Ice Cream Sandwich Verizon Upgrade

Verizon has always surprised us when it comes to Android updates. Whether they are incremental versions or big chunks of valuable content, Big Red always knows how to keep customers happy, with... relatively timely updates and clear announcements of what’s to come.

Today, the largest carrier in the U.S. announced the official list of devices that will receive upgrades to Android 4.0, also...

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Remember the good old Motorola DROID 2? And for that matter, remember Gingerbread?  At around the same time as Google unveiled Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and the Galaxy Nexus, Verizon broke good... news to Motorola DROID 2 users: they can now upgrade to Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

The update hit devices back in very early September but was abruptly removed from Verizon’s website and fro...

The news on the wire is that Motorola Droid Android 2.2 update has begun over-the-air. Engadget are reporting a mass influx of ‘tips’ commenting on the fact that their original Motorola... Droid’s are beginning to receive upgrades to Android 2.2, which is currently the most recent version of Android. Froyo is based on the Linux Kernel 2.6.32 and is is the last 2.x version of Android we s...

Motorola DROID X for Verizon

Verizon’s Motorola DROID X Android smartphone is the recipient of a new firmware update.  Version 1.13.604 is being pushed out to DROID... X users now and improvements include:

redesigned weather widget improved battery status indicator favorite contacts sorted by frequency faster Exchange email loading improved 3G mobile hotspot abilit...

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...