Topic / Ice-Cream Sandwich

Motorola brings RAZR M and RAZR HD exclusive to Telstra

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The Motorola RAZR M and RAZR HD have been confirmed to be exclusive devices to Telstra, both running on its new 4G network; with the RAZR HD already in stores while the RAZR M will be out in November. Both phones are being touted in having style, speed and endurance; and the RAZR HD is said to be an ‘all-day phone’ (yes, be sceptical about that claim because it depends […]

HTC reveals the Desire X, exclusive on Optus for $299 prepaid

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HTC has revealed the Desire X, a brand new Android phone that promises to deliver a state-of-the-art camera, a dual-core Snapdragon S4 1GHz processor, Beats Audio support and a 4-inch display, all with an affordable price of $299 prepaid. Yes, you may be wondering, what? Seriously? It sounds weird – given that prepaid phones tend to be cheap and not running on Ice Cream Sandwich, and not certainly with a […]

LG unveils Optimus G, with new UI, 1.5GHz quad-core processor and 13MP camera

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LG has unveiled a brand new Android smartphone that claims to be a “groundbreaking premium device… in the smartphone industry” (seriously, everyone is claiming that now – all of you, stop using it). Dubbed the Optimus G, the phone features a 1.5GHz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, a 4.7-inch IPS display and runs Ice Cream Sandwich. LG is touting its new redesigned user interface that let you multitask and “cross-task” […]

Motorola brings out the RAZR V – ICS, 4.3-inch display, coming to Optus tomorrow

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Motorola has announced that it is bringing the RAZR V smartphone to Australia with Optus. Part of its updated RAZR line running Android, the phone features the same KEVLAR-made design, while also featuring an 1.2GHz dual core processor, 4.3-inch qHD display and will also run Ice Cream Sandwich. The RAZR V weighs 130g, and is only 8.35mm thin – so slightly thicker than the Motorola RAZR. It also features an […]

HTC brings out the One S – coming to Optus and Telstra in July

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HTC has announced that it is bringing the HTC One S to Australia. Featuring a 4.3-inch bright super AMOLED qHD display, a 7.9mm metal unibody and a 1.7GHz dual core processor, the phone will be sold in July with Optus and Telstra carrying the device. In addition to the display, the HTC One S features 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, an 8-megapixel camera with autofocus and a VGA […]

The Galaxy S III – out now on Vodafone, Telstra and Optus (and before the US)

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The Samsung Galaxy S III is coming to Australia – and actually, it’s out now. It announced the details in Vodafone’s live stream event today, and the phone will be with Vodafone, Telstra and Optus (plus Virgin Mobile). Vodafone is said that it will be on sale online by 11am, and by midday at its retail stores. It basically shocked most people since, to be honest, we usually wait after […]

Sony launches Xperia go and Xperia arco S – water-resistant, durable smartphones

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The Xperia go (Image: Sony Mobile/supplied) Two new smartphones have been introduced by Sony Mobile – both promising to be stylish, durable and are dust and water resistant. Dubbed the Xperia go and the Xperia arco S, both phones features high-level specifications and will have Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (though, for the Xperia go, not at launch). The Xperia arco S (Image: Sony Mobile/supplied) The Xperia arco S features […]

REVIEW: HTC One X – a beautiful device with a super-fast processor

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After a series of losses, the company announced that they will be producing fewer phones. And this is one of the phones – the HTC One X. Featuring a large 4.7-inch display and a 1.5GHz quad-core Tegra 3 processor, the phone is probably the last hope for HTC to compete against rivals Samsung and Motorola. Even better, since it runs Ice Cream Sandwich, does it outpace the Samsung-made Galaxy Nexus? […]

LG launching new ICS-running Optimus L7 in Europe this month, Asia after

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Running Ice Cream Sandwich, featuring a 4.3-inch display and a body that is designed to avoid the nasty legal issues with Apple (it’s very oblong) – the LG Optimus L7 will be launching in Europe this month, soon followed by launches in Asia. The Optimus L7, part of its ‘L-Series’ of phones, is also said to include a new UI that would allow multi-tasking. And looking at the images, it […]

Nokia N9 hacked to run Ice Cream Sandwich

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Sunday afternoon. It is hot outside and in. I am at the computer surfing when an interesting image was re-tweeted by Steve Troughton-Smith. The image was of a Nokia N9 running the, what you might say, famous app, Talking Tom. The image caught my attention because of the Android Ice Cream Sandwich navigation buttons on the bottom of the screen which means Android 4.0 is now running on the Nokia N9. Alexey Roslyakov, […]

Google Chrome Beta lands on the Android Market

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As if Google Chrome OS wasn’t irrelevant enough, Google has today announced a beta for Google Chrome on Android. It’s only available in select countries, which includes Australia, and only works on Android 4.0, or Ice-Cream Sandwich. The browser looks similar to the default Android browser on Android phones, and looks very much like desktop Chrome on tablets. The benefits include syncing your bookmarks and tabs between the desktop version and […]