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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 in that it lets users dive deep under the sea and check out videos and pictures of the terrain where Poseidon lays his head.

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. 

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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).

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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