Archives for: firmware updates -

Android

Android Update Alliance one year later: is this sufficient progress? [CHART]

7
The Android Update Alliance was supposed to fix Android’s flawed update structure, but a year later, one has to wonder if it has really had much of an impact. There are still several prominent phones that…

Continue Reading

Android

Android Update Alliance one year later: empty promises, promises, promises [OPINION]

Comments Off
The Android Update Alliance was destined to disappoint, and we all should have seen it from the start. How could we really believe that all of the major players in Android would stick to a non-binding agreement t…

Continue Reading

Sony Mobile

Sony Mobile demos Android 4.0, makes beta ROM available

Comments Off
Sony Eric…excuse me, Sony Mobile has once again shown off what customers can expect when its 2011 Xperia line of phones receive Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). In a YouTube video posted on the Sony Mobile deve…

Continue Reading

HTC

HTC adds Thunderbolt and other North American phones to Android 4.0 upgrade list

2
Yes, the HTC Thunderbolt will receive Android 4.0 later this year. HTC has previously stated that select phones would be upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich, but some notable exceptions were left off the list of dev…

Continue Reading

Android

Sony Ericsson: All 2011 Xperia Android models will receive Android 4.0 in 2012

6
If you own a Sony Ericsson Xperia Android smartphone that launched in 2011, then you will definitely be pleased to know that Sony Ericsson plans to upgrade to Android Ice Cream Sandwich in the coming year.  Abou…

Continue Reading

Samsung

Samsung announces Ice Cream Sandwich update schedule, users predictably upset

19
Samsung has announced its plans for updating current models to Android 4.0, code named Ice Cream Sandwich. In the first quarter of 2012, the Korean manufacturer will first update the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note…

Continue Reading

Firmware updates

Nook Color update adds Netflix, Flixster, Comics, and “100 enhancements”

2
Hey there, Nook Color owners. Feeling down that a year after you purchased Barnes & Noble’s first attempt at a sorta-tablet, the company already has a proper tablet on the market? Don’t be, be…

Continue Reading

Firmware updates

Logitech Revue finally getting Honeycomb and Android Market starting today

1
Logitech and Google have come out to reassure Logitech Revue owners that one of the original Google TV devices is being updated to Honeycomb beginning now. Though the Sony Internet TV line of Google TV products…

Continue Reading

Android OS

When is my Android device getting Ice Cream Sandwich? ComputerWorld takes a guess.

2
Since Google announced Ice Cream Sandwich in October, one of the most popular questions asked online is “When will Insert phone name here get Android 4.0?” That’s a difficult question to a…

Continue Reading

Sony Mobile

Sony Ericsson promises Ice Cream Sandwich for all 2011 Xperia phones

6
Just a day after Google announced that it was releasing the Ice Cream Sandwich source code, Sony Ericsson confirmed that it will bring the latest version of Android to its entire 2011 Xperia portfolio. All Sony…

Continue Reading

Firmware updates

HTC promises Ice Cream Sandwich for short list of phones in 2012

9
HTC has finally given some cold-hard assurances about which of its current crop of phones can expect to receive the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update. In a post to its Facebook page in the wee hours of the morn…

Continue Reading

Firmware updates

Will the LG Optimus 2X, G2X, or Optimus 3D get ICS? LG says the jury’s still out

4
You know what’s not a good idea? Sitting on your thumbs and not anticipating a storm of questions that are sure to pour in once people start wondering if your flagship device will get update to the latest ve…

Continue Reading

Android OS

Gingerbread gaining ground on Froyo, Honeycomb may be on more than 3 million devices

4
Believe it or not, something other than Apple iPhone Mania took place today. The Android Platform Version Chart, which helps developers decide which version of Android to support, was released today. The lat…

Continue Reading

Samsung

Gingerbread coming to Galaxy S, Tab, Ace, Gio, Fit, and Mini

10
Samsung heard the cries of Android folks, and has pledged to deliver Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) to several of the Android devices released last year. Gingerbread is coming to the Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S, a…

Continue Reading

Samsung

How to update Epic 4G to Android 2.2 right now – no waiting involved

Comments Off
We reported yesterday that the Samsung Epic 4G update to Android started yesterday and would continue in stages throughout the week. But after waiting days, then weeks, and several months for Froyo to arrive,…

Continue Reading