Nokia Announces New Nokia N8 Video/Camera App

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The promised enhanced video and camera features for the Nokia N8, which was slated around the same time that Symbian Anna is expected to debut, is now a reality for eager mobile videographers. Nokia Conversations announced that the new video app–which brings ,among the many features to the N8, continuous focus while video recording and […]

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 […]

TellMe Brings Voice Navigation to Maps on Windows Phone Mango

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In newly released information about Windows Phone 7′s Mango software update, Microsoft says that TellMe’s voice navigation–which is akin to Google’s Voice Search for Android, third-party Vllingo app, or the Voice Control feature of Apple’s iOS–feature will also be available for navigating maps. In addition to using your voice to navigate maps, as part of […]

TouchWiz UI Update Coming to Galaxy Tab 10.1 August 5th

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Though Samsung had stated earlier that it would release a special softare update to its Android 3.1 Honeycomb Galaxy Tab 10.1 slates to New York City patrons first, the company is only now announcing that the same update will be coming this Friday, August 5th, to owners of the company’s WiFi-only slates. Targeting the WiFi-only […]

Verizon Gearing Up to Deliver LG Revolution Software Update

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Verizon Wireless is prepping a new software update for its third 4G LTE Android smartphone, the LG Revolution. Though the update won’t bring Android 2.3 Gingerbread to the handset this time around, it will deliver a number of bug fixes, new features, and will come with V CAST services pre-installed so you can download MP3s […]

Kyocera Echo Gingerbread Update to Unlock Hidden NFC Feature, WiFi Calling

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It looks like in addition to bringing the dual-screen Kyocera Echo up to date from Android 2.2 to Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread, Sprint and Kyocera may have other secret goodies to enable on the handset, including WiFi calling and NFC features. There are other more subtle, but useful, features as well that come with the update, […]

Verizon Begins Emailing Xoom Owners about 4G LTE Upgrade

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It was reported earlier that the Motorola Xoom’s 4G LTE software and hardware upgrade will be coming–free to current Xoom 3G owners–in September, the carrier is now beginning to email customers about the upgrde. Other than confirming that the 4G LTE upgrade will be coming in September, the email was vague in details. It did, […]