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Motorola

Motorola says the inevitable, older devices won’t receive new Android updates

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Earlier today Motorola made the announcement that four of their last-gen Android devices will no longer be receiving Android updates, essentially being “stuck” with their current Android bui…

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Android OS

Android distribution chart update: more than 55% of Android phones now run version 2.1

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It’s always good news to see the latest Android version numbers, especially when one version holds the majority of the entire distribution. According to the official Android Developers site, over 55%…

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AppManager: simple Android app backup and restoration

Android Apps

AppManager: simple Android app backup and restoration

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So, we went on the lookout for an app backup solution in the Market and came across AppManager. AppManager is free and allows the user to backup a single app or all apps installed at one time to SD. It also allows you the options to launch, uninstall, or search the market for the application again.

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Google Maps Navigation now available in the Market for Android 1.6 (US only)

Android Apps

Google Maps Navigation now available in the Market for Android 1.6 (US only)

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It was just a few weeks back when Google rolled out Google Maps Navigation for Android 2.0. Now, in a little bit of good news, that navigation app is now available in the Market for anyone in the United States runni…

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No over-the-air Android OS updates coming from Sprint

Carriers

No over-the-air Android OS updates coming from Sprint

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In a little bit of disappointing news, it looks like it has been confirmed (at least for now) that Sprint will not be offering any OTA (over the air) updates for Android. This latest confirmation comes by way of An…

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Android 1.6 over-the-air rollout has begun

Android Phones

Android 1.6 over-the-air rollout has begun

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Those waiting for Android 1.6 will may have soon good news to wake up to this morning because the update process has begun. According to details being reported by TmoNews, the 1.6 update is being sent out to ̶…

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