Andorid update

Android engineer talks updates and the “Check for Updates” button

We recently learned Android 4.4 Kit Kat had begun rolling out for Nexus 4 users. Basically, that means Google has begun offering the update in batches, and on the flip side, it likely also means that many Nexus 4 users navigated into the settings and have been repeatedly tapping the Check for Updates button. Well, Dan Morrill from Google has taken to Reddit and shared a bit about the update process and about using that button.

Sony Xperia Z sudden-death fix now rolling out

Some Sony Xperia Z users had been reporting sudden death issues with their handsets over the past few days. While Sony seems to have been quick to acknowledge the issue, they also seem to have been quick on the fix. The issue at hand was dealing with sudden death. Basically, users were reporting that their Xperia Z had suddenly died and would not come back to life.

Motorola DROID XYBOARDs 8.2 and 10.1 get Ice Cream Sandwich updates

It's been a while since we've discussed the Motorola DROID XYBOARD here on Android Community, but today it's making headlines thanks to its shiny new Ice Cream Sandwich update. Motorola has announced that it's pushing Ice Cream Sandwich updates for both the DROID XYBOARD 8.2 and 10.1, so if you haven't moved on to a different kind of tablet yet, you're in for a treat. It isn't quite the squishy, colorful candy treat that many would prefer, but delicious ice cream is almost just as good.

Acer Iconia Tab A500 to get Android 3.1 update July 5 at least in Germany

The Acer Iconia Tab A500 has been around for a while now and has lured a few folks looking for an Android tablet to purchase. Last we spoke of the A500 it was on special over at Target stores. The tablet has Android Honeycomb 3.0 onboard already. Acer Germany has announced that the A500 will be getting an update on July 5 to the latest version of Honeycomb.

ZTE Blade/ Orange San Francisco finally gets Android OS update

If you are a fan of the mid-range ZTE Blade known as the Orange San Francisco and have been wishing that the device would get an OS update the time is here. The San Fran was one of the more popular budget Android devices in the UK and what probably bothered many was that the device was running Android 2.1. That version of the OS is certainly long in the tooth by most standards. ZTE has announced that it is set to upgrade the OS on all Blade variants.
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