Sunday, August 1, 2010

Android 2.2 Froyo Sometime This Week?

Starting 8/1/2010, Verizon Wireless introduces the Android 2.2 (Froyo) update for DROID by Motorola.

The new Android 2.2 (Froyo) software update includes new enhancements and tons of shortcuts.

It's like downloading a new phone!

Enhancements
Improved Web browsing with Adobe Flash Player 10.1 beta for Android
New security options including remote device wipe and device lock, password complexity and minimum password length.
Easily switch between the eight most recent applications.
Rotate the screen 270 degrees to work with apps in any direction.

Improvements
Enhanced audio quality
Easy shortcuts for access to the phone, application launcher and browser from any of the five home screens
Support Exchange calendars in the Calendar application.

For the complete list of enhancements and improvements, visit: http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2010/jun/29/android-froyo-google-update

The update will be available to customers starting 8/3/2010. For more information and step-by-step instructions on how to perform the upgrade, please visit http://www.verizonwireless.com/droidsupport.

The name of the build for the original Motorola Droid will be build FRG01B. It will be rolling out throughout the week of August 1!

In this article http://www.everythingandroid.org/froyo-release-details-for-droid-droid-x-and-evo-4g/2010/08/01/ Tim Barribeau states the update is out for the Evo...I already have one confirmed no on that so everyone is still waiting for their "new" phones.

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