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Silent OTA Kindle Fire Update Breaks Root

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It was reported at XDA-Developers forum yesterday that the OTA (OTA=Over-The-Air) update for the Amazon Kindle Fire tablet to its 6.2.1 version of firmware has killed its rooting procedure, a so called SuperOneClick. It's worth mentioning that rooting in itself is not the real target for all those tinkerers at XDA-Developers and elsewhere. It's just a tool that facilitates running alternative firmware on the Fire, namely CyanogenMod 7 and coming CyanogenMod 9 (based on Android Open Source Project for Ice Cream Sandwich). It improves handling the device in its sideloading mode, and, conversely, sideloading some system apps might take rooting and superuser privileges essential.

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Nexus S Gets ICS Update

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Recently, Google promised that after the Galaxy Nexus arrived, Nexus S users would also be treated to ICS. After a very short wait, Google made good on their word.

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Official: Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Phone Hits Verizon Today

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The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is now ready to make its official debut with Verizon Wireless. Yes, this is the Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone that you've all been waiting for. I know I have.

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Motorola Follows Xoom With Droid Xyboard Tablet With Verizon 4G LTE

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Well, Motorola is ready to introduce another generation of Mototablet and they're doing it with the strangely named Droid Xyboard.

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Verizon Sells Galaxy Nexus Smartphone Ahead Of Schedule

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Fayram reports that this is a "cutting edge phone, without the ostenation and outrageous materials of the Droid Razr." Sadly, it is loaded with some Verizon bloatware, including My Verizon Mobile and Verizon Migration Assistant.

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Droid 4 And Nexus Delayed On Verizon

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Recent rumors had previously suggested that Droid 4 and Galaxy Nexus were launching this week on the Verizon network, now it seems that Verizon has pushed back this rumored launch point altogether.

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Archos G9 Tablet Line Gets Ice Cream Sandwich

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As far as Android's new ICS 4.0 OS, you can generally forget it on lower end models, but this time around it seems Archos OMAP4-based Archos G9 tablet line is setting their targets high with a launch of new models in Q1 2012 that support Android 4.0.1.

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Amazon Kindle Fire Runs Ice Cream Sandwich

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It seems that a very early build of ICS running on Amazon's Kindle has now surfaced, thanks to the efforts of XDA developer g1011999 (or stevenlin here). While early and not fully functioning, it still shows very good progress already.

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Android ICS 4.0 Tablet For Under $100?

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The Ainol Novo7 is a new tablet that is actually a collaboration of efforts by such companies as Ingenic and MIPS, available for under $100. The downside is that for now it's only available in China, though MIPS and Ingenic plan to expand its target base to other countries as well.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus Coming This Year

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Ever since we first got the juicy details of the Galaxy Nexus, many Android fans have been waiting to get their hands on the flagship phone. According to Samsung, the wait is almost over and the phone will hit the market by the end of this year.

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Introducing The Galaxy Nexus, Google’s ICS Flagship Smartphone

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Much hype surrounds Android’s newest OS version; Ice Cream Sandwich. Ever since it was first unveiled, Android lovers have waited as patiently as possible for the introduction of a new flagship device from Google. The wait is finally over and Google’s Galaxy Nexus -- a new Android smartphone designed around Android’s newest version -- Ice Cream Sandwich is here.

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Official: Kal-El Lives With Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime

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The Asus Eee Pad Transformer is one of my favorite current Android tablets, but it looks like Asus is outdoing itself with the successor. What we once knew as the Eee Pad Transformer 2 is now officially revealed as the Eee Pad Transformer Prime. And yes, it's got Kal-El going on.

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Joining The Android 4.0 ICS Party With LG Optimus U1

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At the same time, this is anything but far fetched and the lack of physical buttons (or even capacitive touch buttons) lends itself to the ICS format.

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Verizon Gets $300 HTC Rezound Smartphone November 14

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You know, Verizon Wireless has been pretty good with the Google Android thing and that trend is continuing with the upcoming launch of the HTC Rezound.

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No Ice Cream Sandwich For Nexus One, But Nexus S Getting ICS Soon

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It has been officially confirmed by Google that the Ice Cream Sandwich update to Android will be offered to the Nexus S “in weeks.”

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