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…

Ice Cream Sandwich Not Coming To Xperia Play After All

We reported back in March that Sony was starting up a beta test program to see which Xperia phones could take on Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). One of the hopes was that Sony’s flagship gaming phone, the Xperia Play,…

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…

Motorola Won’t Upgrade Some Android Phones

Motorola has announced that only some of its Android-based smartphones will be getting updated to the latest version of Google’s operating system, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. In a blog post on Friday, the company acknowledged that many were wondering…

Samsung Galaxy Note Gets Ice Cream Sandwich Update

If you’re an owner of Samsung’s Galaxy Note phone (tablet?) who’s been eagerly awaiting Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, it looks like today is your lucky day. It looks like Samsung has started rolling out the update globally. It began…

Patent Application Reveals Google’s Plans For Android Beam

A recently-uncovered patent application shows that Google has – or may have had – plans for a broader feature set for Android Beam, the NFC-based technology that allows users to share a variety of data between Android phones. Announced in…

Samsung Announces New Galaxy Tabs, Galaxy Players

Samsung has announced updates to its popular Galaxy Tab line of tablets. The new Galaxy Tab 2 brings several new features and ships with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. At the same time, they’ve announced two new Galaxy Player devices.…

Gmail Android App Update Brings Ice Cream Sandwich Features to Honeycomb

Google recently released an update for its Android app version of Gmail. The update, which brings the Gmail app up to version 4.0.5, gives Android 3.2 Honeycomb users some of the same features on their tablets that phone users with…

Ice Cream Sandwich For Nexus S 4G Leaked

A week ago we brought you news that Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich had come to Samsung’s Galaxy S II Skyrocket thanks to a leak. The leak allowed Skyrocket owners to get their hands on the latest and greatest version…

Ice Cream Sandwich Now Available On Xperia Play

It sucks buying an old Android phone because you can’t get access to newer operating systems unless you root your phone and install a ROM of the newer version. Even then, it’s not guaranteed to work and it usually doesn’t…