This has been a fun week as all of us Google heads expressed our love or hate over Google wanting to get into everything. Perhaps we Buzzed about it? Get caught up on all of the recent events after the break!
Pictures of the HTC LegendÂ surfaced, and then there wasÂ some more. The HTC Scorpion leaked in aÂ recent build file. The Xperia X10 is toship with Android 1.6 (update to soon follow). The Motorola Devour could beÂ launching early. Or onÂ March 15th. The Backflip could be coming to AT&TÂ in early March. T-Mobile releases a newÂ MyTouch 3G. We got someÂ specs on the Acer E110 and some moreÂ pics and specs of the Dell Mini 5. Here is aÂ V-Day special on one of our staffer’s love for the G1. The 3G issue with the Nexus One could beÂ hardware flaw(Oh noes!).
Motorolla annouced that the Droid will be receiving 2.1 updates this week, and then said â€œJust kidding!â€ And then they dropped update dates for all devices. Myriad announced a faster Dalvik turbo for faster applications! The next codename to follow Froyo was dropped in a Googler’s blog. Pocketgamer ponders what could be the biggest hurdle for Android gaming. The Cliq could be getting 2.1 soon.
ROMs and hacks.
OpenEclair updated to v1.1.5, then stepped up to 1.2.1 and is officially supported here on AndroidSpin. Give your G1 wings with 780Mhz overclocking. Give DumbestCrayon your opinion on what you want to see in the Nexus ROM builder. Cyanogen gave us a stable Nexus 5.0.2 ROM.
T-Mobile partnered with another company, Swype, to better their Android offering even more. Verizon seems to be ignoring women in their advertising. T-Mobile has requested G1 users to assist with a closed public beta.
Google announced Buzz, and here’s a guide explaining it. They also want to bring you the internet. And Google dropped the equipment recovery fee on the Nexus One while giving it over the phone support.