There’s been a lot of talk over how slowly Jelly Bean updates are rolling out to Samsung’s top tier Android devices, but one thing that seems to have slipped people’s minds is that Sammy still has some loose ends to tie up from ICS software leaps.
The Lenovo IdeaTab S2110 is a new entry into the ever-growing category of tablets that can also be used as laptops. Does Lenovo have what it takes to take on competition like the Asus Transformer series? Find out in our review.
Google Calendar has been released into Google Play. The app brings support for newer devices, those running Android 4.0.3 or later and with some new features to include the ability to snooze events from the notification, pinch to zoom in and out of a day and more
Those sporting a Motorola Atrix 2 with AT&T, you have an update ready and waiting. The update will arrive as Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and bring features to include an updated browser, new lockscreen functionality, Face Unlock and more.
After dropping the bomb and announcing that the Atrix 4G, Electrify and Photon 4G won’t be updated to Android 4.0, an entire wave of Motorola devices have started getting ICS as if to compensate. The Atrix 2 has got the upgrade a couple of weeks back, and now four tablets are in line for some tasty new software treats.
In case you happen to own one of the first Intel-based Android handsets out there you’ll be happy to hear your handset is about to receive an important Android upgrade. We’re talking about the Lava Xolo X900, which can be updated officially to Ice Cream Sandwich. Sure, we get that you’d like to play with Jelly Bean instead, but at least you’re leaving Gingerbread world.
With Samsung officially upgrading the international Galaxy Tab 7.7 to Android 4.0 way back in July, it only seemed natural for users of Verizon’s LTE version to expect the same treatment from good ol’ Big Red.
October is looking like a very hot month for Google and its Nexus devices. The company is rumored to unveil Android 4.2 – which is believed to be just an incremental Jelly Bean update rather than a full blown Key Lime Pie upgrade – that will be found aboard a variety of new Nexus devices.
A few days ago, we told you that Google/Motorola decided not to update the Atrix 4G and Photon (Electrify) to Ice Cream Sandwich, both smartphones released only last year. That was certainly a surprising move not because we haven’t seen it before, but because Motorola is now a Google subsidiary, and we would expect the Android maker to offer more support to its customers, especially when it comes to software upgrades.
While it was leaked back in July, Verizon Wireless customers using the Motorola Droid Xyboard 8.2 should be seeing the official ICS update for the tablet soon. While there hasn’t yet been an official announcement, Verizon’s support page for the Droid Xyboard 8.2 says a software update is coming soon, and the support documents have been updated with information about the upgrade. The documents confirm that the update is finally bringing Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich to the Xyboard 8.2. The documents also note that the update includes the latest version of the Motorola USB driver, allowing users to connect…