Samsung Epic 4G Now Listed with Gingerbread, Roll Out Imminent?

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We know that the Samsung Epic 4G Android 2.3 Gingerbread is on the horizon and the fact that the device is now listed as shipping with Android 2.3 on Sprint’s website is a good indication that this is the case. A few days ago, a rumor started circulating stating that the Epic 4G would finally […]

LG Optimus Pro the Latest Android Handset to Take on BlackBerry Form Factor

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For those who love front-facing QWERTY keyboards–like those found on Research in Motion’s BlackBerry smartphones–the latest Android handset to take on such form factor and appeal to frequent users of emails, texts, and messaging is the LG Optimus Pro. So far, Android handsets that utilize the front-facing QWERTY keyboard design have been few. There have […]

HTC Desire Z Gingerbread Update Coming by the End of July

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HTC has posted some news on its Romanian Facebook page in regards to the upcoming HTC Desire Z Gingerbread update, an update that we expected to roll out at some point in June. Of course, we’re now nearing mid-July but HTC wants Desire Z owners to know that the device will be getting Gingerbread in […]

Droid Incredible 2 Gingerbread Update Begins to Roll Out

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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 […]

Samsung Epic 4G Gingerbread Update Coming Later This Month?

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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

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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 […]

Sprint Galaxy Tab Gingerbread Update Begins Rolling Out

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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 […]

Gingerbread Coming to the Droid 2 After Droid 3 Launches

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After several delays, a leaked document¬†shows the Droid 2 Global getting Gingerbread soon after the Droid 3 launches. When will the Droid 3 launch, you may ask? While nothing official has been confirmed, the latest signs point to July 7. That day also appears to be the day that unlimited data goes away for new […]

Galaxy Z is a Mini Galaxy S II

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Samsung is unleashing yet another Android smartphone, and this time it’s a high-end smartphone that will make it a nice alternative to the company’s flagship Galaxy S II. Dubbed the Galaxy Z, the device will feature a 4.2-inch Super LCD screen rather than the Super AMOLED Plus of the flagship, along with Android 2.3 Gingerbread, […]

HTC Rep Confirms Gingerbread for Thunderbolt Coming Soon

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While hopeful Gingerbread users of the Thunderbolt are waiting anxiously for not only a software patch that would fix the random rebooting issues as well as deliver the latest Android 2.3 version, called Gingerbread, an HTC rep confirms that the next software update will bring both features and is coming soon. In a letter to […]

Motorola Atrix 4G Gingerbread Update Will Bring Unlocked Bootloader

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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 […]

SE Xperia X10 Gingerbread Update Coming in August (Video)

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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 ThunderBolt Gingerbread Update Rolling Out June 30th?

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Consider us skeptical at this point because this all sounds too good to be true but it appears that the HTC ThunderBolt’s Gingerbread update, Android 2.3.4 to be exact, will be rolling out on June 30th and will be bringing a host of goodies that should get ThunderBolt owners excited. Some evidence popped up last […]

Motorola: Droid 2 Global Gingerbread Update Hasn’t Rolled Out Yet

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In an odd turn of events for Motorola Droid 2 Global owners, Motorola has contradicted Verizon and claims that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update is in fact not available, is not rolling out, and isn’t even ready just yet. We had thought that the update was good to go but through a message on Motorola’s […]

7-Inch Galaxy Tab Getting a Refresh This Fall?

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It looks like the original 7-inch Galaxy Tab may be getting a hardware refresh this fall to bring it in line with the rest of Samsung’s tablet lineup and make the more portable form factor competitive against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and 8.9. Samsung was among one of the earlier companies with a tablet entry […]

HTC EVO Shift 4G Getting Gingerbread on June 17th

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It looks like in addition to rolling out a patch for the original HTC EVO 4G, Sprint will also be updating the handset’s little brother, the HTC EVO Shift 4G, to Gingerbread on June 17th via an OTA software update. In addition to Gingerbread, Swype will also be part of the experience, as will some […]

HTC to Remove Select Apps to Ensure Gingerbread Fits on Desire

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After the debacle surrounding the Android Gingerbread software update for the HTC Desire smartphone, HTC’s resolve to deliver the software update to end-users will result in the update to be delivered without select apps. It’s unclear which apps would be eliminated as a result of HTC’s efforts, but at least Desire owners will get a […]

Motorola Droid 2 Global Gingerbread Update Now Available

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We had heard that Motorola and Verizon were going to be rolling out the Motorola Droid 2 Global Gingerbread update similar to how they did it with the Droid X, however from the looks of things, it appears that they have gone ahead and just released it to the masses. If you head on over […]

HTC Desire Gingerbread Update Will Roll Out After All

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Yesterday, HTC announced that because of memory constraints, the HTC Desire would not be seeing a boost up to Android 2.3 Gingerbread. However, today, the company has mysteriously reversed course and is now saying that the device will in fact be getting the update. HTC dropped the bad news on Desire owners yesterday via its […]