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Android 2.2

Froyo goes live for AT&T’s Samsung Captivate

February 24th, 2011

Sprint subscribers may have just been driven further into a frenzy by Samsung’s botched Froyo update for the Epic 4G, but Galaxy S users subscribed to AT&T will still be next to have a crack at the update they’ve been waiting for. Time will only tell, however, if this update will roll out smoothly or …

T-Mobile launches Samsung Galaxy S 4G; $199.99 on contract

February 23rd, 2011

T-Mobile has finally made its latest Android smartphone available in stores and on its website — and thankfully, the “As low as $499.99” seen on the device’s landing page is a little off base. $499.99 is the phone’s full retail price of course, and it can actually be had for as low as $199.99 with …

Verizon Wireless updates V CAST music service for Android

February 22nd, 2011

Verizon Wireless on Monday announced a revamped version of its V CAST Music app for Android smartphones. The carrier’s new V CAST Music app combines all of its music-related VCAST services, allowing users to purchase full tracks, ringtones and ringback tones from a single application. Song downloads range in price from $0.69 to $1.29 per …

PlayOn brings Netflix streaming and more to Android phones

February 17th, 2011

Here’s another reason for Samsung Captivate owners to be aggravated after yesterday’s debacle — Android phone owners with Android 2.2 (Froyo) or later now have access to streaming content from Netflix, Hulu, ESPN 3, Fox, Comedy Central, Spike, CNN, PBS and more thanks to the arrival of PlayOn for Android. PlayOn, MediaMall Technologies’ premier product, …

Samsung Epic 4G and Sanyo Zio to get Froyo updates on February 21st

February 17th, 2011

A new source contacted BGR on Thursday with details surrounding much awaited Android 2.2 (Froyo) updates for the Samsung Epic 4G and the Sanyo Zio from Sprint. In line with previous rumors, the Samsung Epic 4G will apparently be updated to Froyo starting on February 21st — though our source claims the build number will …

Confirmed: Motorola ATRIX 4G launches on February 22nd

February 17th, 2011

Following our report from earlier this morning suggesting the Motorola ATRIX 4G would become available on February 22nd, AT&T has reached out to clarify launch details surrounding the anticipated device. Motorola’s ATRIX 4G will indeed launch on February 22nd in AT&T stores across the country for $199.99. Pre-sales of the Motorola ATRIX 4G began earlier this …

HTC Inspire 4G as low as $59.99 from Amazon

February 17th, 2011

AT&T is hitting the market aggressively with Android this year — for obvious reasons — and with deals like this one from AmazonWireless, AT&T subscribers are going to have an easy time moving over to the Android platform. Amazon is now offering the recently released HTC Inspire 4G at the incredibly reasonable price of $69.99 …

Motorola ATRIX 4G may launch on February 22nd

February 17th, 2011

BGR has been informed by a source claiming knowledge of AT&T’s launch plans that the highly anticipated Motorola ATRIX 4G may become available sooner than expected. AT&T announced earlier this month that the ARTIX 4G would launch on “March 6th or earlier” at $199.99, with pre-sales starting on February 13th. It now looks as though …

AT&T’s Samsung Captivate finally gets Android 2.2 Froyo update [updated]

February 17th, 2011

If there are any Samsung Captivate owners out there who haven’t yet thrown their devices out a window due to frustration, today is your lucky day. Samsung has finally made an Android 2.2 Froyo update available for AT&T’s Galaxy S phone despite the fact that three new versions of Android have been unveiled since Google …