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Android 2.2 Froyo brought to HTC Dream and Magic

Android 2.2 Froyo brought to HTC Dream and Magic - read the full textHTC destroyed all hopes for an official update, stating that Dream and Magic won't get the Froyo update because of the insufficient ROM. But nothing can stop the hacking community from creating an unofficial port. In fact a Dream/Magic Froyo ROM is already in the making and should be publicly...


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When is the official Froyo for the Dream coming out? Please email me @ when its out and where i can download it from. Thanks!

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  • 2010-08-09 13:44
  • q{It

any chance you could reference the quote saying that they will not be releasing?

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  • 2010-06-22 15:17
  • nIs%

> In reply to Moni, BD @ 2010-05-28 19:25 from uNVD - click to readI have a hero and a Samsung omnia hd if I could have the android OS with the Samsung screen I would love it, I will buy the galaxy s which is what I want and a 1ghz A8 so super fast. Symbian is too old now and the apps are lame just put a custom Rom on your hero and be done with it.

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  • 2010-06-02 08:18
  • nFcw

Spanish video about ROM with Android 2.2 in HTC G2 or Magic or Sapphire or MyTouch 3G :)

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  • 2010-05-31 17:05
  • mk1Z

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-05-31 03:11 from 2SPa - click to readYeah I have to agree with you on the ROM basis the Hero and desire are identical as for the magic also, this post is completely incompetent and I will never trust it as a resource for information.

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  • 2010-05-31 16:01
  • n7Kc

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-05-28 13:33 from 0U@5 - click to read@Hero users. If you root your phone the sky is the limit. There are a number of brilliant 2.1 ROMs (like SenseHero for example) out there now, and a few of these developers are already working on Froyo for the Hero :-))))

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  • 2010-05-31 14:41
  • n1C2

> In reply to Sandi @ 2010-05-29 04:39 from 2xBx - click to readmind you... this is a common problem with not only HTC but alot of manufacturers including Nokia and SE. Nokia tend to get lazy fixing firmware bugs after the phone is 6 months old. SE have said to expect 2.1 in Q4... thats alot sooner than HTC's 2H 2010 - although they shouldnt have said "1H 2010" in the first place and hinted continuously that users would get it by March.. then April.. then May.. and now June...

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  • 2010-05-31 05:32
  • PTUY

HTC Magic has insufficient ROM? It comes with 512 MB of ROM, if I'm right. Same as the HTC Desire. Does this mean the Desire isn't getting a Froyo update either? Oh man... now I'm gonna have to look for another phone :(

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  • 2010-05-31 03:11
  • 2SPa

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-05-30 12:56 from ibX5 - click to readtest shows that 2.2 is running 4x faster than 2.1 on the same hardware.
so, which version need higher CPU?
I think 2.1 is.
so logically, if your phone can run 2.1 it should be able to 2.2, shouldn't it?
that why I'm dissapointed with Hero and HTC in a first place.

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  • 2010-05-31 02:11
  • uCcJ

Froyo is developed based on Nexus one. If yr spec don't look similar to Nexus one, forget about 2.2
Maybe 2.1 is possible.
They also have to consider the performances even if the ROM fit.
I mean why update to the latest if it will slow down the performances due to hardware issue

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  • 2010-05-30 12:56
  • ibX5

Yo, Android u'r Amazing!!
Now all u need is "Live Service" (sorta like PS Home on paystation 3), "Gaming Service" (where u can join games, get trophies, invite online), and "Media Service" (aka DivX HD, and mkv support (A MUST)for torrented movies with video on demand to watch on superamoled,....

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  • 2010-05-30 11:54
  • 4Axv

> In reply to Sandi @ 2010-05-29 04:39 from 2xBx - click to readProblem is, which brand?

Things are even worse in the other side of the field. Look at Nokia or Apple, for example. Motorola? They don't even allow 3rd parties to do their job... and I have a Milestone (but I like it anyway).

But I agree... they should upgrade at least the Hero to 2.2, since it's possible.

Besides, Android is going to slow down...

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  • 2010-05-30 03:05
  • Lmuw
  • Sayeed, Dhaka, Bangl
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> In reply to Mayo @ 2010-05-28 21:42 from fjmN - click to readRight. I bought a HTC Hero.few days back. Now they r not providing update. This is very bad n we should change our brandof Mobile.

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  • 2010-05-29 17:27
  • uNVD
  • Sayeed, Dhaka, Bangl
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I bought a HTC Hero few days back considering its advantage of upgrade when ever it available. I am satisfied with phone. But now what I see? I see that HTC providing update only to those sets which come to market in 2010. This is not fair. We r not buying sets by spending quite a good amount of money for using them only for one year (if I buy in the middle of the year or end of the year then it will be a few months) . Now I think HTC should think about providing update for their all Android phones at least expensive ones so that we can use our HTC phones smoothly.

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  • 2010-05-29 17:11
  • uNVD

> In reply to what is this moni BD @ 2010-05-29 07:47 from 0U@R - click to readMy name is Moni. The name of our country is BANGLADESH (BD).
And I have a HTC Hero.

That's all!

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  • 2010-05-29 16:35
  • uNVD

stick with nokia and u wont cry like u do

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  • 2010-05-29 14:37
  • N7$J

I have a question for GSM Arena admin, where did they get the news from HTC that Magic and G1 will not get 2.2 froyo? can you show me the link please Mr?

And what about Hero? does HTC said anything at all, because you left us here in the middle of the doubt. Please please explain..... Thanks, Danke, Xie xie, Bonjour, Gracias, Mercy, terima kasih!

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  • 2010-05-29 12:00
  • wr1R
  • what is this moni BD
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> In reply to Moni, BD @ 2010-05-28 19:25 from uNVD - click to readMoni, BD Report Yeah? Definitely! What about our phone of the year awarded HTC Hero? Not even Android 2.1 Eclair!!!!!!?

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  • 2010-05-29 07:47
  • 0U@R

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2010-05-28 15:55 from xEIx - click to readDude it is only for Sprint users.......

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  • 2010-05-29 06:18
  • 3axk

This is the beginning of the Andriod failure, with HTC as the worst abuser of all. If software upgrade continues to be a problem for andriod users, they will shift to other phone with better longevity and upgradability.

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  • 2010-05-29 04:39
  • 2xBx

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