T-Mobile’s HTC One receiving Android 4.3 starting today

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Owners of the HTC One on T-Mobile, Jason Mackenzie held true to his word! After unexpectedly having to bump the update a few days, users of the T-Mobile HTC One can now get their hands on the latest version of Android. The software update also brings software enhancements to HTC’s Sense skin. The actual size of today’s update is massive. Make sure you’re connected to WiFi because you’ve got 560.18GB to download. As usual there is the option to install now or later, but we’re pretty sure you would want to do that… now!

Source: HTC

T-Mobile’s HTC One getting Android 4.3 on Monday

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Remember when HTC America president Jason Mackenzie said T-Mobile’s One would be updated to 4.3 this week? Well, unfortunately there was a setback and Mackenzie clarified on Twitter that the update is “coming out Monday.” There it is folks. Get your HTC Ones ready for Monday, unless there’s another setback.

Source: @JasonMacHTC

HTC America’s President claims T-Mobile’s One will receive Android 4.3 this week

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Have no worries, owners of an HTC One on T-Mobile! According to HTC America President Jason Mackenzie, the Android 4.3 update is heading your way by the middle of this week “barring some last second issue.” As you may already know, the AT&T version started to receive the update last week. Mackenzie is an avid tweeter and has been relatively accurate with when to expect these updates. And if you’re on Verizon, well, we’ve got nothing for you at the moment.

Source: @JasonMacHTC

Jelly Bean update available for AT&T Galaxy S III via Kies

I know this comes as welcome news this morning for AT&T owners of the Samsung Galaxy S III after reading about the T-Mobile version receiving Jelly Bean in mid-November. It looks multiple users have reported today that you can grab the  Jelly Bean update for the AT&T Galaxy S III via Kies Desktop Software. Give it a shot and let us know if you’re able to grab the update.

source:  Android Central

Ice Cream Sandwich update for Xperia P, Xperia U, Xperia go, and Xperia sola, brings performance updates and bug fixes

Today, Sony began rolling out an update to Ice Cream Sandwich for the Xperia P, Xperia U, Xperia go and Xperia sola devices that’ll come packed with ‘bug fixes’ and ‘performance tweaks.’ It’s unclear what exactly those tweaks are, but who among us doesn’t like a little tweaking? 
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SwiftKey keyboard disappearing for Android 4.2 users, a fix is in the works

Users of the ever-popular keyboard app, SwiftKey, are reporting problems after updating their devices to Android 4.2.  For many users, the keyboard disappeared entirely from devices after installing the Android 4.2 update. In some cases, the keyboard is simply soft-disabled, but others found the software to be uninstalled completely from their device.

SwiftKey is aware of the problem and is working closely with the Android team to get it solved. For now, the quick fix is to simply re-download the app and go through the installation process again. Unfortunately, this will not restore the lost user data or all the predictive word sequences that you worked so hard to build up. Hopefully SwiftKey will have this resolved soon. To read Swiftkey’s response for yourself, hit the source link below.

Source: SwiftKey

Ice Cream Sandwich Rolling out to Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 3G

Most of us by now are a little spoiled having enjoyed at least Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for a while now. However, there are still numerous owners with devices that still haven’t been officially upgraded to the newer Android OS. You can now put a check beside the 3G version of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 8.9 (GT-P7300) as being officially on the list of devices with Android 4.0. Updates are beginning to roll out via OTA and reportedly are available through Samsung Kies. The update should definitely make your tablet run more efficiently, quicker, and also boost battery life.

source:  SamMobile

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE receives minor firmware maintenance update

Motorola’s Photon Q 4G LTE for Sprint is now receiving a much welcomed OTA software update. No, it isn’t Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. However, the incremental firmware upgrade bumps the version number to 7.7.1Q-6_SPR-125_ASA-10 and brings some enhanced functionality along with several important bug fixes.

Enhancements/Fixes

  • Improved text messaging when requesting usage and upgradeability through Sprint Zone
  • Select number of users to access Wi-Fi hotspot
  • Random power cycle when using Wi-Fi Direct
  • Manually send or auto-sync emails from outbo
  • Seamless international text messaging
  • Faster launch and playback using the YouTube application
  • Improved browsing with Google Chrome for Android Mobile Browser
  • Improved MMS functionality
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Verizon Galaxy S III gets small update, no it’s not Jelly Bean

It looks as if owners of the Verizon Galaxy S III are beginning to see a 62MB-sized update pushed to their devices at this time. We aren’t sure if this is Verizon’s version of the AT&T update that was pushed out about a month ago since it comes in at 20MB less than the 82MB AT&T update. But we do know that it’s not Jelly Bean per Verizon’s release notes, as you’ll still be on 4.0.4 after the update. The update is also said to bring a fix to random reboots as well as better stability in the Play Store. Hopefully this is just the next step in getting that highly anticipated, Jelly Bean update. Be on the lookout for the update notification, or you can always go to About Phone to manually try to grab the update. If you do download it, let us know how noticeable the changes are.

source: Verizon

Ice Cream Sandwich Update For 2011 Sony Xperia Phones To Roll Out This Week

As a follow up to last week’s Xperia P Ice Cream Sandwich rollout, Sony Mobile today announced their 2011 Xperia line of phones will be getting new Android 4.0.4 firmware. Starting this week, the first phones to receive the update are the Xperia arc, Xperia arc S, Xperia neo, Xperia neo V, Xperia mini, Xperia pro, Xperia active and Xperia ray. The Ice Cream Sandwich update will bring the usual enhancements, along with bug fixes, performance tweaks and other improvements. In addition, The Xperia mini pro, Xperia neo L and Live with Walkman won’t be left out as they will be updated in the next few weeks.

The update will come in two ways. If you’re already running ICS you’ll receive an OTA update notification, otherwise if you’re running Gingerbread you’ll need to plug in and upgrade using PC companion or Bridge for Mac. For more information, visit http://www.sonymobile.com/update.

Source: Sony Mobile Blog