Tag Archive: Sandwich

Chrome 42 will be the last version for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

People who are still using a device with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich soon won’t be able to get any more updates for Google’s Chrome browser.

Honda brings Android Ice Cream Sandwich to Civic’s dash

Honda is teaming up with NVIDIA to bring a Tegra-powered embedded Android experience to the Civic’s infotainment system. Dubbed Honda Connect, the system is powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra processor and runs a skinned version of Android 4.0.4 on a 7-inch touchscreen in the car. Honda Connect, which is different than Google’s Android Auto initiative, will debut on the Civic, Civic Tourer, and CR-V in Europe early next year.

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Acer said to be bringing CloudMobile smartphone with Ice Cream Sandwich to Mobile World Congress

Acer CloudMobile

Back during CES 2012 Acer showed off something called Acercloud, a new service from them much like Apple’s iCloud services in the fact it will keep documents and media libraries in the cloud with sync being offered across their line of smartphones and tablets.

Jumping forward to the present, Acer apparently just won the iF Product Design Award for outstanding achievement in design with a AcerCloud enabled device called the Acer CloudMobile  [Read More…]

Lenovo Thinkpad to receive Ice Cream Sandwich update in Q2

Android Central

Lenovo are the latest company to jump on the Ice Cream Sandwich update bandwagon by announcing its plans to update the ThinkPad tablet.

The Thinkpad has been around since last summer, and while we don’t have a specific date Lenovo have stated that the update will roll out during Q2. The IdeaPad is also slated to make the jump to Android 4.0 as well. It’s easy to forget about these  [Read More…]

Ice Cream Sandwich for international Motorola RAZR leaks

GSM Motoorola RAZR ICS leak

Calm down, Verizon Droid RAZR owners, this one’s not for you, unfortunately. Owners of the international (GSM/HSPA) Motorola RAZR XT910, however, are in luck, as an early build of Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich appears to have leaked out for Moto’s flagship international phone.

The leaked build, which has surfaced over on fansite DroidRZR.com, shows firmware built just a week ago on Jan. 17, which exhibits characteristics of both  [Read More…]

WatchESPN adds full-screen streaming on tablets, support for Ice Cream Sandwich

WatchESPN adds full-screen streaming on tablets, support for Ice Cream Sandwich

ESPN has finally updated its flagship live streaming app in order to be compatible with more devices; WatchESPN should now support phones running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and improved the playback experience  [Read More…]

Give your Windows 7 desktop an Ice Cream Sandwich flavored makeover

Android Central

What you see here folks is a Windows 7 desktop theme developed by Flickr user David Molina. Ice Cream Sandwich is pretty darn good looking, and David wanted to bring some of that to his desktop PC.

It’s not the simplest implementation, and there’s quite a few different components involved. The end result though is definitely worth it, and a surprisingly accurate representation of ICS on your PC. Full instructions  [Read More…]

How to turn your Windows 7 desktop into an Ice Cream Sandwich treat in ten (not so) simple steps

How to turn your Windows 7 desktop into an Ice Cream Sandwich treat in ten (not so) simple steps

Ever since we first laid eyes on Android Ice Cream Sandwich’s look, we fell in love  [Read More…]

Ice Cream Sandwich for the Motorola Xoom appears to be rolling out now to everyone


A treat for the night owls from Motorola — the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Wifi only Motorola Xoom looks to be rolling out right about now.  Reports say it’s Android 4.0.3, and everything is the same as the recent “project” that started last week.  It’s an OTA, and like all OTA’s will roll out in stages of some sort or another and nobody is sure how it’s calculated.  Keep  [Read More…]

Ice Cream Sandwich Google Apps tip: long press any icon for its name

ICS tip

Here’s a little tip you may not have known about — while working inside Google’s applications in Ice Cream Sandwich, you can long press any icon and its name will appear.  This can be handy for figuring out what all those fancy new icons mean, and is a heck of a lot better than Jerry’s method of “just press it and see what happens”.  For now, this seems limited to Google’s  [Read More…]