Posted inFeaturedNews

Coby offers Android 4.0 update for existing (German) tablets

Budget consumer electronics company Coby offers a range of Android 4.0 tablets. But if you bought one of last year’s models running Android 2.3 or earlier and want to upgrade to Android 4.0 it looks like there’s hope. Coby Germany has posted tools that allow users to upgrade from earlier versions of Android to Android 4.0. […]

Posted inFeaturedNews

Android 4.0 update for the Kindle Fire – now with USB mounting

One of the bugs that’s been plaguing Amazon Kindle Fire users who have installed early builds of Android 4.0 on the $199 tablet appears to be fixed. Developer JackpotClavin has released a new build of CyanogenMod 9 Alpha for the tablet which adds support for USB mounting. In other words, you can now connect the […]

Posted inNews

Lenovo rolling out Android 4.0 update for the ThinkPad Tablet soon

Lenovo may have a new line of tablets scheduled to hit the streets this year, but the company isn’t turning its back on customers that purchased the original ThinkPad Tablet in 2011. The company says it will be rolling out a software update bringing Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to its business tablet in […]

Posted inFeaturedNews

Notion Ink releases Android 4.0 pre-alpha for the Adam tablet

Notion Ink is working to bring Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the Adam tablet. While the software is still a work in progress, the company has released an early build for anyone to download and test. This build is aimed at developers who can help troubleshoot remaining problems and it’s labeled as a pre-alpha. Right now […]

Posted inFeaturedHow to...News

Early, buggy build of Android 4.0 for Kindle Fire now available

The Amazon Kindle Fire ships with a custom version of Google Android which is designed to work with Amazon’s music, movie, book, and app stores. But people have been replacing the official Kindle Fire software with custom versions of Android almost as long as the tablet has been available — and now the tools are […]

Posted inFeaturedNews

Samsung: No Ice Cream for the Galaxy Tab 7″ or Galaxy S smartphone

Samsung has announced that it will not be releasing an official Android 4.0 update for the original 7 inch Galaxy Tab or the Samsung Galaxy S, one of the most popular Android smartphones on the market. The reason? They simply don’t have the hardware to support a decent user experience. And by decent experience, I […]

Posted inFeaturedNews

Android 4.0.3 comes to the Motorola XOOM (unofficially)

Google released Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich this week, and independent developers started kicking the tires right away. It turns out that the software is already pretty much compatible with the Motorola XOOM tablet, and xda-developers forum member razorbladex401 has released a custom ROM for the tablet based on the latest version of Android. The […]

Posted inNews

Qualcomm shows Android 4.0 on a reference tablet, coming soon to older Snapdragon chips

Chip maker Qualcomm recently unveiled a new developer prototype based on the company’s latest Snapdragon S4 chips, and now the company has announced that the prototype is running an early build of Google Android 4.0.1 Ice Cream Sandwich. Qualcomm is still working on optimizing Ice Cream Sandwich to play well with its S4 processors, and […]

Posted inNews

Unofficial Android 4.0 build coming to the Archos 101 G9 tablet

French tablet maker Archos is working to bring Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to its latest Android tablets, and recently the company showed off some of the progress that’s been made so far. But the folks at Archos aren’t the only ones porting Google’s latest operating system to the Archos 101 G9 tablet. Xda-developers forum member LeTama […]

Posted inFeaturedNews

Android 4.0 coming the HP TouchPad… eventually

Update: And…. it’s available. We have detailed instructions for installing Android 4.0 on the HP TouchPad using CyanogenMod 9 Alpha. It’s still an unsupported work in progress, so proceed with caution.  One of the developers responsible for porting Google Android 2.3 to run on the HP TouchPad tablet is working to bring Android 4.0 to the […]