Kyocera Echo

Kyocera Echo gets Gingerbread upgrade, doesn't have NFC, can't make waffles; Update: And may brick your phone

Kyocera Echo gets Gingerbread upgrade, doesn't have NFC, can't make waffles; Update: And may brick your phone

Phil Nickinson 19

Update: We've gotten numerous reports in the comments on this post, in our forums and at Sprint's forums saying this update's bricking phones. Sprint acknowledged earlier in the day that there might be issues, but we've yet to receive a follow-up. For now, we'd hold off on installing this update.Sprint and Kyocera this morning confirmed that the dual-screen Echo -- read our full review...

Kyocera Echo to get Gingerbread update August 1 says leaked Sprint playbook

Kyocera Echo to get Gingerbread update August 1 says leaked Sprint playbook

Jerry Hildenbrand 38

No, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you -- the Kyocera Echo, in all it's dual-screen glory, is slated to get updated to Gingerbread on August 1 according to the latest Sprint playbook leaked to the fellows at SprintFeed.  Besides all the great behind the scenes changes that comes with Gingerbread, like better battery life and memory management, the Echo update will also roll out with...