Articles about froyo (page 2)

Tag Heuer's $6,700 Alligator Skin Android Offering
Every now and then we come across a Vertu phone, which basically exudes luxury. However apart from its luxurious offerings, such as the use of precious metals and rare stones in its construction, Vertu devices rarely bring anything else to the table. It looks like they may have chosen the “form over functionality” path. Tag Heuer’s offering however, does offer something  that resembles functionality, in the form of an Android […]

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 […]

Motorola DEFY receives Froyo update
Yesterday we had the Samsung Fascinate, completing the lineup of American Galaxy S phones with Froyo. Today we have another phone joining the ranks of Android 2.2 – this time it’s the Motorola DEFY on T-Mobile. The Motorola DEFY is one of the sturdiest and most rugged Android phones around but it has been crippled mainly due to its operating system, Android 2.1. Today it gets a new breath of […]


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 – […]

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 […]

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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. […]

Verizon and HTC take top spot for Android 2.2 Froyo updates
One of the major concerns for many folks out there when purchasing an Android-powered device is whether the manufacturer or the carrier will release the version updates after Google releases them, as we’ve already seen many Samsung Galaxy S users stuck without the official Android 2.2 Froyo update. Now the statistics are in, comparing which carriers and manufacturers are quickest to release the Android 2.2 Froyo update. In case the […]

myTouch 3G and Fender LE gets Froyo
From January 12th onwards, T-Mobile will be introducing OTA updates for Android 2.2 FroYo to the myTouch 3G 3.5mm Jack and the MyTouch Fender LE. It will be released in staggered waves, but according to T-Mobile, everyone ought to have the update before February 1st goes past midnight. At least we now have a concrete date to work around with, and so we will have to go back on our […]