Samsung Galaxy S Receives Wi-Fi Direct Certification, Android 2.2 ‘Froyo’ Update Starts in UK

Samsung’s Galaxy S GT-i9000 is the first smartphone to ever be certified as a ‘Wi-Fi Direct’ device. What exactly is Wi-Fi Direct? The standard allows two Wi-Fi devices to connect to each other directly without needing a wireless router to act as a go between. While the technology will probably not replace Bluetooth for music ...

‘Gingerbread’ Might Just be Android 2.3

   Google’s coming Android update—‘Gingerbread’—might not the version 3.0 or even version 2.5 like we all thought. Instead, someone from inside the company has mentioned a “major release” with 2.3 as the version number. Hmm. This really shouldn’t be that big of a surprise since so far what has been confirmed in Gingerbread has not been ...