Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE is now getting its first official taste of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in South Korea, where SK Telecom is selling the tablet with the model number SHV-E150S. Here is everything you need to know about the update, which seems to be available both over-the-air, and via Kies. The Tab 7.7 LTE was launched running Android 3.2 Honeycomb, so we don’t have to tell you that the step to ICS is a major one. Oh, and… Read more
Verizon and Motorola have launched an official Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Motorola Droid 4. Available starting today, August 13, the update brings all the Android 4.0.4 goodies to the LTE smartphone, including a new launch bar, enhanced notifications, and multitasking. Moreover, like in the case of the Droid Razr and Razr Maxx, the Ice Cream Sandwich package for the Droid 4 also provides global roaming capabilities. If you need help with the update, Verizon’s support page… Read more
Although LG Canada recently stated that the Optimus 2X would not receive Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the update might arrive in other markets eventually. What should give users hope is this tweet from LG Mobile Korea. Here’s Google’s not-so-great translation of it:
“Optimus 2X the ICS O / S applied sequentially according to whether the test results will take place. Optimus 2X as soon as possible of the ICS O / S will try our best to let the… Read more
Launched by Verizon in November last year, the HTC Rezound is getting its first major software update now. And of course we’re talking about Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich here. The update — 299MB, build number 3.14.605.12 710RD — also brings Sense UI 3.6 to the Rezound. This, however, doesn’t look too different from the previous version (Sense 3.5). But enough talking. Go and download ICS on your Rezound right now, or check Verizon’s website here in case you need… Read more
Great news for Sprint customers who are rocking an HTC Evo 3D, or an HTC Evo Design 4G. Both smartphones have received official updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The updates are out as of yesterday, and are done over the air. It’s a plain ICS upgrade for the Evo 3D, while the software package for the Evo Deign 4G also brings some fixes related to Sprint’s Mobile Hotspot, Exchange calendar sync, and “dialing 1 to allow voicemail access.”… Read more
July seems to be ending in a sad note for all those who are using an LG Optimus 2X P990 as their primary phone. LG Canada has tweeted that the device — originally announced in December 2010, and released in February 2011 — would not be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The news comes several months after LG Singapore informed users on Facebook that the Optimus 2X would get ICS in the third quarter of this year.
Hardware-wise,… Read more
We know you’ve been waiting for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to come to your Motorola Droid Razr, or Razr Maxx, since March, when Verizon first confirmed the update for both handsets. And now it’s here. Yep, Motorola and Verizon have announced that the two Droids are getting ICS starting today, June 22. The update doesn’t bring just the new version of Android (4.0.4, to be exact), but also global roaming capabilities. This way, the Droid Razr and Razr Maxx… Read more
If you have a Verizon Android device and want to know when (or if) it’s going to be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, your beloved carrier is now giving you a hand. The behemothic US mobile operator has posted a list of smartphones and tablets that will definitely get Android 4.0 ICS this year. The list mainly includes 4G LTE devices, but we’re surprised to see non-LTE handsets like the HTC Rhyme included, too.
Some of you will… Read more