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Discussion in 'Android Apps & Games' started by Greg32, Jan 6, 2012.

  1. Greg32

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    I have a Transformer Prime, so right now it is running Honeycomb, but will soon be upgrading to ICS. If I am looking at purchasing apps such as QuickOffice Pro, which cost a fair amount, am I better off waiting for apps that will be updated specifically for ICS, or will those only be released later in the year?
     

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    Most apps should work fine. However you can just buy the apps now if you need it, then NOT update to ICS until the apps have updated to ICS.
     
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    thanks for the insight. i guess my main questions though is whether most apps will be formatted for ICS within the first half of this year or not til later.
     
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    Most likely they would. The SDK for ICS has been released since October, and its been 2mos since ICS was officially out for the Nexus S and GNex, and clean ICS ROMS have been already available.
     
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    No need to hold off, apps are updated. Most developers for major apps will have app support for all OS versions, especially if it's an app that is bringing in a lot of money. Why take a chance losing thousands of dollars all because you didn't simply provide an update that allowed your app compatibility with another OS version. Only thing you should be waiting for is a sale to be honest, but if getting the app is something urgent just buy it.
     

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