Android 4.0 articles

Android 4.0's Hard Launch: Samsung Galaxy Nexus Review

As the current Google flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Nexus by Samsung is the first device to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The super large, super high-resolution display on the Galaxy Nexus is a dream to look at. Verizon's U.S. version is 4G ready and the new Android operating system gives users something very new and interesting to work with. It's a good combination.

Although it's not without flaw, the Galaxy Nexus is every bit the hero smartphone that Google needs it to be to move Android to the next stage of its evolution.

Neowin: Galaxy Nexus review, the sweetest aftertaste

Neowin is reviewing today the latest Nexus phone from Google, built in partnership with Samsung, and powered by the newest Android 4.0 release. For those unfamiliar with this beautiful device, it’s called the Galaxy Nexus, and it runs on delicious…

Largest domain seizure yet affects counterfeiters, pirates

Keeping with recent tradition, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Justice have initiated a sweeping crackdown on websites accused of selling counterfeit goods and pirated software. ICE had performed a similar operation last year, as…

Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime listed on Amazon

The Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet has found its way to Amazon. The listing looks to be a placeholder as there isn’t any option to pre-order, although some of the comments in the reviews section seem to indicate the…

Source code for Android 3.0 and 4.0 released

Google has released the source code for its tastily titled Ice Cream Sandwich release of Android 4.0, enabling manufacturers to begin to customize it for their handsets. This is also the first version released that is optimized for both tablets…

Google, Samsung reschedule Android event for October 19

Google and Samsung have rescheduled their Ice Cream Sandwich event that was postponed last week. The unveiling will now take place on October 19 in Hong Kong, or October 18 at 10pm ET in the US due to the time zone difference.

Google and Samsung postpone release of Nexus Prime smartphone

Google and Samsung have postponed their product launch at next week’s CTIA Fall event. Most analysts expected the duo to unveil the Samsung Galaxy Nexus Prime, codenamed “Nexus Prime” at the San Diego event. Neither issued a specific reason for the delay, although some in the media are suggesting...

Google guiding developers to prep for Ice Cream Sandwich

A post on the Android developer’s blog yesterday outlines some steps that developers can take to prepare their Honeycomb tablet apps for Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS). The post is authored by Scott Main, lead tech writer for the developer...

Rumor: Ice Cream Sandwich coming in October

The Android faithful may be getting their hands on the company’s next mobile operating system sooner than anticipated. If true, we should expect to see the launch of Google’s Ice Cream Sandwich as early as October.

Android 4.0 to be codenamed Ice Cream

Android 4.0 will be codenamed Ice Cream, ARM President Tudor Brown has revealed to Forbes. Google's partners tend to have access to the Android roadmap but the codename is likely all we're going to hear about the fourth version of…