Droid 2 Global’s users rejoice. You can now join the somewhat exclusive club of people that own a Gingerbread-powered Android device. Verizon announced this morning that Droid 2 Global users can now download the much-desired OTA update right from their phones. Menu Key > Settings > About phone > System Updates > Download, and that’s ... Read More »
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The OTA is supposedly going to be hitting phones a little later in the month, but if your Thunderbolt is anything like mine (I had 4 reboots so far today) then I’m sure you can’t wait to get your hands on the cure.
The guys at Android Police broke this one and it ... Read More »
How do you know if your brand new Android phone will ever be updated? Google continues to push out a major new version of Android every six months, but there is no way of telling (and no guarantee) that your device will ever receive a newer firmware than what it came with out of the box.
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The verdict is in. Samsung has failed to upgrade their reputation when it comes to Android software updates.
Samsung produces the Android phones with the best hardware (that’s why I purchased the Nexus S), but they are one of the worst companies when it comes to continued software support.
When Samsung announced the ... Read More »
“I had a dream that I turned on my Fascinate, and I saw it prompting me to update my operating system to Froyo”
“Tell us your Dream…” read the headline on Samsung Mobile’s recent Facebook update. A quick read through the comments shows that Samsung has many customers that are frustrated with the lack of software support for the Galaxy S phone.
This isn’t an isolated incident either. I wrote back in July that Samsung had ... Read More »
Early this afternoon, Google began pushing the source code for Gingerbread to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP). This means all the code for Android 2.3 is now public and device manufacturers and carriers can begin to port it to their devices.
In an effort to keep their Android handsets up to date, HTC has started pushing out Android 2.2 to the HTC Aria. While this may sound like good news, those of you with an AT&T branded HTC Aria will most likely be disappointed to hear that this update is currently only available in Southeast Asia. ... Read More »
With all this news about android 2.3, let’s not forget that most Android users still waiting for their Android 2.2 update to hit their phones. But if you own the HTC Legend, it looks like your wait if finally over. HTC UK has just posted an update to their Facebook page, indicating that Froyo for ... Read More »
If you are one of the 3 million Samsung Galaxy S owners waiting on Android 2.2, just be glad you didn’t go with a Sony Ericsson X10 phone on AT&T. That device shipped with the outdated Android 1.6 in August and it might not even get Android 2.1 till next year.
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Do you think Samsung can pull off a successful roll-out of Android 2.2 in a timely manner?
That was the question I asked back in July when Samsung announced the Galaxy S series of phones in New York and told us that providing the Android 2.2 update was a priority. At first we expected ... Read More »