Android 2.2 Coming to an HTC Phone Near You…Soon

If you own a Google Nexus One, then the super-flash-latest version of the Android operating system should be available for your device right now but if not, Google have said you should have it by the end of the week. But what if you don’t have a Nexus One but still want as much Froyo goodness as you can get? Well, following Google’s official announcement for the Nexus One, HTC released a statement of their own stating that owners of the HTC Desire, Legend and Wildfire would be getting their own over-the-air firmware update around the beginning of Q3. This is a […]

Android v2.2 – Who’ll Get it First?

The announcement of Google Android v2.2 was met with applause at Google I/O last week and rightly so, as there are several very exciting new features in this update, as well as speed and performance improvements. But which mobile phones will be blessed with the update, and when? This is something Google didn’t discuss, so it was down to HTC, talking to Pocket-Lint, to set the record straight. In a wholly unsurprising move, the Google Nexus One will be the first to get an upgrade to the latest version of Android, in keeping with Google’s promise on its ongoing compatibility. According […]

Android 2.2 Official at Google I/O.

Thursday was the second day of Google’s I/O conference and was host to the second keynote speech, where the next version of their Android OS, v2.2, codenamed Froyo, was announced. Here is a rundown of the major changes we will see: Speed Increases. A game demonstrated how refined Froyo will be, with a graphics heavy game running steadily at 30fps plus, while the exact same demo on Eclair rather struggled. New Enterprise Support. Twenty new features have been added along the lines of security and auto-discovery. Cloud-to-Device Messaging. Send information directly to phones – instantly – from other Google apps. Tethering. Turn your […]