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When Ice Cream Sandwich was came into ground? Almost a year ago but some Android smartphones are still waiting to receive their ICS shares, some of them won’t get them but if you own HTC Thunderbolt, you’re luck. The wait is finally over now, HTC is now rolling out the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich for LTE smartphone, that is first Verizon athlete.
HTC Thunderbolt Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich update is being rolled out through OTA, the size is 395.6MB and it contains firmware version number 7.02.605.06. there are many new handy features to try now, first of all we should talk about is Sense 3.6, the update also brings lock screen notifications, face unlock, app folders, recent apps list, and more even you’re able to customize the launch bar.
There’s Verizon Remote Diagnostic tool in the update and some tweaks improves the performance, the most interesting changelog is removing of bloatware, HTC is removing some bloatware apps on the phone with this update that, of course, will give you more storage space.
After a long wait, AT&T and Samsung are now paying the attention on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9, they are now rolling out the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Galaxy 8.9 via Samsung KIES. The Galaxy Tab 8.9 Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich update, of course, brings many new features such as face unlock, better performance and more.
However if you can’t update your tablet via KIES, download and install the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich update for Galaxy Tab 8.9 manually, this guide shows you how to install Android 4.0.4 ICS I957UCLK4 firmware on Galaxy Tab 8.9 manually.
At long last, the AT&T variant of Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 is finally receiving the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich update through KIES, it’s not available through OTA though, it’s really a sad point because some people might not have Samsung KIES installed on their computer.
The Android 4.0.4 comes with some impressive features such as faster performance, faceunlock feature and more. If the Samsung KIES is installed on your computer and you’re itching to taste the Ice Cream Sandwich, connect your Galaxy Tab 8.9 to PC and the update should pop up that contains firmware version I957UCLK4 Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. We demand from Samsung that roll out this Ice Cream Sandwich to OTA too.
After leaks and rumors, finally the wait is over now, the LG Optimus 2X is finally receiving the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich internationally, not a while the phone received the Ice Cream Sandwich in Kean but now other user can also celebrate it, the Android 4.0.4-based v30a firmware for LG Optiormus 2X is available for download at LG’s PC update utility.
Of course, this long-awaited update should bring a lot of new features to your smartphone along with default features such as a bit faster performance, face-unlock, improved UI, resizable widgets, improved notification bar and more. This update will also allow you to run the latest Google apps such as Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Chrome.
Samsung has just released an Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich XXALHB firmware for the Samsung Galaxy S Duos and available in Germany but non-German users can also install the firmware manually on their Galaxy S Duos via Odin.
Here’s step by step guide to learn how to upgrade Samsung Galaxy S Duos to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich via XXALHB official firmware via Odin.
Samsung has just rolled out I9100XWLPW firmware update for the Samsung Galaxy S2 in India that is still an Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich firmware not an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as Samsung said that the Galaxy S2 will receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update soon in near future, which means we have to wait for some more months.
So pick your Galaxy S2 up and check for OTA notification to upgrade your Galaxy S2 to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich I9100XWLPW firmware, but if you’re not Indian or can’t upgrade your phone via OTA, install the I9100XWLPW firmware on Galaxy S2 manually.
The CyanogenMod 9 for HTC Rezound is available now, it’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and brings a lot of customization to tweak your Android device, it’s AOSP ROM so it’ll give fully stock Android experience and thanks to senior XDA developer member GrayTheWolf who brings CyanogenMod 9 (CM9) to us unofficially for our HTC Rezound.
However, the ROM is still under development, so bugs can be expected such as MHL doesn’t work, in some apps the camera stretch photos, but if you want to taste AOSP Ice Cream Sandwich experience, don’t care about these minor bugs and give CyanogenMod 9 a try.
For those of you have just bought the new Xperia T and looking for a custom ROM to enhance the performance by adding some more tweaks, the CyanogenMod has been arrived, when you look for a better custom ROM for any Android device, the first name that mostly comes in mind is CyanogenMod. Thanks to recognized XDA developer member FXP, the developer haven’t brought just one CyanogenMod ROM build but three, the CyanogenMod 7.2, CyanogenMod 9.1 and CyanogenMod 10.
The Xperia T already runs the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, so if you want to upgrade to the latest Android version 4.1.1 Jelly Bean, you can try the Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean based CyanogenMod 10 build. The Jelly Bean adds many new features and brings a smooth performance to your Xperia T. Since these are initial releases, you might face bugs from them, however if you want experience the AOSP sweetness, must try one of them.
A most stable build of Ice Cream Sandwich is now available for the HTC Desire, a XDA developer member named pratheek1992 that just ported the AOKP build Milestone 6 to the HTC Desire that is based on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. It’s pretty fast and stable for the daily drive.
The fame AOKP custom ROM has a lot of customizable features and custom apps that allow you to customize different aspects of interface, the ROM gives you full stock Ice Cream Sandwich experience and this port also includes the Samsung Galaxy S3 TouchWiz launcher and number of other useful features like the ROM Control, AOKP wallpapers, USB tether toggle, clock widgets, boot animation, and more, The Facebook sync has been removed from the ROM and some other bloatware also have been removed.
The latest official firmware for the Bell Samsung Galaxy S3 SGH-I747M is MVLALH1 that based on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich and has been rolled out, it’s sill Ice Cream Sandwich, you have to wait for a bit longer for Jelly Bean, however leaks Jelly Bean OTA updates suggest that you’ll get it soon in near future.
Those of you can’t upgrade their Bell Galaxy S3 via OTA (over-the-air) can install it manually. The below guide will walk you through how to install official Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich MVLALH1 firmware on Bell Galaxy S3 SGH-i747M.
One of best custom ROM AOKP, has been arrived for your HTC Rezound that based on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, it’s most customizable custom ROM available around the world, the ROM is packed with a lot of customizable features that allow you to customize different aspects of your device and also brings a fast performance, thanks to senior XDA developer member IAmTheOneTheyCallNeo.
The ROM is still being updated and currently contains some bugs like when you stream videos using Skype or Hangout (Gtalk), you may face force close errors.
It’s AOSP based ROM, which means, it will give you fully stock Android experience and it already has root access.
After a long wait, Apple has just launched the 6th-genration iPhone, that looks stunning and now getting attention all around the world, the sixth incarnation of the original iPhone, has to fight with Android devices and other mobile plate forms, but mostly people seems to compare Apple devices with Samsung devices and almost of you well about flagship smartphones of both companies, the Samsung Galaxy S3 and Apple iPhone 5, both are high-end smartphones of this age.
In recent times Apple claimed that Galaxy S3 is coping the iPhone, might be Apple did this to make a way for the iPhone 5 launch because the Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S3 has become a most popular smartphone.
Approximately before four months, Korean company showed off the Galaxy S3 and just within four months, I hasn’t saw any negative review about the Korean smartphone, recently a report came that the Samsung sold 20 million units worldwide that is really a biggest success but will iPhone5 break this record? To get the answer, the best way to judge which tech giant is better is comparison, that’s why, here at Android Egis, I’m going to compare both devices, it will show which one is better, Apple should now do better. However Apple has already sold 30 million units of previous iPhone in the first three months when it launched. Experts seems to expect that the new iPhone would make a best record but I can’t say anything about that, might I’m saying that because I prefer Galaxy S3. However the time will tell, iPhone can make a biggest selling record or not.
Of course, Samsung vs Apple rivalry is one of the best example that can come up with. Both companies make some of best smartphones you can find. I have divided the whole comparison, Galaxy S3 vs iPhone 5, into different segments because it’s easier to understand and shows closer detail.
After a long wait, T-Mobile has started rolling out the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich for its T-Mobile variant of Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 through OTA (over the air). To grab this update on your T-Mobile Galaxy Tab 7.7, go to setting and check software update. For those of you who can’t upgrade their Galaxy Tab 7.7 with OTA update due to some reason, here’s a guide to install official Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich 9UVLH6 firmware on T-Mobile Galaxy Tab 7.7.
The CyanogenMod 9.1 ROM has just been released for the Sony Xperia S LT26i that based on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, it’s AOSP ROM that gives you fully stock Android Ice Cream Sandwich experience, CyanogenMod packed the ROM with numerous customizable features that allow you to customize and tweak different aspects of the ROM’s interface, thanks to recognized XDA developer member FXP.
The CyanogenMod 9.1 is still under development stages, so it might has some bugs but it’s stable for the daily use and very it’s functional.
Samsung has just released another Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich firmware update for the Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000, the firmware version is N7000XXLRQ and it’s currently available in Germany. The update brings many changes, the change log is impressive like it brings Samsung Galaxy S3 interface, the gallery also has been changed, the gallery is now same as the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 that recently released at IFA, the gallery already has been used in some Samsun’s TIZEN presentations.
If you live in Germany, you can upgrade your Samsung Galaxy Note GT-N7000 to Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich XXLRQ firmware via KIES or OTA (Over The Air), of course, you can also install the Android 4.0.4 ICS XXLRQ Firmware on any Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 manually, here’s step by step guide to install XXLRQ update manually on Galaxy Note N7000.
Finally the Samsung is going to roll out the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich firmware update officially for the Samsung Galaxy R I9103, the firmware version is I9103XXLQ9, it’s also a TouchWiz based firmware, the update is for Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom and you’ll get OTA notification soon in near future. However those of you have ability of wait for the notification can install the update manually on the phone.
Just a few days ago, Samsung rolled out the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 Wi-Fi but for those of you who love to have full control on their tablet, can now root their tablet, a senior XDA developer safariking has just released rooted Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich firmware package. It’s latest official Android 4.0.4 ICS XARLPB firmware that is pre-rooted and already includes BusyBox app, odexed app, and Zipaligned app. The developer also adds Jelly Bean animations to the package, it’s really smooth as butter.
Own a T-Mobile Galaxy S2? Well! We’ve got great news for you, T-Mobile has started rolling out the Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich UVLH1 firmware for the T-Mobile Galaxy S2 officially. As most of you know well that the Android 4.0.4 updates comes with a remarkable improvements and changes such as faster performance.
On your smartphone, go to Setting and check for the software update, but if you haven’t received the OTA notification yet due to any reason, you can also install the firmware manually on your phone. Here’s guide how to install Official Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich T989UVLH1 manually on T-Mobile Galaxy S2. Since this is official firmware, it will not increase the flash counter.
Mostly latest Android devices gets leak firmware updates before the release of official updates, the new leak firmware is for Samsung Captivate Glide SGH-I927, the phone is running Android 2.3 Gingerbread but a recognized XDA developer member designgears has leaked UCLG9 firmware that based on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich that suggest Captivate Glide will get Ice Cream Sandwich soon in near future.
If you can’t wait for the official Ice Cream Sandwich update, you can install Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich update on Samsung Captivate Glide I927 manually. But do keep in mind that since this is leaked update, you can expect bugs, however it should be stable for the daily drive.
Recently CyanogenMod team released the CyanogenMod 9 (CM9) ROM officially for the LG Nitro HD P930 that based on Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich, the ROM brings a really faster performance to your phone, the interface is very smooth as butter, the developer packed the 9 with lots of customizable features. Since this is AOSP based custom ROM, it will give you fully stock Ice Cream Sandwich experience.
The ROM is very stable for the daily use, so must try this ROM if you want to taste pure Ice Cream Sandwich.