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Ice Cream Sandwich finally hits LG Optimus 2X

It's been a long journey to bring Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich onto the LG Optimus 2X. First the update was rumored to have been canceled, then un-canceled, then delayed, then released, but just in Korea, followed by a source code drop a month or so ago. But Optimus 2X owners can rejoice this...
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Computerworld digs into the saga of ADW.Launcher

ADW Launcher, once a staple in the Android community, mysteriously stopped being updated some time ago. While updates to Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean started to come out, ADW still looked like something of the Gingerbread generation. Then, all of a sudden, ADW received an update that made it...
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Kobo Arc now available in Canada and the UK, France from Monday

Perhaps a little late to the party, but arriving nevertheless, eReader maker Kobo has brought their latest creation to market today. The Kobo Arc, based on Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich -- with a Jelly Bean update already in the works -- is on sale today in Canada and the UK, and will arrive in...
Samsung Captivate Glide

AT&T's Samsung Captivate Glide gets Ice Cream Sandwich on Nov. 10

AT&T this morning announced that the Samsung Captivate Glide -- the 4-inch QWERTY we first saw about a year ago -- will get its update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich starting this Sunday. It doesn't look like it'll be made available over the air -- it's still 2012, right? -- and instead you...
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Panasonic Eluga getting Ice Cream Sandwich update

Panasonic may have all but pulled out of the European smartphone market, but that hasn't stopped it pushing out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for its ill-fated Eluga. The Eluga, which saw a limited launch in June with Gingerbread, can now benefit from standard ICS features like improved...
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Vodafone Huawei Ascend G300 gets Ice Cream Sandwich update

Vodafone UK and Huawei have begun pushing out an update to Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich for the budget-friendly Ascend G300. The update is available as an over-the-air download, but Voda advises G300 owners that the update will delete all person data on the device, and so the carrier's...
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Motorola DROID RAZR HD/MAXX HD review

Newer. Better. Faster. Longer. It's the updated Motorola RAZR line. When the original RAZR hit the market last summer, followed shortly after by the RAZR MAXX, a lot of people were eagerly awaiting a true flagship line from Motorola. And the devices were met with success, thanks to Verizon’s...
LG Spectrum ICS update

LG Spectrum ICS update pushing out now

   Yesterday we got official word that Verizon would soon be pushing the Ice Cream Sandwich OTA to the LG Spectrum, and tonight we have confirmation that it's happening now.  The update process comes in two packages, with a 26MB package to prepare the phone (it's a big jump from Gingerbread to ICS...
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Motorola Droid Bionic Ice Cream Sandwich update now rolling out

Long-suffering Motorola Droid Bionic owners, your Ice Cream Sandwich update has finally arrived. The Bionic, which has languished on Gingerbread since its release last fall, is today being bumped up to Android 4.0.4 via an over-the-air upgrade. Reports from the Android Central forums indicate that...
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LG Lucid and Spectrum get ICS update

Verizon has announced that they're rolling out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the LG Lucid and LG Spectrum. We had already heard that the Spectrum would be getting an update soon, so this doesn't come entirely as a surprise. If the details are hazy on those devices, you can check out our...
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LG Spectrum Ice Cream Sandwich update imminent

One of Verizon's many mid-range LTE phones from early this year, the LG Spectrum (remember that one?), is poised to receive an update to Ice Cream Sandwich soon. The update to software version VS920ZV7 will bring the device up to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, and include many of the features...
Motorola Droid Bionic

Verizon confirms Droid Bionic ICS update is starting tomorrow

Remember when we started hearing about a Droid Bionic soak test? Yeah, that's happening now. Verizon has just put up official documentation on its support site for the update -- software version 6.7.246 -- with the label "Coming soon!". The software update will be a whopping 368MB download, and...
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LG Lucid gets ICS upgrade starting Friday

The LG Lucid is finally getting upgraded to Android 4.0. Verizon will start pushing the OS upgrade to users in phases, starting tomorrow. If you’re impatient, you can trigger the download from your computer, according to Verizon. The mid-range device sports a 4-inch screen (just WVGA resolution...
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AT&T LG Optimus G review

There's no doubt - LG's here. But will the Optimus G be here to stay? When was the last time you were excited about an LG phone? It has been a while since the handset maker had both buzz and substance on its side; upon entering the Android market, LG lost a bit of its luster, and pitted against...
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Hands on and a quick unboxing of the HTC Desire X

This isn't our first time we have spent with the HTC Desire X, however we do now have in our possession a review unit that HTC kindly sent me today. Although in comparison to some of the more recent HTC Android devices released the Desire X is pretty low down the line in terms of being near the...
LG Jelly Bean updates

LG releases Jelly Bean update schedule for some devices

LG has just released some information showing which devices will be getting updates -- and when those updates can be expected. Of course, a global press release like this doesn't do a whole lot for those of us not in Korea. But we're not gonna look this gift horse in the mouth. First off, the...
ZTE Grand X

ZTE Grand X review

ZTE continues to try and make moves into the western smartphone market with the mid-range, Tegra powered Grand X.  In recent months, we've seen the Chinese OEM's, ZTE and Huawei, release a series of devices aimed at breaking into the western smartphone market. Their latest effort sees a mid-...
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Motorola starting Droid Bionic Ice Cream Sandwich soak test

Some folks have sent emails into Droid-Life indicating that they've been contacted by Motorola to participate in a "soak test" for an Ice Cream Sandwich update on their Droid Bionic. If you haven't seen this go down before, Motorola likes to try and slowly offer an update to specific users to test...
Orange San Diego

Ice Cream Sandwich update rolling out to Orange San Diego

The Orange San Diego launching in the UK was a big deal. As the first Intel powered Android device to launch in Europe, it set the ball rolling for the chip manufacturing giant in their latest mobile endeavor. One major criticism of the San Diego at launch was the OS. While very smooth and snappy...
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Motorola DROID XYBOARD 8.2 and 10.1 get a taste of Ice Cream Sandwich

Samsung isn't the only one upgrading their tablets to ICS today. Motorola has begun rolling out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the DROID XYBOARD 10.1 and 8.2 (also known as the Xoom 2 in Europe), as expected. Motorola has provided a nice little walkthrough video showing all of the latest...

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