Never say never folks! Just as we announced late last week, the good guys over at HTC have apparently been working on an update for the aging HTC Thunderbolt. It’s long overdue, but we can now confirm Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is indeed rolling out as we speak to the first 4G LTE device from Verizon. It’s a miracle, and we’re glad to see it.

For all the doubters and Verizon haters, we understand your frustration on soo many levels, but it’s nice to see them finally updating this smartphone after months and months of delays. Our inbox has just been flooded with users commenting with excitement that they have in fact received the OTA update this afternoon.

Verizon confirmed the update last week on their support pages, and now that it’s finally rolling out you should probably check for updates as we speak and get this on the way as soon as possible. Many users over at XDA Developers have also confirmed they’ve received the update this morning and are now enjoying that tasty frozen treat.

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The jump from Android 2.3 Gingerbread to 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is a big one – in terms of size and features – so you’re in for a treat. The download is around 400MB so it might take a few minutes to download and WiFi is recommended, then let it do its thing and you’ll be rocking the newer OS and all those ICS improvements in no time. Enjoy everything new with HTC Sense UI 3.6 like lockscreen shortcuts, face unlock and much much more. Drop us a comment when you get the update and let us know how things are going.

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[via Verizon]