09/07/2011, Remember the TouchDroid project that kicked off shortly after HP announced that they will no longer continue support for the webOS platform? Well, shortly after that, a group of developers known as TouchDroid decided to port over the Android operating system to the HP TouchPad, and now we have a video of Android 2.3.5 running on a TouchPad – complete with multitouch capability to boot! The current firmware hacks receive […]
09/01/2011, While we reported that owners of the Motorola DROID 2 who rock with Verizon Wireless will be getting their hands on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update really soon, word from Motorola themselves over at Twitter have pointed out that this will be happening in phases, where among the upgrades will include a new user interface amongst others. The software update will end up as version 4.5.601.A955.Verizon.en.US, where it will comprise […]
09/01/2011, Lenovo is launching a cute 7” Android tablet called Ideapad A1. It is a low-cost tablet that runs a version of Android (2.3) that is comparable to what is found in recent smartphones. The good news is that there are plenty of apps to download/use from day one. That said, I wonder how they will react to the 1024×600 resolution. I suspect that most apps will work just fine, but […]
08/25/2011, Sony Ericsson has not given up on making smartphones just yet, and the company has just announced something that should please owners of its Xperia range of phones, as those models will be getting the Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update in October – better late than never, we say. Too bad this upgrade is limited to just Xperia handsets that were released this year – including the Play, Arc and Neo, […]
08/12/2011, HTC’s powerhouse Android phone, the HTC Sensation has been reported to be receiving a tasty Android treat today. The OTA update for Android 2.3.4 is supposedly rolling out to owners of the phone in Europe, which means non-carrier branded versions of the device. The update will bump up the phone’s software to version 1.45.401.2 but most importantly it will give the phone Android 2.3.4 which brings some new features to […]
08/04/2011, If you’re having trouble installing the Android Gingerbread update for your myTouch 4G or G2 smartphones or for whatever reason you just don’t feel like doing the update yourself, you’re in luck. Starting this Saturday, August 6th, the helpful staff over at T-Mobile’s retail outlets will be helping users the latest Android update for their devices – Android 2.3.4 for the myTouch 4G and Android 2.3.3 for the G2.
08/01/2011, At long last, after going through some “ayes” and “nays” to the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the HTC Desire, here it is on an official basis right from the horse’s mouth. HTC UK has announced the availability of this update that will deliver a Gingerbread experience although the HTC Sense interface will be compromised, coming as a ROM. Just what does this mean? Well, your device will undergo a […]
07/28/2011, T-Mobile subscribers who own the HTC G2 will be glad to know that after months of waiting, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update has finally arrived! Which is strange, considering that the phone is running on stock Android, and last time I checked, it means faster updates (since there’s no custom skinning or modding of the OS involved). Regardless, it’s better late than never – at least the update is now […]
07/27/2011, Waiting for an Android device from Samsung that features a high-res screen? You might be in for a treat. The folks over at T-Store, a Korean app market lists an unannounced Samsung device with the model number SHV-E120S in its Developer Center. You might ask, what’s so great about this unknown, mysterious device?
07/26/2011, One of the disappointing things about the T-Mobile G2X was the fact that the phone shipped with Android 2.2 Froyo and instead of Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Well, if you’re a T-Mobile G2X owner who’s been patiently waiting for the update we’ve got some good news for you. T-Mobile has just announced that the OTA update for Gingerbread starts rolling out today.
07/25/2011, While we’re still waiting for the Samsung Galaxy S II to launch on this side of the world, Samsung is already gearing up to release new Galaxy variants in other regions. The Samsung Galaxy R (aka the Galaxy Z) has been spotted on video thanks to the folks over at Sammyhub.com. The blog recently posted up a video showing a video demonstration of the phone that shows off the phone’s […]
07/25/2011, The operating system (OS) update status of Android smartphones has been a sensitive issue at time. Depending on the handset manufacturer, it can take a while to get the newest OS on a handset recently acquired. AT&T has just announced that all its 2011 Android handsets will be updated to Android 2.3 codenamed Gingerbread. Each new version of Android brings a host of improvements. For instance, 2.3 has better select […]
07/25/2011, Let me ask you a question – did you pick up an Android-powered smartphone from AT&T which was also released this year? If you have answered in the affirmative, then your Monday has kicked off on a good note as Ma Bell has just announced that all post-paid Android smartphones from their stable this year will be picking up the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update – assuming it has yet to […]
07/24/2011, While most manufacturers these days are shying away from creating handsets with physical keyboards, especially of the slide-out variation, there are a number of companies that aim to capture this shrinking market. Leaked press shots of a new Samsung phone show that the company still has vested interest making phones with slide-out QWERTY keyboards. Being the first slider device for Boost Mobile, Samsung’s SPH-M930 (follow up to the Samsung Transform […]