Firmware updates

Android OS

Android will eventually update once a year, says Rubin. Happy now?

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Want to solve the problem of Android fragmentation, angry users demanding immediate updates to their phones, manufacturers slow to blend their custom OS with new versions of Android, or developers caught of…

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Firmware updates

How many updates do you expect on your Android phone?

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Today is Friday, which means it’s time for the weekly email from Android users upset about their phones not being updated. Seriously, I get these emails at least once a week even though I have zero involve…

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Froyo Android 2.2 causing trouble with popular Android apps

Firmware updates

Froyo Android 2.2 causing trouble with popular Android apps

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For all the excitement of Froyo being unveiled at Google I/O and then delivered to Nexus One owners days later, it’s been an afterthought that Froyo is actually causing quite a few headaches where apps ar…

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Android 2.1 comes to UK Motorola Milestone (download now)

Firmware updates

Android 2.1 comes to UK Motorola Milestone (download now)

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British users of the Motorola Milestone can now grab an update to Android 2.1. After watching their American and Canadian brethren get the update in recent months, users in the United Kingdom can now have live w…

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Rumor: Android 2.1 update coming to all U.S. Android phones

Android

Rumor: Android 2.1 update coming to all U.S. Android phones

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According to Android and Me and their "sources familiar with the matter", all U.S. Android smartphones will be receiving the latest Android 2.1 update (that includes the T-Mobile G1).

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T-Mobile myTouch 3G owners receiving a mysterious OTA update

Android Phones

T-Mobile myTouch 3G owners receiving a mysterious OTA update

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It seems that myTouch 3G owners have been receiving an unexpected OTA update recently. The update is not offering anything new in terms of a version, and seems to be largely a mystery. One thing we can say for cert…

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Sprint’s skipping Android 2.0 and giving the HTC Hero and Samsung Moment 2.1

Android OS

Sprint’s skipping Android 2.0 and giving the HTC Hero and Samsung Moment 2.1

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It seems that Sprint is doing a little change up from the earlier message about the HTC Hero and Samsung Moment getting 2.0 in the first half of 2010. But they are backtracking in a nice way, and instead of going to 2…

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Sprint and HTC confirm Android 2.0 update for HTC Hero and Samsung Moment

Android

Sprint and HTC confirm Android 2.0 update for HTC Hero and Samsung Moment

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Well, the time’s finally here. We have finally received word, officially, as to when a release for the next big update for Google’s Android will come. But, it’s not all flower pedals and but…

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Motorola DROID Android 2.0.1 update is on a roll

Android

Motorola DROID Android 2.0.1 update is on a roll

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First, let me just say that I wish I could control the human language as well as some of these companies. The fact that “coming weeks” was reported just a matter of days ago, and now we’ve got wo…

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Rumor: G1 may not see major Android upgrades Donut, or Eclair

Android News

Rumor: G1 may not see major Android upgrades Donut, or Eclair

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Have T-Mobile G1 and HTC Dream owners seen their final major upgrade to the Android system? Nothing is set in stone, but there’s understandable nervousness from some Android users that Cupcake (Androi…

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Recent Android update likely fixed serious security flaw

Firmware updates

Recent Android update likely fixed serious security flaw

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The Android firmware update sent out to T-Mobile phones recently seemed pretty boring since no one noticed any new features. It was quickly discovered to be a security patch and it seems the Android world may no…

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Minor update for the G1, users reporting speed and performance increase

Carriers

Minor update for the G1, users reporting speed and performance increase

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T-Mobile has recently begun rolling out a small update for G1 users. The update will bring the version number from CRB43 to CRC1 and is noted as offering bug fixes, permissions fixes as well as some additional im…

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Cupcake update underway, what’s cool about it?

Android OS

Cupcake update underway, what’s cool about it?

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Cupcake is coming. For real this time. If you haven’t already installed Cupcake manually, you’ll be happy to know that a number of T-Mobile USA subscribers are reporting getting an over the air up…

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T-Mobile “Cupcake” OTA officially available starting May 11

Android

T-Mobile “Cupcake” OTA officially available starting May 11

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T-Mobile began the Cupcake roll-out for some users April 30th, but many others wondered why they had yet to receive the Over the air update to unlock many of the features that have had them salivating for months.…

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T-Mobile Germany OFFICIALLY promises Cupcake next month

Android OS

T-Mobile Germany OFFICIALLY promises Cupcake next month

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T-Mobile: One company, three voices. While T-Mobile Germany has confirmed that Cupcake will be delivered next month, the UK and US websites of the global carrier have made no mention of exactly when their subs…

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