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Android 2.2 Build FRF91 Released for Nexus One


Google just released another Froyo build after the recent build FRF85, the new FRF91. And again, we Nexus One users are getting the VIP treatment to have the update first. It's going out OTA at the moment, or get it from the package below.

Android 2.2 FRF91


Android 2.2 build FRF72 leaked 

The new build, FRF72 of Android 2.2 Froyo has been leaked on the Google's official servers. If you dare to update, check it out at XDA-Dev.

"The changelog that came with the update only mentioned about better Flash support for the browser, and some other browser improvements which will make it faster! FRF72 is of just 1.8MB in size."


Nexus One to get 450% Faster on Android 2.2

You can check out the full benchmark comparison between Android 2.1 vs Android 2.2 at AndroidPolice


Android 2.2 Confirmed to have Full Flash Support 

It's confirmed, the next Android update, 2.2 will have full flash support built-in!

"In an interview with The New York Times, Google’s Andy Rubin revealed that the upcoming version of the Android mobile operating system will fully support Flash technology.

[via Mashable]


Wireless N coming to Android 2.2?


We knew after the Nexus One launch that it secretly sports hardware that supports wireless 802.11n networks and packs a FM transmitter/receiver. Well, it looks like full wireless N capability will be enabled on the Nexus One in an upcoming update, maybe Android 2.2, according to Androidandme.


Google releases Nexus One Car Dock


Finally, if you still want an official Nexus One Car Dock, Google will glady sell you one for $55 a pop. The dock will charge your Nexus One and features built-in speakers and volume controls.

The Nexus One Car Dock is the perfect place to put your phone when you're in the car. In addition to holding your Nexus One, the car dock also charges your phone’s battery, lets you use your phone handsfree, and provides easier access to voice and navigation apps.

The dock’s built-in speakers and volume controls also enhance the in-car music and media experience. And the Car Home app, which loads automatically, makes it easy to access Maps and Navigation, Voice Search, Contacts, and Music.

You can mount the dock on the windshield or dashboard, and it ships with an adhesive disc that lets you attach it to a textured surface as well. The dock comes with a charger to fit into your car’s 12V utility socket, and the holder can rotate for flexible orientation.


Google Labs: Gesture Search comes to Nexus One

Available to the following Android 2.0 devices in English: Nexus One, Droid and Milestone.

"Gesture Search from Google Labs lets you search your Android-powered device by drawing alphabet gestures on the touch screen. It allows you to quickly find a contact, a bookmark, an application, or a music track from hundreds or thousands of items, all in one place. It is fast and fun to use."

Go to this link to get Gesture Search on your Nexus One.


Verizon Nexus One hits March 23? 


Yesterday we reported that the CDMA Nexus One have passed the approval of the FCC. Today, we may have a probable release date for when the Nexus One hits Verizon. According to sources, the Verizon Nexus One will go on sale on March 23. It is reportedly to be announced at International CTIA wireless show by Verizon. Pricing is unknown at this point but it will be competitively priced according to NeoWin.


Verizon Nexus One (CDMA) Passes the FCC?


Verizon Nexus One, anyone? The FCC has approved a CDMA HTC smartphone, model name PB99300. We're not 100% sure but this looks like the Verizon Nexus One that's said to be out in Spring.

The T-Mobile GSM/HSPA Nexus One is the PB99100, so it's very likely that PB99300 is the CDMA Nexus One. When Google officially announced the Nexus One on T-Mobile, they also said that GSM folks will have the Verizon version of it in Spring of 2010. With this piece of information, looks like Google will stick to its scheduled release timeframe for the CDMA Nexus One.

The Verizon Nexus One will be sold via the, with probably the same pricing as the T-Mobile Nexus One.

[via UnWiredView, FCC]


Google Earth for Nexus One Available for Download

The iPhone will no longer be the only smartphone with a Google Earth App.

Google Earth app for the Nexus One is available for download right now. It will only work on the Nexus One initially, with other Android 2.1 devices in the future. 

To get the Google Earth app for your Nexus One, visit this link from the browser

[via Mashable]