Tag Archives: Android 2.3

Newest Android Distribution Shows Continued Rise In Jelly Bean, Drop In Gingerbread

As expected at the beginning of every month, the Android Developers Dashboard has released the newest distribution chart showing each version of Android running as of Monday, February 4th, 2013. These numbers are determined based on the number of Android devices that access Google Play within a 14 day period ending on the data collection date, which is in this case yesterday, February 4th. There is some good news as Android 4.0 … [read full article]

Google Releases September Distribution Chart For Android Version Breakdown

It’s a new month and with the start of every new month comes a fresh new chart from Google showing the version breakdown in the Android world. By this we mean the distribution of Android Versions across the platform, including Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean. The good news is that Android 4.0 and above devices now account for 22.1 percent of all Android devices on the market. That number is … [read full article]

Motorola Cliq 2 Updated To Android 2.3 Gingerbread, Yes, We’re Serious

I honestly considered not even covering this because I honestly can’t remember anyone talking to me about the Motorola Cliq 2 in some time. Well, here goes the news anyway as Motorola’s last smartphone to grace T-Mobile is now the proud recipient of Android 2.3 Gingerbread. If you want to perform the upgrade and still have the “honor” of being stuck in a two-year contract with one: grab that micro-USB cable. The … [read full article]

Motorola Cliq 2 Will Receive Android Gingerbread Update…No, This Isn’t A Joke

Oh how I wish it was April Fools but sadly, that’s not the case which makes this article all the more interesting as Motorola announces a Gingerbread software update for the Cliq 2. Seriously, this isn’t a joke as Motorola updated the Cliq 2 forum on their Community website indicating they are looking for 1000 customers to “test and provide feedback on the Gingerbread software upgrade for the Motorola Cliq 2, before … [read full article]

Samsung Spokesperson Says No Update For Galaxy S Line

Oh Samsung, why must this be the end of the update love for the Galaxy S line? That’s right, after a 3 week roller coaster a Samsung spokesperson has stated that the Galaxy S line will not receive any updates beyond Gingerbread. According to The Next Web, a Samsung spokesperson has said that the company will not update the original Galaxy S or 7″ Tab due to hardware specifications, in that they … [read full article]

T-Mobile Restarts Gingerbread Rollout For T-Mobile G2x

T-Mobile is kicking off another round of Android 2.3 Gingerbread updates for T-Mobile G2x buyers, likely for those people that missed it the first time or purchased the phone without receiving the update. Gingerbread for the G2x brings about the usual list of Android 2.3 additions including improved battery life, improved front-facing camera options when using Qik, improved disabling of Car Home and helps address those nasty unexpected reboots. Any G2x … [read full article]

Samsung Galaxy S 4G Upgraded To Android 2.3 Gingerbread

T-Mobile has just released a long-awaited software update for the Galaxy S 4G. The update brings Android 2.3 software version T959VUVKJ6 Gingerbread to the smartphone. Of course this update includes various improvements such as a Google Security Patch and Camera and Wi-Fi enhancements. For Galaxy S 4G owners looking to receive the update, you must install the upgrade through Samsung Kies Mini Software. You’ll find the steps to perform the upgrade at … [read full article]

Google Says Ice Cream Sandwich Coming To Nexus S, Android 2.3 Devices?

If you happened to watch or are now catching up on tonights Galaxy Nexus, Ice Cream Sandwich events you’ll see a whole lot of awesome additions to Android. If you’re now looking at your current Android device with disdain having watched said event as it doesn’t have all of the latest and greatest Android features, some of you are in luck. For Nexus S owners specifically, an Ice Cream Sandwich release … [read full article]

HTC Ruby/Amaze 4G Pictures Plus Specs Leak?

This isn’t what we call a T-Mobile leak per se, but the HTC Ruby/Amaze 4G model has leaked out of Thailand according to local site Droid Sans. According to the site HTC is testing a new Android device that is capable of DC-HSPA+ speeds in Thailand which further gives us hope that this device is capable of 42Mbps data speeds. The images in the pictures themselves match the ones we’ve seen … [read full article]

T-Mobile Completes G2x Gingerbread OTA Rollout, Manual Update Still Available

T-Mobile has announced via their support forums that the T-Mobile G2x OTA Gingerbread update has officially ended as of August 10th. Anyone still looking for the update will be able to perform a manual upgrade using the LG updater found on the LG website. The G2x update upgraded the device to Android 2.3, improved battery life and helped address a number of bug fixes including unexpected reboots. If you … [read full article]