Tag Archives: Froyo

Samsung Says They Aren’t Charging For Galaxy S Updates

Finally, Samsung has broken their silence on what has become the “Samsung Galaxy S Android 2.2 update debacle.” Samsung sent a quick note to Phonescoop attempting to put down one of the more ridiculous rumors that has found its way into the tech world this week: “No. Samsung is not charging carriers for Froyo updates to Galaxy S. We hope to have more detail on status shortly. Promise!” Simple, to the … [read full article]

Samsung Vibrant 4G In The Wild? Maybe Not.

BoyGeniusReport has been sent what is reported to be the first in the wild image of the Vibrant 4G. Calling the phone “smooth,” and “stupid fast,” the BoyGenius source claims the its is running Android 2.3 though with Samsung still working out the kinks the phone as it stands, isn’t running TouchWiz. With the front facing camera it sure looks like it could be the Vibrant 4G. I have to admit some … [read full article]

Samsung Vibrant 4G Launching February 23rd?

While most Samsung users are wondering just when exactly the original Vibrant might receive its update to Android 2.2, the Samsung Vibrant 4G has been blessed with a release date. As it stands, Samsung is taking a very public backlash (and by public, we mean by people who intensely follow cellphone blogs) but are forging ahead with the launch of an updated variant of the original Vibrant. So February 23rd looks to … [read full article]

myTouch Slide Update Delayed By Two Issues

With news of the myTouch 3G LE and Fender editions prepping to receive their Android 2.2 update, plenty of myTouch Slide customers are left wondering when is their turn. Well the good news it’s being worked on, the bad news is we’re hearing exactly what kind of trouble is delaying the update. Apparently there are two problems holding up the public release: 1)   Wi-Fi calling doesn’t work 100% of the time, … [read full article]

Android 2.2 Froyo Coming To myTouch 3G 3.5mm Jack & Fender LE January 12th

Mid-October, we first reported T-Mobile would begin rolling out the long awaited and highly anticipated Android 2.2 Froyo update for original myTouch 3G owners. T-Mobile has announced via their forums that the original myTouch 3G 2.2 update was successfully completed on December 15th 2010. Additionally, T-Mobile has announced that the update for myTouch 3G 3.5mm Jack and myTouch 3G Fender Limted Edition will be rolled out beginning Wednesday, January 12th. The OTA … [read full article]

Samsung Vibrant Available For Free On T-Mobile.com

If you’ve been eyeing that Samsung Vibrant from across the room but haven’t yet worked up the nerve to ask her to dance, now is the time. T-Mobile.com currently has the Vibrant available for zero dollars, that’s right zero dollars. While the Vibrant waits patiently for its chance to beef up to Android 2.2, this is a great opportunity to pick up this device if you’ve been watching her from afar. … [read full article]

T-Mobile And AT&T Considering Acer’s Liquid Metal Android Handset

Earlier last week at its Press Conference in New York, Acer stated that T-Mobile and AT&T  are now evaluating Acer’s Liquid Metal for a  possible release in the United States. Acer’s Smartphone Unit President Aymar de Lencquesaing says that since the Acer Liquid Metal is a GSM phone and there are only two GSM carriers in the U.S., it is up to them to decide whether they want to add the handset to their lineup. The Liquid … [read full article]

myTouch3G Update Continues Through December 15th

When news dropped that the original myTouch3G would be receiving an update to Android 2.2 Froyo, you could almost hear the excitement wherever you were standing. Unfortunately, T-Mobile has updated their official forums to indicate that the update, which was expected to be completed by October 25th, will now run through December 15th. No cause or reason is given for the delay except to say that the update continues in staggered waves. I … [read full article]

(Updated, Not For US, Sad Face) Samsung Promises Froyo For Galaxy S Series Before “End Of November”

Update: As it turns out, this was indeed meant for the UK only, as it stands Engadget and I both read it as possible for a global rollout. I apologize for any misunderstanding but calling people (mainly me) in the comments for misunderstanding the post just isn’t right. Samsung has come clean regarding the Android 2.2 update, which will grace “all operator versions” before the end of November. I know the update promises Samsung … [read full article]