Google Earth 1.1 Adds Layer to Explore Oceans

An updated version of Google Earth (1.1) hit the Android Market this morning, adding a key component - oceans. And it's about time. How can Google look themselves in the mirror and call it "Earth" if they omit nearly 3/4 of the planet? All kidding aside, the new version is something special ...

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Vodafone UK Pushing Out Android 2.2 to HTC Desire Owners

MobileBurn is reporting that Android 2.2 Froyo is finally rolling out to Vodafone UK customers using the HTC Desire handset. Users on Vodafone should see the update soon if they haven’t gotten it already. It has to feel pretty damn good that they can now officially get some Froyo ...

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Froyo for Droid X Leaked (Updated)

Droid X owners, you’ll probably be getting a Froyo update OTA sooner rather than later, but if you need it now and want to take matters into your own hands, you can do so. Keep in mind: this is a likely unfinished, probably still buggy pre-release version of Froyo for the Droid X that ...

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Dell Streak Possibly Getting Upgraded Directly to Android 2.2

Up until now, Dell’s Streak has proven to be a severe disappointment.  Pre-loaded with Android 1.6, the handset has shaped up to be a the fastest, sexiest let down to date.  Fortunately, all may not be lost. According to the folks over at Engadget, Dell’s Lionel Menchaca suggested ...

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Report: Droid Incredible to see Froyo this Week

Verizon’s Droid Incredible is said to be receiving its Android 2.2  ‘Froyo’ update this week, according to Mashable sources.  The exact date being thrown around is Wednesday (18th) but we’ll be happy if ours sees is in August. Should it roll out as expected, it will only ...

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Froyo Manual Update Now Available for Motorola Droid

The Android 2.2 update for the Motorola Droid has finally been released for manual update! That’s right, all that Froyo goodness is finally here for you to enjoy.  To manually update your Droid, read the directions below. Deals, Discounts, Freebies, and More! Click here to save today!

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Site that Collects and Distributes “Official Samsung Firmware” Promises Froyo Firmware ROM for Galaxy S Tomorrow

A website called SamsungFirmwares is promising the release of an official Froyo ROM designed for the Samsung i9000 Galaxy S handset.  Before you Vibrant and Captivate owners go running off to download the file for yourself, you should know that this won’t work.  The i9000 is a completely ...

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Rumor: Droid Incredible Getting Froyo Late July, Early August

Word just came down from a trusted Boy Genius Report source that Verizon’s Droid Incredible will see Android 2.2 “Froyo”  in the coming weeks.  Targeted for end of July, early August, the update is listed with many of the same features found in the current release hitting ...

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Froyo-based Cyanogenmod 6 Feature Walkthrough

Teamdouche is a well-oiled machine and is putting the finishing touches on their latest iteration of Cyanogenmod!  As we reported recently, members of the Cyanogenmod community have been hard at work on CM6.0 and now persiansown has posted a Youtube video to take a walk through some of what ...

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Report Shows Android 2.2 Destroys iOS4 in Speed

There’s nothing like a good Android vs. iOS4 speedtest to get the fanboys of both sides into a heated debate.  Ars Technica is reporting today that they find JavaScript performance on Android 2.2 to be superior to iOS4 to the tune of about 3 times faster for V8 benchmarking and 2 times ...

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Droid to Join the Froyo Family on July 13th?

DroidLife is claiming they have viable information from their “most reliable source” that the original Verizon Droid will be getting some (official) Froyo love on July 13th. This would go hand-in-hand with the rumor we covered earlier about Google sending out a few Froyo OTA updates ...

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Flash for Froyo Doesn’t Respect Nexus One Silent Mode? (UPDATE)

Is Flash for Android 2.2 Froyo set up in a way in which silent mode doesn’t affect the plugin?  According to one of our readers, Simon, setting the phone on silent doesn’t matter when it comes to browsing websites with Flash-enabled features.  Here’s the email we received from ...

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Froyo-based CyanogenMod-6 Experimental Builds Hopefully by this Weekend

The reliable folks involved with the popular Cyanogenmod seem to be almost ready to push out another ROM update.  This one will be the much anticipated Froyo (Android 2.2) release.  An experimental build for the Nexus One was pushed out midweek, but the MyTouch Slide, G1/Dream, Desire, ...

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Nokia N900 Gets a Taste of Froyo

While there is still some uncertainty as to what Android devices will be getting Froyo and when, Nokia N900 users can now get their hands on it (well, sort of).   That’s right,  the Nokia N900 has been hacked! AndroidCentral has reported that the “hackers’ choice” ...

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HTC: Desire, Legend, Wildfire Getting Froyo

The official rollout of Android 2.2 is underway starting with today’s news of the Nexus One update.  While some of our readers are clinging to the hopes that their phone will see an update beyond Android 1.6, others are already looking further down the road.  As we’ve seen with some ...

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