Refresh Roundup week of August 20th, 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

  • Motorola RAZR: Good news for RAZR and RAZR Maxx owners in Europe, as the Android 4.0 update is now available for over-the-air download. The same is also true in Canada, as Rogers Wireless has made the update available to its subscribers. [Android Central, Mobile Syrup]
  • Rogers Wireless: The Canadian carrier has come clean regarding its Android 4.0 deployment schedule, which includes an early September arrival of Ice Cream Sandwich for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Galaxy Tab 8.9 and the Sony Xperia Mini Pro. Not to stop there, the carrier has just made Android 4.0 available for the Sony Xperia Arc and Arc S. [Android Central, Rogers Wireless]
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE: Ice Cream Sandwich is now available in South Korea for the LTE variant of this tablet. [Sammy Hub]
  • HTC One S: Users in Germany and the Netherlands are seeing a rollout of Android 4.0.4 for the HTC One S, an update that also brings Sense 4.1 along for the ride. What's more, the latest software brings a new version of the camera app and manages to squash a few bugs along the way. [PhoneArena]
  • Samsung Epic 4G Touch: A small software patch is now available for the Galaxy S II on Sprint that's said to bring battery life improvements. [Android Central]
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1: Along with a new batch of S Pen apps, owners of Samsung's latest tablet will also find a new system update that's ripe for the picking. It brings the ability to format the microSD card and a widget for S Note. [Android Authority]
  • HTC One V: Bell Mobility subscribers can now find a software refresh that's available for HTC's entry-level smartphone. Most importantly, the update resolves a bug that'd caused a SIM card detection failure. Additionally, users will be rewarded with a more responsive internet search experience and functional navigation within the music widget. [MobileSyrup]
  • Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 4G: Formerly known as the Exhibit II 4G, this smartphone for T-Mobile is now eligible for an update from Samsung's Kies service that's said to bring stability improvements and bug fixes. [Android Police]

Unofficial Android updates, custom ROMs and misc. hackery

  • AOKP: The first Jellybean-based milestone of this popular custom ROM is now available for many smartphones and tablets. Among the supported devices, you'll find the Nexus 7, Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy S III for T-Mobile. [RootzWiki]
  • MIUI: Not to be outdone, the MIUI team has released the first of its Jellybean ROMs. Currently, support is limited to the Nexus 7, Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S. [TalkAndroid]
  • Samsung Captivate Glide: A pre-release version of Android 4.0 is now lurking in the wild for this QWERTY slider on AT&T. [Thanks Josue and Raj] [xda-developers]
  • Samsung Galaxy S III: A pre-release build of Jellybean for T-Mobile's variant is now lurking in the wild. A word of warning, however, as users are reporting that Google Now and WiFi calling are currently misbehaving. [Thanks, anonymous] [xda-developers]
  • Sony: The launcher of the Xperia GX for NTT DoCoMo has been ported to the Xperia Mini, Xperia Mini Pro, Xperia Active and Xperia Ray. As is, however, much of the user interface has yet to be translated -- hope you can read Japanese! [xda-developers]
  • Dell Streak 7: Looking to give this 7-inch tablet a taste of Jellybean? Well, you're in luck, as an unofficial port of CyanogenMod 10 is now available for consumption. You'll need to contend with some annoying exclusions, however, as the camera and sound are currently non-functional. [Pocketables]

Other platforms

  • RIM: BlackBerry OS 7.1.0.649 has leaked for the Bold 9900, Bold 9930, Bold 9790, Curve 9360, Torch 9850 and Porsche Design P'9981. [CrackBerry]

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