All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich’

Samsung Bricks Galaxy Notes With Ice Cream Sandwich Update

Carriers and device manufacturers have been messing up Android since the beginning. Not simply content with a free operating system good enough to immediately allow them to compete with Apple, they have abused Android’s open source nature and adapted the OS, and mostly for the worse. In the U.S., smartphones routinely come packed with crapware and have some features of …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Officially Released

Today marks the official release date of Samsung’s new flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III. In some countries, at least. The phone is now available in 28 countries around the world, but mostly just in Western Europe. Because the U.S. uses different network technologies than Europe, the phone’s release has been delayed in North America. There is not yet …

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Samsung Galaxy S III Easily Rooted

It was never in doubt that Samsung’s new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S III, would be rooted, allowing consumers to remove Samsung’s TouchWiz interface and install custom ROMs. What was unexpected was that the root would happen more than a week before its European launch date. Last Friday evening, while the whole world was still speculating about Mark Zuckerberg and …

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Ice Cream Sandwich For Galaxy S II Skyrocket Leaked

Two weeks ago Samsung began rolling out upgrades for the popular Galaxy S II smartphone. The updates brought Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the most recent version of Google’s smartphone/tablet operating system, to Samsung’s flagship phone. There was just one problem: the upgrades were starting in South Korea (where Samsung is based), as well as Hungary, Poland, Sweden, and other …

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