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Sprint Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch Gets Android 4.1 Jelly Bean GB27 Update

March 29, 2013

Sprint has made a firmware upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly bean available for the 18-month old Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch smartphone. Unlike most updates, which are pushed over the air in phases, the GB27 software update is only accessible to the user as an over-the-wire download on Samsung’s support site. Epic...
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Sprint LG Optimus G Android 4.1.2 Jellybean LS970ZVA Software Update (Changelog)

March 7, 2013

Sprint has started rolling out a major upgrade for the LG Optimus G smartphone that transitions its software from Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The roll-out begins today and should continue through the next couple weeks in phases. Check out the full changelog for the LS970ZVA OTA update below....
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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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Polaroid CEO: Android Powered, Interchangeable Lens Camera at CES 2013

December 20, 2012

Polaroid CEO Scott Hardy has virtually confirmed a recent rumor that the company will announce a new, Android-operated compact digital camera at the International CES early next year. Yesterday, Hardy acknowledged via email that there will be “an Android powered, interchangeable lens camera introduced by Polaroid at CES 2013.” The previously leaked specs for...
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Sony Reveals Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update Schedule for 2012 Xperia Smartphones

December 18, 2012

Sony posted its Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade path for its 2012 Xperia line of smartphones. The Xperia T, Xperia TX and Xperia V are still on schedule to receive Jelly Bean updates in February and March of next year. The Xperia P, Xperia J and Xperia go will then receive their respective updates...
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Verizon Samsung Galaxy S III Smartphone Gets Android 4.1 Jelly Bean JRO03L Update on December 14 (Changelog)

December 13, 2012

Verizon Wireless will begin upgrading the Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean (build JRO03L.I535VRBLK3) tomorrow, December 14. The update will be pushed out over-the-air in phases, so sit tight as it could take a few days to a week to complete the roll-out. Check out the full changelog below to...
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Android 4.1 Jelly Bean 9.1.41.XT926 Update Hits Verizon Motorola Droid Razr HD and Droid Razr Maxx HD (Changelog)

December 3, 2012

The Motorola Droid RAZR HD and Droid RAZR MAXX HD smartphones for Verizon Wireless are officially in the midst of receiving an update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. We mentioned that the 9.1.41.XT926.Verizon.en.US upgrade would be arriving over the air this week, but we didn’t exactly expect it so soon. Users should keep an...
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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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Verizon Motorola Droid Razr HD, Maxx HD Get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean 9.1.41.XT926 Update Next Week

November 30, 2012

Beginning next week, Verizon Motorola Droid RAZR HD and Droid RAZR MAXX HD users will receive a firmware upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The 9.1.41.XT926.Verizon.en.US update will be pushed out in phases starting early December, according to an official statement from a Big Red representative. It looks like it’s a slightly newer build...
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Amazon Appstore for Android Now Open for Business in Japan

November 28, 2012

Amazon opened its Mobile App Distribution Portal to Android developers in Japan in October, but now, in late November, the Web giant is ready to transition to the next phase in the process. That’s right, the Amazon Appstore, or アンドロイド アプリストア in this case, is now open for business to the Japanese market as...
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Fujitsu Arrows V F-04E Hits NTT Docomo in Japan on November 28 (Specs, Video)

November 27, 2012

Today, Fujitsu announced the Arrows V F-04E Android smartphone for Japanese carrier NTT Docomo with availability scheduled for tomorrow, November 28. As far as hardware goes, the F-04E will be one of the most feature-rich handsets on the market, as it sports top of the line specs in nearly every category. Speaking of high-end...
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AT&T Samsung Captivate Glide Receives Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Update on November 10

November 9, 2012

AT&T will be pushing out a significant update to the Samsung Captivate Glide smartphone beginning tomorrow, November 10. The upgrade will bump the QWERTY keyboard-equipped handset to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Users can download the update by heading to Samsung’s update portal from a computer once it’s released. From AT&T: Beginning Nov. 10,...
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Verizon LG Spectrum 2 Android Smartphone Now Available for Just $100, Wireless Charging Battery Cover Included

October 30, 2012

If you’ve been waiting for an affordable mid to high-end LG-branded Android smartphone to drop on Verizon Wireless, then you’re in luck as the Spectrum 2, known elsewhere as the Optimus LTE II, is now available to purchase online for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and with a new two-year agreement. The Spectrum...
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Sprint Updates Samsung Galaxy S III to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean L710VPLJ7 (Changelog)

October 25, 2012

Sprint is the first US carrier to officially upgrade its version of the Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone from Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to 4.1 Jelly Bean. The L710VPLJ7 software update is rolling out over the air in waves starting today. You can either wait for the automatic update notification or trigger it...
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AT&T to Release LG Optimus G on November 2 (Video)

October 18, 2012

The second largest wireless carrier in the US, AT&T will begin selling the LG Optimus G on November 2 for $199.99 with a new two-year agreement. That’s a nine days before Sprint will make its variant of the handset available on its 4G LTE network. Eager AT&T subscribers can already pre-order the device by...
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