Refresh Roundup week of February 4th, 2013

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 One X: Following O2's lead, Three has released Android 4.1.1 (Jelly Bean) for the One X. [Three UK (Twitter)]
  • Sony: Turns out, last week's arrival of Android 4.1 for the Xperia T in the Netherlands was just a teaser, as Sony has announced an official rollout of Jelly Bean for the Xperia T and Xperia V. Come next month, we can also expect an update to Android 4.1 for the Xperia TX. [Sony]
  • Samsung Galaxy Note: T-Mobile has released a small security update for this handset. No other changes are present in this build. [Android Police]
  • Samsung Galaxy S Relay 4G: A security fix is available for OTA installation to this QWERTY handset. [Android Police]
  • Samsung Galaxy S Blaze 4G: After many months with an update to Ice Cream Sandwich available only via Samsung Kies, T-Mobile has released the software for over-the-air installation. [Android Police]
  • Motorola RAZR i: An update to Android 4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) is now available within the UK and Germany for this Intel-powered variant of the RAZR M. [Talk Android]
  • LG Optimus EX: LG announced the availability of an update to Ice Cream Sandwich for this South Korean smartphone. [LG Mobile (Twitter)]
  • Samsung: The manufacturer announced updates to Jelly Bean that'll be delivered in succession for the Galaxy S II HD, Galaxy Note, Galaxy S II LTE and Galaxy R. [Samsung (Twitter)]
  • Samsung Galaxy S II: Android 4.1.2 is now available for installation to the Korean version of this handset via Samsung Kies. [SamMobile]
  • LG Viper 4G LTE: This eco-friendly smartphone for Sprint is eligible for an update that's said to improve LTE signal acquisition. [Android Central]
  • HTC Droid Incredible: Verizon has announced a bug fix for this smartphone that's said to reduce random device reboots. [Android Central]

Unofficial Android updates, custom ROMs and misc. hackery

  • Samsung Galaxy S III: A leaked version of Android 4.1.2 is now available for this Verizon handset. [Droid Life]
  • LG Optimus G: A custom Jelly Bean ROM is available for the AT&T and Canadian versions of this handset, which is based on the recently released build of LG's official Android 4.1 build. [MobileSyrup]

Refreshes we covered this week

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Refresh Roundup: week of February 4th, 2013