HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread Update Said to Be Returning Soon

HTC ThunderBolt

It has been awhile since we last heard from HTC and Verizon regarding the HTC ThunderBolt Gingerbread update that was pulled but it looks like we might finally have some good news. According to a tweet from HTC’s main account, both companies anticipate the update to make its grand return soon. How soon? HTC failed […]

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


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 […]

T-Mobile Finally Announces myTouch, myTouch Q by LG


After numerous leaks, T-Mobile finally announces its own self-branded T-Mobile myTouch and T-Mobile myTouch Q Android smartphones, both of which are manufactured by LG. The new additions brings LG as a partner into the myTouch product line following T-Mobile’s prior collaboration with HTC for the higher-end myTouch devices featuring more enhanced specs. According to the […]

Verizon Stacks up the Samsung Stratosphere Against the 4G Competition


The Samsung Stratosphere could have been called an ‘Epic’ phone a year ago as it’s basically the same design as Sprint’s Galaxy S 1 Epic 4G, but a year later and it’s a mid-tier device overshadowed by a new crop of dual-core 4G smartphones. So how does the Stratosphere stack up against the competition? Verizon […]

HTC Vigor Looks Pedestrian Next to Sharp Aquos 102SH Smartphone


If you want everything–and the kitchen sink–in a smartphone, look no further than the Sharp Aquos 102SH Android smartphone that’s destined for the Japanese market. The Aquos-branded Android device packs in a lot of drool-worthy specs that makes our geeky hearts lust after it, including being among one of the first publicly announced devices to […]

Nexus One Android 2.3.6 Update Arrives, Can Be Manually Installed

Nexus One

Well, well, what do we have here? It appears that Google rolled out a little surprise to Nexus One owners somewhere between Friday and Saturday in the form of the next version of Gingerbread. That’s right. Android 2.3.6 has arrived for the Nexus One and it’s rolling out to devices OTA right now. And if […]

LG Esteem: An LTE Price ‘Revolution’ for MetroPCS


Regional contract-free carrier MetroPCS is rumored to be getting an Android smartphone by the name of the LG Esteem soon, and now we’re seeing some leaked shots of the LTE-capable device and it bears a striking resemblance to Verizon’s LG Revolution, another 4G LTE handset. What’s unique about the Esteem isn’t its name, specs, or […]

Droid Incredible 2 Android 2.3.4 Update Available Now

Droid Incredible 2

While HTC ThunderBolt owners still wait for their upgrade to Android 2.3 Gingerbread, Droid Incredible 2 owners are now being treated to their second rendition of Google’s software as it appears that the device’s Android 2.3.4 update is now available to pull manually. It’s a 32MB file, so it’s not a game changer, but it […]

HTC Vigor Now Rumored to Land on Oct. 13 as HTC Droid Incredible HD


While recently, we’ve been hearing that the HTC Vigor will be landing under the HTC Thunderbolt 2 moniker, a recent leaked document suggests that the earlier Droid Incredible HD name may be the final branding once the phone lands on October 13th. The authenticity of the leak and accuracy of the information is unknown at […]

4G LTE Pantech Breakout Shows Up at Verizon Store


Ahead of the 4G LTE capable Pantech Breakout Android smartphone rumored launch on September 22nd, the device is beginning to make appearances at Verizon Wireless stores. The Breakout will be the carrier’s fifth LTE smartphone, following on the heels of the HTC Thunderbolt, Samsung Droid Charge, LG Revolution, and Motorola Droid Bionic. With the Bionic […]

Pantech Breakout Headed to Verizon’s 4G LTE Network on September 22nd?

Pantech Breakout

It’s not official yet but a leaked document from Droid-Life essentially confirms both the spec list and release date of the Pantech Breakout, a phone that will likely join the Samsung Stratosphere in Verizon’s budget 4G LTE lineup. I guess the HTC ThunderBolt, Samsung Droid Charge and LG Revolution belong in that group too, right? […]

Gingerbread for Sprint’s LG Optimus S Rolling Out Now

Optimus S

Gingerbread for U.S. Cellular’s HTC Merge isn’t the only Gingerbread update that has become available today. Not to be outdone, Sprint has unleashed the Android 2.3 update for the LG Optimus S and it will begin to roll out today and all of you with the smartphone will see the update arrive at some point […]

U.S. Cellular HTC Merge Gingerbread Update Now Available

HTC Merge

U.S. Cellular’s HTC Merge, which launched with a nifty tweaked version of HTC”s Sense UI back in May, has been officially deemed worthy of Android 2.3 Gingerbread and the update is now available for consumption at this very moment. And you don’t even have to wait for it to roll out OTA either. No, you […]

Gingerbread for Droid 2 R2-D2 Starts to Roll Out

Droid 2 R2-D2

After the Motorola Droid 2 and Droid 2 Global both got boosts up to Gingerbread, we figured it would only be a matter of time before Verizon’s special edition Droid 2 R2-D2 handset would see the update and sure enough, shortly after the other Droid 2’s got Android 2.3, owners of the Star Wars branded […]

Android 2.3 Gingerbread Update Imminent for HTC Thunderbolt?


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 […]

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


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 […]

Sprint Targets Students With Entry Level Kyocera Milano Android Smartphone


Just in time for back to school, Sprint had just announced the Kyocera Milano, which is an inexpensive Android smartphone with a sliding keyboard for messaging. The Milano will launch on September 9th, alongside the Brio–which is a feature phone–for $50 on contract after a mail-in-rebate. With a distinctive rounded shape and soft-touch finish, Kyocera […]

Motorola Droid 2 Global Gingerbread Update Temporarily Suspended

Droid 2 Global

The Gingerbread problems for Motorola and Verizon continue and this time it’s the Motorola Droid 2 Global’s update that’s in the spotlight. According to a Motorola forums manager, the update, which began rolling out earlier this week, has been temporarily suspended while engineers address an Exchange Encryption issue that popped up within the software. Sadly, […]

Gingerbread for Motorola Droid 2 Global Now Available

Droid 2

Back on September 1st, Gingerbread started rolling out for the original Motorola Droid 2 so we figured that a roll out for the Motorola Droid 2 Global was probably not far behind and sure enough, Motorola has confirmed that the update is now available to Droid 2 Global users. Originally, we thought the update would […]