Refresh Roundup week of June 18th, 2012

Your smartphone and / or tablet is just begging for an update. From time to time, these mobile devices are blessed with maintenance refreshes, bug fixes, custom ROMs and anything in between, and so many of them are floating around that it's easy for a sizable chunk to get lost in the mix. To make sure they don't escape without notice, we've gathered every possible update, hack, and other miscellaneous tomfoolery we could find during the last week and crammed them into one convenient roundup. If you find something available for your device, please give us a shout at tips at engadget dawt com and let us know. Enjoy!

Official Android updates

  • HTC Rezound: There's nothing to download quite yet, but HTC released the support documents for its Ice Cream Sandwich update of the Rezound this week. In addition to the new OS, the refresh will bring new versions of the V Cast Media Manager and the Caller Name ID app, and is said to resolve time zone issues with the clock widget. Overall stability is also said to be improved, along with data connectivity and mobile hotspot operations. [Droid Life]
  • Samsung Galaxy S II LTE: Android 4.0 is now available via Samsung Kies for Rogers subscribers in Canada. Naturally, you'll need a PC to complete the installation. [Android Central]
  • ASUS Transformer Pad TF300: Update version 9.4.3.3.30 is now available for this tablet from ASUS, which is said to boost the stability of the Chrome browser and fix a bug that'd occasionally caused WiFi to disconnect. Changes are also in store for the camera app, which will bring more colorful pictures, better white balance and refined continuous auto-focus. [Talk Android]
  • Toshiba Thrive: A bit of disappointing news on this front, as Toshiba has announced that its Android 4.0 update for the 7-inch and 10-inch Thrive tablets has been delayed until the early fall timeframe. [Phandroid]
  • Archos G9: Both the 80 and 101 G9 tablets from Archos are now eligible for software update 4.0.7, which brings improved graphics performance and fixes to WiFi connectivity. Additionally, a bug has been squashed that'd caused no audio within video capture applications. [Android Police]
  • HTC Droid Incredible: Still firmly clutching the OG Incredible for Verizon Wireless? Then fire up the ol' updater, because a new software refresh enables you to record and send visual voice mail to up to 10 recipients while viewing all parties in a list. Tweaks have also been made to Bluetooth Car connectivity -- no word on what's changed -- and the update also resolves an issue that'd prevented purchased ringtones from being saved to the phone. [Droid Life]

Unofficial Android updates, custom ROMs and misc. hackery

  • ASUS Transformer Pad TF300: If the latest official update hasn't sufficiently tempted you, then you might be glad to know that official nightly builds of CyanogenMod 9 are now available for this tablet. [Android Police]
  • Samsung Galaxy S III: Are you one of the lucky few currently holding Samsung's flagship phone for AT&T or Sprint? First off, congratulations. Second, be glad to know that both devices have now been rooted. Interestingly enough, it's also said that the required Sprint method also works to root the T-Mobile version of this handset. [Talk Android]

Other platforms

  • Nokia Lumia 900, 800 and 710: Nokia announced via its Twitter account this week that each of these smartphones will receive an update to include "WiFi tethering, flip-to-silence and more." [@Nokia US (Twitter)]
  • Nokia Lumia 710: Rogers had made software build 8773 of Windows Phone, more commonly known as Tango, available for users of the Lumia 710. [Thanks, Gurpreet] [WPCentral]
  • Nokia 808 PureView: The first update has arrived for Nokia's flagship cameraphone. Don't expect anything revolutionary, though -- it's said to bring greater reliability and a scroll bar to the Contacts app. [All About Symbian]
  • LG Optimus 7: Microsoft's Tango update is now available for this Windows Phone from Telus, which brings improved stability and the ability to add multiple pictures and video attachments to an MMS message. [Mobile Syrup]

Refreshes we covered this week

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