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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jmz768, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. jmz768

    jmz768 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    HTC has released a list of phones getting an upgrade to ICS and the Thunderbolt is nowhere to be found. They do say to stay tuned for further announcements but it's not looking good. :mad:
     

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  2. Dark Jedi

    Dark Jedi Android Enthusiast

    Why at least 4 different devs are working on an ics rom. Only thing missing is a working ril to get voice and data working. They have to build it from scratch. Other than that everything works on the builds. Its said liquid has gotten a working ril and just needs to put the finishing touches.


    Who needs to wait on HTC or Verizon when we have devs great one to satisfy our sweet tooth .
     
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  3. jmz768

    jmz768 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

    Most people never root their phones and I'm in that group. This is a bummer for people like me
     
  4. Whatstreet

    Whatstreet Android Enthusiast

    Actually, that is a good reason to root. It's the only way to keep up with an unsupported phone.
     
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  5. Dark Jedi

    Dark Jedi Android Enthusiast

    I respect your choice of not wanting to root. Just remember we have one of the easiest phones to root and we have people that can help you root your phone when you decide to. I can tell you I have ran some of the ics roms with voice and data not working and its so much quicker and smoother than any sense rom or aosp rom or even stock.
     
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  6. Dobieg

    Dobieg Well-Known Member

    This is so true. I was a first time rooter and got great support from the boards. I highly recommend rooting. It's made a world of difference in how the phone functions. I liked it pre-root but I LOVE it after rooting.
     
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  7. mplevy

    mplevy Android Expert

    Keep in mind that some CAN'T root their phones. I would LOVE ICS but I connect my phone to my company's EAS server and I'm not sure if there are any job security implications related to hacking the phone (it's also on a company plan) and connecting it to the company servers.
     
  8. PDubs

    PDubs Newbie

    I'm in the same boat. I rooted my PPC-6700 way back when and it was awesome. But now if I want to connect to my company's email server, they have somehow put a check in there that looks for whether or not your phone is rooted. Sucks.
     
  9. Treknologist

    Treknologist Android Enthusiast

    I haven't rooted mine only because I'm relatively new to Android and don't want to chance messing up the phone. The TBolt does everything I need it to do without problems, so I'm happy with it as it is. I can upgrade by November, so I will keep the TBolt so I can root it and play with roms once I've upgraded to another phone. :) It'll be interesting to see if/when an official update to ICS is released for this phone, though.
     
  10. Funderbolt

    Funderbolt Well-Known Member

    I thought the latest OTA couldn't be rooted.
     
  11. SpikedRed

    SpikedRed Newbie

  12. ggangi

    ggangi Well-Known Member

    How far along till there is a usable ICS rom for the TB?
     
  13. Pretkomel

    Pretkomel Well-Known Member

    And talking about rooting and ICS, there are rumors that jellybeam will be out in June.
     
  14. cub2000

    cub2000 Lurker

    I would love to flash ICS, but probably won't look at it for a while...too many missing things at the moment, all the critical stuffs.
     
  15. Treknologist

    Treknologist Android Enthusiast

  16. jmz768

    jmz768 Android Enthusiast
    Thread Starter

  17. nyrmetros

    nyrmetros Android Enthusiast

    Can't wait.
     
  18. Pretkomel

    Pretkomel Well-Known Member

    Shut, the wait begins one more time.
     
  19. Funderbolt

    Funderbolt Well-Known Member

    Care to elaborate?
     
  20. Bramsy

    Bramsy Android Expert

    data and camera and other stuffs aren't playing nicely when people are trying to put it together from what i'm lurk reading
     
  21. jaydub110

    jaydub110 Well-Known Member

  22. AshenTech

    AshenTech Lurker

    you should note that some people arnt acting, they really are asses :p
     
  23. vodkakid

    vodkakid Lurker

    lmfao.... Uradeebagg
     
  24. blackjaguar25

    blackjaguar25 Well-Known Member

    Your name is vodkakid... I'm sure you're not a *****e.
     
  25. nyrmetros

    nyrmetros Android Enthusiast

    So what does android 4.0 do that 2.3 doesn't have?
     

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The HTC Thunderbolt release date was March 2011. Features and Specs include a 4.3" inch screen, 8MP camera, 768GB RAM, Snapdragon S2 processor, and 1400mAh battery.

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