’s Android phones, became too bloated. Good news though. Kodera says that HTC Sense 4.0, the UI found on the company’s new HTC One Series of smartphones that were announced at Mobile […]

Android 5.0 Release Date Pegged for Fall 2012

Android 5.0 Release Date Pegged for Fall 2012

While we have heard a bit about Google’s upcoming successor to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, Android 5.0 Jelly Bean, we hadn’t heard about when it would be releasing the software. That is, until today, when Hiroshi Lockheimer, vice president of engineering for mobile at Google, seemingly confirmed a fall launch date for […]

Chrome for Android Now Available for Android 4.0 Devices

Chrome for Android Beta

Today is a great day if you’ve been waiting for Google to release the beta of Chrome for Android because that is exactly what the company has done. After a long, long wait, Google has finally released Chrome for Android Beta, a browser that the company says is focused on two primary aspects. Speed and […]

Android 4.0 Coming to the HTC Flyer?

HTC Flyer

Earlier this month, owners of the of the HTC Flyer here in the U.S. were finally treated to Android 3.2 Honeycomb. Well, it looks like HTC isn’t done as the company’s customer service (not the most reliable of sources) has confirmed that the Flyer will getting another update in the form of Android 4.0 Ice […]