AT&T’s Motorola Flipside finally receive Android 2.2 Froyo
While the rest of the (Android-powered smartphone) world moves onwards with Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, it is rather disappointing to know that some handsets are still stuck in the old era – case in point, the Motorola Flipside from AT&T that kept on running Eclair – which is version 2.1 of Android. At long last, AT&T has finally rolled out a 40MB update for the Motorola Flipside – to hit Android […]

Cincinnati Bell teaches Motorola Milestone XT720 users how to root their phones
If you own a Motorola Milestone XT720, and you’re on Cincinnati Bell – we’ve got some great news for you. The carrier decided that it won’t be waiting around for Motorola to release the Android 2.2 update for the phone it is taking things into its own hands: by teaching its users how to root the phone and install the update by themselves. (Just in case you were wondering, rooting […]

Majority of Android devices are on version 2.2
If you want to know what version of Android the majority of people are using nowadays, the answer is Froyo. According to some data collected over the past 14 days – 65.9% of people who accessed the Android Market were using Android 2.2. The second highest amount of users was for Android 2.1 at 24.5%. Android 3.0 or better known as Honeycomb makes up only 0.3% of the results. It’s […]

ViewSonic ViewPad 10 gets Android update
The dual-operating system tablet from ViewSonic, the ViewPad 10 has just received an update that brings its outdated Android operating system from 1.5 to a not-so-outdated version 2.2. The tablet that gives users the best of both worlds – a mobile tablet experience with Android and a productive workspace with Windows 7, now has more features on its Android-side of the tablet. With the Froyo update, users will be able […]

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Verizon Samsung Fascinate finally gets Froyo
It’s been almost a year since Android 2.2, better known as Froyo, was released to the world. Most of the phones that were supposed to get the update have already received it, some much earlier than others. But there was one phone that was infamous for not getting the update despite promises of the update arriving used on its promotional materials, and that phone is the Samsung Galaxy S – […]

New Motorola Droid X Gingerbread update leaked
While the official Gingerbread ROM for the Motorola Droid X leaked a couple of weeks ago, it looks like a new version of the ROM has surfaced. This version updates your Droid X to version 4.5.588, though we haven’t got a changelog about what’s different. But since it’s a different version number from the previous ROM, we can assume that there has been some changes since then. For those of […]

T-Mobile myTouch Slide 3G receives Android 2.2 Froyo update
Long time suffering owners of the myTouch Slide 3G smartphone from T-Mobile will no longer need to look far into the horizon, keeping their fingers crossed that their smartphone will be able to receive a software update to the Android operating system, and soon. After all, T-Mobile has just announced the availability of Android 2.2 Froyo for the Slide 3G – albeit a manual one, which means you will have […]

Creative ZiiO tablet to get Android 2.2 Froyo udpate
Creative Technology has recently announced that their tablet device, the 7-inch ZiiO will be on the receiving end of the Android 2.2 Froyo update when March 25th rolls around later this week. It will be available from here, or you can also opt to retrieve the update from the ZiiO Space portal that is available on your tablet – all you 10 ZiiO owners. Of course, as for the 10-inch […]

WiFi-only Samsung Galaxy Tab arriving a little too late?
Remember when we reported yesterday about Samsung releasing the new Galaxy Tab advert, and how we mentioned that the lack of a WiFi-only option were keeping a lot of people from purchasing it? Well it looks like some prayers have been answered. The folks over at Droid-Life managed to get their hands on a flyer announcing the arrival of a WiFi-only version of Samsung’s Android tablet. The flyer states that […]

Virgin Mobile introduces Android 2.2 to Samsung Intercept
Virgin Mobile USA has some good news for its Samsung Intercept owners – they carrier will be rolling out their Android 2.2 Froyo update sometime early this spring, which could point towards March 25 thereabouts according to whispers on the ground. This could very well be a loose release date, as some of us might actually end up waiting until a week after, but still, the calendar shouldn’t go pass […]

AT&T’s Samsung Captivate gets Android 2.2 Froyo but backtracks in the end
Samsung certainly took their own sweet time to release the GPS fix for the Captivate over at AT&T, and it has taken a good seven months for the Android 2.2 Froyo update to arrive on this smartphone – only to have it pulled back with the source link to said update disappearing a short while after it was appeared. Was this due to AT&T not being prepared to make an […]

LG Revolution spotted running on Android 2.2.2
The LG Revolution was caught in Barcelona (where MWC 2011 action’s at) running on Android 2.2.2, which does come across as a surprise. As you all know, it has been the gospel truth that Android OS updates always arrives on Google’s own phone first – a tradition that started off with the Google Nexus One, and followed by the Nexus S (which was manufactured by Samsung). Basically, Android 2.2.2 is […]

Android 2.2 Update finally goes live for Samsung Vibrant
Sometimes you really have to wonder how long it actually takes for a manufacturer and carrier to prepare an update. While Samsung Vibrant owners out there have been screaming for an Android 2.2 Froyo update for a very long time, nothing happened. After there were some nasty rumors that went around that Samsung was deliberately holding the update back, it sure didn’t take long for the update to be released. […]

SMS bug is no more in Nexus One and Nexus S
There is a handful of people out there who rock to the new Nexus S, while a sizeable amount of you are having fun with the Google Nexus One – well, sad to say that a certain percentage of both phones’ owners have experience a bug where SMS messages are sent to the wrong person – good thing this bug has been squashed by Google, as the Internet search giant […]