Ice Cream Sandwich archive

  • Ice Cream Sandwich complete, Google erects statue
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    Ice Cream Sandwich complete, Google erects statue

    By 14 October 2011

    Google has announced that Ice Cream Sandwich is complete. To honour the achievement it has erected a statue of an Ice Cream Sandwich Android figure at the company’s headquarters in Mountain View. As it did with the launch of Gingerbread and Android...

  • Samsung Galaxy Nexus with Ice Cream Sandwich coming 19 October
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    Samsung Galaxy Nexus with Ice Cream Sandwich coming 19 October

    By 13 October 2011

    Samsung and Google will announce the next version of Android and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone (aka Nexus Prime) on Wednesday 19 October.  The announcement will be made at the start of the AsiaD conference in Hong Kong by Android chief Andy Rubin,...

  • Samsung Nexus Prime will not launch on 27 October either
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    Samsung Nexus Prime will not launch on 27 October either

    By 7 October 2011

    Contrary to reports on other websites, the new date for the Samsung Nexus Prime Unpacked event is not 27 October. Talking to various trusted sources, that day could see a Samsung press launch in London, but it will not be hosted by Google or likely to...

  • Samsung Nexus Prime 11 October launch pulled
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    Samsung Nexus Prime 11 October launch pulled

    By 7 October 2011

    Pocket-lint has just learnt that the Samsung Unpacked 2011 event due to happen on 11 October in San Diego has been canned. And the planned unveiling of both Android Ice Cream Sandwich and the Samsung Nexus Prime is not going ahead. We have received the...

  • Samsung Nexus Prime hands-on pictures and video leak
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    Samsung Nexus Prime hands-on pictures and video leak

    By 7 October 2011

    On top of all the leaks and news coming out about the Samsung Nexus Prime, Romanian website mobilissimo.ro now claims to have been sent an exclusive hands-on video with the new device. The unnamed source has also sent the site several screengrabs, which...

  • Nexus Prime with Ice Cream Sandwich 11 October launch confirmed
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    Nexus Prime with Ice Cream Sandwich 11 October launch confirmed

    By 7 October 2011

    Although all the signs have been pointing that way, Pocket-lint has conclusively and exclusively learnt from a trusted source that Samsung Mobile will be announcing the Google Nexus Prime handset (aka Galaxy Nexus) at its Unpacked 2011 event in San Diego...

  • Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2 landing before end of 2011
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    Asus Eee Pad Transformer 2 landing before end of 2011

    By 4 October 2011

    It looks like Asus isn't pulling any punches with its sequel to the surprisingly decent EeePad. The Transformer 2 is, according to the companies' CEO Jerry Shen, due out soon and will land packing the lastest version of Android: Ice Cream Sandwich. ...

  • VIDEO: Android Ice Cream Sandwich in action
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    VIDEO: Android Ice Cream Sandwich in action

    By 29 September 2011

    Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone, prevent the dog from barking with a juicy bone, silence the pianos and with muffled drum, bring out the Nexus S for some Ice Cream Sandwich fun. Yep, you read that right. No, not that Pocket-lint loves its Auden...

  • Samsung Google Nexus Prime: Landing 11 October?
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    Samsung Google Nexus Prime: Landing 11 October?

    By 29 September 2011

    Not to be outdone but its Cupertino based rival, Samsung has begun sending out invites for a very special event of its own - one in which it's expected the Samsung created Google Nexus Prime will be officially unveiled - on 11 October. An invite to the...

  • Google: Developers should prepare for imminent Ice Cream Sandwich launch
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    Google: Developers should prepare for imminent Ice Cream Sandwich launch

    By 20 September 2011

    As Google prepares to launch Ice Cream Sandwich over the next 2 months, it has posted a request to developers that they should also prepare. They have been prompted to get their apps ready for a new world of multiple screen sizes, be it an Android smartphone...

  • Android Ice Cream Sandwich coming October or November
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    Android Ice Cream Sandwich coming October or November

    By 8 September 2011

    Google's Eric Schmidt has lifted the lid on the release date for the new Android operating system, codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich.  The new OS is said to act like a combination of tablet-centric Honeycomb and phone based Gingerbread. Schmidt announced...

  • First pics of Android Ice Cream Sandwich emerge
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    First pics of Android Ice Cream Sandwich emerge

    By 12 August 2011

    Well, well, well - what do we have here? If it isn't the much discussed and anticipated Android update Ice Cream Sandwich, flaunting its wares for all the world to see. First impressions - it's very blue isn't it? Lots of aqua action going on too. The...

  • Leaked Samsung roadmap points at 720p Ice Cream Sandwich monster
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    Leaked Samsung roadmap points at 720p Ice Cream Sandwich monster

    By 11 August 2011

    How's your Italian? If it's as good as ours then you'll just have to do what we did - hope that Slashgear has got its translations right when it detailed a supposed leaked Samsung roadmap. We're also hoping that Telefonio.net has got its facts right with...

  • Possible quad-core Motorola Xoom 2 inbound
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    Possible quad-core Motorola Xoom 2 inbound

    By 13 July 2011

    With Xoom 2 rumours still fresh from the speculation oven it looks like things are about to get even more exciting in the Motorola tablet camp. Fudzilla is reporting a 10 inch slate with a 2048x536 resolution, something likely only Nvidia's quad-core...

  • Samsung denies its own Nexus 3 rumours
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    Samsung denies its own Nexus 3 rumours

    By 12 July 2011

    Samsung set the rumour mill a-spinning this morning when a tweet from its Romanian based feed hinted at a new Nexus phone in the works.  The tweet came as a response to an article posted on go4it and read "Yes, next Nexus will be Samsung AMOLED Super...

  • Google Nexus Prime: Samsung device incoming?
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    Google Nexus Prime: Samsung device incoming?

    By 27 June 2011

    A couple of weeks back we told you how Boy Genius Report claimed to have the lowdown on the next-gen Nexus Android device, and now its back to add to the declaration. You may remember before how the report detailed an LTE equipped handset, with a whopping...

  • Huawei Sonic and Glory take refuge in the Gingerbread house
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    Huawei Sonic and Glory take refuge in the Gingerbread house

    By 22 June 2011

    Not content with unleashing the world's first Android 3.2 tablet, Chinese manufacturer Huawei also has two pretty nifty sounding Gingerbread Android mobile phones lined up as well - the Huawei Sonic and the Huawei Glory. Starting with the Glory, because...

  • Google Nexus 4G: Details revealed?
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    Google Nexus 4G: Details revealed?

    By 15 June 2011

    BGR reckons that it has got the low-down on the next Nexus device, which it is labelling the Google Nexus 4G, and if proved correct we're looking at an absolute monster of a phone. For starters how does a 720p resolution screen sound? We know - it sounds...

  • Asus: Google excited by the PadFone that's coming Christmas with Ice Cream Sandwich
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    Asus: Google excited by the PadFone that's coming Christmas with Ice Cream Sandwich

    By 30 May 2011

    Google is very excited by the Asus Padfone; the company's corporate VP and GM for the Personal Mobile Devices Business Unit, Benson Lin, has told Pocket-lint in an exclusive interview at Computex in Taipei. “We are working very closely with Google and...

  • Nexus 3 in the works: Ice Cream Sandwich debut?
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    Nexus 3 in the works: Ice Cream Sandwich debut?

    By 12 May 2011

    Over in San Fran, at Google I/O, Android boss (or SVP of mobile to give him his official moniker) Andy Rubin confirmed that a new Google flagship device would be coming soon. Speaking to blog Android & Me, Rubin said: "The Nexus has been the thing that...

  • Android Ice Cream Sandwich coming in time for Christmas
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    Android Ice Cream Sandwich coming in time for Christmas

    By 10 May 2011

    Google has announced that it will be merging the company’s two operating system Honeycomb and Gingerbread into a new OS called Ice Cream Sandwich that will launch in time for Christmas. The new OS will offer a host of new features as well as bringing...

  • Google TV topping for Android Ice Cream?
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    Google TV topping for Android Ice Cream?

    By 4 April 2011

    Take this one with a pinch of salt (or should that be a pinch of sprinkles?) but Google TV could be landing on your Android handset or tablet after the introduction of the Ice Cream. The suggestion comes from GTVsource.com, who states that Google is planning...

  • Dell Android Ice-Cream handset September 2011?
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    Dell Android Ice-Cream handset September 2011?

    By 17 February 2011

    Another leaked Dell roadmap has turned up, this time detailing its smartphone plans for the year ahead - and there are juicy details galore. First up, is the news that Dell is planning on releasing an Android Ice-Cream device in September - the Dell Hancock....

  • Google aims for Android clarity
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    Google aims for Android clarity

    By 16 February 2011

    Google's outgoing CEO Eric Schmidt and VP of Engineering Andy Rubin took to the stage in Barcelona for the company's MWC keynote on Tuesday, where they spoke about all things Android - and clarified a few rumours that had been floating around. Firstly,...

  • Android 2.4 coming April, leaving 2.3 dead on arrival - not Ice Cream
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    Android 2.4 coming April, leaving 2.3 dead on arrival - not Ice Cream

    By 7 February 2011

    Viewsonic has exclusively told Pocket-lint that its recently announced ViewPad 4 smartphone will be packing Android 2.4 when it launches in April. And the update will produce an OS that has the ability to work with Honeycomb apps. The news, aside from...