December 20, 2011 20:35 by Ty
For those of you that own an Android cell phone or are in the midst of purchasing one, many of you can now upgrade and experience the new Google Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) Operating System (OS) on your smartphone.
“Android 4.0 brings an entirely new look and feel. The lock screen, widgets, notifications, multi-tasking and everything in between has been rethought and refined to make Android simple, beautiful, and beyond smart.”
The new Android holds many new features and functions for the avid Android user. Many of these new features include:
Simple, Beautiful, Useful
- Refined, evolved UI
- Home screen folders and favorites tray
- Resizable widgets
- New lock screen actions
- Quick responses for incoming calls
- Swipe to dismiss notifications, tasks, and browser tabs
- Improved text input and spell-checking
- Powerful voice input engine
- Control over network data
- Designed for accessibility
Communication and Sharing
- People and profiles
- Unified calendar, visual voicemail
- Rich and versatile camera capabilities
- Redesigned Gallery app with photo editor
- Live Effects for transforming video
- Sharing with screenshots
- Powerful web browsing
- Improved email
- Android Beam for NFC-based sharing
- Face Unlock
- Wi-Fi Direct and Bluetooth HDP
Google has stated that all smart phones with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) OS and tablets with the Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) OS will be able to upgrade to Android 4.0 (ICS), unless the cell phone manufacturer decides to not let the upgrade happen.
If you’re looking to upgrade to ICS, below is a list of manufacturers and smartphone models that will get an official upgrade to Android 4.0 in the course of the next few months.
Google Ice Cream Sandwich Cell Phone Compatibility List:
- Samsung Nexus S - Now Available!
- Samsung Galaxy S II (Q1 2012)
- Samsung Galaxy Note (Q1 2012)
- Galaxy Tab 10.1
- Galaxy Tab 8.9
- Galaxy Tab 7.7
- Galaxy Tab 7 Plus
- HTC Vivid
- HTC Sensation
- HTC Sensation XL
- HTC Sensation XE
- HTC Rezound
- HTC Evo 3D
- HTC Evo Design 4G
- HTC Amaze 4G
- Sony Ericsson Xperia arc
- Sony Ericsson Xperia arc S
- Sony Ericsson Xperia PLAY
- Sony Ericsson Xperia neo
- Sony Ericsson Xperia neo V
- Sony Ericsson Xperia mini
- Sony Ericsson Xperia mini pro
- Sony Ericsson Xperia pro
- Sony Ericsson Xperia active
- Sony Ericsson Xperia ray
- Sony Ericsson Live with Walkman
- Motorola Droid RAZR
- Motorola RAZR
- Motorola Droid BIONIC
- Motorola Xoom
- Motorola Xoom 2
- LG Optimus 2X
- LG Optimus Black
- LG Optimus 3D
Other Phones and Tablets
- Asus Padfone
- Meizu MX
- Meizu M9
- Asus Transformer Prime
- Asus Eee Pad Transformer
This Google ICS list is current as of December 17, 2011. If you would like more information on the Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS upgrade, please visit the following Web sites.
December 14, 2011 02:28 by Ty
Compaq is another one of those popular laptop brands that has lasted over the years with popular models that include the Presario, Evo, LTE, Armada and Business Notebooks. With Compaq merging with HP in early 2002, HP took back the #1 position in laptop sales, beating out Dell in 2005.
You can find replacement Compaq laptop batteries and chargers for any Compaq laptop model. Popular Compaq models include the Armada, Business Notebooks, Contura, Evo, LTE, Presario, ProBook, and Tablet PC laptops. EBatts.com carries different types of replacement laptop batteries that include the standard battery, slim battery and extended battery replacement. We recommend the extended laptop battery if you want to have a laptop with a longer run time. All three types of laptop batteries are direct OEM replacements. These aftermarket Compaq laptop batteries are lithium-ion based (Li-ion), and some might be available in Li-Polymer.
If your Compaq laptop battery seems to be running out of power too quickly, you might be due for a replacement laptop battery. We also carry replacement Compaq laptop chargers if your Compaq laptop will not charge with the OEM power adapter. EBatts.com carries high quality laptop products that come with excellent customer service and support.
December 2, 2011 16:32 by Ty
If your Apple laptop battery has died and doesn’t hold a charge, there are aftermarket OEM replacement laptop batteries available for Apple laptops. Most Apple laptops come with either a Li-Ion battery or Li-Polymer battery when they are shipped directly from the factory. Both Li-Ion and Li-Polymer laptop battery replacements are offered as an aftermarket solution vs. OEM.
Apple laptop chargers sometimes fail as well and need to be replaced in order to charge and power your Apple laptop. You can buy an OEM Apple laptop AC power adapter directly from Apple or buy an aftermarket replacement AC power adapter.
You can find both replacement Apple laptop batteries and Apple laptop chargers on eBatts.com. These are available for the Apple iBook, MacBook, MacBook Pro, PowerBook G3 and PowerBook G4 laptop models. All of the aftermarket replacment Apple laptop battery and charger untis are 100% OEM compatible and come with a full one year warranty.
Check out eBatts.com for the latest aftermarket Apple laptop battery and Apple laptop charger repalcements.
December 1, 2011 11:22 by Ty
Find replacement Lenovo laptop batteries and Lenovo laptop chargers at competitive prices on eBatts.com. Lenovo is one of the largest PC makers in the world and works directly with IBM, since Lenovo’s acquisition of IBM’s personal computer business back in 2005. Lenovo continues to sell IBM’s most popular laptop model, the ThinkPad. Lenovo’s current line of laptop models includes the Lenovo ThinkPad, Lenovo IdeaPad, and the Lenovo Essential.
Aftermarket laptop batteries and laptop chargers are available for all Lenovo laptop models, including the IdeaPad, ThinkPad, Essential and 3000. The Li-Ion laptop battery is available in a standard size, slim size and extended capacity size as a direct OEM replacement. The slim and extended Li-Ion battery is only available for some Lenovo laptop models.
Get the longest battery life out of your Lenovo laptop with replacement aftermarket Lenovo laptop batteries at eBatts.com. Be sure to check out the aftermarket Lenovo laptop chargers that are available and ready to be shipped.
November 30, 2011 15:40 by Ty
Toshiba has manufactured excellent laptops for both the business professional and home power user. Whether at work, home or on the road, Toshiba has made a legacy for itself with its chain of laptop models. Toshiba laptops have been known to outperform many competitor laptops in all categories.
If you happen to be looking for a replacement Toshiba laptop battery or replacement Toshiba laptop charger, you can find them on eBatts.com. New batteries and chargers for some of the most popular Toshiba laptop models are in stock and ready to ship. Find replacement Toshiba laptop batteries and chargers for the Satellite, Qosmio, Portégé, Satellite Pro and Tecra models. There are standard laptop batteries and extended laptop batteries available for most Toshiba laptop models. New replacement Toshiba laptop AC adapters are also available as a direct replacement for OEM Toshiba laptop AC power adapters. Don’t worry if the tip is broken or have a defective Toshiba laptop AC adapter. eBatts.com carries a full supply of aftermarket Toshiba AC adapters in stock and ready to ship.
Check out all of the aftermarket Toshiba laptop batteries and chargers on eBatts.com. If your Toshiba laptop battery is not holding a charge or have a broken Toshiba AC adapter, eBatts.com can ship out a new one with a full one year warranty and is 100% OEM compatible.