Articles about ota

HTC Desire S firmware update released
Are you living in Europe and use the Desire S as your smartphone of choice? If you are, then you will be pleased to hear that HTC Europe has just announced that folks who rely on the HTC Desire S as their primary tool of communication in that part of the world will finally be on the receiving end of the latest firmware update via Over The Air (OTA). Just […]

HP releases OTA update for TouchPad
HP may have decided to call it quits with their webOS devices, but it looks like they will still be providing support for it, although as to how much longer remains unknown. The good news is that for early adopters of HP’s TouchPad and who are actually using the tablet for webOS as opposed to waiting for its Android port, HP has issued an OTA update for the tablet today.

HTC Droid Incredible to get Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread tomorrow?
Great news to all users of the HTC Droid Incredible, Verizon has announced that it will be releasing the update to Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread. Considering that this phone isn’t exactly new (it already has a successor released), loyal Incredible users will be pleased to know that their phone is getting an extension to its lifespan with this sweet update.

HTC Sensation Android 2.3.4 update rolling out in Europe
HTC’s powerhouse Android phone, the HTC Sensation has been reported to be receiving a tasty Android treat today. The OTA update for Android 2.3.4 is supposedly rolling out to owners of the phone in Europe, which means non-carrier branded versions of the device. The update will bump up the phone’s software to version 1.45.401.2 but most importantly it will give the phone Android 2.3.4 which brings some new features to […]


Kyocera Echo Gingerbread update reported to brick phones
Did you pick up the dual-screen Android device, the Kyocera Echo, when it was released earlier this year? If you have then we’ve got some good news and bad news for you. The good news? It has been reported that the OTA Android 2.3 Gingerbread update is now finally live and rolling out to you guys over the next few weeks. If this means wholesome Android 2.3 on your unique […]

T-Mobile G2 finally receives Gingerbread
T-Mobile subscribers who own the HTC G2 will be glad to know that after months of waiting, the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update has finally arrived! Which is strange, considering that the phone is running on stock Android, and last time I checked, it means faster updates (since there’s no custom skinning or modding of the OS involved). Regardless, it’s better late than never – at least the update is now […]

T-Mobile releases Sidekick 4G OTA update – no, it's not Gingerbread
While we’re still waiting for the Gingerbread update for our Sidekick 4G phones, T-Mobile has pushed out a new update for the phone over the weekend. The update is said to be a maintenance release that includes various bug fixes and enhancements based on customer feedback. The update will bring the sidekick software up to version T839UVKG2.Since it is a staggered roll out, not everybody will be getting it at […]

AT&T to release update that enables sideloading
Earlier this month we reported that AT&T had confirmed they would be opening up their Android phones to non-Android Market apps. Well, we knew that it would be for AT&T’s upcoming phones, but we were unsure about their older devices?According to a leaked image that Android Central got their hands on, it looks like the older devices will be getting an OTA (over the air) update to enable the sideloading […]

iOS 5 to offer OTA updates?
Some rumors have started to surface about the next major version of iOS – iOS 5. According to some reports, iOS 5 will have the ability to receive OTA updates. Currently, iOS users are forced to use iTunes in order to update their devices. A process which involves plugging their phones into the computer, running the program, waiting for the update to download, and then upgrading their phones. Competitors like […]

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 […]

HTC Droid Eris receives new OTA update
The HTC Droid Eris might have been long, gone, and forgotten by a lot of people, but it looks like Verizon hasn’t forgotten it. They have just released an over the air update for the phone and no, it doesn’t update the phone to Android 2.2. But it does provide a few bug fixes and adds some new features to the Android phone. The update includes: improved Bluetooth connection performance […]

Google TV Gets First Major Update
The first major update for Google TV has been released, which brings bug fixes and four major new features to the set-top streaming service. The first major new feature is Netflix integration, which will allow watchers to browse and watch any show in Netflix’s streaming catalog. Users can now search, browse, watch, and manage their DVD queue list. The second feature is dual view, which will allow users to re-size […]

Nexus S To Get OTA Updates, No Need For Samsung Kies
Mac users out there who are interested in the Nexus S will probably be happy to hear a confirmation from an Android developer that since the phone uses a stock Android build, it’ll support OTA updates all the way. This means that users won’t have to use the Samsung Kies desktop management client to install software updates, especially since the software isn’t compatible with Macs. With the Nexus S about […]

Sprint Samsung Epic 4G Update Coming Tomorrow Will Fix 3G Upload Speeds
Users who have noted that their Samsung Epic 4G speeds while uploading using Sprint’s 3G Now Network were capped at a paltry 150 kbps should look for an update this week that should alleviate that problem. According to user dshoem01 on Sprint’s support forum, the update will begin rolling out on September 30th and will continue over four days so don’t panic if you aren’t among the first to get […]

Sprint HTC EVO 4G OTA Update Bricking The Phone?
Some bad news for HTC EVO 4G owners has surfaced. While there might have been some cause to celebrate as Sprint released an OTA (over-the-air) update for the device, many users are reporting that the update actually bricked their device. It’s possible that some users might have modified their phones through unofficial means, but many were also running the device as it was without any fancy changes to the phone. […]

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 […]