Tag Archive: Update


Google delays Transformer Prime release date to Dec for Android 4.0 update

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Are you patiently waiting for the world’s first quad-core Android tablet? The always interesting Digitimes reports tonight that “sources from upstream supply chain” say Google is providing assistance to ASUS in order to make sure the Transformer Prime ships with the latest Android 4.0. Unfortunately, that means the official launch might be pushed back to December.

Digitimes explains that Google has cold-shouldered Taiwan based PC makers with Android software upgrades in the past and some  [Read More…]

Sprint announces Ice Cream Sandwich update for HTC devices

Sprint Ice Cream Sandwich Update

Word has arrived from Sprint regarding the future availability of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for their smartphones, with an announcement having been made today about their HTC line of devices. From the Sprint Community portal blog:

“Sprint will begin to rollout Google’s latest version of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich, to our customers in early 2012. Ice Cream Sandwich will be available via an over-the-air update to a variety  [Read More…]

HTC Rezound coming with Beats Audio to Verizon Nov. 14, ICS update coming in 2012

HTC has joined Verizon to announce the HTC Rezound, the first U.S. phone with Beats Audio built-into the device.

With its dual-core 1.5 GHz processor, 4.3-inch LCD screen, 720p display, and an 8 Megapixel camera with LED flash, the Rezound is an impressive phone. However, that’s not enough to keep people happy in a sea of super phones; access to Verizon 4G LTE network  [Read More…]

ASUS Eee Pad Transformer getting yet another timely update

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ASUS has done an outstanding job giving us updates for the Transformer. There’s no doubt they’re keeping their customers happy with great hardware/software, affordable prices and timely updates. What else can we ask for, right?

The Transformer Prime could prove to be a great investment. And even though the first Tegra 3 tablet should be released soon, it doesn’t mean Asustek is giving up on the good ol’ Transformer. It seems  [Read More…]

Rumor: Droid RAZR to be released on 11/11/11 at 11:11 AM? (Update: Video)

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Now this is something we don’t see often. It seems Verizon might be playing around with the dates (either that or they really like the number 1) and will release the Motorola Droid RAZR a bit later than the rumored November 10 date. According to information dug up at Android Central, Big Red might have decided to go out of its comfort zone and release the device next Friday, November 11, instead of their normal  [Read More…]

Optimus 3D Gingerbread update set to bring faster HSPA+, video enhancements

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LG Optimus 3D owners are on track for few extra treats along with their Gingerbread update later this month, if an early leaked firmware build is any indication. The leaked build, which recently cropped up on XDA, is based on Android 2.3.5, and comes with enhancements like 2D and 3D video editing, 3D to 2D conversion and higher bit-rates for 3D videos. There’s also the  [Read More…]

Swype-style gesture input arriving in latest Xperia software update

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Sony Ericsson has a little surprise waiting inside the latest software update for its 2011 Xperia series — a Swype-style “gesture input” system baked into the Xperia keyboard. After enabling the new option it in the keyboard settings, you’ll be able to type words by tracing a path through their letters, just like Swype or HTC’s Trace keyboard.

All this goodness comes pre-loaded on the Xperia Arc S, which ships with SE’s  [Read More…]

Droid Bionic maintenance update coming … eventually

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Pop quiz: Which one of the following is true about the upcoming maintenance update for the Motorola Droid Bionic:

It’ll likely be out by the end of the year. It’ll likely be out by Christmas. It’s coming in the next 30 to 60 days. Nobody really knows when it’s coming.

You’re right. It’s a trick question. Moto Matt, everybody’s favorite Motorola support forums manager, this afternoon dropped the following regarding  [Read More…]

Rogers HTC EVO 3D security update now available

Rogers HTC EVO 3D

If you’ll remember a little while back, HTC confirmed some security issues in a few of their devices and advised that an OTA security update was in testing and would soon be rolled out once carrier testing was approved. Now, Rogers users in Canada are getting a security update labeled version 1.20.631.3 for the HTC EVO 3D that also includes some performance enhancements for Sense and addresses some force close  [Read More…]

How’s the HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread update treating ya?

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Now that all of us HTC ThunderBolt users have a few days of official (and theoretically unborked) Gingerbreads under our belts, it’s time to check in on the state of the union. How’re things going? Everything fixed that was supposed to be fixed? Are rainbows shooting out of your headphone jack?

Let us know in the commentes.