Froyo Headed to HTC myTouch 3G Fender Edition
T-Mobile and HTC will deliver Android 2.2 Froyo to the myTouch 3G 3.5mm Edition and the myTouch 3G Fender Edition starting on January 12. T-Mobile expects the update to take until February 1 to reach all customers. Android 2.2 will add many new features to both devices, including better performance, improved Gmail, support for multiple accounts, and Microsoft Exchange compatibility.
Gmail for Android Gains Microsoft Exchange Support
Google today said the global Android Gmail app is set to add support for Microsoft Exchange. "Whether you're on Google Apps or Exchange, you can use the Gmail app on any Android device to send and receive mail," said Google in a blog post.
Best Buy Selling Moto X Pure Edition
Best Buy has added the Motorola Moto X Pure Edition to its selection of smartphones. Best Buy is offering the 16GB and 32GB variants in several different colors — including bamboo — for $399 to $475, depending on options.
Gmail Bolstered with Exchange Tasks
Google today made its Gmail application for Android devices more useful to those who use Microsoft Exchange services. The latest version of Gmail adds support for Exchange tasks.
Samsung Debuts Iron Man Edition of Galaxy S6 Edge
Samsung today unveiled an Iron Man-themed version of the Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone. The special edition handset features a red-and-gold design with Iron Man wallpapers and an etched Iron Man helmet on the back surface.
HTC, Sony Play Edition Handsets Earn Android 5.1
Google has begun pushing the Android 5.1 Lollipop update to several Play Edition smartphones, including the HTC One M8 and the Sony Xperia Z Ultra. Android 5.1 makes a number of improvements to the devices' performance, and also adds several new features.