The first phone to run on Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, was officially launched today, and while it wasn’t mentioned who would be carrying the device at the presentation, it looks like the cat is out of the bag. If you head over to the Galaxy Nexus page on Samsung’s website to sign up your interest, you can see the list of carriers that will be selling the phone when […]
The day that all Android fans have been waiting for has finally arrived. Google has finally pulled the wrapper off its latest operating system: Android 4.0, better known as Ice Cream Sandwich. This time around, Google has decided to focus on making the operating system “enchanting”, easy to use and appealing to more people. And from what they introduced at the unveiling, I think they’ve managed to hit the spot […]
Looks like the Samsung Nexus Prime gets no respect at all – as it the much looked forward to device has just be announced by the good people over at NTT DoCoMo all the way in the Land of the Rising Sun despite it being hours away Stateside before Samsung and Google’s team up will see the upcoming super smartphone launched with Ice Cream Sandwich inside.
According to @Black_Man_X, a tipster who’s well-known for his accurate predictions, Samsung might not be the only company to release a stock Android phone this year. For those of you unfamiliar with the term, Google uses “Nexus” to describe its flagship Android phones that carry the pure Android experience. No added bloatware or manufacturer/carrier customizations – just plain Android. So far there have been two Nexus phones – the Nexus […]
We would normally use the term “unbox” for a particular piece of hardware, but why is it being applied to software right now, especially a mobile operating system from Google? Well, the answer can be summed up simply – this is a literal representation of Ice Cream Sandwich, Google’s nickname for their Android 4.0 operating system that will be able to play nice with both tablets and smartphones, bridging the […]
Normally, leaks concerning upcoming devices or perhaps the user interface of an operating system or program tend to be a blur, but hopefully with better camera sensors in devices these days (the iPhone 4S comes into mind), such occurrences will get rarer and rarer.We do hope to see screenshots that are similar in quality to the Ice Cream Sandwich shots you see above – it does seem as though plenty […]
Today seems rife with Nexus announcements. We just reported about the “corrected” specs for the next Nexus phone, and now we’ve got reports about the phone has making an appearance in the wild. A Romanian website, Mobilissimo.ro recently posted up two new images and a video of the phone that is said to be the Galaxy Nexus/Nexus Prime. While the pictures and video of the phone surely look like it […]
Yesterday we wrote about the alleged specs for the Galaxy Nexus/Nexus Prime that were revealed by the folks over at BGR. Well, we have a post from GSMArena have posted a report saying that yesterday’s specs were in fact wrong, and the phone is supposedly even more impressive than we thought. According to their tipster who was supposed to be a Google insider, when Samsung advertised the phone with the […]
To everybody waiting for Google to launch the latest version of Android, the wait is almost over. Ice Cream Sandwich is going to be unveiled at the Samsung Unpacked event next week according to a report from CNET. They visited the official Android Developers YouTube channel (where the Unpacked event is supposed to be streamed live) and noticed a placeholder video named “Android ICS launch” with a countdown in the […]
Android’s next version of its operating system is known as Ice Cream Sandwich, touching number 4.0 in the natural order of things – where it will consolidate both smartphone and tablet environments in a single ecosystem. Someone who purchased a Nexus S from eBay actually got more than he bargained for, as an early build of Ice Cream Sandwich was already installed on it with a video to boot.
While we still have no official word on when Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) is going to launch, it looks like it might be arriving in the near future. Google has already started preparing its developers with details about how they should handle their app sizes in Ice Cream Sandwich. Because Ice Cream Sandwich is designed to unite the smartphone and tablet experience for Android, developers will have to use […]
Sony Ericsson is not exactly known for being the fastest kid on the block when it comes to introducing the latest operating system version on their range of smartphones, but could a change of heart be imminent? It seems that Sony Ericsson recently confirmed that their current generation Xperia line-up will be getting Android 4.0, or better known as Ice Cream Sandwich.A representative from the London-based phone manufacturer has stepped […]
Want to know what the next version of Android is going to look like? Well you don’t have to wait anymore – provided the screenshots above are the real deal. The folks over at RootzWiki have published some photographs of a Nexus S running what is said to be Android 4.0, better known as Ice Cream Sandwich. According to them, the OS is still in its very early stages and […]
By now you probably know that Google likes to name various versions of its Android OS after food, and we’ve already seen Android 1.5, 1.6, 2.0/2.1, and 2.2 being called Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, and Froyo (frozen yogurt) respectively. Aside from that, Android 3.0 will be dubbed Gingerbread, followed by Honeycomb. Now word is going around that Android 4.0 will be called Ice Cream, another frozen dessert. While there hasn’t been […]