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Google Android 4.2 ported to the Nexus S phone, Acer Iconia Tab A500 tablet

Google has released official builds of Android 4.2 for the latest Nexus phones and tablets. But shortly after Google released the source code for the operating system, independent developers started porting Android 4.2 to run on other devices. That includes the Samsung Nexus S, a phone which Google hasn’t provided an official update for, and the […]

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Android 4.1 ported to the Acer Iconia Tab A500 (unofficially)

The Acer Iconia Tab A500 is a tablet with a 10.1 inch display and NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processor. It sells for about $399, but you can pick up a refurbished model from for just $290. While the tablet first shipped with Android 3.0 Honeycomb last year, Acer offers an over-the-air Android 4.0 […]

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Acer Iconia Tab A500 gets buggy, unofficial Android 4.1 build

Google plans to release the source code for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean in mid-July. But some people don’t want to wait that long to start running the software on their phones and tablets. Some folks have already ported the version of Jelly Bean running on the phones Google distributed to developers this week to run […]

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Deals of the Day (4-26-2012)

The Acer Iconia Tab A500 was one of the first tablets to ship with an NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processor and Android 3.0 operating system when it hit the streets last year. Now Acer has started to roll out an Android 4.0 software update for the tablet, meaning that while the device is nearly […]

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Android 4.0 coming to Acer’s 7, 10 inch tablets next week

Acer has unveiled plans to begin rolling out an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich software update for two tablets soon. The Acer Iconia Tab A100 7 inch tablet and 10 inch Iconia Tab A500 will be the company’s next Android 4.0 tablets. Both tablets feature 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual core processors, while the […]