Froyo

Latest Android version numbers released, 84% of devices running Android 2.2 or higher

Latest Android version numbers released, 84% of devices running Android 2.2 or higher

Jerry Hildenbrand 2

Google has just released the latest set of Android version numbers, and the overall trend of legacy version numbers dropping continues.  There's no drastic changes, but a quick look at the chart above lets us see that numbers for Donut and Cupcake are now in the "also ran" category with each under two percent, and Eclair is steadily dropping compared to last month.  Froyo (Android 2.2)...

And the winner of the $1,500 bounty for Android on the TouchPad is ... Qualcomm?

And the winner of the $1,500 bounty for Android on the TouchPad is ... Qualcomm?

Jerry Hildenbrand 52

It appears that a U.S. customer has gotten his hands on an HP TouchPad running Android, courtesy of Qualcomm.  Details are a bit sketchy, but we can see an HP TouchPad, still in the protective film, apparently booting and running Froyo.  Could this be faked?  Certainly anything is possible. But in the video ( see it after the break) you can see and hear the folks holding the unit talk...

T-Mobile stores receiving SD cards to assist in MyTouch 4G and G2 Gingerbread updates

T-Mobile stores receiving SD cards to assist in MyTouch 4G and G2 Gingerbread updates

Jerry Hildenbrand 9

According to this screenshot, T-Mobile retail locations will be receiving SD cards pre-loaded with the files to update the MyTouch 4G and T-Mobile G2 to Gingerbread, as well as updating the MyTouch 3G Slide to the latest Froyo version.  Coming August 1, techs in the stores will be able to assist customers who have difficulty understanding or completing the OTA update process, which is a...

Zinio now available on all devices running 2.2+

Zinio now available on all devices running 2.2+

Sean Brunett 20

Almost two months ago, Zinio, the popular magazine browsing app, released its first Android version which was exclusive to Honeycomb tablets. The developers have now released a version that will work with any device running Android 2.2 (Froyo) or higher.                                        With the release, Zinio is giving users 12 free current titles through Aug. 15. These titles...