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Acer Android devices to get Ice Cream Sandwich update in January 2012

Acer Android devices to get Ice Cream Sandwich update in January 2012

Starting at the beginning of next year it seems that Acer will be amongst the first manufacturers to update their existing devices to the new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This information comes from Tablet Online who, when speaking with Acer Poland, was told of the release schedule with two devices specifically on the tip. Those two devices come in 2 flavors each, that making this Android 4.0 update ready for dispersal on the Acer Iconia Tab A500, A501, A100, and A101. These tablets may well be the first Android tablets on the market with Ice Cream Sandwich.

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich / Galaxy Nexus Launch Wrap-up [Videos]

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich / Galaxy Nexus Launch Wrap-up [Videos]

We're now a few days out from the first big impact of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as it's launched formally with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in Hong Kong, China, and here we've got a complete wrap-up of the events and the waves that've come after. First we'll get down to brass tacks on what it feels like to handle Ice Cream Sandwich and the phone Google has chosen as it's hero device to run the system without any sort of modification from the manufacturer on top of it. Then there's a few comparisons that need to be made - both to the top device at Apple, the iPhone 4S, and the alternate hero device from Samsung, the Galaxy S II. Devour it all here!

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Galaxy Nexus gets priced SIM-free

Galaxy Nexus gets priced SIM-free

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been priced, with one UK retailer claiming the smartphone will cost £429 pre-tax ($680) for the 16GB model. According to Clove, the first stock of the new Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone is expected in the UK in early November; however, the company also says that the 32GB version of the handset currently isn't scheduled to go on sale in the country.

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Samsung: Galaxy Nexus designed to avoid Apple patents

Samsung: Galaxy Nexus designed to avoid Apple patents

Samsung has admitted that the new Galaxy Nexus was designed specifically with bypassing Apple patents in mind, mobile president Shin Jong-kyun saying that the company "will avoid everything we can." Talking to Yohhap News, Shin said Samsung "take patents very seriously" but due to the complexity of intellectual property there was no guarantee that the Galaxy Nexus would be immune from ligitation.

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Google Nexus launch date revealed, design detailed

Google Nexus launch date revealed, design detailed

Kim Titus of Samsung started off the Galaxy Nexus event by introducing the head of Samsung Mobile Communications, JK Shin, who began the show with the announcement that they'd be releasing the world's first Ice Cream Sandwich device. This device would have their very popular Super AMOLED display brand, LTE connectivity, and Google+ integration right out of the box. This was of course the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Shin handed the show off to Andy Rubin of Google who continued to illustrate the device and the ecosystem as one that can "do things you never thought of before."

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Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich final build detailed

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich final build detailed

This week Google revealed the final details surrounding Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, its newest and most advanced mobile operating system. This update to a whole new dessert is what Google calls "an entirely new look and feel to Android" and from what we've seen thus far, it certainly is. Ice Cream Sandwich is made to improve multi-tasking, has Wi-fi hotspot and NFC support, new notifications, and a "full web browsing experience," all of it coming first on what Samsung calls the Galaxy Nexus, the next in a line of hero phones made in direct collaboration with Google to provide a perfectly clean version of their new software in what they see as an ideal package.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus, DROID RAZR, and more may launch November 10

Samsung Galaxy Nexus, DROID RAZR, and more may launch November 10

A leaked screenshot of Verizon's product release schedule reveals the tentative launch dates for a slew of upcoming Android smartphones, including what could be the just unveiled Motorola DROID RAZR as well as the soon to be unveiled Samsung Galaxy Nexus. The latter of which we're expecting to see tonight at the Android Ice Cream Sandwich event hosted by Google and Samsung in Hong Kong. Reminder: we'll be there to cover it live at 10pm EST, so stay tuned!

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Ice Cream Sandwich reveal party, Hong Kong, Tuesday night, we’ll be there!

Ice Cream Sandwich reveal party, Hong Kong, Tuesday night, we’ll be there!

This post is just a big reminder for you that we will indeed be hitting up China for some tasty treats this Tuesday at the Samsung / Google event in Hong Kong. It's Android Ice Cream Sandwich we're expecting, and we're gonna get it! Not only that, we expect a lovely new device by the name of Samsung Galaxy Nexus - we've also hear Nexus Prime as a possible name, but if this poll has anything to say about it, Galaxy Nexus is the real deal. In Hong Kong the event is on the 19th of October at 10AM - conveniently that is also the time of day, 12 hours earlier, that it will be taking place New York time -- October 18th at 10PM.

Photo taken by Michael Wickus for TOTCB : "Squirrel from a Balcony"

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Samsung Google Android event set for October 19 in Hong Kong [Official]

Samsung Google Android event set for October 19 in Hong Kong [Official]

Invites have been sent out to those considered worthy of attending what may well be the biggest event in the shared history of Samsung and Google, one taking place LIVE from Hong Kong, China. This event will almost certainly be showing off the newest Android operating system Ice Cream Sandwich working on a Samsung device either called the Nexus Prime or the Galaxy Nexus. One way or another, the 19th of October, Hong Kong (and the 18th of October, USA, for those that understand time zones,) will be the date of the big Samsung Unpacked event that was cancelled last week. Can you even contain your excitement at a time like this?!

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Motorola XOOM 2 and Spyder leaked photos appear

Motorola XOOM 2 and Spyder leaked photos appear

When a leaked set of photos of a device, or in this case two devices: the Motorola Spyder (aka DROID RAZR) and XOOM 2, are released with carrier logos splayed across them, it generally means that release time is near. We've learned this year that this isn't always true, but on the whole we can judge a leak by its cover. Here what we're seeing is a brand new handset and a second-generation tablet on the way straight out of the generally-ok photo takers hands. Motorola, will you bring the heat inside 2011?

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus photos caught on Google+

Samsung Galaxy Nexus photos caught on Google+

Photos apparently taken on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus have been spotted on Google+, with two Google engineers sharing images that, according to the EXIF data, were shot by the currently unannounced handset. Stills taken by Roman Kirillov and Chris Yerga list "Galaxy Nexus" under camera, though Google+ default resizing of uploaded shots to 3-megapixels mean we can't see the full quality the new Googlephone is capable of.

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