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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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Dell

O2 Dell Streak 2.1 update going out now

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American users of the Dell Streak may still be on Android 1.6, but Streak users on O2 are being treated to Android 2.1. O2 is currently sending out over the air updates that bring the Streak up from Donut to Éclair,…

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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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Android Phones

Rumor: HTC “Vision” gets some picture time with its full QWERTY keyboard

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Just because it’s the USA’s Independence day doesn’t mean that Android rumors and upcoming phones leaks have to stop. It appears that the HTC Vision (not entirely sure if that is a code name…

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HTC offers apology to Hero owners regarding 2.1 rollout delays

Android OS

HTC offers apology to Hero owners regarding 2.1 rollout delays

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The Android 2.1 rollout continues, and for many including the HTC Hero users there have been what seem like endless delays and setbacks. Thankfully, in what comes as a little bit of a silver lining on a dark cloud…

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Android 2.1 with Sense UI leaks out for the Droid, Droid Eris

Android OS

Android 2.1 with Sense UI leaks out for the Droid, Droid Eris

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Those using either the Motorola Droid or the HTC Droid Eris can go ahead and upgrade to Android 2.1 if they want. Of course there is a big catch that comes along with that statement. This is an unofficial upgrade pa…

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AppManager: simple Android app backup and restoration

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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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Video: HTC’s Sense UI home screen pinch and zoom gets another turn in the spotlight

Android Phones

Video: HTC’s Sense UI home screen pinch and zoom gets another turn in the spotlight

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It seems to be a morning of recaps, first we had another round of HTC Legend images and now we are being treated with another video of the home screen pinch and zoom functionality. And this time the video is not only…

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Video: HTC’s Sense UI on Android 2.1 with home screen pinch and zoom

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Video: HTC’s Sense UI on Android 2.1 with home screen pinch and zoom

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Pinch and zoom seems to be a pretty hot topic lately, but I can say that I have not thought (or heard) about it coming available on the home screen. That said, a recently surfaced video is showing an HTC Hero running…

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

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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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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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