08/03/2011, We previously reported that the Gingerbread update for the Kyocera Echo was bricking phones, with even a couple of our readers chiming in with their own stories. Well it looks like Sprint has had dealt with enough customers calling in to complain about the update and the carrier has decided to suspend the update. In the mean time it will be looking into the problem, and will try to figure […]
08/02/2011, With the growing popularity of ebooks, the number of ebook readers have also started popping up as well. While Amazon’s Kindle reigned supreme back in the day, it now faces stiff competition from the Nook and Kobo just to name a few. While Pandigital has also been producing ebook readers, they have not managed to garner the same amount of notoriety and fame as the other brands mentioned, but perhaps […]
08/02/2011, Great news for all Droid X2 owners – the Gingerbread update for your phone is officially rolling out as of today. Promised to arrive last week, the update didn’t show up, but as of today, the folks over at Droid-Life have reported that the Gingerbread update is now official. If you haven’t received a notification telling you to download the update, just go to Menu > Settings > About Phone […]
08/01/2011, Did you pick up the dual-screen Android device, the Kyocera Echo, when it was released earlier this year? If you have then we’ve got some good news and bad news for you. The good news? It has been reported that the OTA Android 2.3 Gingerbread update is now finally live and rolling out to you guys over the next few weeks. If this means wholesome Android 2.3 on your unique […]
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 […]
08/01/2011, Love the taste of wireless payment systems? Well, you might be pleased then to hear that Kyocera Echo’s upcoming Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread update will be bringing NFC (Near Field Communication) capability to the smartphone this August 1st, where among the other goodies would be a free upgrade to the Swype 3.0 virtual keypad complete with Tap Correction and Horizontal Word Choice List (predictive text), a better Downloads application that offers […]
07/29/2011, After the false reports of Gingerbread arriving on the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 a couple of days ago, it looks like rumors of the Friday release date have turned out to be true. Sony Ericsson has officially announced on its blog that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the Xperia X10 is finally here. The update won’t be an OTA (over the air) update and has to be installed with […]
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, Earlier today, Sony Ericsson published an announcement on its regional sites saying that the Android Gingerbread update is ready to be downloaded for its Xperia X10 phones. But after many people tried to update their X10 phones and realized that there was no update (they received messages telling them that their phone was up to date) they figured something was wrong.
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, 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 […]