Motorola Atrix 4G to Get Android 2.3 Gingerbread

The Motorola Atrix 4G has been launched for about a month now in the U.S and more recently in the UK (without 4G). The device has been praised widely for its performance (not so much for the Moto Blur UI) and quality, but if we were to mention one aspect where the Motorola Atrix fell behind, it would be its OS. The Atrix runs on Android 2.2 Froyo. This in a time when Android 2.3 Gingerbread's next iteration is being rumored about. So users have been a bit disappointed with that aspect of the … [Read more...]

Gingerbread to Get Video Calling via Android 2.3.4 Update

Google today announced its plans to update Android 2.3 Gingerbread to version 2.3.4. But, that's not the only thing we have for you. Well, this update will bring the much awaited video calling feature to Gingerbread via Google Talk. To make video calls, the user on the other end needs to have either a Gingerbread device or a Honeycomb tablet or a desktop version of GTalk. You will be able to make video calls on Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G networks considering that your carrier supports it. To start off a … [Read more...]

ViewSonic ViewPad 4 coming with Android 2.4 Gingerbread?

According to ViewSonic, the ViewPad 4 smartphone will ship with Android 2.4 on board. The handset was originally said to ship with Froyo (2.2), but today ViewSonic said it would ship running Android 2.4 instead. The company said that Android 2.4 is the successor to the Android 2.3 Gingerbread and will retain the Gingerbread moniker and would bring some of Honeycomb's functions to the platform. This part seems true....however.... HTC also recently sent out a press release announcing that their … [Read more...]