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HTC announces on Facebook which Android smartphones will receive Android 4.0

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HTC has sold many different kinds of Android smartphones all around the world and Android consumers are hoping their device made the list of HTC smartphones to be upgraded to Android 4.0.  Today, the Taiwanese…

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Is Google right to say farewell to the Menu button? [POLL]

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The menu button has lost its space among the elite conventions of Android UI design. What once was Menu, Back, Home, Search has become Back, Home, App Tray, and Google wants Android developers to get used to it. B…

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Asus Tablets

Asus Transformer Prime still has GPS issues, even after official fix

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It’s been a little over a week since owners of the Asus Transformer Prime received not only Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0), but a fix for the tablet’s dismal GPS performance. Well, apparently th…

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Google launches Android Design guidelines so developers make better looking Ice Cream Sandwich apps

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Google is taking more steps to make Android have a more consistent look and feel. Following recent announcements that all manufacturers Google-certified devices must have the Holo theme present in their dev…

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Android 4.0 and 1.5 have about the same number of users in latest platform versions chart

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The same amount of people running the latest version of Android is identical to number of users on one of the oldest versions. The Android Platform Version chart has been updated, and Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sand…

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Samsung is considering providing Galaxy S users with a “Value Pack” instead of Android 4.0

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We learned a few days ago that Samsung was going to readdress the Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab problem in terms of upgrading it to Android 4.0.  Previously, it announced to the public that it was going to upgrade these t…

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Samsung is reportedly trying to upgrade the Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab to Android 4.0

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Several days ago, Samsung came forth stating it would be nearly impossible to run Android Ice Cream Sandwich on their older models such as the Samsung Galaxy S and the Samsung Galaxy Tab.  Both of these devices &…

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LG

LG delivering Ice Cream Sandwich in 4 to 6 months, clarifies release schedule

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LG has already confirmed that it will update select phones to Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. Today, LG  provided more details about when that will take place: Q2 and Q3 2012. The LG Facebook page states that th…

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Face Unlock is not about security – it’s about the novelty [Video]

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Following Google’s unveiling of the Galaxy Nexus last October, Face Unlock was one of the features that intrigued me most. I wondered how accurate it would be, how secure it could prove, and if this was re…

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Galaxy Nexus owners experiencing multi-touch issues, ICS to blame

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You can now add multi-touch to the latest list of issues going on with some Galaxy Nexus owners out there. This is another oddity with the Ice Cream Sandwich device, which as early as yesterday was reported to hav…

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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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Google Android UI lead not troubled by skins, but hopes ICS lessens changes to stock Android [Audio]

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Android Ice Cream sandwich has been described as striking, polished, and the most ambitious reinvention of Android yet, but that’s not good enough for Android phone manufacturers. Companies like HTC…

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Acer Tablets

Acer Iconia Tab A200 finally gets official

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Acer officially announced the launch of its new 10.1 inch Android tablet the Acer Iconia Tab A200 which will be running Nvidia’s Tegra 2 dual core platform. Acer has been making many versions of its Iconia line,…

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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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LG announces the Optimus 2X, Optimus Black, Optimus 3D, and Optimus LTE will receive Android 4.0

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Today, we have some good news for those who own one of the four high-end Android smartphones mentioned in the title above.  The Optimus 2X, Optimus Black, Optimus 3D, and the Optimus LTE represent the four flags…

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