Official Froyo 2.2 for EVO 4G

The guys over at XDA Developers have released information about the 2.2 update for the HTC EVO 4G by Sprint.  As we mentioned before, the official release is going live starting today, August 2, but EVO users can grab it now.  This file has NOT been rooted, so if you install it on a rooted... ...

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Droid Does Everything…. Except Tethering

Phone Scoop is reporting today that when the Motorola Droid gets Froyo later on, it will not have the native tether, nor the wi-fi hotspot capabilities.  The reason?  Check this quote out: The Motorola Droid, however, will not offer these features. Verizon Wireless spokesperson Brenda Raney ...

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Motorola Open Sources Droid X

It appears Motorola may have finally given us what we wanted: the open source software for the Droid X. That’s right, now developers can mess around with the 4.3-inch beast even more! This isn’t quite as exciting as the 1-Click Root that came to the Droid X just a few days ago, but ...

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HTC to Begin Offering HTC-Branded Phones in China

HTC announced earlier today that they are going to offer their own branded handsets in China. Rather than launching through carrier branding or the Dopod moniker, HTC will shipping devices directly. The first few phones listed, the Desire and Wildfire will be joined by another newly announced ...

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Remove Bloatware from your Samsung Captivate

So you just bought yourself a brand new Samsung Captivate.  You are finding that you love just about everything except for say, fifteen preloaded AT&T titles.  Yeah.  There are a slew of apps that come installed on your phone, including AT&T Navigator, AT&T Radio, AT&T Maps, ...

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App Review: CardioTrainer

If you like to train, make sure to check out CardioTrainer for Android.  CardioTrainer is a free fitness app that tracks a variety of exercises, has a weight loss add-on, a race add-on, a game to compete against others around the world, and it will post your exercise activities to your Facebook ...

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Dell Streak Launching in Late July

Dell has updated their official Dell Streak product page, and we now know that their 5 inch monster will be available later this month. Considering there’s only 10 days left in this month, that could be as soon as next week. This goes hand-in-hand with our report that the Streak would be ...

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Sideload Wonder Machine lets AT&T Users Sideload Apps

If you are the proud owner of the Aria from AT&T, you already know that your phone has been crippled in the fact that you cannot load applications that do not come from the Market.  The pic to the left shows that the option is not even there for you to select, AT&T had it... Read More

Star Wars Themed Droid 2 Launching August 12th?

Engadget is reporting that the Droid 2 will be launching on August 12th, 2010.  According to their source, the sequel to the original Droid will not only come with Froyo at launch, but have an optional R2-D2 special edition logo on the back. It appears the Droid line is going back to its Star ...

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Android Helps Sony Ericsson Stay Alive

Well folks, Android has done it again.  Sony Ericsson, a company which hasn’t exactly had the best of luck financially in the last few year finally posted their Q2 2010 results.  It appears that during Q2 they managed to finally pull a profit and they are thanking Android. Specifically, ...

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Motorola’s Response to Droid X Bootloader controversy

You have probably heard all the noise from the angry shouts in the Android Community concerning the newly released Droid X, and it’s super locked-down bootloader.  Motorola has gotten a lot of flak because they have made it next to impossible to root the Droid X, which is something that a ...

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I choose you HD2! (For Android 2.1-2.2!)

We knew it was being worked on, and we had heard rumors that progress was being made, but it seems that a breakthrough has been acheived on the HTC HD2 from T-Mobile, allowing builds of both Froyo and a 2.1 build of Android with Sense UI as seen on the HTC Desire.  Android Community is... Read More

Droid X Bootloader Encrypted, Custom ROMs Probably Not Happening

One of of the best Droid developers in the game, Stephen Bird, recently  had a chance to dig into the Droid X system dump and confirmed what many of us had feared.  Yes, that’s right, the Droid X is locked down Motorola Milestone style, locked bootloader and all.  In fact, it is the same ...

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Update: The EVO’s 30FPS Limitation is an Incurable Hardware Restriction

After publishing a story yesterday on the pesky frame rate issue that is plaguing the HTC EVO, I was informed by the individual at HTC who originally provided me with the information for yesterday’s article that my story was not entirely correct.

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Download This! FIFA 10 (EA Sports)

In the off chance you’ve been living under a rock for the last few weeks, it’s World Cup time and fans are glued to television sets around the world. It’s time you glued yourself to your Android handset and purchased EA Sports’ FIFA 10. Play using real teams and players ...

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