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Android 4.0.4 update for international Galaxy Note has a couple of tricks up its sleeves

Android 4.0.4 update for international Galaxy Note has a couple of tricks up its sleeves

Alex Dobie 6

Samsung’s Android 4.0.4 updating spree continues, with today’s news that the international Galaxy Note (that’s the one with GT-N7000 on the box) has also been bumped from 4.0.3 to 4.0.4 (build IMM76D to be precise). The update to the newer version of Ice Cream Sandwich brings with it a couple of interesting new software additions from Samsung, too. First up, the Pop-up Play feature from...

Android 4.1.1 pushing to the Nexus 7 tablet, boosts performance, adds Google wallet

Android 4.1.1 pushing to the Nexus 7 tablet, boosts performance, adds Google wallet

Phil Nickinson 7

The Google Nexus 7 tablet isn't quite available to the general public yet, but our Google I/O edition's just gotten an update. As you can see from the screen above, the 12.6MB update to Android 4.1.1 -- which just hit the AOSP servers yesterday --  "improves performance and responsiveness system wide." It also goes on to pimp out some of the newer features of Jelly Bean, including...

Sprint's Samsung Epic 4G Touch appears poised for Ice Cream Sandwich this week

Sprint's Samsung Epic 4G Touch appears poised for Ice Cream Sandwich this week

Phil Nickinson 67

Some good news for those of you patiently waiting for Ice Cream Sandwich on the Sprint Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch, which until now has been little more than a "coming soon" line. We just got slipped this screen shot that points to it being released this week, starting Thursday and lasting through July 20. If you've been rocking any versions of Ice Cream Sandwich to this point, you should...

International Galaxy S III gets second OTA update, finally adds brightness slider

International Galaxy S III gets second OTA update, finally adds brightness slider

Alex Dobie 16

Galaxy S III Video Maker now available through Samsung Apps, too As we mentioned in our full review, one of our pet peeves with the Samsung Galaxy S III is the way automatic brightness always defaults to too low a level, combined with the fact that there's no brightness widget or control in the notification area. And it looks like Samsung's heard our complaints, as a second over-the-air...