Tag Archive: Update


LG releases Optimus S Gingerbread source, no sign of the update just yet

LG Thunder source

LG has released the Kernel source and assorted GPL bits for the Gingerbread build on their Optimus S device.  No reports of anything showing in the LG updater tool just yet, and rumor says mid-September for an OTA.  For now, this just means that our resident Optimus warlords (yes, they have transcended developer status) have some new code to play with and see if they can improve the Gingerbread builds  [Read More…]

Acer Iconia A500 3.2 update now landing September 10th

Android Central

The 3.2 update for the Iconia A500 promised for 25th August never showed, but Acer haven’t left us out in the cold instead going public on why the date slipped.

Posting on the Acer Malaysia Facebook page, the update now looks set to land on September 10th. Apparently they’ve been suffering some issues with the GPS settings, so thought better to put the update back than let it out in  [Read More…]

EVO 3D getting another OTA update

HTC EVO 3D updateHTC EVO 3D update

We’ve lauded HTC and Sprint before for the way updates are handled on the EVO 3D, and it’s time to do so again. There’s a little update coming over the air now. One addition is a widget, the other is … something. (Update: Ooo! New radio.) But that the EVO 3D can continue to get minor updates without causing major trouble is a pretty big deal. Nicely done.

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Google+ App for Android now Allows Users to Reshare Posts Thanks to a Much Needed Update

User feedback continues to play a critical role in the development and evolution of Google+. The Google+ team has done an excellent job thus far and they continue to improve not only the web client but also the mobile application. Today we see the fruits of such labors in an update to the Google+ app for Android. Version 1.0.6 began rolling out today, bringing with it the  [Read More…]

Droid 2 Gingerbread update support page live, hopefully OTA not far behind

Droid 2 update

Verizon has published the Motorola Droid 2 Gingerbread update support pages, and that’s usually a sign that the update isn’t far off.  The update will bring the Droid 2 to Android 2.3, and software version 4.5.601.A955.Verizon.en.US (that’s a mouthful) as well as an update to Blur not Blur and several bug fixes.  The key enhancements as listed by Verizon:

New Download Manager App Under Manage Applications, a new “Running” tab  [Read More…]