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Twitter apps that complement Android’s Ice Cream Sandwich design elements

When Google unleashed Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich last year, many people were excited about its cleaner look and feel compared to previous versions. Now that the operating system is finally achieving a greater level of penetration, it’s worth remembering that Google also revealed new UI design ... Full Article »

October 1, 2012 4:30pm

Tweet Lanes could be the best Twitter app someday

With the advent of Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean, we're seeing a few Twitter apps aimed specifically at this generation of the Android OS. Tweet Lanes is one of these, and it is a work in progress. It's a beta release right now, and as such it's missing a couple features, like notifications. But ... Full Article »

September 24, 2012 1:15pm

Boid for Twitter is a mixed bag so far

I am an avid Twitter user, and so I'm always on the lookout for a great new Twitter app. Boid for Twitter, which is in beta for Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean devices, looks like that next great Twitter app at first glance, but when we dig down deep, we discover we aren't so happy with it. Stru ... Full Article »

September 14, 2012 3:00pm

Android Jelly Bean on at least five devices by Thanksgiving

Just as commentary heightens around Google’s seemingly lackadaisical approach to Android fragmentation, the company pulled back the curtain a little bit more on its plans for Ice Cream Sandwich’s successor, Jelly Bean. According to unnamed sources, The Wall Street Journal reports that Google wil ... Full Article »

May 16, 2012 9:17am

LTE and ICS devices from LG and Sony light up CTIA 2012

Samsung may have gotten a head start with their Galaxy S III launch, but this past week brought plenty of action to the Android handset scene at CTIA. There’s an impressive lineup of upcoming Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich devices, as well as more LTE handsets than you can shake a stick at. CTIA h ... Full Article »

May 12, 2012 12:00pm

Sony Tablet S gets Android 4.0 while more rumors of Android 5.0 surface

Last month we learned of Sony’s plans to update their Tablet S with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, and today the update is available for users to download. It appears Sony’s pushing out a staggered roll-out for the ICS update, so all Tablet S users may not get it at the same time. The manufact ... Full Article »

April 26, 2012 9:15am

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 officially hits U.S. market

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 officially hit the U.S. market today, two months after its unveiling at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich tablet comes in two screen sizes, 10.1-inch and 7.0-inch, with expandable memory via a memory card slot. Besides ICS, the Galaxy ... Full Article »

April 12, 2012 9:26am

Toshiba plans three new quad-core tablets to launch this spring, summer

A lot of Android tablet competitors seem to be thinking about finding ways to compete below the price range of the Apple iPad. The Kindle Fire has been successful with a price tag of $199, and rumor has it that Google wants to bring a branded tablet to the market to compete in that range as well. ... Full Article »

April 10, 2012 12:18pm

Report says Google’s 7-inch tablet held up till June to tweak for lower price

Google is planning to release a 7-inch tablet running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, but it’s pushing the launch to June 2012 in order to tweak the device and bring down its price tag. That’s the report from The Verge, which states that Google’s branded tablet, co-created with Asustek, is he ... Full Article »

April 6, 2012 2:05pm

Google pushes Gmail update for Honeycomb tablets

Google is slowly rolling out improvements for its proprietary apps, with the latest being the addition of new gesture controls for Gmail, geared toward Android tablet users. As The Verge reports, the update comes to tablets running Android 3.0 Honeycomb, the tablet version of Google’s Android ope ... Full Article »

April 5, 2012 2:09pm


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