Articles about android 2.1 (page 2)

Nokia N8 Clone From China Runs Android 2.1
While it might be really cool if Nokia’s N8 phone were to be powered by Google’s Android instead of Symbian^3, but obviously Nokia isn’t going to offer such a phone anytime soon. That being said, a Nokia N8 clone has surfaced that seems to do just that. We’ve previously seen N8 clones before, but how many of them are running Android 2.1? This device, dubbed the iZinn CJ-3 is from […]

Android 2.1 Ported To The HTC Touch Diamond2
It used to be that folks would be busy trying to get Linux running on various electronic devices, such as an iPod, but the latest trend is to get Google’s Android OS running on phones that don’t officially support it. We’ve seen Android ported to the iPhone before, and now we’ve got confirmation that Android 2.1 has also been ported to the HTC Touch Diamond2. Sure, the device might be […]

Phecda P7 Android tablet runs on Android 2.1
The Phecda P7 is another Android-powered tablet from China, where it will run on the Android 2.1 operating system with the added promise of an update to Android 2.2 FroYo when October rolls around. The P7 is no slouch when it comes to specifications, although we would have liked to see a faster processor instead of the 650MHz ARM11-based Telechips TCC8901 chip. Features include a multi-touch capable 7″ WVGA display, […]

Motorola CLIQ Android 2.1 upgrade delayed
While the newer generation of Android-powered smartphones run on version 2.1 of the operating system and are waiting for FroYo to arrive, the Motorola CLIQ is still left lagging far behind as it belongs to the museum with version 1.5 of the Android OS running. Unfortunately for owners of the Cliq, the Android 2.1 has been delayed yet again after missing its spring dateline, and with an apology there was […]

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Droid X Virtual Keyboard Ported For Android 2.1 Devices
The multi-touch virtual keyboard on the Motorola Droid X has been warmly received by many folks, probably due to the fact that multi-touch enables folks to hit more than one key at a time, such as the shift key. The good news is, the virtual keyboard has been ported to other devices, and it should work on any Android phone that’s running on Android 2.1 Éclair, though folks who tried […]

Sony Ericsson offers Android 2.1 upgrade plans for slew of Xperia X10 models
Sony Ericsson has just announced that they will be introducing Android 2.1 upgrade plans for three Xperia models – we’re talking about the X10, X10 mini and X10 mini pro. All three will receive the Android 2.1 update sometime this coming Q3, although it will happen in selected markets only – hopefully North America will be part of it. Apart from that, the X10’s camera will also receive HD video […]

HTC Hero Android 2.1 Update Finally On Its Way
After what probably feels like an eternity, HTC has finally confirmed that the Android 2.1 update for the HTC Hero will be released by the end of June. The upgrade itself will come in two parts, the first of which will be rolled out this week, and the second part which will be released nearing the end of the month. It’s worth noting that the second update will wipe all […]

Samsung Galaxy S To Hit T-Mobile On July 21st?
With the promo packages for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S starting to arrive, we’re fairly sure that the phone should be hiding just around the corner. Now rumor is going around that the Samsung Galaxy S is slated to be launched on T-Mobile on July 21st, which is about six weeks away. This is far from an official confirmation, but we do hope that it’s accurate, as we’re looking forward […]

GSM HTC Hero receives Android 2.1 update
At long last, HTC Hero owners (read our review) walking on the GSM side who have been waiting a long, long time to get an updated firmware will finally be able to do so with news of the Android 2.1 coming via Over The Air (OTA). This has been months in waiting, so those who prefer to take it with a pinch of salt are justified in doing so since […]

Motorola FLIPOUT Goes Official
You’ve seen the previous pictures of the Motorola FLIPOUT before this, and if you’re determined to get a cell phone that has a different form factor from everybody else, this is a phone you’d want to check out. The device has been officially announced by Motorola today, and a promotional video (available after the jump) has also been put up. Specifications of this device are pretty standard nowadays, so it’ll […]

Viliv X10 10-inch Android Tablet Sports A Nice Display
It’s hard to differentiate between tablet devices nowadays, since they all more or less sport similar specifications. That being said, Viliv does seem to be making an effort to look slightly different with its X10, thanks to the use of a 10-inch capacitive display that offers a 1366 x 768 pixel resolution instead of the more common 1024 x 600. Pricing or release information for the X10 weren’t mentioned, but […]

Samsung i5500 could be first Corby with Android 2.1
It seems that the Samsung i5500 could very well be the first Corby handset from the South Korean manufacturer that runs on the Android 2.1 operating system. Basically, we’ve more or less lost track of the number of Corby handsets that there are out there, but so far none of them sport the Android platform. The Samsung GT-i5500 which was recently approved by the Wi-Fi alliance, will reportedly come with […]

T-Mobile MyTouch 3G To Get Android 2.1 Update
T-Mobile MyTouch 3G users should be fairly happy to hear that T-Mobile’s VP of Production Innovation, Andrew Sherrard, has confirmed that the carrier is busy testing the Android 2.1 firmware update internally. The new firmware update will also see HTC’s Sense UI included, the same UI offered on the MyTouch 3G Slide. Apparently the update will also offer a “Genius Button” feature, though it’ll have to be done without the […]

Sony Ericsson ready for X10 family to receive Android 2.1 update this Q4
Do you happen to own a device from the X10 family of smartphones from Sony Ericsson? If you have answered in the affirmative, we are pleased to bring you news that the Android 2.1 update will be made available sometime at the end of this year, where users will be able to take advantage of new features such as HD video recording while making sure the Android 1.6 OS remains […]