BREAKING: The Vibrant to see Froyo Tomorrow, January 21st

The wait is nearly over.  According to T-Mobile’s marketing officer,  Cole Brodman, the Samsung Galaxy S series Vibrant will start seeing Android 2.2 effective tomorrow.  Expected to roll out over the next few weeks, the update will hit users in waves.  This is more than welcome news to a ...

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Samsung Denies Charging Carriers for Updates

In response to recent rumors, Samsung has denied that they are charging carriers for Android updates: “”No. Samsung is not charging carriers for Froyo updates to Galaxy S. We hope to have more detail on status shortly. Promise!” Doesn’t do much to clear up what is ...

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Android Upgrades: Who To Trust

Of course the past won't tell us the future, but it will give us expectations. Some manufacturers showed that they failed at upgrading their phones to a newer platform version. This article shows how much.

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Samsung Insider Takes to XDA to Explain How Updates Work, It’s “Largely Political”

Picture a snowball rolling down a hill, getting bigger by the moment and you'll have an image of the growing hostility over the situation. Just what the heck is going on over at Samsung? Someone reporting to be from the inside of the handset maker has taken to XDA to share a few details. As ...

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There is Someone Out There That is Angrier Than Me…

I knew that people shared my anger about the whole T-Mo/Samsung debacle from the last few days, but there is someone out there who has gone further than my "Rayge Against the Machine" segment on AGTN.

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The Android Community Means Nothing Apparently

To T-Mobile and Samsung that is.  Before I launch into my textual rant that has loving become known as “Ray-ging” (thanks to @technogasms), I need to put a disclaimer that this is an opinion piece, and my opinions may not reflect the opinions of Android Guys as a whole.  (as a ...

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Intercept to Get Froyo in a Few Months (Virgin Mobile)

Well, at least this Samsung phone is getting updated to Froyo. Pre-paid wireless provider Virgin Mobile announced via Twitter that the Intercept, an 800 Mhz landscape slider that launched at Target stores last fall, will be upgraded to Android 2.2 "sometime this spring."

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Froyo Headed to myTouch 3G 1.2 and Fender LE While Slide Users Wait

Rejoice newer myTouch users! Months after original myTouch owners had their Froyo delivered, T-Mobile has just announced that the myTouch 1.2 (3.5mm headphone jack version) and the myTouch Fender LE are the next in line for the tasty treat. MyTouch Slide users still have to wait a little bit ...

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Android 2.3 “Gingerbread” Now Running on .4% of All Android Devices

With Android 2.2 Froyo now running on the majority of Android devices, Android 2.3 Gingerbread has started creep up very, very slowly on the frozen Android treat. Gingerbread is now running on .4% of Android devices.

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CES 2011: More LG Optimus 2X Info

Remember that LG phone that beat the iPhone in a video a little while back? It's the Optimus 2X, the very first phone sporting a dual-core processor, running on Android 2.2, with an update to 2.3 promised soon.

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2010: Android Revamped

2010 was definately the year of significant UI changes for Android. Dragging an arrow up to see your apps may seem fancy at the first glance, but after a year or so, you'll probably want some more eye-candy, and so did Google.

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LG Ally to See Froyo in February 2011

According to LG's official forum, Verizon's LG Ally handsets will see Android 2.2 in February 2011. After making its debut with Android 2.1 all the way back in May 2010, the handset maker later promised Android 2.2 would eventually come.

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HTC Wildfire Expected to see Froyo Rollout in Europe This Week, World Tour to Ensue

Our European friends will be happy to learn that their HTC Wildfire will be seeing Android 2.2 within the week.

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Sprint Telling Techs to Flash Epics With Leaked Froyo Back to Eclair

An anonymous tip has just come in from the world of Sprint PCS. Rumor has it that Sprint is, unofficially, telling its technicians that if a Samsung Epic comes in for repair running the leaked build of Froyo, they are supposed to flash it back to Eclair (2.1). Have you seen today's Deal of ...

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Get the Gingerbread Launcher On Your Froyo Device

Modaco's Paul O'Brien has extracted the Gingerbread launcher out of the emulator ROM and made it available for all devices running Froyo. Combined with the Gingerbread-keyboard, this can give you a bit of an impression what Gingerbread is like.

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