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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Android] Android versioning phase-out (2.1 and 3.x)??
Date Tue, 18 Sep 2012 02:41:32 GMT
Apparently the wifi tablets were only updated last week to ICS (the 3G
updates came first). Also, manual update:
http://www.androidauthority.com/galaxy-tab-10-1-p7510-android-4-0-4-ics-uelpl-update-official-110369/

On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 7:36 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
> Verizon just announced today (yes today!):
> http://www.gottabemobile.com/2012/09/17/verizon-galaxy-tab-10-1-ice-cream-sandwich-update-rolling-out-now/
>
> T-mobile announced 2 weeks back:
> http://www.engadget.com/2012/09/03/t-mobile-samsung-galaxy-tab-10-1-android-ics-update/
>
> Apparently its available in Canada since end of August 2012:
> http://www.androidcentral.com/telus-bell-and-rogers-samsung-galaxy-tab-101-andoid-404-updates-now-available
> http://communityforums.rogers.com/t5/forums/forumtopicpage/board-id/GeneralCareSupport/message-id/355
>
> On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 7:20 PM, Simon MacDonald
> <simon.macdonald@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Me either. My Galaxy 10.1 Tab is still running 3.1.
>>
>> Simon Mac Donald
>> http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 8:39 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Funny, I never got that update.
>>> On Sep 17, 2012 5:34 PM, "Anis KADRI" <anis.kadri@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Talking about the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 5:33 PM, Anis KADRI <anis.kadri@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>
>>>> > That was last year and Samsung has updated them to 4.0.3 :-)
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> > On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 2:29 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> >> On Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 2:22 PM, Brion Vibber <bvibber@wikimedia.org>
>>>> >> wrote:
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > I would not mind dropping 2.1; our apps for Wikipedia have
been 2.2+
>>>> >> anyway
>>>> >> > due to breakages in the 2.1 browser.
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > 3/3.2 would be slightly sad to miss only because there are
Honeycomb
>>>> >> > tablets that haven't received ICS updates, including my Galaxy
Tab
>>>> 10.1
>>>> >> but
>>>> >> > ... let's be honest there's not a lot of them out there. I'm
not sure
>>>> >> how
>>>> >> > to blacklist those particular versions in the AndroidManifest
however
>>>> >> while
>>>> >> > still being compatible with 2.2/2.3...
>>>> >> >
>>>> >>
>>>> >> That's a very good point.  I'm almost convinced that the 3.1 on
>>>> >> Google's dashboard is literally the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 devices
>>>> >> that Google gave away at IO a couple of years ago that were pretty
>>>> >> much orphaned by Samsung because they had a broken build.
>>>> >>
>>>> >> By far, Honeycomb was probably the worst version of Android ever,
and
>>>> >> I've been using it since 1.0 and remember how bad 2.0 was when it
>>>> >> first came out on the Droid/Milestone.  We can't even deprecate
it
>>>> >> cleanly.
>>>> >>
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>>

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