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Firmware updates

T-Mobile G2X Gingerbread update is officially rolling out OTA

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Not too long ago, we reported that T-Mobile G2X users could get the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update by downloading LG’s update tool. Finally, T-Mobile has started to roll out the update via OTA, so if y…

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Firmware updates

Motorola posts Gingerbread update for Atrix 4G

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As promised, Motorola has released the official Gingerbread update for the Atrix 4G. This update is aimed at the phones running on the AT&T network. It is pushing over-the-air to users running stock build…

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Android News

Motorola Atrix 4G to get Unlocked Bootloader with 2.3 Gingerbread Update

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According to a report at BriefMobile, the extremely powerful Motorola Atrix 4G will soon become even better. It seems that leaked versions of an upcoming Gingerbread update for the phone make it possible to un…

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Samsung

Gingerbread coming to Galaxy S, Tab, Ace, Gio, Fit, and Mini

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Samsung heard the cries of Android folks, and has pledged to deliver Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) to several of the Android devices released last year. Gingerbread is coming to the Samsung Galaxy Tab, Galaxy S, a…

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Samsung

Gingerbread comes to Vodafone UK Samsung Galaxy S

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While the world collectively asks “when will my phone get Gingerbread?” Samsung and Vodafone UK have crossed off the Galaxy S from the list of Android phones waiting for an upgrade. Vodafone UK an…

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Motorola

Droid X Gingerbread OTA update rolling out, kills root

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This story is one of those strange things that probably sounds worse than it is. The report is that the official OTA Gingerbread update for the Droid X is now rolling out, but it comes with a caveat that it will kill…

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Android Apps

Cornerstone wants real multitasking for Android

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There has been a lot of talk about whether the iPad or Android has more “real” multitasking. In my opinion, Android is closer, because apps can share information between each other, but neither ap…

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Android

Android 2.3.3 supports screen shot apps on non-rooted devices

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That Android doesn’t support screen shot apps might have come as a surprise to some people when they first started using Google’s OS, since other smartphone platforms feature such utilities. An…

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Android News

Google releases manual 2.3.3 updates for Nexus One and Nexus S [Updated]

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Waiting up to a few weeks for the Android 2.3.3 OTA update to roll out may not be your style, so rather than dialing *#*#checkin#*#* in hopes that the update comes to you, Google has not released the zip file update…

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Android News

Good news: Nexus One & S getting 2.3.3 OTA, fixes random reboot. Bad news: “May take a few weeks”

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Unlike the hollow promises of Gingerbread for the Nexus One before, this one actually has some merit to it, namely because some lucky people have actually gotten the OTA pushed out to them already. The trouble i…

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Android OS

Honeycomb features such as action bar, app switcher and hologram design will come to our phones in Ice Cream

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Like Andrew mentioned in his report about Eric Schmidt’s MWC keynote, Google’s next version of Android will combine Gingerbread and Honeycomb, so there will not be separate versions for phones…

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Android Hacks

CyanogenMod 7 release candidates now available for a number of devices

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Version 7 of the Android world’s most popular custom ROM, CyanogenMod, has now received its first proper release candidates. This means that a final release of CM7 should be pretty close now. The new bui…

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Android OS

Android 2.3.3 update takes NFC up another notch

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The Nexus S launched with near-field communication support, but only for reading – not writing. An update to the Android 2.3.3 platform extends the capabilities of NFC on Android, including the abilit…

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Android OS

Android 2.4 is real, coming soon, and still Gingerbread

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A source at Viewsonic has reportedly told Pocket Lint that Android 2.4 is real, and will be coming in April. The source claims that 2.4 will retain the Gingerbread name and will serve as a bridge, so apps built for…

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Android News

Vodafone will soon start selling the Nexus S on contracts around the world

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The Nexus S, Google’s and Samsung’s follow-up to the HTC manufactured Nexus One, which until now mainly has been sold unlocked, will soon be available on the Vodafone network across the globe. Vodafone will of…

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