AT&T’s 4G LTE Galaxy S II Skyrocket Getting OTA Software Update

samsung-galaxy-s-ii-skyrocket

AT&T and Samsung are pushing out a software update for the Galaxy S II Skyrocket, one of the carrier’s first two 4G LTE smartphones, that corrects a Google voice search bug. The software update would bring the Android software version to Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread. The software update should begin showing up on users’ devices, but […]

Nokia to Enable Tethering on Lumia 800 Via Software Update

Nokia-Lumia-800-UK

Nokia has confirmed that although the high-end Lumia 800 Windows Phone Mango device will launch without tethering out of the box, tethering will be coming to the smartphone via a software update at a later date. Tethering has been a long requested feature since the debut of Windows Phone, and the inclusion of tethering may […]

LG Still Mulling Ice Cream Sandwich Update for Optimus 2X

lg-g2x-3

After having previously announced that Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich would not be hitting the LG Optimus 2X and the T-Mobile G2X variant, LG is saying that it is still considering the possibility of bringing Google’s latest generation operating system to the dual-core handsets. In a statement given to Android and Me, LG says that […]

Sprint Rolls Out OTA Security Update for HTC Android Smartphones

evo2

After it was revealed earlier this month that a security flaw on HTC-made Android smartphones could allow third-party malicious apps to access the phone, Sprint has been working with HTC to close up the breach. Sprint and HTC are now beginning to roll out an over-the-air (OTA) update to HTC-made Android smartphones to patch the […]

Sony Ericsson to Dish Out Ice Cream Sandwich to Existing EXPERIA Smartphones

sony-ericsson-fbook

In addition to news that Motorola will be rolling out upgrades to the Motorola Droid Bionic and Droid RAZR to Google’s next-generation Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, Sony Ericsson is giving a preliminary statement that it will bless its current generation XPERIA Android smartphones with the delectable Google dessert. Sony Ericsson‘s Netherlands arm […]

Microsoft Shows Off AT&T’s Mango Smartphone Trio

5241

Microsoft’s Windows Phone portal is now filled with pictures of the next-generation Mango smartphones for AT&T. The U.S. carrier had announced that it will be supporting three new Mango smartphones in its lineup, though release date and pricing were not unveiled, which will include the HTC Titan, the Samsung Focus S, and the Samsung Focus […]

Mango Ripens for HTC HD7S Starting Tuesday

HTC-HD7S-ATT_thumb

Beginning Tuesday, AT&T’s HTC HD7S Windows Phone 7 handset will begin to receive the Mango software update, though HTC and Microsoft are rolling out the software upgrade gradually in batches so don’t fret if you’re not among the early ones to see a notification for the update. Unfortunately, Mango will not be an OTA update. […]

Samsung Galaxy S II Big Home Update Brings Larger Icons

galaxyS2update

Samsung is prepping a software update for the company’s second generation flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S II, which will deliver some new features to help with accessibility. The first feature of the update will be about accessibility and will help those who may have vision problems be able to see the home screen better. […]

Windows Phone Glitch Shuts Out Zune Pass Listeners

windows-phone-7-zune

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

Casio-Commando-Gingerbread

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 […]

Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Released: Features & Upgrade Details

Windows Phone Mango Update

The Windows Phone 7.5 update, known better as Windows Phone Mango, is finally here. Well, here in a way only Microsoft can use it. Microsoft’s Mango website says that Windows Phone 7 Mango is “here”, but if you try to download it to your phone you might come up empty. Update: If you own the […]

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

HTC-Arrive-with-mango-at-Sprint

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

mango_fruit-5518

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 […]

Microsoft Claims People Don’t Use Tabs in Mobile Browsing

6283

In justifying some of the changes made to its Mobile Internet Explorer browser–version 9–coming on Windows Phone 7 Mango, Microsoft did its research and finds that people don’t use tabs when browsing on a mobile device. With the Windows Phone 7 Mango software update, Microsoft moved the address bar on Internet Explorer 9 Mobile, hid […]

Android 2.3 Gingerbread Update Imminent for HTC Thunderbolt?

TBG

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?

75429f87jw1dkiq0lelyvj

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

nokia-logo

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 […]