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ZTE Blade/ Orange San Francisco finally gets Android OS update

If you are a fan of the mid-range ZTE Blade known as the Orange San Francisco and have been wishing that the device would get an OS update the time is here. The San Fran was one of the more popular budget Android devices in the UK and what probably bothered many was that the device was running Android 2.1. That version of the OS is certainly long in the tooth by most standards. ZTE has announced that it is set to upgrade the OS on all Blade variants.

HTC says Gingerbread will come to Desire after all

HTC UK posted on its Facebook page yesterday that it wasn’t going to bring Gingerbread to the Desire smartphone. Desire owners were not happy in the least and the backlash on the Facebook post was swift and scathing. Apparently HTC had enough of the hoards of pissed off Desire owners and has now reversed that decision.

Viewsonic Viewpad 10 gets Android update

All Android users get excited on upgrade day for their device. New updates to newer versions of the Android OS bring with them all sorts of new features and bug fixes that will make devices work better. If you are a Viewsonic ViewPad 10 user today is your upgrade day with the little tablet jumping from Android 1.6 up to Android 2.2.

Adobe Gets Official with Flash Update Announcement for Honeycomb

Adobe has announced that Flash Player 10.2 will be available for download through the Android Market starting March 18th. Initially designed for Honeycomb devices, this beta release is also available as a general availability (GA) release for Android handsets using Android 2.2 (Froyo) and 2.3 (Gingerbread) as well. All Honeycomb tablets need to have Google's 3.0.1 system update as well. It will be an automatic update in conjunction with Google's first system update for Honeycomb, but Froyo and Gingerbread users will have to go out and get it when it comes on the 18th.

Will My Phone Get Android 2.3 Gingerbread? [Plus an Early Dose of Neue Forum Goodness]

So I suppose you've come to this post wishing for the truth, the hard truth, on your phone and its future as far as a lovely holiday cookie goes. I'll tell you what - you'll basically get the truth below, but unless we could call ourselves the developers working on optimizing Android versions for each piece of hardware, we've got no perfect truth for you. That said, this is pretty good. This list was originally compiled by an awesome fellow by the name of Ben Duder over on XDA Developers. What we're using it for here is to do three things, the first of which is to give you the good news.

HTC Desire to get Android 2.3 update!

If you are one of the folks that uses an HTC Desire smartphone and have been longing for an Android update for your device your lucky day is here. An update for Android 2.3 for the Desire is coming your way.

Froyo for Motorola Milestone XT720 Today

Everything you know about updates is wrong! It turns out that this lovely bit of device we all call the Milestone will today be getting Android 2.2 Froyo, an update that Motorola themselves said would never again be updated as far as the mobile OS goes. Of course, this version of Froyo hasn't come from Motorola, it's come from an XDA hacker by the name of Dexter_nib, a ROM for you all to get your tasty treats on.

Android 2.3.3 SDK – New NFC Capabilities

The folks at Google and Android have just revealed a short list of new NFC capabilities coming with the new system update Android 2.3.3. These updates take hold of what's quickly becoming the talk of the town as far as futuristic communication with businesses, games, and even other people goes. What NFC stands for is Near Field Communication, and it has the potential to replace credit cards and cash as currency in the USA as well as the rest of the world.

Samsung Continuum Receives Verizon Software Update

Today Verizon is pushing an over the air update to owners of the Samsung Continuum (you know the one, two screens, looks like a long wafer cookie,) which, amongst other things, will install V CAST Apps to the phone. We've been reminded specifically that V CAST Apps allows carrier billing, so customers purchasing applications through this Verizon store will will see those charges on their monthly bill. For a full list of changes, check the list below.
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