Ice Cream Sandwich archive

  • Samsung Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich Android update Q1 2012
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    Samsung Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich Android update Q1 2012

    By 20 December 2011

    The Android Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Samsung Galaxy S II will land in the first quarter of 2012, along with an update for the Samsung Galaxy Note as well. Forget the Twitter whispers from Italian and UK Sammy reps, this news is direct from the...

  • Nexus S Ice Cream Sandwich update starts to roll out
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    Nexus S Ice Cream Sandwich update starts to roll out

    By 16 December 2011

    Google Nexus S users, check the update option on your phone, you might just have a nice surprise. Google has announced that over the coming month you will be getting Ice Cream Sandwich. "We're rolling out Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, to GSM/UMTS...

  • Adobe Flash Player updated, Galaxy Nexus owners breathe easy
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    Adobe Flash Player updated, Galaxy Nexus owners breathe easy

    By 16 December 2011

    Adobe have updated Adobe Flash Player 11, bringing with it compatibility for the latest version of Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich. When we reviewed the Galaxy Nexus upon launch last month, the omission of Flash support was one of the things we found...

  • Galaxy Nexus goes on sale in US
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    Galaxy Nexus goes on sale in US

    By 14 December 2011

    The Galaxy Nexus has gone on sale in the US ending numerous rumours as to when it was going to be available to Americans keen to get the new Ice Cream Sandwich powered phone from Google and Samsung. The new Android 4.0 phone, which will come with 4G...

  • Motorola RAZR and Xoom promised Ice Cream Sandwich updates
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    Motorola RAZR and Xoom promised Ice Cream Sandwich updates

    By 8 December 2011

    Motorola has outlined its plans for adopting the latest mobile operating system from Google, its parent company, on Thursday. “Like you, we are excited to see that Google released the source code to Android Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS)! We’d like to...

  • Gingerbread now the dominant Android platform
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    Gingerbread now the dominant Android platform

    By 2 December 2011

    Froyo has been toppled from its lofty perch as the the dominant Android version, being replaced by Gingerbread. The 2.3 variations equate for over 50 per cent of the Android market share, across all mobile devices, and the figures suggest that the fandroid...

  • Bug-free Galaxy Nexus now available on Vodafone
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    Bug-free Galaxy Nexus now available on Vodafone

    By 2 December 2011

    Vodafone has finally announced that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has gone on sale in its shops after delaying the release of the mobile due to a bug. The phone, which is packed full of Android Ice Cream Sandwich and delivers some pretty high-end tech within,...

  • Google: Samsung Galaxy Nexus volume bug update rolling out
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    Google: Samsung Galaxy Nexus volume bug update rolling out

    By 30 November 2011

    Google has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it has started rolling out a new update for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Wednesday. “We're currently rolling out a fix for the volume issue which will reach everyone in the coming week," a spokesperson for the...

  • LG Ice Cream Sandwich lineup confirmed: Is yours in the list?
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    LG Ice Cream Sandwich lineup confirmed: Is yours in the list?

    By 29 November 2011

    LG has confirmed which of its mobiles will be getting the upgrade to the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, and, as expected, the list mainly consists of LG's higher-end handsets. Pocket-lint brought confirmation at the beginning of November...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #63
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #63

    By 23 November 2011

    The Pocket-lint Podcast turns its attention to Adobe's decision to stop supporting Flash for mobile devices, including Android beyond Ice Cream Sandwich. In addition, Rik Henderson, Stuart Miles and Dan Sung look at the problems that have surrounded the...

  • Google confirms Galaxy Nexus volume bug is software related
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    Google confirms Galaxy Nexus volume bug is software related

    By 23 November 2011

    Owners of the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone have been reporting a volume problem - dubbed SAV-Ghost - that sees the phone twitchily changing the volume under certain conditions. Tests by many sites, including Pocket-lint, have isolated it to a problem...

  • Ice Cream Sandwich action on Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime (video)
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    Ice Cream Sandwich action on Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime (video)

    By 22 November 2011

    Excited about getting your hands on the Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime and all of its Honeycomb quad-core goodness? If so, prepare to turn your inner excitement up to 11 as Nvidia has released this demo showing of the capabilities of its Tegra 3 power,...

  • Samsung Galaxy Nexus review
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    Samsung Galaxy Nexus review

    By 21 November 2011

    The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is probably the most anticipated Android device for 2011. Each Nexus is special because it ushers in a new wave of software. In this case it is the launch device for Android 4.0, otherwise known as Ice Cream Sandwich. It's important...

  • Android 4.0: Ice Cream Sandwich review
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    Android 4.0: Ice Cream Sandwich review

    By 21 November 2011

    Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, is the biggest reworking of Android that we've seen yet. Android users may sound a little crazy, squabbling over incremental updates to their phones, but now they have a reason: Ice Cream Sandwich is different and certainly...

  • Adobe: Flash for Android 4.0 before end of 2011, no Flash for Android 5.0
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    Adobe: Flash for Android 4.0 before end of 2011, no Flash for Android 5.0

    By 21 November 2011

    Adobe has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it plans to release Flash for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich by the end of 2011, but it will be the last update going forward. That means that there will be a Flash-free future for Android beyond ICS.  "Adobe will...

  • No Flash for Android Ice Cream Sandwich yet
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    No Flash for Android Ice Cream Sandwich yet

    By 21 November 2011

    Google has confirmed what Samsung Galaxy Nexus owners probably already figured out - that there's no Flash support at present for Android Ice Cream Sandwich. The search giant has stated that: "Flash hasn’t been released for ICS yet so as far as we know"...

  • Galaxy Nexus software bugs found, Vodafone refuses to put on sale
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    Galaxy Nexus software bugs found, Vodafone refuses to put on sale

    By 19 November 2011

    Samsung Galaxy Nexus owners have flooded to the Internet to complain of software glitches affecting the new Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone that went on sale in the UK on 17 November. The biggest complaint reported on the xda-developers forum appears to...

  • Google gives Nyan Cat tribute in Ice Cream Sandwich (video)
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    Google gives Nyan Cat tribute in Ice Cream Sandwich (video)

    By 18 November 2011

    Lurking in the settings menu of the latest version of Android on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus you'll find a little hidden treat: a tribute to Nyan Cat, the YouTube-smashing 8-bit Pop-Tart cat shooting rainbows out of its behind. To access the treat you'll...

  • Samsung Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich Android update confirmed
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    Samsung Galaxy S II Ice Cream Sandwich Android update confirmed

    By 17 November 2011

    We at Pocket-lint have never trusted the Italians. No, not because of their wartime side switching, or because its professional football league is about as corrupt as an exe file emailed to you by a friend you've never heard of. No, it's because back...

  • New Galaxy Nexus owners get Google email welcome, link to online help
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    New Galaxy Nexus owners get Google email welcome, link to online help

    By 17 November 2011

    Samsung Galaxy Nexus owners will be welcomed to their new phone with an email from Google. The message popped into our inbox, now we're up and running on the new Android 4.0 phone. The message is simple, reading:  "Welcome to your Galaxy Nexus! "Built...

  • Sony Ericsson 2011 phones getting Ice Cream Sandwich
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    Sony Ericsson 2011 phones getting Ice Cream Sandwich

    By 15 November 2011

    Sony Ericsson has confirmed that its 2011 range of smartphones will be getting Ice Cream Sandwich, Google’s new version of Android, in the near future.  “There have been a few questions here on the blog and in our support forums regarding our upgrade...

  • Lenovo 10.1-inch quad-core tablet: 2011 launch with Ice Cream Sandwich
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    Lenovo 10.1-inch quad-core tablet: 2011 launch with Ice Cream Sandwich

    By 15 November 2011

    A smart-looking tablet has just emerged in the form of a Lenovo 10.1-inch power-house, which should be launching very soon with a scoop of the Ice Cream Sandwich operating system into the mix. The report by Engadget highlights are variety of features...

  • HTC Ville to land with Android and Sense 4.0 next year?
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    HTC Ville to land with Android and Sense 4.0 next year?

    By 9 November 2011

    The HTC Edge may not be the first handset from the Taiwanese company to launch with Android Ice Cream Sandwich after all. That honour could fall to the HTC Ville, a device whose details have just got all leaky on the web, if rumours are to be believed....

  • Huawei Vision coming to the UK in time for Christmas
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    Huawei Vision coming to the UK in time for Christmas

    By 9 November 2011

    Huawei has come to town to announce that its flagship Gingerbread smartphone, the Huawei Vision, will be hitting the UK in time for Christmas. Old London Town, that is - the location for the Chinese company's dedicated European design centre for its Mobile...

  • Best Tablet 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders
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    Best Tablet 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

    By 7 November 2011

    With the arrival of the iPad came a sinking feeling amongst the tech competition. Is Apple going to do it again? Are they going to invent a new device we have to play catch up with for two years? Not this time they thought as every manufacturer scrambled...