Ice Cream Sandwich News from Verizon Wireless

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  1. naknak95

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    I know a lot of people (including me) were disappointed on April 4th when the official ICS wasn't released. Although, I did come across this on their Facebook page, which is a link that shows that the update is still planned for sometime this year.

    Link: Ice Cream Sandwich Coming to Many Verizon Wireless Smartphones
     
  2. yakitori

    yakitori Premium Member Theme Developer Premium Member

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    Verizon sucks at software updates. Both release times s functionality

    its been weeks and tapatalk devs still can fix ICS force close issues...must not be very good if they can't debug their own app
     
  3. Quicksilver7714

    Quicksilver7714 DF Super Moderator Rescue Squad Premium Member

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    Tapatalk has had problems for months. The current version is not ICS compatible. It just sort of works with ICS.

    Sent from my Galaxy Nexus using Tapatalk 2 Beta-5
     
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    I've been running Moto's 4.0.3 ics for 2 days now and have NO issues with any Apps.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR using Tapatalk
     
  5. SallyC

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    Which do you think will be addressed first - Tapatalk making its software work well with ICS or Droidforum making its software work well with Tapatalk? Not trying to start a fight, but I really wish that 1) I could Like using Tapatalk and 2) when looking at a reply the quoted part of it would be graphically obvious (indented, colored - something) instead of having to try and sort through a post looking for the end of the "Quote" HTML markup.
     
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    I love it! So this list told us what we already knew, and nothing that we didn't (IE WHEN!?!?). Thanks Verizon.
     
  7. yakitori

    yakitori Premium Member Theme Developer Premium Member

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    Lol that's my tapatalk signature.... I didnt post it to make a point. It shows up in all my posts. Like the sent using tapatalk signature. Haha

    its been weeks and tapatalk devs still can fix ICS force close issues...must not be very good if they can't debug their own app
     
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    This will be my first and last Moto device I believe. I bought this expecting ICS to be out in December, but no later than February...well, I was fooled. Fool me once, shame on you. Fooling me twice has never happened. BYW, I also bought a 4G Xoom thinking ICS was right around the corner, so maybe I was fooled twice in some sickening fashion.
     
  9. bsweetness

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    December? The source code wasn't released until the middle of November, so there's no way they could build a stable OS by December. February is pushing it as well considering everything that OEMs add to the software with their skins and overlays. It actually takes a lot of time to develop the updates properly. History should have been an indicator that you wouldn't see an update for awhile. I agree that at this point it's starting to get ridiculous that they haven't pushed out an official build, but this stuff doesn't happen overnight. If they were really on the ball with it, March should have been when we saw a release.

    If the past four years have taught me anything, it's that you should never buy an Android phone based off of promises of future major OS updates. Buy a phone that you like and can live with as it is right now. Future updates are just bonuses. If you want a guarantee of future updates, at least for a year or two, buy a Nexus phone, Windows Phone, or an iPhone.
     
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    Dude you nailed it...the part I quoted should be a disclaimer on every Android phone's wall...well said sir


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    Wonder when they will have it for the Droid X. :-(
     
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    Honestly though, the Xoom should be looked at as a shining example that Motorola its not to blame. You say you quill never buy a Moto again but they updated the WiFi version PhD thugs Xoom in January so obviously it is Verizon that is keeping them from updating the 4g version.

    Sent from my DROID RAZR using Xparent Purple Tapatalk
     
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