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Verizon upgrades HTC ThunderBolt to Android Ice Cream Sandwich

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 Ice Cream Sandwich, Jelly Bean adoption surging, Gingerbread waning

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.

Motorola dumps Android Ice Cream Sandwich for three 4G smartphones

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 scraps Android Ice Cream Sandwich update for Desire HD

HTC has halted plans to upgrade its Desire HD smartphone to run Google's Android 4.0, nicknamed Ice Cream Sandwich.

Galaxy S III opens to huge crowds in London, other cities

The Galaxy S III is the closest that Samsung has come yet to producing a clone of the iPhone 4S.

Sony dumps Android Ice Cream Sandwich update for Xperia Play

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. Sony

Quad-core Android tablets at $199 possible with Kai platform, says Nvidia

If Nvidia has its way, you can start expecting low-cost, quad-core Android tablets to arrive soon.

HTC will complete Android Ice Cream Sandwich upgrades by August

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 skipping Ice Cream Sandwich update for many Android devices

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

Amazon Kindle Fire increases its lead as top Android tablet

Developers who want their Android apps to maintain compatibility with the Kindle Fire may end up avoiding newer APIs found in more recent versions of Android like Ice Cream Sandwich.