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Video Preview of Froyo Running on Droid X.... Available in September?

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4th August 2010, 02:04 PM   |  #1  
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Video Preview of Droid X Running Froyo

http://blog.wirelessground.com/froyo-droid-x/

Below is a detailed list of changes in new Froyo (Android 2.2)
Thanks to Sapo2112 from PPCG

Applications
�� The Froyo version of the Android OS is designed to provide improved application performance.
�� Froyo gives you the option to Allow automatic updating for Android Market apps you download.
�� Froyo brings the ability to rotate your phone up to 270 and your apps will display properly.
�� Froyo offers tips, shortcuts, and assistance from the home-screen widget.
�� You will see improved video playback and applications will open faster and tasks will complete quicker.
�� Froyo gives you the option to select where applications are installed. You can select the phone memory or storage card memory depending on your needs.
�� You can choose to automatically update Android Market you download. This way you will always have the latest application installed.
�� Your applications will work when the phone is in portrait mode or turned to the left or right in landscape mode.
�� The home-screen widget makes it easy to get to know your new phone, read tips and get assistance.
Screen Brightness and Power
�� Froyo allows applications to override the OS power settings.
�� Froyo Car Dock applications will offer brightness controls making nighttime use of Car Dock applications more comfortable on your eyes.
�� Froyo allows applications to manage power settings to maximize battery life.
Gmail Application
�� Froyo allows you to quickly move through your Gmail messages using the new forward and back buttons.
Flash Support
�� Froyo allows you to download and install Adobe Flash so you can view your favorite Flash powered websites and access Flash based games.
Exchange ActiveSync Integration Improvements
Corporate Exchange email admins will appreciate the greater control provided by these Froyo powered improvements
�� Wipe after a certain number of password attempts and enforcement of auto lockout time.
Froyo corporate email security improvements give Exchange admins the ability to:
�� Remote wipe or remote lock the Android Smartphone1
�� Apply and enforce password length and complexity rules.
�� Apply rules to automatically wipe the Smartphone after the maximum number of invalid password attempts.
�� Apply inactivity timeout rules to automatically lock the phone.
Camera and Camcorder
�� Froyo enables the LED flash during video capture.
�� The LED flash improves your videos captured in low light situations.
�� Easy-to-use video formatting tools let you quickly format video for sharing via upload to video sharing services or video messaging.
�� The camera functions are easier to use with the on-screen buttons to control zoom, white-balance, focus and geo-tagging.
Bluetooth
Froyo Bluetooth voice dialing enhancements will confirm your voice commands both on-screen and by repeating your commands.
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So does the attached link hold any weight, anybody know?
http://www.techtechies.com/20100804/...froyo-now.html

??????
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GarethD

http://www.techtechies.com/20100804/...froyo-now.html

??????

No.... Lame website had a typo.... It's for Motorola Droid, Not Droid X
4th August 2010, 09:24 PM   |  #5  
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Ok, thats ghey!
Thanks for the heads up. At least I won't brick my phone!
4th August 2010, 10:49 PM   |  #6  
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Originally Posted by GarethD

http://www.techtechies.com/20100804/...froyo-now.html

??????

So wait...is this really not for the X?
4th August 2010, 11:03 PM   |  #7  
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So wait...is this really not for the X?

Correct. That is the manual update instructions and update file for the original Droid.
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Correct. That is the manual update instructions and update file for the original Droid.

What a awful thing to do! How could someone be that stupid, I can understand doing it once, but THE WHOLE article says Droid X left and right.
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Chrome to Phone isn't exclusive to Froyo?

http://code.google.com/p/chrometophone/downloads/list
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My phone is stuck on the "Checking for available update. Please wait..." screen whereas yesterday it would say "no update found" instantly.

Exciting.....

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