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Just as folks on AT&T and T-Mobile are settling down with version 4.0.3 of Ice Cream Sandwich on their Galaxy S2, a newer version of the mobile OS for the phone has leaked on the good ol’ interweb. The latest firmware for the Samsung Galaxy S2 can now be downloaded…

Researchers at NC State University have found a weakness in the Android framework (meaning the Android GUI and services, not the underlying Linux kernel) which has allowed them to create a proof-of-concept prototype rootkit that can alter which apps are launched when an icon is tapped. The result is that malware…

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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean may be the hottest Android OS version in town, but the update is going to take its time to arrive to supported devices. In fact, except for the unofficial Jelly Bean ports that we have seen recently and the ones Google confirmed that are upgradeable to…

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After a rollercoaster ride made of various Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade rumors for the Motorola Droid RAZR and RAZR Maxx, we can finally confirm that the two Android handsets will get Android 4.0.4 in the following days. Verizon has posted software upgrade instructions for the handsets on its website, and…

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Unfortunately for Android device users, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is not seeing the widespread adoption Google has probably hoped for, and, more than six months after it was introduced, ICS is only available on just over 7% of Android devices. Sure, ICS is not compatible with older hardware, but…