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An Update, but Not 2.1, Heading to a CLIQ XT Near You
May 3, 2010, 4:59 pm
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CLIQ XT owners can get a little excited — but not too excited — over a new update that is currently making its way to the handset on T-Mobile. This is the same update that T-Mo had released for testing to a select few handsets earlier in the week, so before you go crying for joy, be forewarned this update is not to Android 2.1. It is instead a mild software update to improve overall phone performance and help get quite a few of the phones features up to speed.

What you get:

  • Improves Overall Phone Performance
  • Visual Voice Mail Enhancements
  • Bluetooth® Audio
  • Camera Correction
  • Screen/Display Performance
  • Text Messaging Improvements
  • Touch Screen Enhancement

The update prompt  should come automatically to your phone, but if you are in the impatient type …Read Full Story

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Free Android phones coming to Adobe employees
May 3, 2010, 3:45 pm
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This will come as little surprise to anyone who followed technology news this week, but let there be no doubt about the preferred smartphone platform at Adobe: it isn’t the iPhone.

Adobe confirmed Thursday that it plans to demonstrate a version of Flash for Google’s Android software in May at the Google I/O conference, in responding to Apple CEO Steve Jobs’ criticism of Flash in an open letter. And the company wants to make sure its employees use those phones: it’s preparing to give away Android phones running Flash to employees, according to three sources familiar with the plan.

It’s not clear which phone employees will receive (various HTC phones and the Nexus One were mentioned) and it will not be a mandatory shift. But in the time-honored technology industry practice of “dog-fooding” one’s own products, Adobe and Google want to encourage Adobe employees to spend as much time using Android and the Flash Player 10.1 as possible…Read Full Story