Motorola advances with a schedule for the ICS update

With all brands starting to show their roadmap for the Android 4.0 ICS update, Motorola has come forward today with their own schedule. Motorola made known their updated schedule of the ICS update on their forums and we must admit that we were a little disappointed with it. The dates provided do not cover all the models that are going to receive the update and, for the ones we do know about, the release dates are only for Q2 and Q3 of...

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Belle’s Resemblance to Android: Identity Theft or Flattery?

As the first week of the official release of Symbian Belle comes to a close, many are finding hope again in Finnish mobile giant, Nokia. Belle, unlike past major OS updates by Nokia, was very organized and spontaneously available to most regions. Belle is altogether elegant and brings a few small but much-needed changes; including a pull-down notification page allowing an instant jump to different tasks, the option of having up to six...

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Cooking up a SGS2 ICS 4.0.3 ROM sensation.

One of the great advantages of the Android operating system is the ability to install different firmware versions on your Smartphone. These different flavours of firmware are called ROM's.  Detailed instructions after the jump. They are 'cooked up' by brilliant individuals known as 'ROM cooks', who take a standard Android OS and modify it to make the whole user experience better. Some cooks add personal touches such as better looking...

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The Little Known “Real” World of Custom ROM’s

The last time I checked, the internet was full of custom ROM para-mercenaries thinking they’re getting away with murder by developing and distributing these codes of sweetness without “permission” and so many users thinking they’re getting away with murder for using the custom ROM’s. A ROM (Read Only Memory) is the programming of any cell phone (yes, any, and not just smart phones) that tells the phone how to operate. The ROM, or...

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Samsung Galaxy S II to recieve ICS update from March

Leaked ICS ROM for the Galaxy S II has been making its rounds around the internet for quite a while now, and the nerdier ones among you might already have your hands wet with it. Here’s good news for the rest of us; it seems the wait wouldn’t be long before Samsung officially rolls out the update. Eldar Murtazin, one of the biggest names when it comes to leaks, has broken the news that Samsung will start updating its line of Galaxy S...

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Update for Android 4.04 OTA for Verizon Galaxy Nexus Leaked

It looks like someone at Verizon fell asleep at the wheel and accidentally sent out the update for Android 4.0.4 to a user with a Galaxy Nexus (CDMA).  It has since been made available to download and install before the official release. This new version is the very latest and fixes some things that were missing since version 4.0.2 which all Galaxy Nexus' were running on.  The list of changes is continually being updated by those at...

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