Articles about android 4.0 (page 3)

Android Ice Cream Sandwich has accessibility features for the blind
Folks who are visually impaired aren’t known to use smartphones mainly due to the lack of physical buttons to provide the tactile feedback that they need. When you don’t know what you’re pressing or whether you’re pressing the right button, it’s hard to know what you’re doing. Well, it looks like Google has been trying to address this issue with a new accessibility feature for Android Ice Cream Sandwich.

Sony Ericsson will upgrade 2011 Xperia portfolio to Ice Cream Sandwich
Of all the OEMs that create Android devices in the market today, it sure looks like Sony Ericsson is one the hardest working ones around. After receiving a whole lot of flak last year when it announced that some of its devices wouldn’t be getting Android 2.2 Froyo, the company pretty much turned over a new leaf by getting Gingerbread on most of their Android phones. Sony Ericsson also started […]

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich source code now available
We still don’t have an official release date for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the first Ice Cream Sandwich phone, in the US but rumors about the operating system’s source code arriving this week have already started surfacing. Well, it looks like those rumors are true because it has arrived ahead of the rumored November 17th release date. Juean-Baptiste Queru, a software engineer working on the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) […]

Lenovo to release 10.1" Ice Cream Sandwich Tegra 3 tablet before 2012
The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime may not be the last tablet of the year after all! Lenovo is reportedly cooking up a 10.1″ Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) device powered by NVIDIA’s new Tegra 3 chip. Apparently, Lenovo has chosen to use the faster memory option (DDR3), which would give them a bit more memory bandwidth, which can be an advantageous in situations where apps need to move a […]

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Android 4.0 source code to be released this week?
Rohan Shravan, founder and CEO of Notion Ink, claims that Internet search giant Google (who has since branched off to many other segments) will most probably release the source code for Android 4.0 this coming November 17th – making that a Thursday. How reliable would Rohan’s claim be? Well, for starters, with rather solid ties to the Android development community, this could very well turn out to be true but […]

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich coming to more HTC devices in the UK
HTC UK has announced that they will be delivering the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update to a wide range of devices sometime early next year – which will most probably happen in the first quarter in our estimate. As for the handsets in question, they would comprise of the HTC Sensation, HTC Sensation XL and HTC Sensation XE, as well as the recently annonuced HTC Rezound, HTC EVO 3D, […]

Ice Cream Sandwich for Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket and HTC Vivid confirmed
If you were thinking of getting the recently announced Samsung Galaxy S2 Skyrocket or HTC Vivid from AT&T, the carrier has confirmed that the phones will be getting the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update. While it’s not exactly surprising news, it does give consumers one less thing to worry about – especially after LG’s premature announcement of the Optimus 2X not getting the update (which was then retracted) – […]

LG's Ice Cream Sandwich for Optimus 2X decision not final
On Friday we reported that LG made a statement on its Facebook page saying that it wouldn’t be bringing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the Optimus 2X (a dual-core phone that was only released this year). Well, it looks like the company’s decision isn’t final yet because they got in touch with the folks over at Android and Me to let them know that Ice Cream Sandwich is still […]

Samsung confirms Ice Cream Sandwich for Galaxy S2 and other devices
If you own a Samsung device and you’re wondering whether it’s going to get Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Samsung Italy has the answer for you. According to Italian tech blog, HDBlog.it, Samsung Italy has confirmed which devices will be getting the very pretty Ice Cream Sandwich update. Judging by the list that has been confirmed so far, things don’t look too promising for owners of older Samsung Android phones.So […]

Asus Eee Pad range to receive Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update
Who says purchasing an Eee Pad device from Asus is not worth the effort? Asus has just announced that their entire family of Eee Pad devices that are running on the Android operating system will be on the receiving end of Google’s latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system – and while no concrete timeline is in place just yet, it is a work in progress. Below is an […]

Verizon officially announces the Samsung Galaxy Nexus
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus was announced earlier this week in Hong Kong, but there were no details about which carriers will be selling the device revealed (if you don’t count the hints on Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus interest page) – until this evening. Verizon has issued a press release, officially confirming that the flagship Android superphone will be available on its network. And yes, the phone will support 4G LTE on […]

Ubergizmo's Gaming Digest #1: The Darkness II, Ratchet & Clank, Battlefield 3, GTA III iPad and More
The gaming news world moves fast. Every day, thousands of nuggets of new gaming info drips out like a leaky faucet. We understand that most people don’t have the time to keep up with every single gaming blog, but want to stay on top of the most important news. In addition to the gaming coverage that we bring to you daily, we’re dishing out a weekly feature that’ll keep you […]

Sprint Galaxy Nexus coming soon?
We’ve previously reported about the US carriers that will be selling the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, well we’ve got some news that the phone might be arriving sooner than we think (i.e. no rumored Verizon exclusivity). A purchase order for a Galaxy Nexus poster for Sprint has been discovered and leaked to the folks over at BriefMobile. While we don’t get to see the poster, the order does list it as […]

Android Ice Cream Sandwich for tablets demonstrated on video
We all know that Android 4.0 aka Ice Cream Sandwich was designed to bring the tablet and smartphone versions of Android together under one roof. But at the launch of the operating system yesterday, it was only demonstrated on a smartphone, and not a single mention of it running on a tablet. Well the folks over at endgadget downloaded the Ice Cream Sandwich SDK and ran the emulator to test […]