Google Delays Nexus S Android 4.0 'Ice Cream Sandwich' Roll-Out Following Complaints

Google has stopped the roll-out of the Android 4.0 'Ice Cream Sandwich' update for its Nexus S handset, ostensibly to monitor feedback from those who have already received the upgrade.

According to TechCrunch, the update - which provide the Android 2.3 'Gingerbread'-based Nexus S handset with all the advantages of Android 4.0 'Ice Cream Sandwich,' the first to combine the smartphone-oriented 'Gingerbread' and tablet-centric 'Honeycomb' platforms into a single cohesive whole - has been put on temporary hold following reports of bugs that cause signal reception issues or battery life problems.

"If you received an update notification a little while ago but the update isn't currently available for your phone, this is likely the result of Google pausing the update in your area while we monitor feedback," a spokesperson for the company has explained to complaining customers. "The Android 4.0 update is continuing to roll out around the world so your phone will receive another update notification when it's available again in your region."

Sadly, there's one piece of key information Google isn't revealing: when the updates will be relaunched once more for those not lucky enough to get their hands on it first time around.