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Droid 2 Update to Gingerbread Coming After Droid 3 Launches

All you Droid 2 owners around that have been patiently waiting for the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update might be sad to hear this but you might be waiting just a little longer. A leaked document floating around states that the Droid 2 Global wont get Gingerbread til after the Droid 3 launches. It is safe to say the regular Droid 2 is probably in the same boat but we could be wrong.

CyanogenMod 7.1 RC now available for Download

Everyone's favorite Android distribution CyanogenMod has now released their latest and greatest and that is CyanogenMod 7.1 RC1. This is the first official release for the new CM 7.1 that brings Android up to 2.3.4 and to over 40 devices (44 to be specific). This latest update brings many changes and the changelog sure does have some great additions as well as showing CM7.1 bringing support to many new devices like the Galaxy S, Cliq, LG Optimus x2/T-Mobile G2x and more.

T-Mobile G2 Warranty Replacement Phones Shipped with Gingerbread by Mistake

Internal documents now being circulated at T-Mobile are showing what we have heard a few times but have yet to confirm. Apparently multiple warranty replacement HTC G2 phones were shipped with Android 2.3 Gingerbread by mistake. The G2 currently runs vanilla Android 2.2 FroYo and is still waiting for the OTA upgrade to 2.3 but it looks like that update is closer than we thought. Gingerbread recently was leaked for the G2 but that was the last we heard of it.

HTC EVO Shift 4G Getting Gingerbread 2.3 OTA Starting June 20th

Uh oh, it looks like someone has some insider information regarding a few of those EVO branded devices. A new report is just coming in that the HTC EVO Shift 4G will also be receiving an OTA update on Monday June 20th, but this will be the update to Android 2.3 Gingerbread. We can assume that the fixes that are said to start rolling out on the 20th for the EVO 4G will be included in the Shift 4G's update to fix any of the same issues.

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Running Gingerbread and maybe an Unlocked Bootloader [video]

For all you Sony Ericsson lovers out there it seems SE might be getting closer to an official release of 2.3.3 Gingerbread for the Xperia X10. The Xperia X10 was originally launched on Android 1.6 and the wait for a newer version of Android was a long road if you were waiting for an official release. It took until the end of May of this year for the X10 to get Android 2.1 and 2.3 has been around for a while, but we are now seeing what looks to be an official version running on the Xperia X10.

Galaxy Tab 10.1 Google I/O Edition Honeycomb 3.1 update rolling out now

If you were one of the lucky few (5,000) live at Google I/O 2011 this year then you probably received a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 courtesy of Google. They gave all those lucky and faithful developers a tablet to keep. News today is those fancy Limited Edition Galaxy Tab's are now getting the OTA update to Android 3.1 Honeycomb. All you have to do is sign in to the Galaxy Tab with your Samsung account or make a new one and then hit "check for updates" in the about me page.

Samsung Droid Charge getting EE4 Update, Improves 4G Connectivity and Battery Life

The Samsung Droid Charge is just the second phone to launch with Verizon 4G LTE, it may be blazing fast but it is not perfect. Lucky for all you Charge owners Verizon has just given the green light for an update to begin rolling out. The update should come OTA (over the air) right to the device and it should fix a slew of issues and problems as well as bring on many performance and 3G/4G connectivity improvements.
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