Monthly Archive: December 2013
begun to push out its Android 2.2 Froyo update for the HTC Desire. The product page for the Desire - which launched running Android 2.1 Eclair - has been updated with the message "Upgrade your HTC Desire to Android 2.2 today" along with a list of new features. Android Community reader Donald called TELUS, who confirmed that the Desire update is going out OTA from today. However it's yet to show up on his handset, which suggests it's a staggered release rather than a mass push-out. [Thanks Donald!]
Viewpad 7 tablet has gone up for preorder in the UK, priced at £399.99 ($634) with deliveries expected to kick off on November 15. Currently only Misco is accepting preorders, but Maplin, Scan and Expansys are all expected to offer the 7-inch Android slate as well. That's a fair chunk less than for the Samsung Galaxy Tab, and is likely to slip down a little more as competition for preorders takes off. Check out more on the Viewpad 7 in our hands-on report from IFA 2010. [vms c05c16873b05ec425cba] [via Carrypad]
Gemalto. Gemalto is a digital security company that claims Google and several other phone companies infringed on a patent it holds.
SeenEarly is available for you. The app runs on Android and records all mobile activity including SMS, MMS, calls, web browsing, and GPS data.
JooJoo tablet, though the new slate may not have access to the Android Marketplace. Instead, the company apparently intends to streamline mobile usage, by pulling together frequently accessed services - such as Gmail and Facebook messaging - into a single interface. The new slate - which is due to arrive in early 2011 - will seemingly be the first of a platform of multiple models offered by the company, with the original JooJoo phased out. No word on technical specs at present. [via Gizmodo]