Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has been long promised for the Verizon HTC Thunderbolt. HTC told us back in May that we should see something in June or July. Earlier this month HTC updated Thunderbolt owners again, moving their timeline to the end of August. It looks like they may just be on target after all.
Team BAMF has managed to get a hold of a leaked ROM for the HTC Mecha aka Thunderbolt. It’s build number 7.00.605.2 and running Android 4.0.3. Everything is fully functional in this ROM including 3g, 4g, phone calls, sms, mms and more. HTC Sense has been updated to version 3.6 which is a substantial update over the original Sense 2.1 that came with [...]
Motorola, which is now owned by Google, filed a new patent-based claim with the U.S. International Trade Commission against Apple, seeking an import ban in the U.S. against several Apple products including the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Mac.
Google, via Motorola, is attacking Apple with seven patents, and neither one is a FRAND, or a standards essential patent. According to Bloomberg, some of Motorola’s allegedly infringed patents cover technologies related to location reminders, e-mail notification and phone/video players. In addition to other features on Apple devices that are apparently in violation of these patents, the voice-based [...]