Windows Phone Glitch Shuts Out Zune Pass Listeners

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Users who have upgraded their HTC-made Windows Phone 7 smartphones to the Mango firmware update are now noticing that their handsets are freezing, or locking up, when they’re using Zune Pass. Users have been complaining and documenting their issues on Microsoft’s support forum, and according to these users, Microsoft is saying that there may be […]

Rugged Goes Gingerbread with Verizon’s Casio G’zOne Commando

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Verizon’s rugged Android smartphone, the Casio G’zOne Commando, is now getting its software update, bringing with it Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The update is being rolled out over the air and users will be notified when the update is ready to be downloaded for their G’zOne Commando, but in the meantime users can also check manually […]

Mango Arrives on HTC Arrive, Trophy Windows Phones at Sprint, Verizon

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Retail locations of Sprint and Verizon Wireless stores have begun to receive demo and display units of the HTC Arrive and HTC Trophy respectively with the Mango software pre-installed. Neither carriers nor Microsoft have given an exact release date of when the Mango software update will begin to roll out for these two CDMA Windows […]

Mango Ripens on AT&T on 9/27 for Windows Phone Owners

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September 27 will be the magical days for eager Windows Phone 7 owners on AT&T‘s network as the carrier is poised to release the Mango software update to a number of smartphones starting on that date and continuing through October depending on the specific device you own. According to WP Central, which has obtained a […]

Android 2.3 Gingerbread Update Imminent for HTC Thunderbolt?

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Given that HTC had confirmed that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the HTC Thunderbolt, the first 4G LTE Android smartphone to launch on Verizon Wireless, will be coming in Q3 after having missed its Q2 deadline, it stands to reason that the OTA software update is coming soon. Now, it appears that a Verizon […]

RIM Preparing for Major BlackBerry PlayBook OS Update?

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Leaked images of a BlackBerry PlayBook running the BlackBerry Tablet OS 2.0 are now beginning to emerge from Sun Yat-sen University. The update to version 2.0 brings with it many long-awaited features to RIM’s debut tablet, which launched without many apps and the most important¬†omission is a suite of PIM apps, which the tablet-maker had […]

Post-Anna, Nokia Promises Symbian Belle Update for N8, C6, C7, E6, E7, X7 in Q4

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Now that Anna is beginning to roll out for current-generation Symbian^3 devices, including flagships like the Nokia E7 and N8, the company is looking forward to the future towards Symbian Belle, promising that the new software update will launch ”¬†from the fourth quarter onwards for earlier Symbian 3 devices.” It’s unclear what fourth quarter onwards […]

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 […]

Leaked Official Gingerbread Build for HTC Thunderbolt Ready for Download

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While HTC and Verizon are now saying that the official release of Android 2.3 Gingerbread for the HTC Thunderbolt, the carrier’s debut 4G LTE smartphone, will be coming this fall, eager users who don’t want to wait can now download a leaked official build of Gingerbread for their devices. Though the build that’s leaked is […]

Gingergread Update Returns to Kyocera Echo

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After initial problems that Sprint and Kyocera had encountered with rolling out the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update on the dual-screen Echo smartphone, the carrier had subsequently halted the update to fix it and is now re-releasing the Gingerbread OTA update to Echo smartphones. Customers who tried to install Gingerbread some ten days ago reported that […]

Windows Phone Mango Announces Caller ID Information

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It looks like with the forthcoming Mango software update for Windows Phone 7, Microsoft is bringing back a beloved feature from its Windows Mobile era. Previously, with the now defunct Windows Mobile platform and the optional Microsoft Voice Command software pack, users can set their phones to not only ring with custom ringtones, but also […]

LG Thrill 4G Appearing in Best Buy’s Buyer’s Guide

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The glasses-free 3D LG Thrill 4G for AT&T is now showing up inside retailer Best Buy’s Buyer’s Guide publishing, suggesting that the handset is close to launch. When it launches, the glasses-free 3D capabilities of the phone will pit the AT&T variant against Sprint’s HTC EVO 3D with both devices sporting a glasses-free 3D display, […]

Sprint Rolls Out SMS/MMS Fix for HTC EVO Shift 4G

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Sprint is now rolling out a system update for its HTC EVO Shift 4G, which is widely seen as a T-Mobile HTC G2 competitor, smartphone that will correct the SMS and MMS bug when subscribers attempt to send a picture message. The update has already begun to arrive for some customers over the air on […]

Shazam App Update Hints at Android 3.3 in Android Market

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An update to the Shazam music identification application on Android Market hints at the forthcoming Android Honeycomb 3.3 system update. While Google is currently working with manufacturers on releasing Android 3.2 Honeycomb to the public–many current Honeycomb slates are running Android 3.0 or Android 3.1 today–and the attention has recently been shifted to Android Ice […]

Toshiba Rolls Out OTA Update for Thrive Tablet Sleep Issues

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As promised, Toshiba is now delivering a software update for its Android Honeycomb Thrive tablet over the air. The update will fix the sleep issues that users have been complaining about. Though a relative newcomer in the Android tablet space, Toshiba’s quick action and resolution to user complaints may bode well as the manufacturer hopes […]