Tag Archive: Update


Amazon Kindle Fire, the 7-inch sub-$200 Android tablet (Update)

amazon-fire

Amazon is all set to unveil their 7-inch Android tablet to the market, with a press conference scheduled for 10 a.m. EST.  It seems Bloomberg has let the cat out of the bag a bit early this morning, and has revealed the official pricing for the upcoming tablet.

The 7-inch Amazon Fire will be unleashed for an incredibly affordable $ 199.

The Kindle Fire will feature:

Dual Core Processor Multi-Touch 7″  [Read More…]

ThunderBolt Gingerbread changelog is up! Update includes customizable dock?

ThunderBolt Gingerbread

Here she be, folks. Verizon’s posted the changelog for the ThunderBolt Gingerbread update. It’ll be build 2.11.605.3, and includes:

New download manager app New app and power management details New desktop UI, including widgets, icons and screens New customizable dock icons

Plus all the other fixes and updates in Gingerbread, and more you can see in the screen above.

Source: Verizon (pdf)

Samsung Gem EH17 software update now available

Samsung Gem

If you’re rocking a Samsung Gem and have been feeling rather left out of the update loop, now is your time to shine. Samsung has made available for download the EH17 software update that serves to correct some ghosts in the machine if you will. Changes include:

New application: Books added to the application list. The Books application allows you to purchase ebooks through the Google ebooks Website. For more information on  [Read More…]

HTC confirms Gingerbread update for the Thunderbolt coming this week

Thunderbolt Update Verizon

It’s been about 6 months since the release of the HTC Thunderbolt, the first Verizon 4G LTE device, and Gingerbread updates have been coming left and right. But regardless of the begging and praying by Thunderbolt users, their update just hasn’t come around.

September is almost over. Just when we thought Android 2.3 would skip the Thunderbolt again this month, HTC brought us a spark of hope. After getting  [Read More…]

Reported 3.2 update for Sony Tablet S available, more new features coming soon

Android Central

Did you pick up a Sony Tablet S yet? The recently launched tablet came out of the blocks running Honeycomb 3.1, with a promise of an update to 3.2. Reportedly that promise has begun to come true today, with the 3.2 update becoming available for download.

Among the new features available, is support for Sony’s Video Unlimited store. This isn’t due for launch until October 10, with the Sony Entertainment  [Read More…]

Google TV reminds us it’s still around; security update coming, Honeycomb later

Google TV

The Google TV Twitter account came alive tonight, giving warning of an impending “minor security update for tomorrow” for some devices. We’ll go out on a limb and guess that’s the Logitech Revue — that only one that actually sold any units, especially after it hit $ 99.

Some Google TV devices will receive a minor security update tomorrow. Stay tuned, a bigger update is headed your way in the weeks  [Read More…]

Motorola XOOM Android 3.2.1 OTA update slowly rolling out

Android Central

We’ve recieved a few more tips about the Motorola XOOM WiFi and now, a 3G version receiving a mysterious 1.5MB OTA update that bumps the device up to software version HTK55D.

I’ve personally been checking for updates on my XOOM since early this morning with no love coming to my device. However, if you have a Motorola XOOM — you might want to check for updates and see if you have one  [Read More…]

Google+ opens to all adults, major Android app update detailed

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After several months of people begging for Google+ invites and users speaking endlessly about the merits of Facebook vs. Google Plus, the doors to Google’s hot social network are finally open. Anyone, anywhere, of any age 18 or higher can now access Google Plus. He or she can also use a young but rapidly growing Android app  [Read More…]

Hands-on with mobile Hangouts and the Google+ update

Youtube link for mobile viewing

Here’s our first look at the major update to Google+ for Android 2.3 and above — and it’s a doozy. Mobile Hangouts are seamless and awesome, though you can only join a Hangout — not initiate one.

The notification settings are a must. Basically, we’re getting even more excited about Google+. Check it out.

And if you’re looking to circle all of your favorite Android central writers on Google+, here’s a handy list:

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