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Google Chrome to Phone Extension Now Available

Google Chrome to Phone Extension Now Available

Google recently released the new Chrome to Phone extension that adds a button to the Google Chrome browser and “instantly sends the current Web page, map, YouTube video, or selected phone number or text to your Android device.”  This extension is currently only available for Android devices running Android 2.2 (Froyo) and only in English, but Google “hopes to expand to other languages soon,” according to Dave Burke, Engineering Manager at Google.  Check out the video below for more information.

Aug 19th, 2010Comments Off on Google Chrome to Phone Extension Now Available
Google Releases Voice Actions for Android

Google Releases Voice Actions for Android

Google announced the release of Voice Actions for Android, a series of commands that allow users to control their mobile device using their voice. Users will be able to “call contacts, listen to music, browse the web, send texts and email, and complete common tasks,” according to Hugo Barra, Google Product Management Director.

Voice actions are currently available to US (English speaking users) and devices running Android 2.2 (Froyo), and will come pre-installed with the new Droid 2 from […]

Aug 18th, 2010Comments Off on Google Releases Voice Actions for Android

Froyo OTA for Droid Incredible Coming Soon

Mashable is reporting that they’ve received information regarding the Android 2.2 (Froyo) update for the Droid Incredible from sources within Verizon.  The update will be released today, August 18th.  It will most likely be released in phases, similar to other Android updates from Verizon.  So, if you don’t get the update right away, just be patient… (via Mashable)

Aug 18th, 2010Comments Off on Froyo OTA for Droid Incredible Coming Soon

How to Manually Install Froyo on Moto Droid

The official Froyo (Android 2.2) upgrade is now available for Motorola Droid users.  If you can’t wait for the OTA and want your update now, follow the steps below.  (via Android Forums)

Download Froyo for the Moto Droid HERE
Save the file to the top level directory of your SD Card
Turn off your phone
While holding the X key, turn on your phone to access the bootloader
Hold volume up and press the camera button when you see the exclamation point
Choose apply sdcard:update.zip
Ignore the […]

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