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Android 4.0.3 final build for Samsung Galaxy S2 is now available in many countries and more countries are being added to the update list with the time. If you have already updated your SGSII device to the latest official build of ICS through OTA or you manually updated your device to the latest stock firmware from Samsung using our guide, either way its likely that you would like to now root the firmware. Look no further as we have a very simple method to root you Galaxy SII device on latest Android 4.0.3 firmware using the well known CF-Root pre-rooted Read More >

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Samsung finally started to rollout the official final build of Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich for their flagship Samsung Galaxy SII device. For now its available through the OTA updates in some European countries and other countries should follow soon. Note this ICS update for now is only meant to be for the international version of the SGSII but not the local US variants of the device for which no update schedule has been announced yet. If you are using an international version of the Galaxy S2 and still waiting for the Android 4.0.3 update to be available in your Read More >

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Considerable amount of time has passed since Google released the AOSP sources for latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the masses. Since then we have been waiting and speculating that when Samsung will be releasing the official stock firmware based on Android 4.0.3 ICS for our beloved Samsung Galaxy SII. Although based on the most recent estimates final stock firmware ICS release for the Galaxy S2 is not not far away and its very likely to be released in the March. In the mean time, we covered a lot of ROMs such as MIUI, CM9 and other ROM releases for Read More >

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One of the very basic and key features missing in the earlier versions of the Android (i.e., Gingerbread) was the ability to quickly take screenshots and save them. This was a very noticeable omission and users had to resort to install 3rd party tools to get this functionality. And many of these tools required the root privileges on the device for the proper functioning. Fortunately for us Google has removed this limitation in the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich as it allows to take the screenshots using a quick key press combination which not requires any 3rd party tool Read More >

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Many advanced Android users love to play around and tinker with their device. The best option for these users is to first root the device and then experience the vast possibilities that become available afterwards. One of the annoyances with Samsung Galaxy SII (S2) after you flash a custom kernel or firmware (i.e., for rooting purposes) is that it increases the custom flash counter and a dreaded large warning triangle appears on the screen during the booting process. This custom flash counter is believed to be used for the warranty purposes and not effects the device functionality in any way. Read More >

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Over the last couple of weeks, we have seen a number of leaks for what appears to be an official Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich firmware update in the early builds and beta form for the Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII). Some of these firmware leaks we have covered here including the latest Beta Build I9100XXLPB leak of the ICS for our beloved SGS2. Judging from this latest leaked build of the official Android 4.0.3 firmware it seems that finally official release of this firmware from Samsung is not very far. This is because the latest leaked build seems very stable Read More >

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While we still wait for the official release of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for Samsung Galaxy SII, there are some pre-release versions of the firmware floating around the net. In the past we reported and presented a guide for one such leaked version of the Android 4.0.3 for the SGSII. In the past weeks there have been a number of such releases. And now the latest leak is a beta version of the Android 4.0.3 ICS ROM for Galaxy SII with the build no. I9100XXLPB. Based on the reports many of the bugs that were apparent in Read More >

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A lot of time has passed since Google announced its next major iteration of the Android mobile OS in the form of Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) or Android 4.0 if you like to mention it in version numbering format. Afterwards since Google pushed the source code of the Android 4.0 out of the window developers from different Android handset vendors as well as members of the Android developer communities at the forums like XDA have been hard at work to port it to at least the most popular devices that are currently available. In Nov. last year we brought you Read More >

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been available for quite some time now in the market and is of course one of the best Android phones money can buy right now. In particular, if you want to get the stock look&feel of the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in all its glory. Being the first official phone to ship with the Android 4.0 helped Galaxy Nexus to generate a lot of buzz around the media both before and after its release. If you are one lucky guy who has the ownership of this phone then the first thing you would like to Read More >

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If you are a proud owner of the very powerful recently released Asus Transformer Primer based on the NVidia Tegra 3, you will be happy to know that latest Ice Cream Sandwich Android 4.0 update is now available for it! According to the early impressions from Engadget this update does bring a number enhancements in particular the performance department. For example, the internet browser is far more snappier and faster now. Some website that used to take around 20 seconds to load now loaded in around 6 seconds which is a vast improvement. Also the navigation around the loaded webpages seems Read More >

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