If you’re like me, you probably have over 80 application installed on your Android device. If you have the space, why not use it? But there is a down side to having that many applications installed – regular app updates from developers who are constantly tweaking their apps to make them better. Whenever a developer ... Read More »
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One of the biggest draws of owning a Nexus device is getting updates directly from Google. In fact, it’s one of the few things that make a Nexus a Nexus. We’ve talked about this on Android and Me many times and more, but today it bears repeating. Because apparently, not all Nexus devices are created ... 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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Samsung to introduce the next evolution of the Galaxy S on February 13… but will they ever update it?
In the next couple of weeks Samsung will unveil the successor to the Galaxy S (rumored to be a dual-core Tegra 2 device). I’m sure it will be an awesome piece of hardware, but many Android fans will steer clear of the device based solely on Samsung’s reputation of poor software updates.
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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.
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Last week at CTIA in San Francisco, Motorola announced seven new smartphones for the U.S., but only a single one (Droid Pro) was running the latest Android 2.2. Motorola doesn’t exactly have the best track record with providing software updates for their mid-level Android phones (just ask any CLIQ, Backflip, or Devour owner), so I ... Read More »