Nearly Two Years Later, Android 2.2 is Still Rolling Out

Nearly Two Years Later, Android 2.2 is Still Rolling Out

Back in May of 2010, Google took the stage at Google I/O and announced a new mobile operating system for its Android platform called Android 2.2 Froyo. And then, in June of 2010, the Nexus One became the first Android smartphone to receive the update. Fast forward all the way to present day, February 2012, […]

Droid Bionic vs HTC Thunderbolt – Verizon Android Smartphone Face-Off

Droid Bionic vs. HTC Thunderbolt

With last week’s release of the Motorola Droid Bionic, Verizon Wireless gained a new (and much anticipated) superphone that takes advantage of the carrier’s speedy 4G LTE network. This 4.3-inch, dual-core powerhouse took its sweet time arriving, though many have already deemed it worth the wait. But is the Bionic the ‘droid you’re looking for? […]

Netflix for Android Updated to Support All Android 2.2 & Android 2.3 Devices

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Owners of devices running Android 2.3 Gingerbread or Android 2.2 Froyo will be happy to know that Netflix has finally updated its application to support all devices running these versions of Google’s software. It has taken quite awhile for Netflix to get to this point, and there have been some bumps along the way, but […]

Motorola Releases Android 2.2 Froyo for Flipside

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If you’re still rocking the Motorola Flipside, which was launched for AT&T in the U.S., you are now treated to an over the air software update bringing your handset to Android 2.2 Froyo. The Android 2.2 software release for the Flipside will come with MOTO BLUR, according to Motorola, and you’ll need to have an […]

Sharp FX Plus Now Free With Contract at Walmart

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The Android-powered Sharp FX Plus with a Sidekick-inspired design is now available at Walmart. The handset is priced at $350 for those commitmentphobes who aren’t willing to sign onto a  contract, or will be made available for free for those who are willing to agree to a two-year contract with AT&T as the network. The […]

Android Update Infographic: Your Guide to Android

Android Through the Years

Many of you out there just scooped up your first Android phone and it’s probably running an operating system called Android 2.3 Gingerbread. What you might not know, unless you’re an Android enthusiast, is that there were a bunch of cleverly named operating systems that came before your operating system that incrementally brought features to […]

Motorola Triumph Details, Review & Hands-On Video Roundup

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The Motorola Photon 4G wasn’t the only smartphone announced at an event in New York at the beginning of June. In fact, Motorola also announced a new, fairly high-end smartphone for Virgin Mobile called the Motorola Triumph that the company said would be hitting shelves at some point in July of this year. The Triumph […]

GooApple iPhone Clone Merges Iconic iPhone 4 Design with Android Brains

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For iOS and iPhone 4 users who wished their smartphones could do a little more, or perhaps even play Adobe Flash videos through the Mobile Safari browser, but cannot fathom to switch to Android because they disdain the design of current smartphones, then GooApple has a solution that marries Apple’s iconic design with the Android […]

ViewBook 730 Android Tablet Affordably Priced at $250

ViewSonic's ViewPad 730 will sell for $250

The ViewSonic ViewBook 730 is a 7-inch Android slate that runs the Android 2.2 Froyo operating system and is among one of the cheapest Android tablets on the marklet. Though the device doesn’t run the latest Android 3.x Honeycomb operating system software, the ViewBook 730 packs enough of a punch for tablet enthusiasts to consider, […]

T-Mobile Announces Samsung Exhibit 4G And Samsung Gravity SMART Android Smartphones

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T-Mobile has gone ahead and announced two new Android smartphones, the Samsung Exhibit 4G and the Samsung Gravity SMART with the former bringing T-Mobile an affordable Gingerbread offering and the latter offering customers an extremely cheap Android 2.2 Froyo device. The specifications are pretty much what we expected from both devices. The Samsung Exhibit 4G […]

AT&T Goes Rugged, Sporty with Pantech Crossover

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AT&T will be joining rivals Sprint, T-Mobile USA, and Verizon Wireless in offering a rugged Android smartphone in the form of the Pantech Crossover, slated for debut on June 5th according to the company’s press release. The device was seen previously with little information going through the FCC for certification, and now we know it’s […]

HTC Merge to Launch May 31 on U.S. Cellular

HTC Merge on US Cellular

U.S. Cellular may be launching the HTC Merge on May 31st after some initial delay. The handset was at one point also rumored to be coming to Verizon Wireless, though neither HTC nor Verizon have announced a timeline or date for launch. The device is a world phone Android smartphone with a landscape-oriented sliding keyboard […]

LG Revolution Starts Arriving in Stores (Photo)

LG Revolution

Dummy units and promo materials for Verizon’s next 4G LTE smartphone, the LG Revolution, have started arriving in stores ahead of a rumored launch date on May 26th. The LG Revolution will be the third 4G LTE smartphone that Verizon puts on the market after the releases of the HTC ThunderBolt back in March and […]

Samsung Infuse 4G Details, Review & Hands-On Video Roundup

Samsung Infuse 4G

The Samsung Infuse 4G is an Android 3G smartphone that is currently available for AT&T. The Infuse 4G was unveiled all the way back at CES in Las Vegas in January and with its huge 4.5 inch display, it became  one of the most anticipated smartphones for those that not only love big screens but […]

Android 2.3 Update List: Phones That Won’t Be Getting Gingerbread

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Alright, so Android 2.3 Gingerbread has started to roll out to phones other than Google’s Nexus One and the Nexus S and it’s probably got a lot of people wondering. Will my phone be getting the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update? Well, lucky for you, we have a complete rundown of the phones that are getting […]

Verizon Pushes Software Update to Samsung Droid Charge Prior to Launch

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Update: Early initial testing shows that performance has been improved tremendously and that most of the issues related to lags seem to be resolved. Keep an eye out on this space and we’ll update you with more of our findings through continued use and testing. — On the eve of consumer availability of the Samsung […]

Samsung Droid Charge Pre-Order Now Live, $249 w/ Free Fedex Shipping

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The Droid Charge is finally launching on Verizon Wireless, with availability online and in Verizon stores starting May 14th, but if you don’t want to wait for the stores to open and are OK with waiting for FedEx, you can order the Droid Charge from WireFly for $249.99 with free FedEx shipping. The Samsung Droid […]

Adobe Updates Flash to Version 10.3 for Android

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Adobe has just pushed out an update to its Adobe Flash Player plugin for the Android platform, bringing the version number to 10.3 and matching the available update on the PC and Mac platforms. The latest version of Adobe Flash 10.3 supports Android OS version 2.2 (Froyo), 2.3 (Gingerbread), 3.0 (Honeycomb), and the latest Android […]

HTC Droid Incredible 2 Falls to $80 at Amazon

HTC Droid Incredible 2

Amazon has dropped the price of the recently released HTC Droid Incredible 2 to a mere $80 with free shipping, a perfect gift for Mother’s Day or for maybe for selfish old you. In order to take advantage of Amazon’s offer, you’ll have to sign a new two year contract with Verizon but unlike most […]