Nexus 7′s Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Update Delayed by Google

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Originally promised for a launch on October 29th for the Nexus 7, Google’s next-generation Android 4.2 Jelly Bean software update seems to have hit a snag as the tablet’s manufacturer, Asus, has confirmed that it is still waiting for Google to deliver the code to begin pushing out to consumers. According to Asus, the update […]

Google Updates Google TV With Access to Movies, Music, TV Shows

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Google has begun rolling out a software update for its Google TV technology, found within set top boxes and integrated in select TV sets, to give users access to more content. Specifically, the update now allows Google TV owners access to Google’s Play Store for movies, music, and TV shows. The over the air update […]

US Cellular Becomes Second U.S. Carrier to Support Google Wallet

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It looks like a recently released over the air update for the Samsung Galaxy S III on US Cellular has enabled Google Wallet functionality using the NFC radio inside that Android smartphone. As a result, US Cellular becomes the second U.S. carrier to support Google’s mobile wallet efforts, following national carrier Sprint. Rival national carriers […]

Motorola: No Android 4.0 Update for Atrix 4G, Photon 4G, Electrify Smartphones

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Motorola Mobility had released a statement with some bad news for owners of the Android-powered Motorola Atrix 4G (AT&T), Motorola Photon 4G (Sprint), and the Motorola Electrify smartphones. Those devices, unfortunately, would not be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, though Motorola is committing to continue supporting those devices with maintenance updates to ensure […]

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Upgrade for Galaxy S III Coming for Samsung’s IFA Event

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With leaked testing builds of the Android 4.1 software and Samsung’s proprietary TouchWiz Nature UX for the Galaxy S III flagship smartphone floating out, it’s a matter of time before the company updates its smartphone. According to ‘sources familiar’ with the matter, speaking to¬†Android Central, it appears that the Android 4.1 update will be released […]

T-Mobile Springboard 4G Tablet Getting Ice Cream Sandwich Update 8/15

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According to U.S. carrier T-Mobile USA, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the T-Mobile Springboard 4G tablet will be rolling out as an over-the-air software update starting on August 15th. The Springboard 4G is made by Huawei and is a re-branded version of the Huawei MediaPad 7-inch. The update will not only bring […]

Sprint Scheduling OTA Software Update for Motorola Admiral

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The Motorola Admiral, which is capable of tapping into Sprint’s new push-to-talk Direct Connect standard, will be getting a software update for July 31st according to a leaked document. The update will be pushed to Motorola Admiral smartphones and users can install the update over the air. Along with a number of bug fixes, the […]

New OTA Update for International Galaxy S III Removes Universal Search

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Following updates for the U.S.-based AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon Wireless models of the flagship Galaxy S III smartphone, Samsung is also rolling out the same update to the international edition of the Galaxy S III for GSM networks. The update, which actually doesn’t add any new functionality or bug fixes to the smartphone, does the […]

Sprint, AT&T Galaxy S III Updated to Remove Universal Search

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In addition to working around the Galaxy Nexus ban as part of Apple’s lawsuit against rival Samsung, it appears that Samsung is preemptively trying not to upset the iPhone-maker with its own flagship Galaxy S III smartphone. The company had started issuing an update to remove universal search features on the Sprint Galaxy S III […]

As Galaxy S III Becomes Available on Sprint, a New Software Update Appears

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With Sprint’s Galaxy S III finally becoming available to hopeful customers who are awaiting Samsung’s third-generation flagship Android smartphone, the carrier is also pushing out the device’s first over-the-air software update. The update doesn’t bring any new features to the Galaxy S III, which operates now on Sprint’s CDMA/EVDO network and will be compatible with […]

Samsung Galaxy S III Gets First OTA Software Update

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Though Samsung had only launched its third-generation flagship Android smartphone recently, the Galaxy S III is already receiving its first firmware update over the air. The OTA update is starting to appear on user’s handsets and customers can download and install the update direct from their phones. GSM Arena is reporting that at this time, […]

Global Roaming Coming to Verizon’s Galaxy S III in the Future?

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While it’s still unclear why Verizon may be launching the Galaxy S III later than some of its rival U.S. carriers like T-Mobile USA and Sprint, Verizon’s Galaxy S III, which will work on the carrier’s CDMA and 4G LTE network will be getting a software update in the future to unlock some features that […]

Huawei Now Releasing Android 4.0 Upgrade to 7-Inch MediaPad Tablets

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Huawei is now making the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich available to owners of the MediaPad 7-inch tablet. According to reports, the software update is not available as an over-the-air update at this time and users must download the update first to their computers in order to upgrade the MediaPad from its Honeycomb OS. In […]

Nexus S Owners Getting Ice Cream Sandwich Update in Coming Weeks

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Google had promised users who buy into their own branded Nexus line of smartphones that Nexus products will be among the earliest products to get software updates. Unfortunately, for Google’s Nexus S and Nexus S 4G owners, the wait for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is still happening and with devices from other third-party manufacturers–like […]

Android 4.0 Upgrade Starting to Appear for AT&T HTC Vivid Users

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After being announced at Mobile World Congress late last month, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update is starting to become available on AT&T’s network for owners of the HTC Vivid. At this time, early users who are reporting the availability of the software upgrade are noting that the carrier is not yet pushing out […]

HTC Announces More Details for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrade

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HTC had detailed additional information for the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich software update for a number of its phone on its blog. The company announced that its in the early stages still for deploying Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the HTC Sensation and the Sensation XE and that the Ice Cream Sandwich update […]