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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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Sprint Android 2.1 update is “going very well,” still expected to come in first half of 2010

Android

Sprint Android 2.1 update is “going very well,” still expected to come in first half of 2010

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We learned in the past that Sprint was planning on skipping quite a few versions and making the jump from 1.5 straight to 2.1 and as far as when, we were simply told that it would be in the first half of 2010. Well, in a…

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Rumor: T-Mobile to update the G1 with Android 2.0, or 2.1

Android Phones

Rumor: T-Mobile to update the G1 with Android 2.0, or 2.1

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I should begin this post by making it extra clear that this is just a rumor, and a rumor that does not seem to have much basis. And now that we have that out of the way, if we can believe this latest rumor train, then it l…

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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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T-Mobile begins the Cupcake roll-out

Android OS

T-Mobile begins the Cupcake roll-out

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Word on the street Internet is that T-Mobile has begun to roll out Cupcake to those in both the US and UK. The news is expected, after all we did see the update roll out to the Developer handsets earlier in the week, b…

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