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HTC

HTC EVO 4G gets Gingerbread in OTA next week, but you can get it now

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The HTC EVO 4G is slated to get the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) upgrade through an over-the-air update slated to begin on June 6. Starting on Monday and going out in waves throughout the U.S., Sprint customers wil…

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Android Hacks

CyanogenMod 7 alpha makes its way to the Nexus S

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With the release of the newest Android development phone and the opening of the source code from Google, we all knew that it would be only a matter of time before CyanogenMod 7 would come to the masses. CM7 isnR…

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HTC Magic on Vodafone likely to get Froyo

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People often ask if and when will their phone get Froyo, a tough question to address since manufacturers and carriers never give clear answers. Because companies play coy, it’s usually a guessing game.…

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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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Motorola updates Android 2.1 upgrade schedule (don’t you roll your eyes at me!)

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Motorola updates Android 2.1 upgrade schedule (don’t you roll your eyes at me!)

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Motorola has waffled on its update schedule several times over the past few months, saying on Facebook and its support forums that an update would be coming, then taking it back. Naturally, there’s not a…

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Barnes & Noble pushing update to Nook ereaders starting now

Android Devices

Barnes & Noble pushing update to Nook ereaders starting now

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Nook owners should see an update to their ereader in the coming days (if not moments). According to Gizmodo and reports from a few users, Barnes & Noble is pushing a firmware update with several new enhancem…

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HTC release Magic ROM upgrade, Sense UI included

Android Phones

HTC release Magic ROM upgrade, Sense UI included

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HTC has recently released a ROM upgrade for Magic users. The latest is version 3.05.401.3 and it includes Sense UI. The ROM upgrade can be downloaded directly from the HTC website. Also, just to add a word of caut…

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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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Multi-touch comes to the DROID, by way of the Motorola Milestone firmware

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Multi-touch comes to the DROID, by way of the Motorola Milestone firmware

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Those hoping to see the Motorola DROID get updated with multi-touch may want to listen up a little because it is in the process of happening. Well, to be a little more specific, it has happened, but is not availabl…

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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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How to install US Cupcake immediately

Android OS

How to install US Cupcake immediately

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Sick of playing the waiting game for T-Mobile USA to roll out Cupcake? Well, quit the game and install Cupcake right now. Yes, right now, with no rooting required. Late last night, I was linked to a simple tutoria…

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HTC Hero firmware spotted in video

Android

HTC Hero firmware spotted in video

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The HTC Hero was first thought to be some cutesy version of the G1/HTC Dream Android phone. But after watching  a video of the HTC Hero build ported to the G1, anyone would be hard-pressed to consider the phone a Dr…

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Donut Android build in the works

Android News

Donut Android build in the works

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Just when you thought that you had your feel of Android firmware-related bakery, a new term seems to be on the horizon. Days before most people even receive the “Cupcake” Android update, another b…

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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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