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Motorola Droid 4 soak test announced, ICS update incoming?

We've known for some time that the Motorola Droid 4 is on track to receive an update to Android 4.0 before the end of the third quarter. Now it looks like the long-awaited ICS upgrade could be close at hand, with the news that Motorola is preparing a soak task for the LTE-powered QWERTY slider....
Toshiba Thrive ICS update

Toshiba Thrive gets ICS update earlier than expected

The last we all heard from Toshiba about the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Thrive (AT100), was that it wouldn't be showing up until this fall. Toshiba missed their mark, but in a good way -- the Android 4.0.4 update is rolling out now to the 10-inch tablet. Besides all the greatness that comes...
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Sony: Xperia P Android 4.0 update coming Aug. 19-25

It looks like the Xperia P will be the next Sony handset in line for an upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Sony Mobile India has taken to its official Facebook page to announce that ICS will start hitting Xperia P handsets from the week of Aug. 19-25. It's unclear whether this release...
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Galaxy S2 and Galaxy Note rumored for Jelly Bean updates in Q4

​Latest unconfirmed reports suggest Galaxy S3 also well on its way to Android 4.1, Note 2 currently running ICS Samsung's Galaxy S2 and Galaxy Note could be on track to be updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean before the end of the year, according to the latest online rumors​. The reports come from...
Motorola RAZR V

Motorola RAZR V now available from Bell in Canada

Back in July, Motorola took the time to introduce the Motorola RAZR V to Canada and after a slight delay; the device has now arrived on Bell Mobility. Coming preloaded with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor with a 4.3-Inch display and 8MP camera, the...
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CyanogenMod shelves ICS/Jelly Bean support for Snapdragon S1 devices

The CyanogenMod team has announced that it won't be able to officially support phones powered by first-generation Qualcomm Snapdragon chips in version 9 or 10 of its popular custom firmware. The CM team broke the news on Google+, where it revealed that a combination of hardware limitations and...
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Ice Cream Sandwich update finally starts rolling out on HTC Rezound

Rejoice, long-suffering HTC Rezound owners. Your protracted wait for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich seems to be nearing its end. After a shelved update and countless leaks, it looks like ICS for the Rezound is officially official this time. Posters on the Android Central forums, and elsewhere,...
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Ice Cream Sandwich arrives on the Sprint HTC EVO Design 4G

  Hot on the heels of this morning's Sprint HTC EVO 3D Ice Cream Sandwich update, it looks like the Android 4.0 update is also rolling out for the EVO Design 4G. Promised around the same time by the carrier a couple of weeks back, the EVO Design update consists of the same cocktail of Android 4.0.3...
Epic 4G Touch ICS

Ice Cream Sandwich rolling out again for Sprint Epic 4G Touch

A couple of weeks ago Sprint began the Ice Cream Sandwich rollout to the Epic 4G Touch. There were reported issues and problems, however, and the update was halted. It now appears that the OTA has started rolling out again, as some of our lucky Forum members are reporting. So if you're a Sprint...
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Sprint EVO 3D finally getting its Ice Cream Sandwich update

Top o' the morning, folks! It looks like the Sprint HTC EVO 3D has begun getting its update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. That's according RockLight from ye olde Android Central forums, and other folks are seeing updates as well. We're not quite being inundated with reports of updates yet, so...
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ICS updates reportedly starting for some Galaxy Tab 10.1 models

Updated: ICS now pushing out to UK Wifi-only Tab 10.1, as well as Italian 3G version. Good news for anyone living in a country where the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has yet to be banned from sale. Reports from SamMobile​ indicate that the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the venerable Tab...
T-Mobile Galaxy Note

T-Mobile's Galaxy Note set to get an out-of-the-box OTA update

T-Mobile hasn't yet released their Galaxy Note, and they already have an OTA update in the works. The 5.3-inch pocket computer is set to be released on August 8, and T-Mo support says to expect an update to version T879UVLG3. The specifics are a bit thin, and the change log for the 21MB update...
Optimus 2X

LG Canada Twitter account says no Android 4.0 ICS for the Optimus 2X

The ongoing saga of "Will my Optimus 2X get Android 4.0?" takes another twist courtesy of LG Canada. Previously, LG Singapore had said via their Facebook page the update was coming in Q3 but now, LG Canada has taken to Twitter to say that's not the case at all and that it was a mistake based on a...
LG Nitro HD

LG Nitro HD sees another Android 4.0 ICS leak ahead of official update

As we already know, AT&T will be updating the LG Nitro HD with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on July 31st but just in case you simply cannot wait, there is a new leak now out there claiming to be to be the official final build. You'll need to use the notably crappy LG Windows Suite to get it...
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HTC explains decision to drop Desire HD Ice Cream Sandwich update

After a little confusion earlier this month, it was eventually revealed that HTC wouldn't be updating the venerable Desire HD to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich after all. At the time, the manufacturer simply said that the current Gingerbread-based firmware "provides customers with the best...
Lenovo IdeaPad K1

Lenovo goes outside the box, offers vanilla ICS build for the Lenovo IdeaPad K1

Although Lenovo IdeaPad K1 never really got much love, the folks from Lenovo have now gone ahead and prepared a little treat for tech-savvy buyers. Retail units have long since been pulled from brick-and-mortar and online shelves, leaving the device stuck on Android 3.2 Honeycomb. But instead of...
Nitro HD

LG Nitro HD gets Ice Cream Sandwich on July 31

AT&T has announced that the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) update will hit the LG Nitro HD (see our review) on Tuesday, July 31st. A leaked version of the update was spotted in May and now it's been officially confirmed. The update will also bring LG's new Optimus 3.0 UI, which adds features...
Huawei Mediapad 7 Lite

Huawei unveils the Mediapad 7 Lite, exact specs a mystery

What we see here is the latest Android device to emerge from Huawei, the Mediapad 7 Lite. We'd love to be able to run through the full list of specifications, but as yet very little has been revealed about this tablet. From the press shots it appears to be running pretty much stock Ice Cream...
IMM76Q

Leaked shot shows Verizon Galaxy Nexus getting yet another ICS OTA

  We've received a screenshot from Verizon's systems, showing an OTA in the works for the Galaxy Nexus. According to our tipster, the IMM76Q build is still Ice Cream Sandwich, but looks to have a newer baseband and software version. Any other changes would be pure speculation, but we expect them...
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HTC: Desire HD to stay on current software, no ICS update

After all the confusion surrounding the status of the HTC Desire HD's Android 4.0 update, we have confirmation from HTC that it's completed its analysis of the software and reached a decision. Unfortunately, it's disappointing news for Desire HD owners -- the manufacturer has decided not to update...

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