Ice Cream Sandwich archive

  • HTC Ice Cream Sandwich updates roll out in early 2012
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    HTC Ice Cream Sandwich updates roll out in early 2012

    By 7 November 2011

    HTC has announced when and what handsets in its device lineup will be getting Android Ice Cream Sandwich updates. The good news is that it is the majority of flagship HTC phones, the bad, that they wont be coming until 'early 2012'. HTC pushed the info...

  • LG Optimus U1 all set for some Ice Cream Sandwich action?
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    LG Optimus U1 all set for some Ice Cream Sandwich action?

    By 3 November 2011

    It's been a while since LG made a big splash in the Android arena. The Optimus 3D and the Optimus 2X seem like distant memories. But all that could be set to change as there's rumours afoot, fuelled by these (slightly suspect looking we have to say) leaked...

  • Motorola commits to Xoom 2 Ice Cream Sandwich update
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    Motorola commits to Xoom 2 Ice Cream Sandwich update

    By 3 November 2011

    Motorola has announced the new Xoom 2 and Xoom 2 Media Edition tablets in the UK, but neither will be launching with the latest version of Android. Both of the new tablets will be launching with Android 3.2 Honeycomb when they land on shelves in mid-November....

  • LG Optimus 2X Android Ice Cream Sandwich update confirmed
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    LG Optimus 2X Android Ice Cream Sandwich update confirmed

    By 2 November 2011

    It's the news that we've all been waiting for. Well, perhaps "all" is a bit strong - but LG Optimus 2X owners would have been waiting at least. And it's good news, for the handset will be getting some Ice Cream Sandwich action. The news was confirmed...

  • Android Ice Cream Sandwich for Samsung Galaxy S II in Q2 2012
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    Android Ice Cream Sandwich for Samsung Galaxy S II in Q2 2012

    By 28 October 2011

    If you've got yourself a Samsung Galaxy S II and you just can't wait to get Android 4.0 up and running on your smartphone, then we've got some bad news - you're going to have to. Wait, that is. For the good news is that Samsung Italy has confirmed that...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #60
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #60

    By 28 October 2011

    We're mobile phone mad on the Pocket-lint Podcast this week. With several new handsets, from several different manufacturers, launched since the last edition, we look at the biggest names, discuss their pros and cons, and wonder if it really is the death...

  • Samsung Galaxy Nexus release confirmed: UK gets it on 17 November
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    Samsung Galaxy Nexus release confirmed: UK gets it on 17 November

    By 27 October 2011

    Samsung has confirmed that its flagship Ice Cream Sandwich touting Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone will be going on sale on in the UK on the 17 November.  Three, O2 and Vodafone have all officially announced that it'll be bringing the Galaxy Nexus to...

  • Ice Cream Sandwich hitting Google Nexus S 'in weeks'
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    Ice Cream Sandwich hitting Google Nexus S 'in weeks'

    By 27 October 2011

    Good news Google Nexus S owners - the latest version of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich, will be hitting your devices "in weeks". Bad news Google Nexus One owners - you're stuck with Android Gingerbread. The update news comes courtesy of Hugo Barra, product...

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

    By 25 October 2011

    Ice Cream Sandwich is the "biggest release" of Android "in terms of code that we wrote", Hugo Barra, product management director at Google told Pocket-lint in our second session with Ice Cream Sandwich on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Barra told us it was...

  • Ice Cream Sandwich lets you disable Google apps
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    Ice Cream Sandwich lets you disable Google apps

    By 21 October 2011

    Anybody who's recently downloaded iOS 5 or stared glumly at a Windows Phone 7 app screen and wished that some of the native applications weren't displayed so prominently should take a glance at the new Android operation system, Ice Cream Sandwich. Rather...

  • Amazing Ice Cream Sandwich boot-up sequence captured on video 'for first time'
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    Amazing Ice Cream Sandwich boot-up sequence captured on video 'for first time'

    By 21 October 2011

    Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich boot-up sequence has been caught on camera for, what we’ve been told, is probably the first time. And it shows us that Google is all about the little things, as well as big sweeping changes. Instead of just...

  • Samsung Galaxy Nexus pictures and hands-on
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    Samsung Galaxy Nexus pictures and hands-on

    By 21 October 2011

    Google’s new flagship Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus was launched on Tuesday in Hong Kong to great fanfare, but what’s the phone really like? Pocket-lint headed to the Google Android mother ship, otherwise known as Building...

  • Galaxy Nexus vs Nexus S
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    Galaxy Nexus vs Nexus S

    By 20 October 2011

    With each major Android update comes a Nexus phone and now that Ice Cream Sandwich is here, the Galaxy Nexus has arrived to carry it. Less than a year has passed since Gingerbread arrived on the Nexus S, however, so exactly how dated should anyone with...

  • Asus Eee Pad Transformer to be first Ice Cream Sandwich tablet
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    Asus Eee Pad Transformer to be first Ice Cream Sandwich tablet

    By 19 October 2011

    Asus has exclusively confirmed to Pocket-lint that the Asus Eee Pad Transformer will be getting Ice Cream Sandwich. "Transformer will be getting update to ICS - but we can’t provide a schedule at this stage," our man at Asus told us. The news is likely...

  • Motorola RAZR Ice Cream Sandwich update coming early 2012
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    Motorola RAZR Ice Cream Sandwich update coming early 2012

    By 19 October 2011

    Motorola has revealed that the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Motorola RAZR will be pushed out OTA at the beginning of 2012. The Motorola RAZR was announced on Tuesday at a New York event for the Verizon network in the US, before the European announcement...

  • Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung Galaxy S II
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    Galaxy Nexus vs Samsung Galaxy S II

    By 19 October 2011

    Picture the Galaxy Nexus as a tabby and the Samsung Galaxy S II as a group of birds pecking around at Trafalgar Square. Now set that cat amongst theose pigeons and you’ll have some idea of the effect of the launch of the latest Nexus phone on those...

  • Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2 teased in video
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    Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2 teased in video

    By 19 October 2011

    Asus has posted a video titled "ASUS - The next Transformation" on Wednesday, teasing, we suspect, the Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2. The video, which has zero spec information, sees the new tablet rising out of a digital landscape before separating in two....

  • Galaxy Nexus vs iPhone 4S
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    Galaxy Nexus vs iPhone 4S

    By 19 October 2011

    The Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone has arrived heralding the launch of Android 4.0, otherwise known as Ice Cream Sandwich. As ever, the beauty of the Nexus arrangement is that you get a pure, untainted taste of the latest Android dessert without any of the...

  • Ice Cream Sandwich brings Android Beam to Galaxy Nexus
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    Ice Cream Sandwich brings Android Beam to Galaxy Nexus

    By 19 October 2011

    Android Beam is just one of the little tweaks to come out of Google's Ice Cream Sandwich update, and with it comes the ability to nudge data across phones - essentially, tap-to-share functionality. Admittedly this is nothing new as it was a function of...

  • HTC responds to Ice Cream Sandwich Android update
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    HTC responds to Ice Cream Sandwich Android update

    By 19 October 2011

    HTC has responded to Google's launch of Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, with an official statement, which gives very little away in terms of its plans to update future HTC handsets. And it's fair enough really considering the reaction of HTC handset...

  • Roboto: The new font for your Android Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone
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    Roboto: The new font for your Android Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone

    By 19 October 2011

    Google has announced a new font for Google Ice Cream Sandwich called Roboto, as it looks to give its new mobile phone OS a fresh "magazine" style look. According to Google, Roboto has a dual nature. It has a mechanical skeleton and the forms are largely...

  • Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich officially pictured and detailed
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    Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich officially pictured and detailed

    By 19 October 2011

    Google has announced its latest version of the Android operating system at the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in Hong Kong on Wednesday morning. "Ice Cream Sandwich brings an entirely new look and feel to Android. It has a redesigned user interface...

  • Samsung Galaxy Nexus packing Ice Cream Sandwich official
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    Samsung Galaxy Nexus packing Ice Cream Sandwich official

    By 19 October 2011

    Samsung and Google have announced the official launch of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone packing Google’s latest version of Android: Ice Cream Sandwich. The Galaxy Nexus features a 4.65-inch HD Super AMOLED display technology at 720p resolution...

  • Samsung Galaxy Nexus confirmed by Samsung
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    Samsung Galaxy Nexus confirmed by Samsung

    By 19 October 2011

    Samsung has just leaked an image of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the phone expected to be getting an announcement at an event in Hong Kong on Wednesday morning, on their US site. Although the page (found at http://www.samsung.com/us/register/galaxynexus/)...

  • Motorola Xoom to get Android Ice Cream Sandwich update?
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    Motorola Xoom to get Android Ice Cream Sandwich update?

    By 17 October 2011

    The Motorola Xoom could be the first tablet to get updated to Google's soon-to-be-released Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. According to Fudzilla, the Motorola Xoom will see the hybrid phone and tablet operating system pushed out as an update imminently....