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Android 4.1.2 Build Now Available for Motorola Defy & Defy+

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Despite being somewhat abandoned by Motorola as far as official updates are concerned, the Motorola Defy & Defy+ are refusing to accept that the latest versions of Android are out of the question. Having recently received an unofficial version of CM10 based on Android 4.1.2 thanks to XDA Recognized Developer Quarx, these devices continue to defiantly (see what I did there?) push the limits of what they are capable of.

As you might expect, this build is still in quite an early stage. There might be bugs, and it may not be suitable for use as a daily driver quite yet. That said, the general feedback within the development thread seems to be very good, without any deal breaking issues being reported so far. The bui. . . READ ON »

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Official ICS Update Available for Samsung Galaxy R I9103

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To all Samsung Galaxy R GT-I9203 users waiting to get official ICS on their device, we’ve got news for you! The ICS update was recently spotted on SamMobile. Although the OTA may be pushed out to your devices very soon, those who can’t wait can download and install it manually right away.

This is the European I9103XXLQ9 Update and it was spotted here on XDA by Recognized Contributor ardatdat. As is the case with every official Samsung ROM, this one is also TouchWiz based. Not being a carrier-specific version, this can be installed on any Galaxy R i9103 and contains no carrier bloatware apps. Here are some more details:

PDA: I9103XXLQ9
CSC: I9103NEELQ9
Version: 4.0.4
Date: 2012-08-20
Regions

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HTC Update List On Android Ice Cream Sandwich Upgrades

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Since Google’s launching of Android 4.0 back in October 2011, the main question most of us want answered is if our devices will be upgrade-able, and when? We know there are hardware limitations to take into consideration.

HTC’s first wave of Android updates will bring Ice Cream Sandwich to its phones powered by dual-core Qualcomm S3 processors. The majority of HTC’s phones running on this chip are already on the update list, and we expect the remaining devices to be added shortly. HTC would also be delivering the Android 4.0 update to its phones powered by single-core Qualcomm S2 processors.

From the HTC´s official Facebook we know the full list of devices upgradeable to ICS:

End of March updates:
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HTC Dresses Sensation In White Ice To Receive ICS

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We already knew to expect that the HTC Sensation was getting an upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich, but what we didn´t expect was that also will receive a white version as well. We have already seen Sensation XL in white and it looks quite nice. Currently, the Sensation comes with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a dual core MSM8260 Snapdragon at 1.GHz and S-LCD capacitive touchscreen with 540 x 960 pixels, 4.3 inches. The white version has the same specs as the one we already know and only changes its appearance with a nice white and silver color.

The expected launch date for this model is pointing to March 1st, and with the release date we hope HTC Sense 4.0 is finished and ready to load into the White Sensations. Unfortunat. . . READ ON »

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UnBricking the Nexus S

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Last week, T-Mobile issued the Ice Cream Sandwich OTA update to Nexus S customers.  Great news for some, miserable news for others.  I didn’t found out exactly what all Google and T-Mobile included in the update, but apparently a new bootloader was included.  For some users, that meant a nice, Nexus-shaped brick.

So XDA Recognized Developers AdamOutler and Rebellos of Team Hummingmod set out to do what they do best: unbricking devices.  And they released revision 37 of the UnBrickable Resurrector, which added support for the Nexus S.

Using Linux, the UnBrickable Resurrector, and the latest version of Java, Team Hummingmod’s solution brings your Nexus S back to life in six steps.  No hardware modi. . . READ ON »

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