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ASUS says they’ll be first to “Android 5.0 Jelly Bean”

As the updates to Android come out some manufacturers are fast to adopt the latest and greatest, while others tend to take way too long -- especially on phones. ASUS is one of those on the "fast" list and have prided themselves on being the fastest to update their devices. Just like the original Transformer was the first to update to new versions of Honeycomb, the Prime was the first to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Now ASUS has mentioned Android 5.0 and Jelly Bean, and we sure are excited.

ASUS Transformer Prime 3rd update this month rolling out, hopefully fixes reboots

ASUS has been pretty busy it seems, because they have just pushed out another over the air update for the Transformer Prime tablet. This is actually the third OTA update for the Prime this month alone here in the US. I'm starting to wonder if they'll ever give us a change log. After the last update seemed to cause more problems than it fixed, we are hoping for something different with this latest update to build 9.4.2.15 so we'll see.

Motorola DROID X update coming soon

Motorola didn't forget about the DROID X for those concerned. Apparently they launched a beta "soak test" software update late last week for a few forum members to test out. Today it is finally official as Verizon is giving us all the update details. Currently listed as coming soon we expect the DROID X update to land this week, more details and change log available below.

Archos G9 tablets with ICS pre-orders go live

For those keeping track of the Archos line of tablets the latest edition G9 series are about to receive Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. We saw an early preview build back in December from Archos and were told to expect an update to the Archos 101 G9 and 80 G9 early 2012 -- as soon as the first week of February. While the update hasn't started rolling out yet a few online retailers are currently taking pre-orders for the Archos G9 with ICS.