Week in Review @PocketDroid


It’s Saturday, and it’s time for our weekly round-up, the Week in Review @PocketDroid! We had a very busy week, and we’ll show you the most important stories of the past week.

At the beginning of the week, we found out that the HTC Droid Incredible finally got some Gingerbread love. Here’s what we said:

Some days ago we informed you that the HTC Droid Incredible will be getting a Gingerbread update. Well, the latest news is that the wait for the update is finally over-you can get the update right away! Full article

A day later, told you that the Motorola Xoom got the Android 3.1 update in Canada. Here’s a part from the story:

Motorola Xoom owners have a good reason to celebrate today after a long await for an update to Android 3.1 Honeycomb.

Motorola Mobility Canada tweeted on its official Twitter account that the update is already running out for Canadians and they left a phone number for support, just in case. Read the full story 

Later, we introduced you to the new Samsung Galaxy smartphone naming scheme. Here’s a paragraph from the article:

Samsung Electronics approached a new strategy in its naming scheme for the IFA 2011 expo event, simplifying it to letters S,R,W,M and Y, where S stands for flagship, devices such as Galaxy S2, R stands for Royal, the premium device Galaxy R, W stands for Wonder, high-tier Galaxy W, M stands for Magical, mid-tier the full QWERTY Galaxy M Pro and Y stands for Young, entry-level Galaxy Y and Y Pro, targeting younger consumers. With such a line-up its more than likely Samsung will make its presence felt in Berlin. Click here for the full article

We informed you that the Asus Eee Pad Slider got the Honeycomb 3.2 update ahead of schedule. Here’s a small part from the article:

Asus support page reveals a new update for Asus Eee Pad Slider version (WW), where WW stands for world-wide. The update o come somewhere in mid of September, but it is available for a generic worldwide variant of the tablet and some localized models like those from United States, Taiwan and/or Germany. Full article

And the last news of the week is that the HTC Sensation got the first custom ROM with full dual-core support! Here’s what we said:

XDA member mike1986 and recognized developer on the forums, announced today the very first HTC Sensation ROM capable of full dual-core support.

Basically, this means that you will take full advantage of the new processor giving you more scrolling smoothness and a bit more speed when you are multi tasking on your Sensation phone. The CPU is automatically over-clocked up to 1.83GHz instead the 1.29GHz that comes by default and finally, the ROM is Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread from the official HTC RUU 1.45.401.2, which includes HTC Sense 3.0 UI. Full post 

So, we’ve come to the end of our weekly review. Stay tuned with PocketDroid, to enjoy the latest smartphone news!