Close to two years after first rolling out the HTC ThunderBolt to subscribers, Verizon Wireless is finally upgrading the device to Google's Android 4.0, a.k.a. Ice Cream Sandwich. The ThunderBolt--the first 4G LTE smartphone introduced--currently runs Android 2.3, or Gingerbread.
Android version 4.0 (a.k.a. Ice Cream Sandwich) and versions 4.1 and 4.2 (both nicknamed Jelly Bean), the most recent overhauls of the Google mobile operating system, experienced significant increases in user adoption during the final weeks of 2012 and now power close to 40 percent of all Android devices worldwide.
Google's Motorola Mobility unit has canceled plans to upgrade its Atrix 4G, Electrify and Photon 4G smartphones to Android 4.0, dubbed Ice Cream Sandwich. All three devices will continue to run Android 2.3, a.k.a. Gingerbread, which Google first released in late 2010.
HTC has halted plans to upgrade its Desire HD smartphone to run Google's Android 4.0, nicknamed Ice Cream Sandwich.
At Google's annual Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco, the company brought out Android version 4.1, also called Jelly Bean, introduced new Google-branded devices and enhanced the Google Play storefront.
Just seven percent of Android devices on the market are running Android 4.0, the latest version of the operating system also known as Ice Cream Sandwich. The lack of market penetration is...
Sony Mobile has confirmed it will not update its Xperia Play gaming smartphone to run Google's ( NASDAQ:GOOG ) Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, citing performance issues.
HTC said it will upgrade more than a dozen Android devices to run Google's ( NASDAQ:GOOG ) Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, with the process slated to wrap up in August 2012.
Motorola Mobility ( NYSE:MMI ) said it will limit the number of Android smartphones it will update to Google's ( NASDAQ:GOOG ) Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system to just the handsets that it
Samsung Electronics has identified more than a dozen U.S. devices poised for upgrade to Google's ( NASDAQ:GOOG ) Android 4.0 mobile operating system, a.k.a. "Ice Cream Sandwich."