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Notion Ink CEO 'confirms' Ice Cream Sandwich in Oct., OMAP as reference platform; says Adam will update in Nov.

The CEO of Notion Ink, Rohan Shravan, has "outed" some more news about the Ice Cream Sandwich release.  Yes, this is the same fellow who told us about Gingerbread a few days in advance last time around (which is why we looked twice).  In a post at the Notion Ink blog about plans to improve the...
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Galaxy Nexus, Gingerbread MIA [From the Forums]

Droid Bionic, new Sony Ericsson gear and most importantly -- Football! All sorts of news hit the blogs today so if you missed out on any be sure to check it all out. If you were here for all the action and want to discuss it some more, head on into the Android Central forums and be heard! Nexus...
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Eric Schmidt not big on Ice Cream Sandwich name, says it's coming Oct./Nov.

Youtube link for mobile viewing (fwd to 30:25) The best part about Eric Schmidt's brief -- and we do mean brief ... almost in passing -- mention of Ice Cream Sandwich at the Salesforce Dreamforce 2011 keynote isn't that he says it'll be out sometime in October/November.  That's a time frame that...
From the Forums

Nexus Prime on Sprint, Galaxy Tab power gremlins [From the Forums]

With the long weekend now over, it's time to get rolling again in full effect, and that's exactly what we've done. Both here, on the blogs and in the forums -- if you can't get enough Android goodness here on the blogs, make sure you jump into the Android Central forums and hop on a soap-box....
Nexus Droid Prime

How might a Droid Prime affect the future of Android's Nexus line?

Perusers of our Rumored Devices Forum were the first to learn weeks ago that the Nexus Prime is (a) coming to Verizon and (b) we should expect it in October. But what if it's a Droid-branded device? BGR brings that bit of unofficial info this morning, adding that it'll be the SCH-i515, and it's an...
Nexus

Super AMOLED HD news spawns new round of October Nexus Prime rumors

With the news that Samsung may be able to actually produce the fabled Super AMOLED HD screen, the Nexus Prime rumors are once again out in full force.  The details are the same as the last round -- 4.5 inch Super AMOLED HD display at 1280x720 resolution, 1.5GHz dual-core CPU, Ice Cream Sandwich on...
Nexus

Motorola won't have exclusive on Nexus devices, Andy Rubin says

So what does Google's acquisition of Motorola for $12.5 billion mean for Android's Nexus program? (For those new to the platform, that's Google's yearly "Pure Google" phone -- basically a developer-level phone that's also refined enough for consumer purchase.) Will the next Nexus be from Motorola?...
Android Central

Android Central Podcast Ep. 67

Thing 1 - HTC's 'marriage' to Beats Entertainment HTC's dabbled in the whole audio thing beforeHTC and Beats by Dre -- the videoBeats by Dre blog officially announces partnership with HTCAnd now HTC officially announces partnership with Beats by Dre; devices coming this fallThing 2 - Ice Cream...
Ice Cream Sandwich

First pics of Ice Cream Sandwich leaked, running on Nexus S

The first photos of a phone running Ice Cream Sandwich have been leaked out, and we get to see a little bit of the UI running on a Samsung Nexus S (T-Mobile USA).  Visually, things look a bit different, with a less AMOLED-friendly blue color scheme and a revamped launcher and app drawer.  A little...
Rdio ICS support

Rdio updates its Android app ... for Ice Cream Sandwich compatibility

Eagle-eyed Android Central reader @baynard17 pinged us on Twitter this morning to alert us to an update to Rdio's Android app. It's good to see the bugfixes and TELUS integration (Canadian carriers need love, too), plus support for gift cards.But the really interesting bullet point is "Android '...
HTC Puccini tablet

HTC Puccini tablet goes through the FCC

If you've been dying for a blueprint-esque look at HTC's upcoming 10-inch "Puccini" (that's a code name) Android tablet, look no further than the FCC, which has taking the HTC Puccini for a spin. Most of us can't tell too much from this line drawing (at least it doesn't appear to have dual 3D ...
Ice Cream Sandwich test bed

Rumored Ice Cream Sandwich test device surfaces

Update 2: Yeah. Fake. Move along, folks.Update: Tech Hog has pulled the post and picture. That proof it's real? Proof it's fake? News at 11.ZOMG, might this be Google's next Nexus device? Could be. According to Tech Hog (yeah ...) what you see here indeed is testing platform for Ice Cream Sandwich...
Have you seen gingerbread?

Editorial: Android's most wanted -- New phones with a current OS

Step into my time machine, and go back to May 20, 2010, with me.  That was the day Google released Froyo to the world with much fanfare and cheering.  I think a few little old ladies may have even cried.  In any case, we all were excited and looking forward to the day we could have some frozen...
Google I/O 2011 Keynote

Google I/O day one keynote video now available

Android 3.1 Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, Google Music Beta, Movie rentals on the Android Market and a new milestone for daily Android activations. There was a whole lot of cool stuff packed into the Google I/O day one keynote, not to mention shiny new Galaxy Tabs for attendees.Now you can relive...
Google IO press briefing

Google IO post-keynote press briefing

  Out of the fat an into the fryer. We're fresh from the Google IO Day 1 keynote -- maybe you caught our liveblog -- and we're in the press briefing room for, well a press briefing. We're already spotting some names and faces -- Matias Duarte is sitting next to yours truly. No liveblog for this one...
Ice Cream Sandwich

Ice Cream Sandwich officially announced, coming in Q4

Google today officially announced at IO (follow our live blog) the next iteration of Android, labeled Ice Cream Sandwich. This is going to be an operating system combining the tablet OS and the phone OS. It is being called the one operating system that manufacturers will be able to put on any...
Ice Cream Sandwich

Another taste of Ice Cream Sandwich -- the next version of Android

While it's still unofficial -- former Google CEO Eric Schmidt went out of his way to not name it during his keynote address at Mobile World Congress -- it's hardly a secret that the next named version of Android will have something to do with Ice Cream. And it looks like "Ice Cream Sandwich" -- a...

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