Tags Ics

Tag: ics

Android 4.x Now Ahead Of Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Newly available statistics suggest that Android 4.x has finally caught up with Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

Sony Tablet S Software Update Brings Guest Mode and More

Now, another software update has been pushed out to the Sony Tablet S, bringing more "small apps," plus a new feature called Guest Mode.

Dirt Cheap ICS Tablet Alert: Matrix One is just $59.99

What if you could get an Android ICS tablet for just $59.99? Crazy, but true. The Matrix One is a dirt cheap tablet with very modest hardware.

Coby Kryos Android 4.0 ICS Tablet price cut to $80

If you're willing to go with a lower-tier brand, and are looking for tablets with Android Ice Cream Sandwich for less than $100, the Coby Kryos, 7.0-inch WVGA with a 1GHz processor and 512MB of RAM might be your best bet.

Exclusive: First Hands-On Pics of the Transphone Android Smartphone Tablet

The Transphone is aiming to bridge that gap too and we've got the first exclusive hands-on photos of the upcoming device.

$100 Off Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 plus Free Keyboard Dock

Yes, there's a lot of attention being paid to the Google Nexus 7, but you can actually spend the same amount of money on a 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and get a free keyboard docking station to boot.

Pre-Release Version Of Jelly Bean Hits Motorola Xoom WIFI

The Motorola Xoom WiFi was one of the very first tablets to get its hands on Ice Cream Sandwich, with that in mind, it seems only appropriate that the same thing will be happening with Jelly Bean. At the moment no official delivery date has been set for the general public but certified testers who signed up for a pre-release are now getting the first taste of Jelly Bean on their Xoom tablets.

Sprint SPH-L300 Spy Shots

Samsung's upcoming SPH-L300 “Gogh” recently passed through the FCC, so it's only a matter of time before an official announcement comes on way. In the meantime, Brief Mobile managed to get ahold of more pictures of Sprint's upcoming Samsung smartphone, and from the pictures we've learned a few things such as the fact that the Gogh runs Android 4.0 ICS.

Sony Xperia S, P and U Smartphones Coming to America

The Sony Xperia NXT family of smartphones is making its way to the United States market and it's coming in no fewer than three different flavors: the Xperia S, Xperia P and Xperia U.

Motorola Atrix HD Announced with ICS, 1.5GHz Snapdragon (Video)

This is the first phone to use Motorola's new "Circle Widget" on the home screen, giving you quick access to weather, battery, and your AT&T account. Expect to see the Motorola Atrix HD sell for $99.99 on contract when it hits AT&T on July 15.

Archos 97 Carbon Android ICS Tablet Challenges Nexus 7

As its name implies, the 97 Carbon features a 9.7-inch 5X multitouch IPS screen. There's Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich under the hood and, thankfully, there is full access to Google Play and the full suite of Google apps right out of the box.

New HTC INCREDIBLE 4G LTE for Verizon July 5

The Taiwanese company has announced that it will be revealing something "INCREDIBLE" this week and sure enough, they did.

Chrome Browser for Android Exits Beta, Available Through Google Play

You can expect to get tabbed browsing, of course, but Chrome for Android also has incognito. There's also the ability to sync your open tabs with your desktop to read later and the ability to switch tabs "the way you would fan a deck of cards."

Splish-Splash with Water-Resistant Sony XPERIA acro S Smartphone

You dropped your phone in the toilet. Again. If you had the Sony XPERIA acro S, it'd be less of a burden, because this stylish Android phone is water-resistant.

Google 7-Inch Tablet PC Appearing In June?

It seems that Google's 7-inch tablet PC is schedule for a full release in July, with an initial batch of 600,000 units shipping as early as June. According to the information cited, supposedly from sources within the supply chain, Asus is co-developing the device and the entry-level tablet will be around $200 or less.

Sony Tablet P Finally Getting Android 4.0 ICS on May 24

That's changing, now that Sony is ready to push out Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the dual screen Sony Tablet P. As with the Tablet S, the update will be pushed out automatically via the software update feature.

Android ICS Shown Off On The Samsung Galaxy Note At CTIA

Hoping to get your hands on Android 4.0 for your Samsung Galaxy Note? Not too long ago a leaked build hit the net, but now at the CTIA in New Orleans we have real confirmation in the form of a Galaxy Note demonstration running 4.0.3.

Samsung Galaxy S III Headed to T-Mobile and Sprint

After months of speculation and hearsay, the Samsung Galaxy S III was officially unveiled to the world earlier today in London, but which carriers are going to get their hands on this latest slab of Super AMOLED deliciousness? After all, Samsung didn't make any formal indication at the official event.

HTC EVO 4G LTE: The One X for Sprint

Not to be confused with that old HTC EVO 4G, the new HTC EVO 4G LTE has been officially announced and unveiled by Dan Hesse and the team at Sprint. Those last three letters make all the difference

Samsung Galaxy S III May Arrive Next Month

The Galaxy S 3 is expected to be Samsung’s answer to the Apple iPhone 4S and most likely will also compete against the rumored iPhone 5. We have already seen a lot of rumors regarding the release date of the much anticipated Android device, and today we have got yet another hint, which suggests that the device might indeed be unveiled next month as previously rumored.

Rumored Google Nexus Tablet Could Be A Ten-Inch Device

Rumors about a so-called Nexus tablet from Google have been flying around for a while. What you see above comes to us from Pocketnow and the pictured device is purported to be the search giant’s upcoming tablet. Could it be the cheap stock Android Nexus tablet meant to compete against the new iPad?

HTC One X Camera Shootout With The Best Android Smartphones (Video)

Apart from Android ICS and the quad-core power, one of the biggest reasons for getting the HTC One X is certainly the device’s camera with ImageSense technology. Its shooter boasts improved lens, sensor, software, and there’s also a new custom HTC ImageChip. But seeing is believing, right? So we have a new video here which compares the camera capabilities of the One X with that of the Sony Xperia S and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus.

Newer Samsung Galaxy S III “Leak” Reveals Lack of Buttons, More...

Earlier today, we reported on a leaked SGS3 photo that seemed to indicate quite a few things about the upcoming Samsung smartphone. Now, we're seeing a brand new leaked image that is actually quite a bit different from the other versions of the Galaxy S III that we had already seen previously.

Samsung Galaxy S 3 To Arrive in May? Photos “leaked”

The Apple iPhone 5 is certainly a much anticipated device, and so is the Samsung Galaxy S 3. We have already heard a lot of rumors regarding the upcoming Android handset and what you see above is thought to have come from a public relations PowerPoint file. Is that really the S3 we have been waiting for all this while? We believe it is most probably a fake.

HTC One X Already Rooted, Weeks Ahead Of Its Launch

Although the HTC One X is still a few weeks away from hitting store shelves, that hasn't stopped Android developer, Paul O'Brien, from cracking the new flagship device's software and offering a tool that will allow others to easily do the same.

Ice Cream Sandwich for Galaxy S II Coming By March 15?

And it's about to get a lot sweeter too, since we're hearing that Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich will be rolled out to the Galaxy S2 by March 15, if not earlier.

Google Nexus Tablet Built By Asus, Powered by Tegra 3 and...

It's been postulated for some time that Google was working on a so-called Nexus tablet that would fundamentally follow in the footsteps of its Nexus family of smartphones. Now, we're hearing that it could be Asus that will be charged with building the pure Google tablet.

New App Brings ICS Camera To All Android Devices

The never-ending wait for your vendor to update your phone or tablet to ICS seems to take forever doesn't it? If you are looking for at least a small taste of ICS features, Camera ICS has you covered.

Google’s Rumored “Play” Android Tablet Takes Bite Out of BB PlayBook

There are all kinds of rumors swirling around that Google is preparing a self-branded Android tablet, but apparently it's not joining the Nexus family. Instead, it could be called the Google "Play" tablet.

Samsung Galaxy S III Unveil This Month, Launch Next Month

While we had hoped for a formal announcement at MWC, it looks like Samsung will be unveiling the hotly anticipated Galaxy S III Superphone at a special event this month.

Archos Announces $129 Child Pad with Ice Cream Sandwich

You thought the $199 Kindle Fire was a good deal? You thought OLPC was doing the right thing with cheap laptops? Archos is going even further with the announcement of the Child Pad, a seven-inch kid-friendly tablet that runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich right out of the box.

Toshiba Excite 10 LE Android Tablet As Thin As It Gets

The race to ultra slimness has taken on bulemic supermodel proportions. Shaving off those precious millimeters is the newly introduced Toshiba Excite 10 LE. The Android tablet is about as thin as it gets with its 7.7mm profile.

Sony Tablet P Finally Coming To The US Via AT&T

Although all tablet lovers are waiting anxiously to know all about what’s new from Apple, at least some of you are looking forward to play with the Tablet P, Sony’s unique clamshell Android tablet. The dual-screened device, which was announced last year, is finally making its way stateside via AT&T on March 4th.

MWC 2012: Sony Xperia P And Xperia U Hands-On (Video)

The Sony Xperia S from the company’s Xperia NXT series turned out to be a big attraction at CES 2012, but their newest additions, the Xperia P (pictured above) and Xperia U, into the same family appear to be lacking in lustre. But that did not stop us from taking a closer look at the pretty looking Android handsets.

The Skinny on Huawei’s Slim 10-Inch Android ICS Tablet

What you see here is an apparent sneak peek at an upcoming 10-inch Android tablet from Huawei. Details are sketchy at best, but it looks like it's boasting a higher-end metal finish to go along with its notably slim profile.

ZTE Mimosa X is Fully Packing NVIDIA Tegra and Android 4.0

When NVIDIA acquired Icera back in mid-2011, we knew that the company will soon be making its entry into the smartphone game. They have done just that by introducing the ZTE Mimosa X handset, which is the first device to feature both the NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor and the NVIDIA Icera modem technology, and also the answer to Qualcomm.

Motorola Releases Its Timetable For ICS Updates

It seems that Motorola has now released information on its timetable for ICS updates to its smartphones and tablets. Wondering when your update is coming? Wonder no longer. It seems that ICS rollouts will be broken out into three categories – those rolling out in Q2 of this year, those in Q3, and those that will have “further details follow”.

Upgraded Samsung Galaxy Nexus 32GB Smartphone Scrapped

The Galaxy Nexus superphone was reportedly set to get an updated version from Samsung that would boost its internal storage to 32GB, but those plans have apparently been thrown out the window.

Shanzhai iPhone 4S Clone Runs on Android Ice Cream Sandwich

China and clone devices pretty much go hand-in-hand, still the newest iPhone 4S clone actually has something to offer that makes it at least somewhat noteworthy. This clone is one of the first few Shanzhai smartphone clones to feature Ice Cream Sandwich.

Motorola’s Intel-Powered Ice Cream Sandwich Phone Leaked

It seems that images from the first Motorola smartphone powered by Intel and running ICS have hit the net. The first image comes courtesy of PocketNow, and shows off a slender, silver handset that has absolutely no front-facing buttons of any kind.

Review: LG Spectrum with Verizon 4G LTE

LG's newest flagship device has arrived on Verizon, but haven't we seen this device before? Essentially, the LG Spectrum is in fact very similar to the 4G LTE supporting LG Nitro HD on AT&T and the LG Optimus LTE north of the border with Bell. Beneath it's 4.5-inch IPS display beats the heart of a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, a 1,830mAh battery and 4GB of internal storage, supplemented by 16GB of microSD memory.

Russian teXet TM-7025 Budget Android Tablet Is Just $200

The reason why most people don’t go after budget devices is that those devices won’t be too impressive on the specs side. But you all should check out the teXet TM-7025, which is a new affordable Android tablet just released in Russia.

Samsung Galaxy S II Getting Ice Cream Sandwich March 1st

We all knew that Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich would eventually get rolled out to a great number of Gingerbread-touting smartphones, but it's always good to get a firm date in place. And that's exactly what the Samsung Galaxy S II has now apparently received.

Google Chrome Arrives For Android ICS 4.0

Google Chrome has finally hit Android mobile devices, well, those that happen to be lucky enough to run Android 4.0 at least. According to Google Chrome blog, the new Chrome app is all about Chrome such as speed and simplicity, a (supposedly) no compromise browser that is every bit as good as the desktop version many of us have come to know and love.

Asus Padfone To Be Shown Off At Mobile World Congress Next...

Imagine one device that manages to successfully act as a smartphone, tablet, and a netbook. This is exactly what Asus is aiming for with its Padfone.

Asus Transformer Prime GPS Update Fail

The Asus Transformer Prime tablet update was happily welcomed, it not only brought Ice Cream Sandwich, but also a fix for the device’s latent GPS issues. But now it appears like the update hasn’t solved any problems and has even added to the agony.

ICS (Finally) Comes To The Motorola Xoom

The Motorola Xoom just got a whole of a lot more appealing thanks to a new OTA update to ICS. This update replaces the stock Honeycomb OS and comes just a week after Asus started its rollout of ICS to the Transformer Prime.

LG Optimus Pad LTE Now Official: Shipping With Android 3.2

This new Android tablet was first spotted at the beginning of December. Now, LG has officially announced their Optimus Pad LTE, the company’s first LTE capable tablet.

Everything We Know About the Samsung Galaxy S3

The original Galaxy S platform was a hit and that continued with the Galaxy S II, the Galaxy Nexus, and the Galaxy Note. But what will the Samsung Galaxy S3 bring to the table? A heck of a lot, apparently.

Select Motorola Xoom Owners Get ICS

Recently, many major tablets like the Asus Transformer Prime, have begun receiving Android 4.0 updates. In response, Motorola is bringing Ice Cream Sandwich to Motorola Xoom tablets – at least for a few lucky ones out there.