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Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro and Note Pro review

With its Pro line of tablets, Samsung adds yet another flagship brand, and bridges the gap between work and play Introducing the Samsung "Pro" line, a sampling of the best tablet models Samsung has to offer complete with beefed-up specs, a shiny new coat of paint and the next iteration of...
HTC EVO 4G LTE

Manually install Android 4.3 on your HTC EVO 4G LTE with HTC's blessing

ROM Update Utility public download link now available While HTC originally said they were going to do a user-trial of the 4.3 update for the HTC EVO 4G LTE, VP Martin Fichter has since let loose the official download link on Twitter so everyone can give it a try. Are you on an Evo 4G LTE, and...
EVO 4G LTE

Sprint's EVO 4G LTE can't get 4.3 OTA, so HTC is trying something different

HTC 'developing a simple process' for update over a wire Reason number 101 why making a "special" version of a phone for a carrier can be a bad idea — the Sprint EVO 4G LTE doesn't have a large enough partition to extract the OTA for the Android 4.3 update that was aimed for sometime this month...

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Kyocera's affordable waterproof LTE-enabled Hydro Icon announced for Boost Mobile

Interested in a waterproof smartphone, but don't want to splurge on the Galaxy S5? Kyocera's Hydro Icon may just be the device you're looking for. Announced for Boost Mobile, the Hydro Icon will be available from June 17th for $149.99 off-contract. The Icon slots in alongside the Hydro Vibe...
Android 4.3 finally arriving on T-Mobile Xperia Z

Android 4.3 finally arriving on T-Mobile Xperia Z

Though the international variant of the Sony Xperia Z was recently upgraded to Android 4.4.2 KitKat, those in the U.S. aren't as fortunate as T-Mobile has only finally gotten around to updating the waterproof handset to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. T-Mobile customers should begin getting their update...
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Want to downgrade Android? Sure thing, but first ...

In this segment of Ask AC, we tackle what you need to know before you decide to downgrade Android on your phone Most of us here are update junkies. When a new version of Android (or anything, for that matter) is announced, we start bouncing off the walls and worrying about when we get a chance...
Galaxy TabPRO and Galaxy NotePRO.

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro and Note Pro review

With its Pro line of tablets, Samsung adds yet another flagship brand, and bridges the gap between work and play Introducing the Samsung "Pro" line, a sampling of the best tablet models Samsung has to offer complete with beefed-up specs, a shiny new coat of paint and the next iteration of...
HTC EVO 4G LTE

Manually install Android 4.3 on your HTC EVO 4G LTE with HTC's blessing

ROM Update Utility public download link now available While HTC originally said they were going to do a user-trial of the 4.3 update for the HTC EVO 4G LTE, VP Martin Fichter has since let loose the official download link on Twitter so everyone can give it a try. Are you on an Evo 4G LTE, and...
EVO 4G LTE

Sprint's EVO 4G LTE can't get 4.3 OTA, so HTC is trying something different

HTC 'developing a simple process' for update over a wire Reason number 101 why making a "special" version of a phone for a carrier can be a bad idea — the Sprint EVO 4G LTE doesn't have a large enough partition to extract the OTA for the Android 4.3 update that was aimed for sometime this month...
Xperia T + TX

Sony begins Android 4.3 rollout for Xperia T, TX, V and SP

Updated Sony apps along with newer version of Jelly Bean Sony Mobile has announced the rollout of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for four of its legacy 2012-2013 products, Xperia T, Xperia TX, Xperia V and Xperia SP. The update brings these older handsets up to speed with Sony's latest smartphones, with...
Xperia Z1 white balance

Sony Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra updated with white balance setting

Other changes include improvements to Wifi, Bluetooth streaming and the stock email app  Just a month after the Sony Xperia Z1 and Z Ultra were updated to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, there's a second 4.3-based firmware rolling out to both handsets. Sony has confirmed via Twitter that the update is...
HTC One X

AT&T HTC One X Android 4.2 + Sense 5.0 update now rolling out

A quick heads up for all you HTC One X owners on AT&T — as expected, the phone has started receiving its update to Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean and HTC Sense 5.0. It's a big update for the One X, bringing a whole new user interface similar to that of the current HTC One family. Aside from general...
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Solving the impossible problem of Android updates

Android updates remain a messy, unpredictable business — and although Google and manufacturers have made progress in the past year, there's still much work to be done ... /*-->*/ The speed at which new platform updates arrive remains one of the major pain points of owning an Android device....

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