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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 […]

myTouch Slide Android 2.2 update delayed because of two issues?
Owners of the myTouch Slide might be wondering if they’ll eventually receive the Android 2.2 Froyo update and there’s good news and bad news related to that situation. The good news is that the update is being worked on, so it’ll eventually arrive. The bad news is that rumors indicate that the update has been delayed, due to two reasons. The first is that Wi-Fi Calling doesn’t seem to work […]

Samsung wants you to have a reliable upgrade experience on your Galaxy S
Getting the Android 2.2 Froyo update on the Samsung Galaxy has been a sore point to many owners of the phone out there and some are even wondering if it will ever arrive. Now Samsung has posted a tweet in hope to appease its customers, promising that they’re working on it and hope to make it as smooth as possible. Of course, we’ve heard such promises in the past before, […]

Android 2.2 Froyo update for Epic 4G delayed again?
In what will certainly be disappointing news for Samsung Epic 4G owners out there, it seems that the previous rumor of the Android 2.2 Froyo update for said phone didn’t materialize. It was said that the Froyo update will be arriving on December 26th, but it’s nowhere to be seen and reports are in that the update is “on hold” and will be released “sometime in the near future”, hardly […]

Sprint's Samsung Intercept to receive Android 2.2 Froyo update
Looks like even entry-level smartphones which run on the Android operating system will not fall short when it comes to operating system updates, as evident by Sprint announcing the Android 2.2 Froyo update for the Sprint Intercept in the form of the DL05 download. Apart from the OS upgrade, users will also benefit from improved Sprint Navigation while kissing goodbye to inadvertent force closures and dropped calls – hopefully for […]

Barnes & Noble ready to upgrade Nook Color e-book readers to Android 2.2 Froyo
Barnes & Noble has taken the proactive step to upgrade their very own Nook Color e-book readers to Android 2.2 Froyo from January 2011 onwards – which isn’t too far away actually, as we are less than a fortnight away from the new year. This move will see the Nook Color as part of the tablet market, and it could very well be Barnes & Noble’s intention of doing so. […]

Froyo update for Bell's Vibrant pulled after reports of fried storage
Bell subscribers out there who are rocking the Galaxy S might want to take note. Word is out that the carrier has pulled the phone’s Android 2.2 Froyo update after many users who attempted the upgrade via Samsung’s Kies desktop software ended up with inaccessible internal storage, which definitely isn’t the desired result of a software upgrade. Hopefully this issue will be sorted out soon, but if you’ve been thinking […]

Android's Google Voice Search Gets Personal and Learns Your Voice
Google has just announced an update to Google Voice Search for Android–the update requires Android 2.2 Froyo or higher and is now available as a free download or upgrade in Android Market. In the new Google Voice Search settings, there is an option for “Personalized recognition,” which when enabled will “begin to associate the recordings of the words that you ask us to recognize with your Google account.” This helps […]

LG Star Surfaces, Running Android 2.2 Froyo And Features HDMI Port
A high-end Android-powered LG phone that should be released early next year has surfaced again, showing us the device’s user interface. From what we can see, the device is using a variant of LG’s usual Android skin and is powered by Android 2.2 Froyo. The device will apparently be called the LG Star and features a 4-inch display. A Quadrant benchmark shows the device producing a score of 1759, which […]

Hannspree's Hannspad Tablet Runs Android 2.2 with Custom UI
Hannspree is almost ready to release its Hannspad tablet, which the company says it is working on the final tweaks before production. The 10.1-inch Android 2.2 tablet runs Froyo and potentially has the ability to play Adobe Flash 10.1 videos. The neat thing about the device is that Hannspree has created a custom user interface, based on widgets that gives users three panes akin to a desktop or PC experience […]

HTC Merge to be Announced by Verizon on Thursday
The HTC Merge, which had been leaked and rumored before, may get its announcement from Verizon Wireless and HTC this Thursday. The two companies have scheduled an event in Seattle to “celebrate the launching of the HTC Droid Merge World-Phone.” The Merge utilizes the same form factor as the T-Mobile G2 and has a sliding keyboard, 800 MHz processor, 4 GB RAM, and runs on Google’s Android 2.2 operating system […]

myTouch 3G Froyo 2.2 update works on the T-Mobile G1
Here’s a pop quiz – which is the first Android-powered smartphone to hit the market? Well, no prizes for folks who blurted out the T-Mobile G1. This grand-daddy of them all might not have an official Android 2.2 Froyo update, but that has not stopped more enterprising folks to port over the recently released myTouch 3G’s Android 2.2 Froyo update to the G1. To make matters more interesting, everything on […]

Install Android Froyo On An iPhone Without A Computer Using Bootlace
We’ve seen Google’s Android OS running on Apple’s iPhone before and one of the better ways to do so is to use iPhoDroid, though it involved having a computer by your side to do the dirty work of installing Android on the iPhone 2G/3G. If you don’t happen to have a computer handy you could always look up Bootlace 2.1 that will be able to install Android 2.2.1 Froyo on […]