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With most Galaxy Note owners having already gotten their Ice Cream Sandwich treat (including Canadian Note owners), what new software update could Samsung possible be rolling out for the phablet?... Wishful thinkers may hope to find some delightful jelly beans, but it’s actually only version 4.0.4 of ICS.

Galaxy Note owners in Germany first reported the Android 4.0.4 update, but it has since...

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Just as folks on AT&T and T-Mobile are settling down with version 4.0.3 of Ice Cream Sandwich on their Galaxy S2, a newer version of the mobile OS for the phone has leaked on the good ol’...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 from Sam Mobile.

The leaked file is a legit one from Samsung, albeit a pre-release version of Android 4.0.4. You proba...

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 could easily install fake apps which look and feel the same as normal apps but which steal informati...

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When we heard a couple of weeks back that Samsung was planning to update pretty much its entire portfolio of Android tablets to Ice Cream Sandwich in July and August, we were willing to bet... big money that the actual updates will not start until the end of July, at the earliest.

However, Sammy has pleasantly surprised us all a couple of hours back, when it officially kick-started...

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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 Android 4.1, we have no idea which of the current Android devices will get the new OS v...

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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 you should prepare your RAZR version for the upcoming...

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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 even former flagship devices from various Android device mak...

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What was thought as the impossible is finally happening now – it appears Verizon is already sending out the IMM76K update for Galaxy Nexus, which will bring the device to Android 4.0.4. It... took a little nudge from Google — as the update file was first uploaded to its server — and some pleas from disgruntled customers. But better late than never, right?

As always, any...

verizon galaxy nexus android 4 0 4 update IMM76k

For the owners of the Galaxy Nexus on Verizon, it has been a long and winding path to get the Android 4.0.4 IMM76K update. But we hope all that hair pulling and teeth grinding can be put behind... now, as the long awaited update has finally been approved by Verizon. You know what this means, don’t you? The oft-rumored but never realized OTA update is coming to your handset very soon.

Veri...

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Owners of the Galaxy Nexus on Verizon might want to put their class action suits plan against the carrier on hold. Though rumors of an Android 4.0.4 roll out for the device a couple of days... ago haven’t turned out to be accurate, it’s our pleasure to inform you that the download file for the 4.0.4 update is now available on Google’s servers. Yes, Big G has decided to take the matter...