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Motorola XYBOARD WiFi 10.1 and 8.2 Android 4.0 ICS Update

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If you are carrying around a Motorola XYBOARD Wifi Edition version 10.1 or 8.2, the update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is now available. Motorola has started rolling out the update today so when you have time go ahead and connect to Wifi (as if you have another way) and get the update. The update seems to be a standard Android 4.0 ICS update although if you want more information read on.

International HTC One X Android 4.0.4 Update Available

htc one x ice creamIf you have an International version of the HTC One X you can now grab the update from Android 4.0.3 to Android 4.0.4. This update comes soon after AT&T’s version received the update, which seems a bit backwards from the way updates are usually released.

The update to Android 4.0.4 on the international HTC One X has improved the HTC Sense experience by giving the ability to access app menu’s with the recent app key, improvements to the browsers tab management, and enhanced the camera a bit. Besides the physical improvements that you may see there has also been enhancements to the HTC One X memory, stability, and overall browsing experience.

Google Now for ICS (voice search working)

One of the key new features of Jelly Bean is Google Now, the voice assistant that learns from you and provides information it thinks will be useful. Many ICS users have been wanting this feature for themselves, but while there have been mods available for some time they have lacked full voice functionality.

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HTC cancels ICS update for Desire HD, blames “poor device performance”

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HTC may be stepping on a few toes with this one, but Telus Canada has just released a document, that shows the Desire HD ICS update has been cancelled. The only reason that's given was that.

Turn your TV into a Smart TV with Android 4.0

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Smart TV units and integrated smart TV’s are the newest great thing for your living room and have become more and more popular over the last few months. If you have a normal TV though how can you make it smart without adding another large box to your list of devices? The answer comes from a kickstarter project that has already easily passed their $100,000 goal.

Sensics Smart Goggles Android 4.0 Virtual Reality Helmet

gogglesThe Sensics SmartGoggles have flown under the radar of all but the most diehard of technology fans, but they are changing the game of how reality is perceived and analyzed. Sensics and Google have paired Sensics' industry-leading augmented reality technology, already in wide use with militaries around the world, with version 4.0 of Google's Android operating system.

The SmartGoggles Platform

Sensics is pairing with Google to offer an exciting new product not quite like anything on the market. A Sensics-based augmented reality platform has already powered enhanced vision for the military for years, but until now has been unavailable to the consumer. Running Android 4.0 with all the mobile communication that comes along with it, the SmartGoggles run a custom interface that can operate in transparent or fully immersive modes.

Samsung Quietly Begins Rolling Out ICS To Unlocked Galaxy Notes

galaxyThe update for devices running Gingerbread to the latest Ice Cream Sandwich have been erratic at best. Although Samsung has promised updates for its smartphones and tablets, the overall rollout has been quite unpredictable with different markets getting upgrades before others.

Android 4.0 getting close to 5% share of platform

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Android's biggest problem continues to be fragmentation. Particularly when you have a huge UI change, like in Android 4.0 ICS, it's important to get as many devices as you can on the update to avoid customer confusion and developer frustration.

The Benefits of Android Ice Cream Sandwich

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It's been just over six months since Google unveiled Android 4.0 to the world. Dubbed Ice Cream Sandwich, this version of Android brings users a number of improvements across the board. The user interface, applications and stability of Android have all been improved in Ice Cream Sandwich. The result is a better device experience whether smartphone owners are using their device as a mobile broadband gateway or simply making a call.

Ice Cream Sandwich Updates For 2011 Sony Xperia Phones Starting In Mid-April, But Carrier Restrictions May Apply

icsBefore Sony Ericsson became Sony Mobile, the company seemed committed to developing an Android 4.0 update, going so far as to release alpha ROMs for a number of Xperia devices, and more recently a beta for the Xperia Play. Here we are, a quarter of the way into 2012, and Xperia owners are still gnawing on last year's official Gingerbread. Although, there may finally be a light at the end of the tunnel; the Sony Mobile blog has announced that the first Android 4.0 updates will roll out to select Xperia phones in mid-April. Don't get too excited when wireless carriers are involved though.

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