Tag Archive: Update


Robo Defense gets another update, continues to be awesome

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Pardon a little gushing folks, but as any long-time Android users know, Robo Defense is one of the real OG games for Android.  And the folks at Lupis Labs haven’t forgotten it, as it just got another great update with a new level, a new tower, and new achievements.  There might be newer games on the Market that take advantage of things like Tegra instructions, or need a dual-core powerhouse to  [Read More…]

Sprint’s LG Optimus S gets Gingerbread update, other Optimus models cry in the corner

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It took them almost a year, but LG has finally started to update the LG Optimus One to Gingerbread. Sprint’s version of the Optimus One, the Optimus S is the latest in the Optimus family to receive the 2.3 update, with the company announcing today that Optimus S users should receive Gingerbread over the coming days. Included in the update are the following new features and improvements:

Volume adjustment from handset  [Read More…]

Facebook gets a noticeable update, starts to suck less

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To say that Facebook’s Android app has been … less than exciting … would be the understatement of the past year or so. Hopefully tonight’s update is a sign of greater things to come, as Version 1.7 brings some UI tweaks and features that frankly should have been added by now. Here’s the rundown:

Made it easier to share with who you want Improved the sharing tool to add privacy controls  [Read More…]

Android “Jelly Bean” to be next version after Ice Cream Sandwich? (Update)

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Google has a tradition of naming Android versions after desserts. Ice Cream Sandwich is currently one of the hottest topics, as it’s the version we are all waiting for at the moment. It’s the Android version that will democratically unite tablet and smartphone software into one.

Due to the fact that ICS will be such a huge jump, we’ve not stopped to think about what Google will name the next Android  [Read More…]

Doodle Grub Update Adds 11 Levels, New Enemies

Doodle Grub, a game we highlighted back in June, has been updated with eleven new levels.  What’s more, each level gets its own unique enemies, apples and dangers, freshening the game up a bit.  We lauded Doodle Grub for its vibrant graphics and simple, addictive game play and can imagine this new update just adds to the replay value.  Download the game for free on any Android device  [Read More…]

Ice Cream Sandwich coming to all 2011 Sony Ericsson Xperia devices (Update)

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Sony Ericsson promised to stay committed to the Android platform, and things are definitely looking good. One of the main requests from customers is for timely updates, and it seems Sony Ericsson is working on this. The company has just confirmed that all current Xperia devices (from 2011) will receive the highly anticipated update to Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0?).

Ice Cream Sandwich is one of the hottest topics this year.  [Read More…]

Android 2.3 Gingerbread pushing out now to HTC Droid Incredible users? (Update: Manual Install)

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The HTC Droid Incredible has been one of the most beloved Android devices on Verizon. This phone was a beast when it came out, and even now it continues to compete strongly with some of the newest devices. For a while, everyone was afraid the good ol’ Droid Incredible was not going to get a Gingerbread update. Incredulous!

That was until Verizon posted OTA update details on the HTC Droid Incredible’s  [Read More…]

Gingerbread Update for the Droid Incredible Finally Rolling Out — Again

Feels like deja vu doesn’t it? The Droid Incredible Gingerbread update was slated for an August 16th rollout until ultimately being delayed so Verizon’s product team could do a bit more testing. A couple weeks passed without a word until finally we received an announcement via HTC’s Facebook page that the Gingerbread update would be coming in the month of September.

Well, it didn’t take long. We’re only  [Read More…]

VIZIO Announces Update for 8-inch Tablet

VIZIO has announced a software update for their 8-inch VTAB1008 tablet today which includes improvements to battery life, overall speed, and universal remote compatibility. According to the press release, the update enables faster scrolling and UI gestures and improved graphics performance and comes quickly on the heels of the Hulu Plus announcement.

The key feature in this update centers around the device compatibility for VIZIO’s Universal Remote Control App.  [Read More…]

How’s that Android update pledge treating you? Not very well yet. [STATS]

Remember back when everyone cheered as Hugo Barra told attendees at Google I/O that the Open Handset Alliance was going to get serious about updates? Barra announced that a collective of carriers and manufacturers had joined forces to pledge to update Android devices  [Read More…]