Posts Tagged ‘ gingerbread ’

Verizon Updates Legacy HTC Thunderbolt to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (Changelog)

February 5, 2013

The HTC Thunderbolt, the first 4G LTE smartphone on Verizon Wireless, was released nearly two years ago, yet, here we are in February of 2013 with a significant upgrade for the device. Starting today, Big Red is updating the Thunderbolt from Android 2.3 Gingerbread to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with Sense 3.6. The...
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Googler’s Android Evolution Comic Hints Key Lime Pie Next (Image)

December 3, 2012

Manu Cornet, a Google employee, posted this cool “Android Evolution” comic strip on his Google+ page over the weekend. As you know, each major version upgrade for Android is accompanied by a tasty treat moniker. Going down the drawing from left to right we have Cupcake, Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich...
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Nikon COOLPIX S800c Android Point-and-Shoot Camera Announced, Coming September (Specs, Pics, Video)

August 22, 2012

Today, Nikon announced an Android-powered point-and-shoot digital camera, called the COOLPIX S800c. It’s Nikon’s first attempt at a compact camera with Google’s mobile operating system on-board. The S800c features a 16-megapixel CMOS sensor, 10x NIKKOR zoom lens, 1080p HD video capture capability, 3.5-inch WVGA OLED touchscreen display, 1.7GB of internal storage (expandable with SD/SDHC...
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Google Play Store 3.7.11 from Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (Download)

June 28, 2012

The Google Play Store, formerly Android Market, received an update for select devices already running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Asus Nexus 7 from Google I/O 2012). We’re not sure when other iterations of Android will receive the update over the air by official means, but you can manually download the...
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Watch Google Assemble Android Jelly Bean Statue (Video)

June 27, 2012

Do Androids Dream of Jelly Beans? Apparently so, and Google has posted a video on YouTube that shows the team assembling the Jelly Bean sculpture in front of Building 44 of their headquarters in Mountain View, California. It now seems to be a tradition for Google to release a video of the process, as...
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Statue Appears at Googleplex (Image)

June 26, 2012

The Jelly Bean sculpture has spilled onto the front lawn of Building 44 at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California. It joins a bevy of statues representing previous builds of Android – Donut, Eclair, Froyo, Gingerbread, Honeycomb and Ice Cream Sandwich – at the Googleplex. It’s now undeniable that Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will...
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Samsung Galaxy S Gets Value Pack Update with ICS Features

March 29, 2012

Samsung has started pushing out the watered-down Ice Cream Sandwich experience upgrade, known as the “Value Pack” update, to original Galaxy devices in Korea. The Samsung Tomorrow site lists Gingerbread and Froyo updates for the Galaxy S, Galaxy K and Galaxy U handsets. While the update isn’t Android 4.0, it does add Ice Cream...
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Samsung announces the Galaxy Ace Plus

January 3, 2012

Samsung has announced the Galaxy Ace Plus Android smartphone. It’s a lower-end model that improves upon the original Galaxy Ace with a slightly faster 1GHz processor and larger 3.65-inch display. Unfortunately, it still features a low resolution display for today’s standards and the battery capacity has been reduced a bit. The GALAXY Ace Plus...
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Samsung Galaxy S may get Value Pack, not Android 4.0 ICS

December 28, 2011

Samsung seems to be taking Galaxy S users on a wild roller coaster ride. At first, Samsung said the device wouldn’t get an upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich because of memory limitations. Then, they backtracked and claimed they would reevaluate the situation in response to the growing demand for ICS. Now, it...
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Samsung Fascinate EH03 Gingerbread update available

December 1, 2011

After updating the DROID Charge to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread the other day, Samsung is now pushing out the EH03 Gingerbread update for the Fascinate (Galaxy S). The download is 95.7 MB in size and should take 5-10 minutes to install. Check out the change log below for the list of enhancements and improvements. Enhancements:...
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Samsung Droid Charge receives EP4 Gingerbread update

December 1, 2011

Verizon Wireless is now pushing out the EP4 Gingerbread OTA update to the Samsung DROID CHARGE Android smartphone. The new software update, i510.EP4, is 114.9 MB in size and should take 15-20 minutes to install. It provides a number of enhancements and improvements, including an update to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread. Check out the full...
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Android 4.0 keyboard port with working voice input (video)

November 22, 2011

The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich keyboard port (for use on Gingerbread/Froyo), which was recently released to the Android Market by johntanmi, has been updated. You’ll be happy to hear voice input now works like a charm. We’ve also filmed an updated video demo to showcase the speech to text feature, typing, word suggestions/corrections,...
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Sprint rolling out Android Gingerbread to Epic 4G now

November 9, 2011

Looks like yesterday’s leak turned out to be true. Samsung Epic 4G users can finally update their devices to Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The roll-out begins today and will continue over the next 10 days utnil 100% of phones are covered. Check out the changelog below. Samsung Epic 4G Software Update – Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)...
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Sprint Samsung Epic 4G to get Android Gingerbread on 11/9

November 8, 2011

The Sprint Samsung Epic 4G is finally getting updated from Android 2.2 Froyo to 2.3.x Gingerbread. According to a leaked document, the Epic 4G will get an OTA software update to EI22 starting tomorrow, November 9. The update will be pushed out in phases and will take eight days to complete. The first phase...
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Swype-like Gesture Input for 2011 SE Xperia line (video)

November 3, 2011

All 2011 Sony Ericsson Xperia Android smartphones are in the process of receiving a software update that brings Swype-like text input, called Gesture Input. This feature makes writing on your Xperia so easy, fast and comfortable: you can write words just sweeping your finger from one letter to the other, without lifting your finger...
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