Verizon: “There is a Need for Another Android Store”

The nation's largest wireless provider is gearing up to release an app store to take on the Android Market. What started out last week as speculation has been confirmed this week by Verizon's VP consumer solutions.

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New Droid X Froyo Build Leaks Out

A new build of the Droid X Android 2.2 update has leaked out.  This time, the build leaked out on My Droid World, and appears ready to be installed for those who are rooted.  Remember you need to have Koush’s bootstrapper for this to work.  For those interested, check out the full ...

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Froyo on 28% of Android Devices; 2.x Over 70%

The Android Platform Versions page has been updated yet again, only this time, Froyo (Android 2.2) is holding a large 28.7% slice of the pie. Granted, Eclair (Android 2.1) still clings to a decent lead with 41.7%, but Froyo is creeping up there. Following Froyo is Donut (1.6), with 17.5%, as ...

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Early Android 2.2 Build for Acer Liquid Leaked

While we haven’t heard much about the Acer Liquid as of late, it is still definitely being supported by the folks over at Acer.  That said, they are currently in the process of testing Android 2.2 for the Acer Liquid.  It was during this very testing (no we don’t know what phase), ...

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O2 Releases, Then Pulls Desire 2.2 Froyo Update

O2 was all set to release Android 2.2 for the HTC Desire today. Many UK Desire owners were pretty excited, and with good reason. They were finally scheduled to get some Froyo! O2 began to roll it out in stages today, but according to our friends over at AndroidSpin, O2 has pulled the update ...

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Motorola: “Do NOT Load the Leaked 2.2 Upgrade”

Handset maker Motorola is advising Droid X customers to shy away from manually installing the leaked Froyo builds making their rounds. According to them, this could leave you S.O.L. when it comes to the official update.

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Officially Confirmed: Verizon Rolling out Froyo to Droid Incredible

The wait is over for Droid Incredible owners as Verizon has officially begun rolling Android 2.2 out. If you have the HTC super phone, you should see a notification pop up letting you know about all the great stuff that comes with Froyo. As if you don't already know. We received an email ...

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Droid Incredible Now Expected to See Froyo Update Tomorrow

Think of this post as a Monopoly-style "Bank error in your favor". The Droid Incredible is now expected to see Android 2.2 updates as early as tomorrow, August 27th. This is a few days earlier than what we had last heard and only a couple of weeks beyond the initial rumored time frame.

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(UPDATED) Huawei Ideos passes FCC certification Launching with Android 2.2

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8/24/10 UPDATE PC World is reporting that Huawei is going to launch this handset at the Internationale Funkaustellung (IFA) consumer electronics show, and indeed is going to launch with Froyo.  This is certainly a mid to low range handset however, but if you are on a tight budget (and live ...

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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 ...

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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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The Droid to Get Another Froyo Update, This Time With Flash 10.1

Motorola doesn’t quit, does it? Just days after the Droid got it’s official Froyo update (which is expected to finish rolling out by August 18th), they throw us another bone. Big Red and Moto are telling us that the Droid will get another Froyo upgrade “within the next few ...

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