Tag Archive: Update


Droid 2 Gingerbread update is pushing out now

Droid 2 Gingerbread update

Those of you who woke up with a Motorola Droid 2 by your side should start pressing the update button now, because your Android 2.3 Gingerbread update is available. It’s actually Android 2.3.3 and not the more recent Android 2.3.4, but we’ll take what we can get at this point.

In addition to the OS update, here’s what you can expect:

New Download Manager App Under Manage Applications, a  [Read More…]

Verizon Announces Gingerbread Update for Droid 2

We have a feeling that many of you guys already know this but Verizon has announced that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update has begun rolling out for the Droid 2. Of course it’s not just a simple OS upgrade as it also includes new apps, features, and improvements.   If you happen to own one of these handset and haven’t updated the device yet, you should be on the  [Read More…]

HTC Runnymede Unearthed with 4.7-inch Display [UPDATE]

Here’s yet another potent Android phone to put on your radar, the HTC Runnymede. According to information gathered by Pocketnow, the device first surfaced a few weeks back when it was listed in EXIF data on an image sharing website. On the surface, the specs sound like an upper echelon smart phone but not quite the top of the line. Digging a little deeper we learn there are some  [Read More…]

Foursquare gets a UI update, all while adding some new features

Foursquare

The latest Foursquare update is now rolling out if you haven’t already grabbed it by now. The update brings some UI enhancements along with it, making the app overall easier to navigate and make your way through. Check-In and venue pages got a bit of a facelift and images are now shown in-line on your friends tab, as well — you’ll find now showing has moved to the Places tab. Nothing too drastic  [Read More…]

Updates, or lack thereof, on the Android Update Alliance

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At this year’s Google I/O to much excitement in the crowd (and, no doubt, the thousands watching online), Google announced the Android Update Alliance. This partnership between Google, manufacturers and carriers set the noble goal of keeping Android devices updated in a timely manner for a duration of at least eighteen months.

Details were scarce at the time of the announcement, however. We were given a list of  [Read More…]

Samsung Mesmerize Gingerbread update now available

Samsung Mesmerize

Well — that didn’t take long. It was only yesterday we let you all know that the Samsung Mesmerize would be getting Gingerbread rolled out to it shortly. At the time, we didn’t know when exactly but apparently US Cellular did and in fact — it’s rolling out now. If you’re looking for the full details you can check out the source link below, otherwise head on into the Samsung Mesmerize forums  [Read More…]

Angry Birds Rio – Airfield Chase update now available

Angry Birds Rio

The latest Angry Birds Rio update is now available in the Android Market and with the new airfield chase level episode, that means you get 15 new levels to jam away at. We’re sure you’ll have them beat in a matter of just a few hours. Still reading this? Why? Hit the break for the download.

Android Market web link

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

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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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