Archive | Dec, 2010
Google announced that the Nexus One will receive an update to Gingerbread (Android 2.3) in the next couple of weeks. The update will be delivered OTA, and will provide users with an alert and instructions on how to complete the update process. No timeline has been given on how long it will take to deliver Android 2.3 to all Nexus One phones, or which areas will receive the batched update first. (via Google)
Unfortunately for Google, the deal with Groupon died on the table earlier this month. The New York Post is reporting that Google is now on the search for a Groupon-like company so that they can compete with Groupon. If Google succeeds, they will most likely expand rapidly into new markets using their global reach. (via New York Post)
Earlier this month, Samsung announced that their Galaxy S Android phone line had exceed more than 9 million units globally. In South Korea, they have sold more than 2 million units – making the Galaxy S more popular than the iPhone (only sold 1.8 million units). Analysts are stating that the Galaxy S is the most popular Android line in the world today.
If you are one of the many users who still haven’t received the automatic update to the Android Market, then you have probably been searching the Web for ways to force the update. Follow these simple steps below to manually add the the market app to your phone (requires Android 2.2+).
Download the zipped update HERE.
Place the file in the root directory of your SD Card (main folder).
Reboot your phone in Recovery mode.
Select Wipe, then Wipe Dalvik-Cache.
Press Vol Down to return […]