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Android 2.2

Google Instant beta rolls out to iPhone, Android

November 5th, 2010

Google announced Thursday that its Google Instant service is now available for some iOS and Android-powered devices. Google Instant, which launched in September of this year, provides search suggestions as the user types. Search results are also automatically populated beneath the search bar, and they are refined as the user types or cycles through suggestions. …

What fragmentation? 77% of devices run Android 2.1 or 2.2

November 2nd, 2010

Google’s Android team revealed Tuesday that over three quarters of Android-powered devices are now running either Android 2.1 or Android 2.2. Google constantly monitors this and other data using information gathered when devices access the Android Market. The current figures, which take into account all devices that have accessed the Android Market in the 14-day …

Samsung Galaxy Tab hits Sprint on November 14; pre-orders begin today

October 25th, 2010

The pricing and launch date might look familiar thanks to an exclusive we ran earlier this month, but Sprint fans with a hankering for relatively tiny tablets can now rest easy — a release date and pricing information are now official for Sprint’s upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab. The 7-inch tablet will launch online and in …

HTC Gratia brings AT&T’s Aria to Europe

October 18th, 2010

On those rare occasions when the U.S. gets an HTC handset before it makes its way to market across the pond, we have no choice but to feel some odd sense of satisfaction… until we inevitably hear that said handset will finally launch abroad. And that is exactly the case today — even if it …

Motorola: No Android 2.2 upgrade path for DROID X "early adopters"

August 30th, 2010

Remember when the folks at HTC made a special Android 2.2 upgrade patch for EVO 4G owners who had upgraded to a leaked build of Froyo found on the Internet? Yeah, Motorola isn’t doing that. Via their support forums, Motorola has stated: WARNING: Do NOT load the leaked 2.2 upgrade that has been floating around …

Motorola doesn't like your leaked DROID X Android 2.2 update

August 22nd, 2010

If you were just about to rock and roll with some leaked FroYo on your Motorola DROID X, you’re going to have to search a little harder. We’ve updated our units, but Motorola just shut down the fun by sending MyDroidWorld, the site that leaked and hosted the update, a nice warm cease and desist …

Android 2.2 for Motorola DROID X leaked

August 20th, 2010

If you’re a Motorola DROID X owner with a hankering for tinkering, today is a good day for you. The DROID World forums have a leaked build of Android 2.2 ready to go for your beloved DX. The leaked OTA upgrade is in zip format, meaning all you have to do is drop it on …