You can now get use of Motorola Droidphone with Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The latest release of Android 2.3 builds for Droid X and Droid 2 from My Droid World makes it happen for Motorola Droidphones. Droids life got all the details, including videos and complete instructions for your device and downloading the Android OS. Gingerbread brings you the new blue blur, a customizable dock, an app management shortcut, an overhauled camera app, super-fast navigation speeds, and lot of Android apps to use. So, if you are not waiting for the official release, follow the source link below to feed your phone with the new Android 2.3 Gingerbread.
Amazon pushed its own music streaming service, which is conveniently streamed in Amazon Cloud Player. Existing customers can upload 5 GB of their MP3 streaming on cloud space, can be upgraded to 20 GB free by purchasing any MP3 album from them, and additional plans $20 per year and start streaming on your computers and Android devices.
Samsung most ambitious Bada Mobile OS featuring Wave Series of smartphones has bee hacked to run Android 2.2.1 (Froyo) by the guys from a Polish Forum Bada-world.pl. These Polish hackers have managed to boot the Samsung Wave S8500 with Android 2.2.1 ROM of Galaxy S - since both have same hardware.They have also released a video of Samsung Wave S8530 running Android 2.2.1 instead of Bada OS.
Nokia has revealed the evidence of working on a Symbian^3 based phone - Nokia T7-00. This smartphone was spotter by MobileGuruji Blogger, in the OVI Publishing Tools. Even-though there are no images of the smartphone available, we can safely say that the new T7-00 appears to be slotted somewhere between N8, E7 and upcoming X7.
Samsung being a leader in Mobile Phone and TVs, is now boasting that its App Store has has now joined the 100 million download club. Samsung has reached this milestone just after 10 months after it launched, thanks to European market. France had the most number of downloads followed by Germany and Spain, and the three countries combined accounted for 40 percent of all downloads from the store, which now has more than 13,000 apps.
Regional carrier Cricket surprised at CTIA by showing off a couple of new units that are not out yet. They are in the pipeline for the second quarter, which the company points out Very Soon. First in Huawei Ascend 2, the company launched last year. The display is still HVGA; WVGA obviously would have been nice, but Cricket is promising to launch in at same sub $150price point as the first model and it got 5MP camera.
Opera has released the latest versions of two different mobile browsers. Opera Mini 6 and Mobile 11, both of them are new versions and available for most mobile platforms excluding Apple iOS versions. The Mini 6 is meant for feature phones while the Mobile 11 for all the smart phones and the tablets in the market. To download Opera Mini6 or Opera Mobile 11 visit hhtp://m.opera.com through your mobile browser.
HTC has launched its latest smart phone Incredible S in India for Rs. 28,900 more than the pre order price. The Incredible S runs on Android 2.2 Froyo, and it can be upgraded to Android 2.3 Gingerbread, once it is made available by HTC. HTC put its own layer of the refined sense of UI, which improves the overall experience. The device is powered with Qualcomm SnapDragon SoC Processor, with 1GHz Scorpion CPU and Adreno 205 GPU, 768 MB of RAM and 1.1 GB of ROM. The device is with 4 inch 480800 super LCD display and an 8MP camera with the auto-focus, dual LED flash and 720p video recording. The device supports playback of Divx/Xvid formats. It contains GPS support, connectivity through HSPDA (3G), DNLA, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.
As per F-Secure, a new Android Trojan named ADRD has been found in the wild. This Trojan has been concealed inside repackaged wallpaper-related applications hosted by a Chinese provider.
LG has its own variant of fast selling LG Optimus One smart phone, and you can now even count Cricket Wireless among the group. It released the LG Optimus C, which offers yet another slightly different design along with all the same specifications we have seen before, a capacitive 3.2 inch HVGA display, 3.2 MP camera, a 600 MHz processor and Android 2.2 with some LG customizations. We had found other versions of phone to be surprisingly snappy and solid for a smart phone. The budget pricing of course continues on Cricket, which offering the phone for just $130, after a $20 web discount and $50 mail-in rebated and it is with out a long term contract, although you have to sign up for crickets $55 a month unlimited Android plan to start with.
Creatives ZiiO tablet users there is good news for you. Coming Friday, the 7-inch tablet gets the first Froyo update, where its 10-inch tablet will expect to follow the suit by April this year. So, the users will get the greater language support, new passcode options, the ability to install apps on the external storage, a text-to-speech engine. Once the update is available you can download it from either the Creatives Website or tablet ZiiOs Space portal. By all the means, feel free to butter up the folks over at xda-developers to slap some Honeycomb onto these ZiiOs instead.
Yesterday, Sprint has started taking orders of HTC Arrive Smart Phone. Its first Windows Phone 7 Handset. The HTC 7 pro has been renamed now as HTC Arrive on the Now Network, can now be bought for $200. Amazon doing its usual undercutting deals own pricing by offering it for 150 less dollars, so it costs $50 on Amazon, and we suspect other online retailers will follow the suit.