ASUS is now rolling out Ice Cream Sandwich update for Transformer Prime TF201. ASUS via its Facebook page, announced that all TF201 owners in the United Kingdom can expect to see the OTA update anytime now.
T-Mobile USA confirmed that HTC Amaze 4G will get the taste of Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 but no timeline for the release of update has been given yet.
Samsung has officially released the so called 'value pack' for Samsung Galaxy S in Korea. This value pack is based on Gingerbread Android 2.3 but it contains features that were released for the first time in Ice Cream Sandwich including face unlock, ability to take photos while recording video and launcher improvements.
Google has officially announced that it is rolling out Android 4.0.4, Ice Cream Sandwich, to UMTS/GSM Nexus S, Xoom Wi-Fi, and HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus device. The latest update includes "stability improvements, better camera performance, smoother screen rotation, improved phone number recognition and more." Google also says that more devices will get ICS update in the coming weeks.
First introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January 2012 the Verizon Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot- MiFi 4620L will be available starting April 12th for $49.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.
LG Display announced today that it has started mass production of the world's first plastic electronic paper display (EPD) for use in E-Books. The 6-inch XGA (1024x768), e-ink, plastic EPD is expected to revolutionize the E-Book market with its advancements in functionality and design.
NTT DoCoMo announced the "docomo NEXT series GALAXY Note SC-05D" LTE smartphone equipped with a 5.3-inch WXGA HD Super AMOLED display, a 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 8MP rear camera and 2MP front facing cam. It also feature S-Pen (stylus), Bluetooth, WiFi and a 2,500mAh battery. Galaxy Note release is scheduled for April 6th and will be available in ceramic white colour.
Samsung announced today that a 5.3-inch Galaxy Note, released in October last year, has surpassed 5 million sales in just 5 months (one million mark was crossed right around the end of December ). Looks like five is very important number for Galaxy Note.
Today China Telecom and Nokia unveiled the Nokia 800C, the first CDMA Windows Phone in China. The phone - a China-tuned version of Nokia’s popular Lumia 800 features a 3.7-inch AMOLED ClearBlack curved touchscreen display, a 1.4 GHz processor, 8 MP camera with exclusive Carl Zeiss optics, HD video playback, 16GB of internal user memory and 25GB SkyDrive storage.
HTC is shutting down HTCSense.com, its cloud sync backup service by the end of April. If you have been using HTCSense.com to sync your Contacts, Messages, Footprints or Call History, make sure you download your data through April 30, 2012, after that your data will no longer be accessible and will be deleted. Although HTC promised an unspecified future launch of HTCSense services with an enhanced customer experience.
LG is all set to launch its latest Android smartphones in India starting with quad-core LG Optimus 4X HD which will be available sometime in May. The Optimus 4X HD comes with a 4.7 inch HD display, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, 1.5GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, an 8MP rear camera and 1.3MP front facing camera.
After 3-month of alpha testing, BlueStacks released the beta-1 version of their App Player which can virtually run over 450K Android Apps in windowed or full screen mode on Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7.
Today Comcast XFINITY TV, HBO GO and MLB.TV officially launched on Microsoft's Xbox 360, all with Kinect integration.
Verizon Wireless and LG today announced Lucid by LG (LG Lucid), exclusively for Verizon Wireless, will be available starting March 29th for $79.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. Those who purchase a LG Lucid will need to subscribe to a Verizon Wireless Nationwide Talk plan beginning at $39.99 monthly access and a smartphone data package starting at $30 monthly access for 2 GB of data.
Angry Birds Space hits the 10 million mark in less than three days. Rovio's space based reinvention released on Thursday last week is available for free to download on Android devices (with ads) and a paid download on iOS, with a special HD version for the iPad.
Aimed for Chinese market, Sony Xperia neo L (MT25i) follow up to the popular Xperia neo and Xperia neo V will be available in China in the second quarter of 2012. China-specific smartphone Xperia neo L boast a 4-inch capacitive touch screen display, a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon with Adreno 205 graphics processor, a 1 GB internal phone storage (up to 301 MB user free memory), 512 MB RAM and running Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich).
Logitech today introduced the Logitech BCC950 ConferenceCam for PC-based audio and video calls. The ConferenceCam is the first all-in-one pan, tilt and zoom full HD webcam to combine with a full-duplex omni-directional speakerphone.
Motorola i867, the newest Android-powered smartphone with Push To Talk for iDEN technology, is now available from Nextel in the Brazilian market.
AT&T is in no mood to release Windows Phone 8107 software update as one of the AT&T community manager confirmed on community forum by saying
I got some news about the Windows Phone 8107 update and wanted to share it with you all.
We are not currently planning to offer the Windows 8107 update.
I don’t have any additional information right now. If and when I get details, I will update the thread.
AT&T announced the availability of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for HTC Vivid (PH39100) smartphone users. You can download the update via Wi-Fi and if Wi-Fi is not available, you can download the software upgrade to a PC and install it via sideload. AT&T also announced the list of devices which will receive Android 4.0 in coming months:-
Samsung today announced it will be offering a Premium Suite upgrade for Galaxy Note users worldwide from Q2. It includes extra multimedia features and a range of new S Pen optimized applications in addition to an OS upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.
NVIDIA today launched the first GPUs based on its next-generation Kepler graphics architecture --GeForce GTX 680 GPU for desktop gaming and the new lineup of GeForce 600M GPUs for notebooks and ultrabooks.
Acer today debuts its first quad-core tablet in North America, the Acer Iconia Tab A510 with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor. This tablet features a 10.1-inch WXGA (1280x800 resolution) HD display, a 1GB of RAM, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, a 1MP fixed-focused front-facing camera with an improved zoom and a 5MP rear-facing camera.
U.S. Cellular and Samsung announced that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 is available today, both in stores and online. The Android-powered tablet runs on the 4G LTE network, with speeds up to 10 times faster than 3G, and is the first device introduced in U.S. Cellular's 4G LTE device line-up. The Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be available for $499.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate. For a limited time, the tablet will be available for $399.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate in markets currently covered by the 4G LTE network and in those scheduled to be covered by the end of 2012.
Western Digital (WD) today announced the next generation of its top-selling My Passport line of portable hard drives, offering consumers a fresh new enclosure design and the first-ever 2 TB capacity in a portable drive. Now available in five popular colors: white, black, silver, blue, and red, with a range of capacities beginning from 500 GB, the new sleeker My Passport portable drives offer digital consumers an appealing array of storage options that reflect their personal style. Additionally, the new My Passport drives offer WD SmartWare automatic backup software and WD Security for password protection and hardware encryption.
LG today launched Xnote A540 series notebooks in Korea expanding domestic 3D market leadership. The Autostereoscopic 3D Cinema flagship A540-H model lets you enjoy 3D games without wearing glasses while the other two (A540-T and A540-D) requires the 3D glasses to gain that extra dimension. All three notebooks has the same Intel core i7 processor and GeForce GT555M graphics card. Head past the break for full translated press release.
Samsung’s latest addition to the Galaxy smartphone line up, Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus just gone live in the UK and now available for free from Vodafone UK but you need to sign up for 2 year £26 contract. If you don’t want a long-term contract, you can purchase this device from PAYG (pay as you go) for £249 (~$390). This device is also available from other retailers across the country.
Samsung released the source code of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for the Samsung Galaxy S II GT-i9100 which is now available for download from the Samsung Open Source Resource Center.
The 7-inch tablet the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 back unveiled back in February is all set to be launched in South West Asia in April. This Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0) powered tablet will be available in the Asian market as Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 310 in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB variants.
Apple today announced plans to initiate a dividend and share repurchase program commencing later this year.
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Sprint today issued the following statement regarding the spectrum hosting agreement it signed with LightSquared in June 2011. Per the agreement, Sprint agreed to deploy and operate an LTE network capable of utilizing the 1.6 GHz spectrum licensed to or available to LightSquared. The agreement contained contingencies related to possible interference issues with LightSquared's spectrum, including Sprint's right to terminate the agreement if certain conditions were not met by LightSquared.
Microsoft is preparing to officially launch its new mobile operating system codenamed as Windows Phone Tango in China as they sent out invitations to Chinese Press for their Windows Phone 7.5 launch event (see above image).
HTC once again posted the list of handsets that will definitely get Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade and also confirmed that they are in early stages of rolling out Android 4.0 for the HTC Sensation and HTC Sensation XE and upgrades will be more widely available in the next few weeks followed by HTC Sensation 4G and HTC Sensation XL.
Samsung Galaxy Ace Plus S7500 after being up for pre-order for quite a few days and expected to ship on March 21st, this device is now available for purchase from Flipkart for Rs 16,275 ($328) in India.
Amazon Appstore for Android is celebrating its first birthday with a week of deals on some of its customers' favorite apps and games, including iconic titles such as Fruit Ninja, Wolfram Alpha, Splashtop Remote Desktop, Dr. Seuss's The Shape of Me and Other Stuff, TuneIn Radio Pro, TETRIS, PAC-MAN, The Lost City, MONOPOLY, AccuWeather Platinum and Jamie Oliver's 20 Minute Meals. Birthday deals start today with one of the top paid apps, Plants vs. Zombies, at 67 percent off.
Both Verizon and AT&T all set to offer Apple’s new iPad with Wi-Fi + 4G in the United States on Friday, March 16th but before making choice of your carrier make sure you read all data rates. For more info hit the source link below.
Samsung today announced that it will offer Android 2.3 Gingerbread firmware upgrades for Galaxy S, Galaxy Tab 7, Galaxy S Plus, Galaxy S SCL(Super Clear LCD), and Galaxy W from end of March. The firmware upgrades for Galaxy S, for example, include Face Unlock, Snapshot, Photo Editor and others.
Samsung today announced the availability of Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) software upgrade for Galaxy S II. The upgrade will begin in the European countries including Poland, Hungary, and Sweden, as well as Korea today and gradually roll out to other markets. Android 4.0 ICS software upgrade for Galaxy Note, Galaxy SII LTE, Galaxy R, Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus, 7.7, 8.9, 8.9 LTE and 10.1 will follow soon.