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Sony rolling out ICS update for all 2011 phones (bar PLAY)

Sony rolling out ICS update for all 2011 phones (bar PLAY)

Sony promised that its entire 2011 line of Android smartphones would be receiving an update to Ice Cream Sandwich, and while it’s been a long wait, the company is starting to deliver. Sony has taken to its user forums to announce that the rest of the 2011 line should be seeing the ICS updates very shortly, with Xperia Arc and Xperia Neo users already reporting that the upgrade has arrived.

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Motorola Android 4.0 ICS software demoed

Motorola Android 4.0 ICS software demoed

It appears that Motorola is just about ready to bring on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for their Google mobile OS-toting line of smartphones starting with the DROID RAZR. This is evidenced by a set of videos showing off the software running on a faux display from the device with several upgrades that'll make your old software look like a child in comparison. Each of these videos can be viewed below while the actual update will not be released until a later date.

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CyanogenMod Android hack hits 2 million installs

CyanogenMod Android hack hits 2 million installs

The hacked and completely fan-made Android-based ROM known as CyanogenMod has reached a massive 2 million installs this week, reminding us that it is far and away the most successful Android 3rd party system of all time. This update comes only a few months after CyanogenMod reached 1 million installs, the Google mobile OS-based hack growing now as what appears to be an exponential rate. The install rate is tracked by the CyanogenMod team's own CM stat tracker which shows also that the last 24 hours have had an additional 11,294 installs as well.

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Huawei Ascend P1 Review

Huawei Ascend P1 Review

Today on the SlashGear test bench is the new Huawei Ascend P1 Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone. It was first unveiled at CES and we've been waiting for it ever since. As of late Huawei has been making some huge strides with their hardware to better compete with HTC and the Samsung's in the world, and this phone is a solid attempt. Being one of their best handsets to date can it match up? Check out the rest of the review to find out.

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Sony axes Xperia PLAY Android 4.0 upgrade

Sony axes Xperia PLAY Android 4.0 upgrade

Sony has cancelled plans to upgrade the Xperia PLAY gaming smartphone to Ice Cream Sandwich, justifying its decision with negative feedback from carriers, developers and owners of the test Android 4.0 build. "After extensive in house testing with our developer teams and working with our partners," Sony said in a statement today, "we have concluded that a consistent and stable experience, particularly with gaming, cannot be guaranteed for this smartphone on Ice Cream Sandwich."

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LG details Optimus UI 3.0 for ICS phones

LG details Optimus UI 3.0 for ICS phones

LG has today announced the introduction of its new user interface for LG Optimus phones running Ice Cream Sandwich. Optimus UI 3.0 will feature major modifications to the stock Android experience, offering similar features to what you might find with Sense and TouchWiz but with LG’s unique twists. The UI will be available on the LG Optimus 4X HD and LG Optimus LTE II when they both launch.

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Samsung Galaxy S III hands-on with TouchWiz

Samsung Galaxy S III hands-on with TouchWiz

Samsung just last week announced the hotly anticipated Galaxy S III smartphone, and we were in London for all the details during the launch. Today Live in New Orleans at Pepcom during CTIA 2012 we are giving it a second look because we just can't get enough. Plus this time around we got a quick look at a few impressive features like facial recognition in the photo gallery and more. Hit the video after the break for more details.

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