HTC EVO 4G for Sprint

Sprint is rolling out an update for its HTC EVO 4G smartphone.  The update brings the software firmware to 1.47.651.1 and can be applied OTA or... manually from the smartphone.  For those not wanting to wait, just head to the devices Setting : System Updates : HTC Software Update.  The update includes improvements for WiFi and Exchange as well...

Motorola DROID X

Rather unexpectedly, as I played around with the new Moto DROID X for Verizon, I discovered that there was an over the air update waiting for the device. ... That update claimed to be able to upgrade the firmware from version 1.13.514 to 1.13.516.

Except it didn’t work. The update process is reporting that there is insufficient storage space availa...

HTC DROID Eris for Verizon

I got word back from a Verizon Wireless rep moments ago regarding all of the complaints we are seeing in comments about the recent HTC DROID... Eris Android 2.1 over the air firmware update.  We were told that the tech gurus are already working on the weather widget issue, but that other less frequently cited problems (such as missing call a...

Motorola, via their MotoMobile Twitter page has posted an official response to people questioning them on why they haven’t received the OTA update that had the internet abuzz last week.¬† It turns... out that there was no update.¬† Tracing the original story back to its roots I found that Engadget had originally reported the story based on the fact that some of their forum users were claiming they had...

Droid owners, it’s time to start getting excited.¬† Rumor has it that the new OTA update that is being rolled out right now is said to be part 1 of 2 and is actually a preparation for the update... to 2.1.¬† The first OTA update, coming in at 61MB, was previously reported to have fixed a Facebook app glitch that prevented users from downloading the latest version.¬† While this is true, the sheer s...

The guys over at Android and Me uncovered a new online Android application store being developed by Motorola. Called SHOP4APPS, the new store will be web-based so you can access it using the mobile... browser on your handset or the full browser on your desktop. Motorola is also reportedly developing a dedicated Android client, MotoAppStore, which will provide a user friendly front end to the o...

HTC DROID Eris

Verizon sent us a message last night telling us about the new HTC DROID Eris firmware update that has started going out to users.¬† This isn’t an... update to a newer version of Android, which we are still expecting, but rather a simpler update that fixes some problems with the initial version of the device.

Not all people experienced all...

OTA updates for CLIQ

Anyone who uses a Motorola CLIQ should have received an over-the-air (OTA) software update. Unfortunately this doesn’t upgrade the CLIQ from 1.5... to 1.6, or anything drastic like that. Instead, it updates the current version, Android 1.5, but seems to solve a lot of the original issues CLIQ users were facing. According to the official announcem...

OTA Hero Update

Those that are waiting for Android 2.0 on their Hero will take some peace in the following news, but will ultimately have to keep on waiting. Sprint have... released an over the air (OTA) update for this device, but it is nothing to get excited about. The change to 1.56.651.2 is less of an upgrade as it is an update. Nonetheless, OTA roll-outs are always en...

Not too much to say here. Today my G1 told me that it was ready to install a new firmware update. While I didn’t know specifically at that time that it was talking about RC29, that is what I... was expecting.

Once I gave it the go-ahead, the entire update process took 6.5 minutes. Not much to say about it, really. It showed some graphics and progress bars as it copied and then flash...