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 […]

Android 4.0 ICS Not Coming to Unlocked Galaxy S II This Saturday

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Samsung had initially┬áconfirmed that the unlocked GSM version of its flagship Galaxy S II smartphone will be receiving the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update starting this Saturday, March 10. Unfortunately, though, the company subsequently alerted users via Twitter that the date is incorrect. It looks like Samsung may have prematurely jumped the gun, or […]

Nokia Outlines Nokia Belle Feature Pack 1 Release Details

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After the release of the Nokia Belle software update for Nokia’s Symbian^3 smartphone, Nokia is ready to deploy a second software update to its newer Symbian devices dubbed Nokia Belle Feature Pack 1. And despite being lumped under the Belle release–rather than get a full name change to the next Nokia OS called Nokia Carla–Feature […]

Asus Transformer Ice Cream Sandwich Update Coming in March

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As Acer had announced that its Iconia Tab A500 will be getting an upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in mid-April, rival Asus has announced that the original Eee Pad Transformer slate will be getting its upgrade in March. The Eee Pad Transformer, launched at the Consumer Electronics Show a year ago, debuted to […]

Sprint RDF Page Reveals Android 4.0 Plans for Epic 4G Touch

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It looks like Sprint may be among the first carrier to deploy the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update to its Galaxy S II smartphone variant. The Epic 4G Touch offers a larger 4.5-inch display, compared to the international GSM version which has a 4.3-inch display, dual-core processor, 8-megapixel camera, and a Super AMOLED Plus […]

Motorola to Launch Major MOTOACTV Update on March 7

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A major new software update will be coming to Motorola’s fitness-centric Android smart watch come this March 7th that will bring a host of new features. The software will allow users to track more types of workouts and make the watch more intuitive to use for first-time users out of the box. According to a […]

Motorola Readying New Update for Droid RAZR, RAZR MAXX Smartphones

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It appears that Motorola and Verizon Wireless are readying a new software update for the Droid RAZR and RAZR MAXX smartphones, which are essentially based on the same software and design except that the latter has a much more capacious battery while retaining a still slim form factor. The software update for both devices are […]