Tag Archive: Update


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…]

Vizio tablet gets its first OTA update

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The Vizio tablet has an OTA upgrade rolling out, and while it’s not a version upgrade to Honeycomb it does look to address a few nags we have with the software — namely the application launch speed and scrolling between screens.  If you have a look at our review, you’ll see that the VIA software on the tablet seems slower than we liked, and full of shiny animations that look good  [Read More…]

Droid 2 Gingerbread update is pushing out now

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Those of you who woke up with a Motorola Droid 2 by your side should start pressing the update button now, because your Android 2.3 Gingerbread update is available. It’s actually Android 2.3.3 and not the more recent Android 2.3.4, but we’ll take what we can get at this point.

In addition to the OS update, here’s what you can expect:

New Download Manager App Under Manage Applications, a  [Read More…]

Verizon Announces Gingerbread Update for Droid 2

We have a feeling that many of you guys already know this but Verizon has announced that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update has begun rolling out for the Droid 2. Of course it’s not just a simple OS upgrade as it also includes new apps, features, and improvements.   If you happen to own one of these handset and haven’t updated the device yet, you should be on the  [Read More…]

HTC Runnymede Unearthed with 4.7-inch Display [UPDATE]

Here’s yet another potent Android phone to put on your radar, the HTC Runnymede. According to information gathered by Pocketnow, the device first surfaced a few weeks back when it was listed in EXIF data on an image sharing website. On the surface, the specs sound like an upper echelon smart phone but not quite the top of the line. Digging a little deeper we learn there are some  [Read More…]

Foursquare gets a UI update, all while adding some new features

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The latest Foursquare update is now rolling out if you haven’t already grabbed it by now. The update brings some UI enhancements along with it, making the app overall easier to navigate and make your way through. Check-In and venue pages got a bit of a facelift and images are now shown in-line on your friends tab, as well — you’ll find now showing has moved to the Places tab. Nothing too drastic  [Read More…]