Motorola Droid 2 Global Gingerbread Situation Doesn’t Look Good

Droid 2 Global

In the middle of June, everything seemed as right as rain with the Droid 2 Global’s Gingerbread update. After a soak test, it would start rolling out to the Droid 2 Global masses and the Droid 2 Global would be one of a handful of old phones with the Android 2.2 upgrade. Unfortunately, none of […]

T-Mobile myTouch 4G Gingerbread Update Begins Rolling Out Tomorrow

myTouch 4G

T-Mobile has announced that the myTouch 4G’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread update will begin to roll out tomorrow, July 20th. However, the roll out is not going to reach every single myTouch 4G owner and the carrier says that the update will last through the end of the year. Talk about bizarre. According to T-Mobile’s support […]

Gingerbread for Motorola Atrix 4G and Droid X2 Coming Soon

Motorola Atrix 4G

Own a Motorola Atrix 4G or a Motorola Droid X2? Well, then you’ll be happy to know that Gingerbread is likely going to start rolling out soon for both Motorola smartphones as a soak test is definitely about to happen for the Atrix 4G and is likely going to begin soon for the Droid X2. […]

Droid Incredible 2 Gingerbread Update Begins to Roll Out

Droid Incredible 2 Gingerbread Update Available Now

We learned last week that the HTC Droid Incredible 2 Gingerbread update was imminent but we weren’t sure exactly when it would start rolling out. Well, it appears that tonight’s the night as the update is reportedly rolling out to Droid Incredible 2 owners at this very moment. It appears that Droid Incredible 2 owners […]

HTC Status Launching July 17th on AT&T

HTC Status

If you’ve been waiting for the HTC Status (aka HTC ChaCha) Facebook phone to arrive on AT&T, you’ll be happy to know that the carrier just announced that it will be landing on July 17th and that pre-orders for the device begin today. We had heard that the HTC Status would be coming this summer […]

Samsung Epic 4G Gingerbread Update Coming Later This Month?

Epic 4G

According to a report from SprintFeed, the same guys who were correct about the Sprint Samsung Galaxy Tab Gingerbread update, the Samsung Epic 4G Gingerbread update will be rolling out no sooner than July 24th but will in fact be rolling out this month. Apparently,  TouchWiz has been responsible for the update being slow to […]

Android Gingerbread on the Rise, But Key Devices Are Still Lacking

Android Distribution

Google has posted its latest Android chart showing the distribution of the different versions of the operating system. The results indicate that Gingerbread has doubled in size over the past two weeks while Froyo, unsurprisingly has dropped in stature. As you can see in the graph, the percentage of devices using Froyo is down to […]

T-Mobile G2x Gingerbread Update Coming Within A Month?

T-Mobile G2x

Over at the LG forums, there is a very heated discussion going on about the problems that the T-Mobile G2x is facing. Owners are obviously clamoring for action and unsurprisingly, have been inquiring about the phone’s Android 2.3 Gingerbread update. Well, take it for what it’s worth, but a LG forum moderator has chimed in […]

Has T-Mobile Managed to Make the G2x Situation Worse?

LG G2x

I love smartphones, I really do and I apologize if a lot of my posts lately are focusing on the negatives of them but it’s truly hard to sit here and watch people pour tons of money into smartphones that don’t work as advertised. Verizon’s HTC ThunderBolt gets the most press but there is another […]

Sprint Galaxy Tab Gingerbread Update Begins Rolling Out

tab

It has been a long time coming but as promised, the Android Gingerbread update has finally started to roll out to 7-inch Samsung Galaxy Tab owners who happen to call Sprint their home. Sprint, in a message on their community board, confirmed that the update was rolling out and that it would be rolling out […]

Vizio Tablet Goes Up for Pre-Order, Starts Shipping in Mid-July

Vizio Tablet

If you have been waiting to buy Vizio’s 8-inch Android tablet ever since the company’s announcement back at CES, today is your lucky day. The Vizio Tablet will go up for limited pre-order starting today and will start shipping out on July 18th. For those of you that aren’t into the whole pre-ordering thing, you’ll […]

HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread Update: The Wait Continues

HTC ThunderBolt

Today was supposed to be the day that Android 2.3 arrived for the HTC ThunderBolt. If you recall, and I am sure many of you do, the rumor pegged today, June 30th, as the day that the glorious Gingerbread update would roll out. It’s now noon here in San Francisco, 3PM on the east coast, […]

Sprint Galaxy Tab Gingerbread Update Rolling Out July 5th

Sprint Galaxy Tab

It’s hard to even imagine being an owner of the original Samsung Galaxy Tab right now. Since it’s release we’ve seen several Android tablets hit the shelves with software vastly superior to the Froyo that the Galaxy Tab currently employs. Well, it looks like Samsung is finally read to bring the Galaxy Tab to the […]

Droid Charge Gingerbread Update Appears on Video, Netflix in Tow

Droid Charge Gingerbread

It’s not a lengthy session but the Samsung Droid Charge’s video preview that appeared today will give you a quick look at the update that still has no time frame and one that has yet to leak out to owners. In the video, you’ll not only see Gingerbread running on Samsung’s 4G LTE device, but […]

Motorola Atrix 4G Gingerbread Update Will Bring Unlocked Bootloader

Motorola Atrix 4G Bootloader

Just a few hours ago, it became known that the Motorola Atrix 4G Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread update would be arriving in July. What we didn’t know was that the Gingerbread update is going to be unlocking the Atrix 4G’s bootloader. With HTC unlocking the bootloaders on all of its future phones, Motorola has taken some […]

Motorola Atrix 4G Gingerbread Update Rolling Out in July

Motorola Atrix 4G

If a report from BriefMobile holds up, AT&T’s Motorola Atrix 4G will be seeing its Gingerbread update roll out at some point during the month of July as Motorola and AT&T have finally gotten down to the final build. We had previously heard that the Atrix 4G’s boost to Android 2.3 would arrive in June […]

Sony Ericsson Announces Xperia Active And Xperia Ray Android Smartphones

Sony Ericsson Xperia active

At the CommunicAsia 2011 conference today, Sony Ericsson announced a couple of new Xperia-branded handsets, the Xperia active and Xperia ray, both of which will be powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread and hit markets worldwide at some point in Q3 of this year. First, we have the Xperia active which is a phone for those […]

HTC Flyer Review: Wrap-up + Shortcut Video

HTC_Flyer_Front

My time with the HTC Flyer has come to an end, and my extended live and un-live review goes with it. It’s not a perfect device by any means, but overall I found it quite good, and I see many ways it could be truly great.

SE Xperia X10 Gingerbread Update Coming in August (Video)

Xperia X10

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Gingerbread update had been rumored for Q2 or Q3 and today, those rumors can be put to rest. SE has confirmed on its blog that the Xperia X10′s boost up to Android 2.3 will arrive at the beginning of August. There is some bad news afoot through. Sony has made […]

HTC EVO 4G Update Starts Rolling Out, Fixes Broken Netflix

HTC EVO 4G

Today is June 20th and you know what that means right, HTC EVO 4G owners? It means that Sprint, as we learned a couple of days ago, has begun pushing out an update that fixes a host of things including a fix for that nasty SMS bug as well restoring compatibility with Netflix. It’s currently […]