Sony makes good on its promise and updates Xperia mini to Android 4.0 ICS

by 2 years ago

While Android manufacturers have generally been disappointing to their customers with ICS update delays and, most of all, an utter and complete lack of communication (yes, I’m talking about you, Motorola), one particular company has not only delivered on its promises, but has also pleasantly surprised its users on more than one occasion. Sony has been announcing updates for several 2011 phones these past months and the latest in this bunch to take the software leap is the Xperia Mini. The entry-level 3-incher has been on a wider list of handhelds announced as receiving updates a month back, but ICS…

So it can be done after all… Sony rolls out ICS for seven Xperia phones, right on schedule

by 2 years ago

Six months after Ice Cream Sandwich started appearing on the menu, most manufacturers and carriers are still unable to fully serve customers with the delectable dessert. Disappointingly, across the board, many phones and tablets are still waiting to get the update to the latest Android OS, that’s it if they’ll receive it at all. But that certainly isn’t a problem for Sony, as the company is ready to send out the ICS upgrade for not just one or two devices, but SEVEN of them in one go. Yep. As planned, Sony is now rolling out its Android 4.0.4 ICS update…

Install CyanogenMod 9 ICS on Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini

by 2 years ago

The dream of every Android developer is to see as many Android phones—old or new—updated to the new Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich. Relying on official updates alone won’t help bring the updates to all Android phones. We also need the help of independent developers. If you have a Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini–a rather old phone–you can bring Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich to it via the CyanogenMod 9 custom ROM.  XDA Developers member paul-xxx shares a flashing guide that installs CyanogenMod 9 to your phone. In this instructional guide, we will be teaching you how to flash CyanogenMod…