Tag Archives: software

Rogers Updates Their Galaxy S II To Jelly Bean 4.1.2

The Jelly Bean update for the international Galaxy S II has been out for a while, but carrier branded models are known to face delays. Rogers made this one quick and is releasing the 4.1.2 build through Kies to its Galaxy S II LTE. This update comes with all the good stuff of Jelly Bean, like Google Now and Project Butter, infused with Samsung’s new… Read more

Verizon Posts Update For LG Spectrum, Removes Bloat

We thought we’d never see the day. Verizon is releasing an update to the LG Spectrum that actually removes bloatware apps. Specifically, it removes V CAST apps, Rhapsody, Verizon VIDEO, and Blockbuster. That’s very new to us, an update removing a significant amount of bloat. To top of all off, there are a bunch of improvements. It should be a good… Read more

HTC EVO 4G Updated With Security Fixes 32 Months After Release

The HTC EVO 4G is getting a brand new software update today, and if that doesn’t shock you, you’re a cold, cold person. 32 months after the release of the device, almost three years, it’s getting an update. That’s amazing support from Sprint and HTC. Most people aren’t even on contract with this phone anymore, and they still decided to keep it as secure… Read more

Screenshot Of Sense 5 On Rumored HTC G2 Leaked

An alleged screenshot from the rumored HTC G2 was leaked, showing off how Sense 5 scales to smaller displays. The HTC G2 is rumored to be HTC’s next budget device, with a 1GHz processor and a 3.5″ HVGA display. The screenshot is indeed 320×480, or HVGA, so that matches up. However, the focus here is Sense 5. While Sense 5 has a tiled widget look on… Read more

Android 4.2.2 Rolling Out To Nexus Devices, Possible Bluetooth Fix

We’ve been seeing Android 4.2.2 around a few times, running on Nexus 4 devices but never rolling out. Now we finally get a hands on look at 4.2.2, as will all of you Nexus owners! It seems to be rolling out to a multitude of Nexus devices, like the 7, 10, and Galaxy Nexus. So far the update has not been seen on a Nexus 4, but it may be rolling out so… Read more

Galaxy S II I9100G Now Getting Jelly Bean Update

The Samsung Galaxy S II GT-I9100G is a bit different from its brother, the standard I9100. While the I9100 is Exynos 4 powered and was the standard model in many parts of the world, the I9100G was made with a TI OMAP 4430 processor inside. And like its Exynos-toting brother, the I9100G is now getting its update to Jelly Bean 4.1.2. Samsung is just… Read more

Samsung Building Jelly Bean For The Galaxy Ace 2

The Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 may not be a high end phone, but it’s a fairly popular one outside of the US. Thankfully, it’ll last a lot longer for those who own one, as Samsung has begun making a 4.1.2 update for it. A few screenshots were leaked of the updated firmware, complete with the new Nature UX that debuted on the Galaxy S III. The update should… Read more

Canadian Galaxy Note IIs Now Receiving Multi Window Update

Earlier, we reported that Samsung announced the much awaited multi window update for Canadian Galaxy Note IIs. Samsung is no liar, because people are already getting the update. The update adds multi window functionality, which allows you to run two compatible apps at the same time, split screen. It’s true multitasking. The other feature added is… Read more

December comScore Numbers Show Android Still On Top (Obviously)

The December 3 month period comScore numbers and in, and it’s more of the same thing. In the software part of it, Android rose 0.9 points to 53.4%, while iOS rose a whole 2 points to 36.3%. Blackberry dropped 2 points, but that might very well change in the next few months. Sadly, Windows Phone dropped 0.7 points to only 2.9%. Symbian stayed constant at… Read more