Articles about android 2.1 (page 3)

Android-powered Vodafone 845 Goes Official
Leaks of the Android-powered Vodafone 845 have been going around for some time now, and the device has finally gone official via Vodafone’s website. This is the first Vodafone-branded device to be powered by Google’s Android OS and it seems to fit into the carrier’s budget line of devices. While there isn’t any official price on the device just yet, previous speculation hinted of a possible £130 ($198) price point. […]

TELUS Motorola Milestone Finally Gets The Android 2.1 Update Too
Good news for folks who are running a Motorola Milestone on TELUS. You’re now able to get hold of the Android 2.1 update, and you don’t even need to be in Hong Kong. The slight downside is that you won’t be able to get an over-the-air (OTA) upgrade like Verizon’s Motorola Droid, but you are able to download it directly from Motorola’s website. Improvements include the ability to add more […]

Google Will Fix Flaw That Prevents Android Devices Formatting 32GB Cards
This might not be the issue for all users out there, as not everybody uses a 32GB microSD card, possibly due to price. But if you’ve recently tried formatting a 32GB microSD card on Google’s Nexus One, or another Android phone, chances are that you weren’t able to do so. The issue has been raised before, and Google has confirmed the issue, saying that it has been fixed, and will […]

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 to get Android 2.1 update
Word has it that the Sony Ericsson XPERIA X10 will be getting an Android 2.1 update later in the second half of the year, introducing multitouch capability as well. It is interesting to note that by that time, Android 2.2, also known as Froyo, will be available then, making such an update late to the party. On the bright side, at least it is better than remaining stuck at Android […]

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European HTC Hero To Be Updated To Android 2.1 By The End Of April
It was previously mentioned that the HTC Hero would be getting an Android 2.1 update come April 16th, but it seems that the date might be pushed by back slightly. It seems that some folks have buzzed HTC about the upcoming update, and the Taiwanese company has replied, indicating that the anticipated update would be released at the end of April. The update will be pushed out over-the-air (OTA) so […]

Android Picture Gallery Image Quality Downgraded In Android 2.1
This might not be a worry to you unless you have rather sharp eyes, but the folks over at DisplayMate Technology Corporation have discovered that the picture gallery in Android 2.1 offers lower image quality than that of the previous version. When using a Motorola Droid, it was discovered that the picture gallery in Android 2.0.1 was using a 24-bit color depth, but that was lowered to a 16-bit color […]

HTC Incredible specifications unveiled
Just when you thought that things could not get any more incredible, so to speak, for the HTC Incredible, along comes the whole specifications list, where this beast of a smartphone looks set to dominate the rest of the competition in terms of hardware, and we’re proud to know that it will run on the Android 2.1 operating system with Sense UI on top of it – now that should […]

Unknown Square Motorola Phone Appears With Android And MOTOBLUR
A rather interesting picture of an unknown Motorola device has surfaced, and it allegedly is running Android 2.1 with MOTOBLUR. Details are rather scarce, but as can be seen from the picture, it sports a rather unusual form factor, one that is especially square. It might not win over the fashion conscious, but let’s keep an eye on this, and hopefully more information will surface.

HTC Hero to get Android 2.1 update
Looks like the HTC Hero will also join the Android 2.1 club when April 16th rolls around, where it will hit handsets with the following ROMs: Nordic/Greek/RUS/UKR/SA. As for other handsets, fret not – they too will also obtain their upgrades following this rollout. Nice to see HTC being fully commited to introduce Android 2.1 to every Android smartphone that they have released in the market so far, which shows […]

Motorola Droid Encountering Performance Issues After Updating To Android 2.1?
Some lucky folks have managed to get the OTA (over-the-air) update to bring the Motorola Droid up to version 2.1. While getting the latest version of Android is certainly good news, the complaints that many users are experiencing performance issues are certainly not. Check out a video after the jump to see two Motorola Droid’s sporting different firmware versions illustrating the performance difference. Both phones apparently have the minimum number […]

HTC Desire gets Android 2.1 firmware update
The HTC Desire might have just been released in the UK (and news of it being rooted as well), but that doesn’t mean manufacturer HTC cannot roll out the latest Android 2.1 update for it, right? This update will be available Over The Air (OTA), as your HTC Desire (if you own one, that is) will receive a notification of this update – all you need to do is press […]

Verizon Droid gets manual Android 2.1 update
Want to manually update your Verizon Droid’s operating system to Android 2.1 instead of waiting for the OTA update to arrive? Fret not, the step-by-step instructions are available after the jump (where you need to get the update package first) which should take approximately all of 10 minutes before your phone is ready to offer the latest and greatest that Android 2.1 has. Even better news is the lack of hacking […]

Motorola MILESTONE gets Android 2.1 update OTA
Own a Motorola MILESTONE? Well, you might be interested to know that the Android 2.1 update is now available Over-The-Air (OTA) sans wires or computers, and you don’t even need to be in Hong Kong to enjoy it. What does this update entail, anyways? For starters, you get support for live wallpapers as well as 9 homescreen panels, a bunch of new applications as well as the Motorola Car Home […]

Sony Ericsson's Xperia X10 Unboxed
Sony Xperia’s X10 might be just around the corner, but that doesn’t make any unboxing event of the phone less exciting. Now a video of Sony Ericsson’s upcoming flagship phone being unboxed has surfaced online. The phone is still powered by Google’s Android 1.6, which is obviously older than the current Android 2.1, and Sony Ericsson has done a good job to pretty up the OS. Rumors are hinting that […]