posted to the Android Market yesterday, bringing a slightly updated calling UI and some basic bug fixes. And one more thing: video calling finally works on the Samsung Epic 4G Touch, one of the many Galaxy S II variants for the US market. The update comes out more than five months after the original launch of the phone back in September. The addition of the (deep breath) Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch to the list of supported devices for video calling is the only major addition in this version of Skype.
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already enjoying an official Ice Cream Sandwich update, owners of the OG Transformer have been left out in the cold. The company originally committed to a February release for the Android 4.0 update, not long after the January update for the Prime. Now Asus Singapore's Facebook page has stated that the upgrade will be delayed, possibly until March, disappointing Android enthusiasts all over the world.
Eldar Murtazin, editor of Russian tech site mobile-review, posted on Twitter that the update would begin rolling out on March 1st.
HTC Rezound worked on international GSM networks with a SIM card and a little tweaking. It looks like the Rezound isn't the only Verizon LTE device hiding a surprise: the latest update to the Motorola DROID XYBOARD tablets turns on the feature as well. Download the update from Verizon's servers by checking for it in the settings menu on either the XYBOARD 10.1 or 8.2, and your tablet should be able to roam on nearly any cellular network in the world. Previously the FCC published the GSM capability, but it was disabled at the time.
PC World: it's the myriad of hardware differences between phone models that makes upgrades take so long.
apparently abandoning support of the CDMA flavors of its developer devices: the Galaxy Nexus and Motorola XOOM on Verizon, as well as the older Nexus S 4G. After the devices disappeared from the listings on the Android.com developer portal. The only thing remaining for any CDMA device is the early builds for the Galaxy Nexus, and those are marked as "for reference only". This led to speculation that Google had halted support for said devices, and in a way, they have.
Galaxy Nexus and even the Nexus S this past week, we are now hearing rumors regarding the Android 4.0.5 update for both devices. According to a new roadmap leaked by France's SFR we are now seeing a full list of when they expect updates to hit -- and for what devices.
disappeared from the official documentation. This includes Android source code and factory ROMs for Verizon's CDMA version of the Galaxy Nexus and Motorola XOOM, as well as the Nexus S 4G. What this implies (and only implies) is that Google is no longer providing official updates for the removed devices, as is generally expected of "developer" hardware. The GSM Nexus S and WiFi-only Motorola XOOM are still present, as are the two initial images for the Galaxy Nexus CDMA/LTE, though these are marked as "archived, for reference only".
ITWorld reports that the company has committed to upgrading the Honeycomb tablet to Ice Cream Sandwich some time in the second quarter of this year. Specific dates weren't given, but the should put the release at somewhere between 2 and 5 months from now, barring and delays.
albeit a somewhat rocky one. But Asus also promised to upgrade the original Transformer to Android 4.0, and hundreds of thousands of Android fans are waiting with bated breath for some shiny new software. According to a response to a curt question on Asus North America's Facebok page, they won't have to wait much longer: the update is currently scheduled for mid-February.