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Carriers

Vodafone UK: Android 2.2 update for HTC Desire starts on Monday

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Let’s try this again. It’s been a long wait with some bumps and bruises along the way, but Vodafone says it’s finally going to have the Android 2.2 update for HTC Desire users next week. Begin…

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Android OS

FroyoWatch 2010: Has anyone received their Droid Incredible update yet?

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It’s that time of year – or week, actually – where a large segment of Android users obsessively check their phone throughout the day. The word around town is that the Droid Incredible is supp…

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Carriers

Vodafone UK will remove Android bloatware in Froyo update after storm of complaints

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Score one victory, however small you think it may be, for the consumer. After fielding a storm of complaints from vocal users upset about the addition of “bloatware” – unnecessary softwar…

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Firmware updates

Froyo for Motorola Droid now available for manual download and update

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Motorola Droid owners can join the Froyo parade now that the update file for Android 2.2 has been located. Yes, you too can grab Froyo right now without waiting anxiously for Verizon to send it to your phone. Who w…

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Samsung

Samsung UK promises Froyo for Galaxy S in September 2010

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Samsung was already fielding quite a few questions from users wondering when they could expect their phone to be treated to Froyo. In light of HTC’s recent promise to deliver Froyo (Android 2.2) as early…

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Firmware updates

Cellular South update for Android 2.1 now available

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Look who finally decided to show up to the party. Cellular South, that other CDMA network that offers the HTC Hero, is upgrading its phone to Android 2.1. While Sprint managed to update its users back in May, afte…

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Android OS

Rumor: Android Gingerbread coming this fall to high-end devices only

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RUMOR ALERT! Take this with a grain – or spoon – of salt, but supposed details of the next major revision of Android, Gingerbread, have emerged. According to Unwired View, the bells and whistles of…

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Android OS

Android 2.1 will soon account for half of Android Market users

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Nearly half of active Android users will soon be on a device with Android 2.1 based on recent data from Google. The Android Developer chart shows that 45 percent of devices that accessed the Android Market withi…

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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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