Tag Archives: Honeycomb

US Cellular HTC Flyer Variant Gets Update: It’s Honeycomb

The original HTC Flyer received the Honeycomb update in December, 7 months ago. Now to demonstrate the damage carriers can cause, US Cellular has just released the same update for their variant of the Flyer. When Ice Cream Sandwich is on most tablets, and Jelly Bean has been out for weeks, these lucky Flyer owners get Honeycomb. Not only is it such… Read more

Ice Cream Sandwich Now Accounts For 7.1% Of All Android Devices

Google’s just released their newest set of Android OS distribution stats and we’re happy to see a small bit of growth for Ice Cream Sandwich as it now powers 7.1% of all Android devices. That’s an increase of 2.2% from May, which saw just 4.9% of all Android devices running on Ice Cream Sandwich. It’s likely that the release of HTC’s One X, S and V… Read more

Gmail for Android updated, mostly benefits Honeycomb tablets

Android users on Ice Cream Sandwich have benefitted from a better Gmail app, but Google isn’t leaving users on previous Android versions behind. A new update is now available for the app via Google Play, and it brings many goodies. Honeycomb users benefit the most, receiving the same UI as the Ice Cream Sandwich version. Here’s the full rundown: Android… Read more

VIZIO VTAB1008 now receiving update to Android 3.2

Vizio hasn’t exactly been known for their Android tablets, but they did release the VTAB1008. When it was first released, it ran a modified version of Android 2.3. Vizio is now doing the tablet justice, and updating it to the tablet-friendly Android 3.2, also know Honeycomb. Users are now receiving prompts for the update, which is being done over-the-air…. Read more

Toshiba Excite 10 LE going on sale March 6

No, the Excite 10 LE isn’t a brand new tablet you’ve never heard of. Actually, you’ve known about the Excite 10 LE by Toshiba since all the way back in September of last year, when it was running around the Internet known only as the AT200. But now it’s back, with a different name, and perhaps most importantly, a launch date. Toshiba has officially… Read more

Sony Tablet P for AT&T landing March 4

While the Tablet P by Sony has been available in international markets for quite some time, it has been a no-show here in the States ever since its official launch. While that’s bad enough for leaving its Tablet S brother all by itself on store shelves, Sony is looking to rectify the situation by officially announcing an upcoming launch date for the… Read more

Toshiba Thrive 10-inch tablet set to receive Ice Cream Sandwich update in the Spring

Toshiba’s 10-inch Thrive tablet is still running Honeycomb, and up until now there hasn’t been much said about a release date for an Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update. But, thanks to their Twitter account, that has finally changed. The company has confirmed that the tablet is indeed planned for an update, but while they don’t have an exact date quite… Read more