Thursday, December 22, 2011

Dell Streak 5 gets Gingerbread, HTC EVO View 4G (Flyer) gets Honeycomb

Dell is pushing out Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) ROM to it's discontinued tablet-smartphone Streak 5. Do note that the update is around 155MB in size. On the other hand, HTC Evo View 4G (Sprint's Flyer tablet) users can finally have Honeycomb. HTC is now pushing OTA update to this smartphone and it is 217MB in size. Below is the statement from HTC:

This update adds Android 3.2.1 (Honeycomb) and a new virtual and holographic user interface.
Updates include:
  • Physical Hard keys replaced with on screen Soft keys
  • New Google search, available on every page
  • System Bar: Quick access to notifications, status, and soft navigation buttons available at the bottom of the screen
  • Notifications menu moved to the bottom right corner of the screen, on the System Bar.
  • The Action Bar—which can be accessed by touching the Plus Sign icon at the top right of the screen—is the key to contextual, changing menus that are controlled by each application.
  • Enhanced security including Sprint Data Link and 3LM
Fixes include:
  • Google video chat 
  • Bluetooth capable in Airplane mode

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