Week in Review @PocketDroid (March 19 -25 2012)


The time of the week when we usually do our weekly review has come, and we are about to bring you the most interesting stories of the week to you!

Samsung has officially released the ICS kernel sources for the Samsung Galaxy S2. Here are some of our impressions:

Samsung Mobile started pushing out the Android 4.0 software update with the help of local carriers in Europe (select countries) and South Korea, still lots of GALAXY S II owners are waiting for a firmware upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich OS in North America, Australia, Asia and more. Read more 

Sony announced a new version of the Xperia Neo for the Chinese market. Here’s a paragraph from the article:

Sony announces its first Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone — Xperia neo L which is the first to come out of the box with Android 4.0 operating system. The Japanese vendor has plans to upgrade the whole Xperia NXT series announced at MWC 2012 in Barcelona as well as the whole Xperia series from 2011 to the latest OS from Google. Full article 

The European version of the razor-thin Motorola Droid RAZR had been update to Android 2.3.6. Here’s a cut from the story:

A new software update is pushing out for the European model Droid RAZR by Motorola. The new firmware upgrade rolls out in select countries like Italy, UK, France and Spain.

We know it’s not that exciting because everyone is expecting the latest operating system Ice Cream Sandwich but the new build brings some improvement, enhancements and several bug fixes: “new Smart Actions sample rules like VIP Caller Mode and Auto Text SMS, as well as improved camera performance and better battery life.” Read even more 

AT&T started pushing the Android 4.0 update to HTC Vivid smartphones. Here’s the article:

Great news for AT&T customers owning a HTC Vivid smartphone. The wireless carrier started pushing out this morning a new software update that brings Android 4.0 firmware, BeatsAudio update and HTC Sense 3.6 UI to Vivid.

The update is available directly to your phone via WiFi (OTA) just make sure you have 50% of battery charged and make sure to back-up all your media files before starting the procedure.