Android SDK Updated

Google announced on the Android Developers blog that the Android 2.2 SDK has been updated to match the most recent system image that was pushed to the Nexus One (FRF91). In the post, Android SDK Tech Lead Xavier Ducrohet says: As you may have noticed, the source code for Android 2.2, which we ...

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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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HTC To Complete Android 2.2 Upgrade By Christmas

Any HTC Desire or Legend owners out there wondering when they will get their Android 2.2 upgrade? Well, lucky for you the team over at Pocket-lint got some one-on-one time with Eric Lin,HTC‘s global PR and online community manager, at the recent Qualcomm Uplinq convention and got the ...

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LG Launches Optimus Series of Android Devices

Yesterday LG unveiled the Optimus line of Android devices which they claim will highlight the company’s ability to produce devices that “tame consumers’ information-dominated lives.” The Optimus line will feature ten new Android devices, one of which will be a tablet. It ...

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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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What is FRF91? [UPDATED]

Reports on Twitter and XDA-Developers indicate that yet another Froyo build is going out to Nexus One users today, this one with build number FRF91. One person on the XDA thread noted that it was an update from the most recent build, FRF85B. Others report receiving it on both T-Mobile and ...

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Why You Need To Listen to the AndroidGuys Thursday Nights Podcast Tonight!

As you likely know by now, we have this little podcast thing that we do every Thursday night here at AndroidGuys. Well, it’s become pretty popular as of late… so popular in fact that members in the Android community have asked to use it as a forum for making announcements to other ...

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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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Froyo is Official for the Nexus One

After about a month of leaked pre-release builds, OTAs to small test groups, and lots and lots of speculation, Google confirmed today that Froyo is rolling out to all Nexus Ones. The FRF85B build we saw yesterday is the final release build. “Starting today, Nexus One users will begin to ...

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Rumor: Google Pushing Out Froyo OTA to Motorola Droid Test Group

Wow, so much Froyo news tonight! We have known for a while that the Motorola Droid will be getting Android 2.2 next month, but it appears that Droid owners may be getting a taste of Froyo a wee bit early! However, before we go any farther, I must stress this is only a RUMOR! We’ve... Read More

Droid 2 Launching August 23rd With Froyo Pre-Loaded?

Keep in mind that for the moment, this is *ONLY* a rumor. Android and Me is claiming that a “trustworthy source” has revealed the launch date for the rumored Motorola Droid 2, along with some other delicious jams and jellies. According to the source, the sequel to the ever-popular ...

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Here We Go Again! Another Nexus One Froyo Build is Now Available

Another Froyo update is now being pushed out to some Nexus One smartphones. Apparently, this time it is Froyo build FRF85B and it is now available via download from Google’s servers(you can only upgrade if you are currently on the FRF83 Froyo build).  Click here to download for a manual ...

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