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Verizon confirms Droid RAZR, RAZR Maxx, Droid 4, and HTC Rezound will get global GSM roaming this summer
Verizon says the Droid 4, Droid RAZR, Droid RAZR Maxx and HTC Rezound will all get a software update that enables global GSM roaming this summer.
According to Droid Life, Verizon is preparing to activate GSM radios inside the HTC Rezound, turning it into a world phone as it has promised to do with the Motorola Droid 4 and LG Spectrum.
After a Best Buy leak indicated that the Motorola Droid RAZR and RAZR Maxx would be receiving upgrades to Ice Cream Sandwich this week, a new leak has surfaced indicated that the updates have been postponed — but that the HTC Rezound is still scheduled to be updated on April 6th.
Android 4.0 may be rolling out to the Verizon Motorola Droid RAZR, RAZR Maxx and HTC Rezound next week, according to a leaked document obtained by Android Police.
NCAA March Madness Live app brings live streaming to iPhone, iPad, and select Android devices for $3.99
NCAA has released its March Madness Live app for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and select Android devices. The app comes with free radio streams of all games as well as social features, brackets, and notifications for upcoming games and possible upsets. Live streaming carries a $3.99 premium, but for that price you'll get to watch games live on your computer as well.
Verizon has just posted a list to its website to help let people know which devices are destined to get Android 4.0. The list includes the HTC ThunderBolt, Incredible 2, Rhyme, and Rezound, as well as the Motorola Droid Xoom, RAZR, RAZR Maxx, Droid 4, Bionic, Xyboard 8.1 and 10.1. The LG Spectrum and both the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 and 10.1 appear on the list, too.
GigaOm is reporting that HTC has plans for a music streaming service to launch as the default music client on the company's phones and tablets. No further details are available right now, but the service is set to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress 2012.
HTC backtracks on early 2012 Android 4.0 upgrades for most devices, will roll out ICS for Sensation models in March
HTC says that the Sensation, Sensation 4G, Sensation XE, and Sensation XL will receive the upgrade in March, but owners of the Rezound, Vivid, Amaze 4G, Evo 3D, Evo Design 4G, Incredible S, Desire S, and Desire HD will have to wait longer than previously thought.
Despite the fact that Verizon's official specs for the HTC Rezound say nothing about GSM capabilities, some posters at xda-developers have spent the last month confirming that the handset does indeed work globally.
HTC Turkey took to Facebook yesterday to lay out its plans for upgrading its phones to the latest and greatest version of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich. The chart shows that nearly all of the companies recent phones (the Rhyme is notable exception) are confirmed to be getting ICS this year.
HTC didn't just add a handful of its phones to its bootloader unlocking tool, it has added every phone launched since September 2011. The announcement came quietly in the sidebar on HTCDev's site, and in addition to the newer phones the company is also working to expand unlocking to more older phones as well.
Though the original Grand Theft Auto dates back to 1997, GTA III was the sea change for both the series and arguably the games industry as a whole. Rockstar Games is celebrating its landmark title in style with GTA III: 10 Year Anniversary Edition, coming December 15th to iTunes App Store and Android Marketplace for $4.99.
HTC has just revealed the first smartphones in its Android portfolio to receive an upgrade to Ice Cream Sandwich. These include the Sensation family, the Evo 3D and Evo Design 4G, and the more recent Amaze 4G and Rezound.
Sony Ericsson's Xperia Arc successor looks to have made its first appearance on the world stage today, albeit without the company's approval. Leaked shots of a device codenamed LT26i have appeared on iAndroid, showing a magnificent 1280 x 720 resolution and a pixel density of over 340dpi.
HTC's finally announced the Rezound (long known as the Vigor) at an event here in NYC today, and it's pretty much the powerhouse of a phone we thought it would be.
- HTC Rezound: pictures, video, hands-on impressions Nov 3, 2011, 4:13pm EDT
- HTC Rezound official: 4.3-inch 720p HD screen, Beats Audio, Verizon LTE for $299.99 Nov 3, 2011, 3:43pm EDT
- Verizon in-store signage confirms HTC Rezound with Beats coming soon Oct 31, 2011, 9:39am EDT
- HTC event scheduled for November 3rd; Rezound / Vigor coming? Oct 25, 2011, 2:56pm EDT