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 ...

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‘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 ...

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