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Ice Cream Sandwich breaks 10% Android installs (just as Jelly Bean arrives)

Ice Cream Sandwich breaks 10% Android installs (just as Jelly Bean arrives)

Android Ice Cream Sandwich has finally broken the 10-percent barrier for active installs, meaning 1-in-10 Android devices run the OS which has, ironically, just been superseded by Jelly Bean. Android 4.x installs are to be found on 10.9-percent of Google Play-accessing devices, according to the latest batch of platform break-down stats, though Gingerbread still dominates the market.

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Ice Cream Sandwich now on 2.9% of all Android devices

Ice Cream Sandwich now on 2.9% of all Android devices

Last time we heard about Ice Cream Sandwich adoption on Android devices, less than 1% had the OS installed. Granted, only the Galaxy Nexus was ready to go with ICS, along with a speedy update to the ASUS Transformer Prime, but OEMs in general have been slow to offer updates ever since the code dropped in November. ICS products and updates are slowly but surely starting to appear, and the latest data shows that ICS adoption has jumped.

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LG Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update schedule dropped

LG Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update schedule dropped

The folks at LG have let known today what and when they plan on doing with their active line of smart devices in regards to the newest Google-made mobile operating system Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. What they've got on the books as of today is a "global upgrade schedule" beginning in the second and third quarters of 2012, followed then by a "global roll out." There is a list, of course, which we're hoping LG will follow implicitly, as they promise that they're "taking all possible measure to offer a smooth OS upgrade in a timely manner." On the other hand, they do not that exact start dates very well could vary by market as each country, carrier, and smartphone model have different requirements.

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HTC Ville image leaks, reveals ultra thin Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich phone

HTC Ville image leaks, reveals ultra thin Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich phone

A new and more detailed image of the HTC Ville has surfaced today, revealing what may be HTC's thinnest smartphone yet. The device shown in Pocketnow's new picture is said to measure in at less than 8mm thin and will sport Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, powered by a dual-core processor. It was first revealed earlier this month with a rendering from BGR and tipped for a February 2012 launch.

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Hands-on

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich Hands-on

Samsung's Galaxy Nexus hardware is only half of the Android excitement today: the other part is arguably more significant, the first deployment of Ice Cream Sandwich. The most significant refresh to Android in several generations, Android 4.0 brings tablet and smartphone strands in-line with a new, Honeycomb-inspired UI and a brace of new features. We've had our hands on the Galaxy Nexus for the past few days, and while it's too soon for the full SlashGear review, join us after the cut for some first-impressions and demo videos.

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich will be available in January for hacked devices

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich will be available in January for hacked devices

If you're unaware of the the term CyanogenMod 9, you'll be more than a little bit surprised that the most well-trafficked hack for Android will be bringing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to a whole barrage of smartphones in the first month of 2012. What the team at CyanogenMod do is manufacture and develop a ROM, essentially the clothing and innards of in this case an Android device, allowing users who are daring enough to hack their smartphones or tablets to add their customizations for free. What they've done is to create not some flashy wild interpretation of Android that'll blow your socks off, no, instead they've taken Android and tweaked it to a more perfect state - and come January 2012, we're going to be tasting Ice Cream Sandwich.

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich source posted by Google

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich source posted by Google

This week it appears that Google is nearly ready to start shipping out those Galaxy Nexus devices as the source for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich has been posted and is now available for download by anyone and everyone. The version that's been posted is the same that we've seen sitting on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus when checking the device out in Hong Kong and London last month, and we expect it to be the same as what's shipped with the Galaxy Nexus inside THIS month. Have a look at the source for yourself today!

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