AT&T to update all its 2011 Android phones to Gingerbread 2.3

AT&T is stepping up to Android. In an unprecedented move by a wireless carrier, AT&T will update all 2011 Android device to Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

Now that’s dedication. This update started with the Motorola Atrix on July 25th and will spread to other devices.
The update will be delivered OTA (Over-the-air) whenever possible, otherwise through Wi-Fi or from your PC if larger files are required.

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The Gingerbread updates the outdated Froyo 2.2 and will enhance the speed of your smartphone. It will also improve the copy and paste functions of your Android. Multi-touch typing as well as improve battery management complete the main functionalities this Gingerbread update will bring.

The update will be available for the following devices, the LG Phoenix, the Pantech Crossover, the Samsung Captivate 4G and the Samsung Infuse 4G.
The update for the Motorola Atrix 4G already started and will allow users to get applications other than from the Android Market, for example the Amazon Appstore.
Note that the HTC Inspire 4G update to Gingerbread will happen in August, via Wi-Fi only and that the HTC Status (Facebook phone) was already running Android 2.3 when it launched on July 17.

I love updates, it feels like getting a new phone again, can’t wait for my update!

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- AT&T opens up to Amazon Appstore with side-loading on Samsung Infuse 4G

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