Windows Phone 7.5 Update in the works set to impress

Windows Phone 7 came into this hectic mobile world with one word on their minds – competing. Microsoft has set their bar to compete against the mobile titans and is doing a relatively good job. WP7 devices first started shipping late last year and since there has been only one update that brought about the ...

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HTC myTouch 3G Slide updated to Froyo 2.2

As the majority of the Android world is busy wondering if their device will receive an update to Gingerbread it seems that HTC has gone and updated the slightly dated myTouch 3G. Froyo has been available to manufacturers for quite some time. Google initially launches the updated operating system and from there it is up ...

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Sprint makes Froyo official for your Samsung Epic 4G

    The Samsung Epic 4G came into this world with much anticipation. Being the Sprint version of the Samsung Galaxy S line having a full slide out QWERTY and 4G capabilities make this Epic 4G well…epic in its own right. Unfortunately however the Epic 4G did not ship with the then available Android version 2.2 and ...

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WP7 update in the wings almost ready to fly

When the news of the new WP7 operating system was first announced it was surely a glorious day for Microsoft’s mobile team. Unfortunately however, its lack of basic functionality (copy and paste) did doubt some skeptics. Since that dubious day Microsoft has promised an update to address the simple copy and paste issue as well ...

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BlackBerry Storm 9530 and Tour 9630 Received Leaked OS Updates

Research In Motion's headquarters

BlackBerry Tour and Storm owners have been pretty much completely left out of the whole operating system update loop, official or unofficial. However, that has changed with the leak of BlackBerry OS 5.0.0.1041 for the Tour 9630 and the Storm 9530. Since the Storm series is unexpected to receive an update to BlackBerry OS 6, ...

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The Next Generation of Samsung’s Galaxy S Series

Samsung's personal media player based on the Galaxy S series of smartphones

Samsung’s Galaxy series of smart devices have been strong sellers for the Korean based company and it wants to continue that success well into 2011. Besides just the new Nexus S smartphone it developed with Google, Samsung is also set to release a true successor to the Galaxy S at the 2011 Mobile World Congress ...

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More Hints at Pending BlackBerry OS 6 Release on Verizon Wireless

Well the update guide has been leaked at least...

Verizon Wireless still has not released an update to BlackBerry OS 6—though Sprint has on its identical BlackBerry models—but it looks like Skype has not gotten the memo. Skype, the popular VoIP service, has released a version of its app for Verizon’s BlackBerry models that run BB OS 6. It looks like Skype expected Verizon ...

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If HTC Has its Way, Sense UI Will Appear on WP7

Do you really want HTC Sense on your WP7 smartphone?

You have to give it to smart phone manufacturers—they really think they know best. Cue HTC’s latest statements that it thinks it will eventually be allowed by Microsoft to customize the Windows Phone 7 operating system. And here I thought at least WP7 would keep the endless customization attempts of manufacturers at bay. “We have a ...

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Sprint: BlackBerry OS 6 Update out for Bold 9650 and Curve 3G

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BlackBerry OS 6 is finally here for the Bold 9650 and the Curve 3G! Sorry, couldn’t resist. Yes, it’s true. The Bold 9650 and the Curve 3G (9330) are receiving over the air (OTA) updates to Research In Motion’s newest operating system version right now. At least on Sprint’s network. Verizon Wireless customers are still ...

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Facebook App for webOS Finally Updated to 1.5 and Adds ‘Places’

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  It is official: the Facebook app for HP webOS has been updated to version 1.5 and it is now possible to check-in to “Places” to let your friends know where you are and what you are doing. The ability to use Facebook chat will be added through a coming update to HP webOS 2.0 in ...

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Verizon’s Guide to BlackBerry OS 6 Upgrade Spotted in Store

Well the update guide has been leaked at least...

Verizon still has plans in the works to upgrade its BlackBerry smart phones to Research In Motion’s BlackBerry OS 6. The update has been a long time coming but rest assured that it is on the way. A member of CrackBerry’s forums managed to take some pictures of Verizon’s official guide to updating a BlackBerry ...

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Motorola Isn’t Planning on Updating Many Smart Phones to Android 2.2

Motorola Android Update Guide

Motorola is one of the biggest winners from the success of Google’s Android operating system for smart phones but it doesn’t look like it wants to pass on all the goodness to its customers. What am I talking about? A newly released upgrade chart showing its OS update plans for the future on a variety ...

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Android ‘Gingerbread’ Update Coming to the Nexus One in “Coming Weeks”

Android Gingerbread is coming to the Nexus One!

  The Nexus S is the first phone to have Google’s new Android ‘Gingerbread’ operating system on it and the phone it is meant to replace—the Nexus One—will be receiving an update to the new OS itself in “coming weeks” according to Google.  The Twitter post from Google’s Nexus account (@googlenexus to be exact) says “The Gingerbread ...

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Android Receives Google Maps Updates with 3D and Offline Navigation

Google Maps 5.0 with 3D

Google has unveiled a new version of its popular Google Maps app for its Android operating system and the improvements show just how much Apple needs to come up with its own navigation package instead of relying on its chief competitor in the smart phone market. The new version of Google Maps for Android is ...

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Leaked BlackBerry Smart Phone Operating Systems Galore!

Screens of BlackBerry OS 6 from Research In Motion

Alright, this week has seen the release of five different updated BlackBerry operating systems for four smart phones. Two of them are leaks and three are actually legitimate—albeit from carriers in Europe. Here’s the rundown so you can make sure your BlackBerry is up-to-date. BlackBerry Bold 9000: The BlackBerry Bold 9000 is definitely an older model, but ...

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