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Android 2.2 Hits HTC Legend Across Europe Beginning December 9

We know a lot of you guys and gals are anxious to get your Gingerbread fix, however we should remember that there are folks who still want Froyo. One such handset, the HTC Legend has been out for more than a few months now, yet it has been waiting for Android 2.2 to arrive. Great news – the wait is nearly over!

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LG Star Could be First Dual Core Android Device, Launch in Korea

LG seems to be back in town with a whole lot of new Androids, and we have to say, impressive ones. Now they are about to launch their first Android phone sporting a dual core processor.

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Archos Gets Froyo’d and Rooted!

If you are like everyone else in the world, you are excited about the fact that we finally are getting some sort of choice in the Android tablet market.  We

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Epic Froyo Update Fake?

Sprint has released a statement, claiming that the Epic 4G Froyo update that hit over the weekend was a test build, and not the final approved software.

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Get Yourself a New Tab….in the Market That Is

Our friends over at Android Central are reporting that the Android Market has add some new functionality added in quietly to handsets running Foryo recently. (Image credit for the two screens goes to them as well). If you look closely at the images to left, you will see two screen shots showing a new tab that allows you to find similar or related apps. We assume both tabs do the same thing, allow users to find apps that are the same type as the one they are browsing.

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Kernel Update Utility Makes Flashing Kernels Easier

We’ve got some good news for notorious kernel flashers and the ones who just started flashing. XDA-member jkoljo has made a Windows tool that makes all the command-line stuff superfluous.

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T-Mobile UK Responds to Galaxy S 2.2 Delay

Color us surprised (can you hear the dripping sarcasm?). The UK arm of T-Mo has once again missed a target date for the 2.2 rollout to Galaxy S devices. Techradar.com is reporting that T-Mo recently posted an update on their support forum about the fact that they did not rollout the update on December 1st like they promised. Here is a quote from the support forum:

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New Platform Versions Report Shows 83% of Android Phones Running 2.x

As we near the impending Gingerbread announcement and its subsequent rollout to handsets, the legacy builds of Android will continue to dwindle. Newer, more popular phones with later versions of the platform will rise up to account for more market share. Take Froyo for instance. Announced back in May, Android 2.2 now accounts for more than 43-percent of the Android pie.

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Motorola Olympus Spotted In the Wild… At a Flea Market?

We’ve all heard the buzz about the up-and-coming Motorola Olympus, and the guys over at Gizmodo have a tipster that claims they picked up this beauty at a local Flea

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LG LU-3000 Launched, Worlds Fastest Android?

Nothing really exciting happened at KES2010, the Korean equivalent to the Consumer Electronics Show. Well, not entirely nothing. LG showed its newest device to the world, and boy it’s fast. In

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Samsung Stealth V Passes DLNA Certification, a Fascinate Successor?

Samsung proves yet again that they really can’t keep some things secret. This time it’s another Android phone, the SCH-i510, codenamed “Stealth V”. Nothing stealthy about this device, it’s bringing

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HTC Legend Now Officially Supported By CyanogenMod

Rejoice folks, you don’t have to rely on vague ROM makers anymore, because a couple of months ago, CyanogenMod has added the HTC Legend to their officially supported devices list.

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Xperia X10 Gets Custom ROM With Stock Froyo [UPDATE]

This might be the perfect moments to sit down and sigh: “Finally…” After almost half a year of ridiculing Sony Ericsson for its hard-to-crack bootloader and speculating and dreaming about

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Froyo Available for Acer Liquid E

Rogers and Fido customers are now able to update their Acer Liquid E phones to the latest version of Android, Froyo.

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Canadian Galaxy S Users Get ETA Love

Take a look at the quote from the Samsung Mobile Canada Facebook page: We’d like to acknowledge the tremendous interest in the Froyo (Android 2.2) upgrade for Galaxy S series