Monthly Archive: December 2013
out for the Nexus One, but what about HTC's range of own-brand smartphones? We've just spoken to the company's UK team, who have confirmed that HTC engineers are hard at work crafting up a Sense-friendly Froyo ROM. According to the company, we can start to expect the fruits of those labours from Q3 this year.
"We are working hard with our partners to update the HTC Sense experience on Froyo and distribute it to our customers as fast as possible. We expect to release updates for several of our 2010 models including Desire, Legend and Wildfire beginning in Q3" HTCDevices in line for an update include the Desire and Legend, together with the newer Wildfire which we reviewed over the weekend. Froyo brings with it WiFi tethering together with performance increases; however we'll have to wait and see how HTC's carrier partners handle the roll-out, since they can often be another point of delay in the process as a whole.
officially released Android 2.2 Froyo for the Nexus One, with OTA updates beginning this week. The new firmware brings with it WiFi tethering support together with a significant speed boost for the Snapdragon-based smartphone. The release comes after several weeks of unofficial leaked builds floating around the internet, sourced from Google but, according to the company, not the final code. In addition to Google's own feature changes, Froyo also opens up the door for Adobe Flash 10.1 support in the Android browser. Nexus One owners should see an update notification in the phone's menu bar, and Google say the update is expected to go out to most users by the end of the week. Alternatively you can download Android 2.2. Froyo FRF85 from this direct Google link.