Refresh Roundup: week of September 9th, 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

Unofficial Android updates, custom ROMs and misc. hackery

  • HTC One: Following similar leaks of custom ROMs, the official (albeit pre-release) version of Android 4.3 has leaked for the HTC One on AT&T. As such, the software isn't rooted and all of the bloatware is intact. [RootzWiki]

  • LG G2: A root method is now available for the G2, and is said to work with all variants of the smartphone. [xda-developers]

  • MotoRoot: An Android utility is now available from Justin Case that brings root to the Moto X, Droid Ultra, Droid Mini and Droid Maxx. [Android Police]

Other platforms

  • Nokia Lumia 620: The Amber update with Windows Phone 8 GDR 2 is now available from O2 in the UK and Telus in Canada. [WPCentral]

  • BlackBerry Curve 9360, Bold 9790 and Bold 9900: A new round of updates is available from Telus that brings additional NFC functionality and resolves network connectivity issues on the Bold 9900. [CrackBerry]

  • BlackBerry PlayBook: PlayBook OS is now available, which weighs in at 396MB and brings a handful of bug fixes, along with a security fix for Adobe Flash. [CrackBerry]

Refreshes we covered this week