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Samsung

Sprint: Epic 4G Touch Android 4.0 ICS update starting today

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The Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch might have a terrible name, but at least it can no longer be called just another Gingerbread phone. Sprint announced today that the Epic 4G Touch is getting an over the air upda…

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Android

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

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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…

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Android

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

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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…

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Samsung

Samsung starts Galaxy Note Android 4.0 ICS update process right about…now

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Apparently, the Samsung Galaxy Note is good for more than just blowing people away with how good you can be in Draw Something. The S-Pen-powered, super-sized screen will prove to be an even greater combination…

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Sprint

Sprint Nexus S 4G finally tastes Ice Cream Sandwich

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There are millions of users still waiting on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update, but owners of one device are slowly being removed from the ranks. The Sprint Nexus S 4G is finally being updated to Ice Cream…

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Sony Mobile

Sony Mobile demos Android 4.0, makes beta ROM available

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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…

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HTC

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

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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…

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Samsung

Samsung announces Ice Cream Sandwich update schedule, users predictably upset

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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…

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Firmware updates

Logitech Revue finally getting Honeycomb and Android Market starting today

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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…

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Android OS

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

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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…

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Firmware updates

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

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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…

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Samsung

Samsung Epic 4G Froyo update starting right now

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Samsung and Sprint are finally delivering the Android 2.2 upgrade to owners of the Epic 4G. After months of waiting and several delayed false starts, Sprint has confirmed that an over-the-air update that will…

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Firmware updates

Android 2.2.1 update for Samsung Galaxy S now rolling out via Kies

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There should now be a firmware upgrade available for the Samsung Galaxy S, which will take the device to Android 2.2.1. Users can upgrade their devices via Samsung’s desktop application Kies. The 2.2.1 upgrad…

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Tablets

NOOK Color getting Android Market, Froyo next month [RUMOR]

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UPDATE: Just got a call from Barnes & Noble and as suspected, they say this is false. Barnes & Noble has absolutely no plans to bring the Android Market to the Nook Color and “Are committed to NOOKD…

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Sony Mobile

Sony Ericsson set to upgrade X10 line to Eclair beginning Sunday

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Sony Ericsson has confirmed that it will begin updating the Xperia X10, X10 Mini, and X10 Mini Pro beginning on October 31. The update will begin Sunday evening in Nordic countries first, and then take place in s…

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