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At Long Last, The Nexus S 4G Finally Gets Its Ice Cream Sandwich Update

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Hey all you Sprint customers, you haven’t been forgotten after all! Sprint has just revealed that the device’s Ice Cream Sandwich has finally gone live, which is great news if you’re looking to squeeze some more life out of your aging Nexus S 4G before you move into something a bit more modern.

Sprint has said the update will be pushed to all devices over the coming weeks, but if you’re impatient — which I can’t blame you for — you should be able to jumpstart the process by going into the device’s settings and checking for the update.

I don’t want to beleaguer the point, but it’s worth mentioning again that Sprint customers have really gotten the short end of the stick when it came to Ice Cream Sandwich. Back when the first round of Nexus S updates were pushed out, GSM Nexus S were good to go (for a little while, anyway) but owners of the CDMA/WiMax variant have been left out in the cold ever since. But hey, if it makes you feel better, the Nexus S 4G is receiving the 4.0.4 build of Ice Cream Sandwich (IMM76D to be more specific) — not even Verizon Galaxy Nexus owners have managed to officially taste that yet.

You know, not that we’re bitter or anything.

Considering that some GSM Galaxy Nexuses are dealing with some wireless connectivity issues after upgrading to 4.0.4, I’m really hoping Google spent the last 111 days making sure this release is as clean as possible.