AT&T Delivers Ice Cream Sandwich to HTC Vivid
AT&T has begun distributing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the HTC Vivid smartphone. In addition to the new system software, the update also adds Sense 3.6, Beats Audio, and more Bluetooth profile support. Instructions for downloading the update are available on HTC's support site (link below). The update must be downloaded over Wi-Fi, and not AT&T's cellular network.
Hands-On: HTC Vivid for AT&T
Following the Samsung Skyrocket, the HTC Vivid is the other leading Long Term Evolution 4G smartphone for AT&T's burgeoning high-speed network. Here's a first look.
Review: HTC Vivid for AT&T
The Vivid is HTC's first Long Term Evolution 4G Android smartphone for AT&T. How does this device stack up against other devices on AT&T's network?
HTC Offers Android 4.0 Kernel for Several Smartphones
HTC has released the source Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich kernel for the Vivid, Sensation, and Sensation XE. HTC began rolling the Android 4.0 update to these three devices recently, and the kernel will help developers adjust their apps/services to work better on these phones.
HTC Confirms Android 4.0 Headed to 16 Smartphones
HTC today published in a blog post a list of 16 smartphones that will be updated to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The devices include the Amaze 4G, Desire S, Desire HD, EVO 3D, EVO Design 4G, Incredible S, Sensation, Sensation XL, Sensation 4G, Sensation XE, Raider, Rezound, Rhyme, Thunderbolt, and Vivid.
More Carriers and Phone Makers Agree to Adopt Google's RCS-Based 'Android Messages' Service
Google today said more wireless network operators and handset manufacturers will use Android Messages, its RCS-based messaging service, as the default SMS/MMS tool on their phones. (Android Messages was previously known as Google Messenger.) Some of the features of RCS, which is a global standard, include group chat, high-resolution photo sharing, advanced calling features, and read receipts.
I swear, ATT are such woosies!!!
I was thinking sort of the same, but even Samsung is not doing ota's for the SGS2 International version, has to be done via Kies. (really nasty program too) All in all either way its not a big deal, at least the VIvid IS getting ICS faste...
Android software updates are suppose to be OTA. 700mhz LTE is PLENTY capable of handling the 150mb or whatever the file size is. I am so glad I left ATT 2yrs ago.
me too...now if we could just get y...