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Nexus One to get Android 2.2 update this week

Asavin Wattanajantra

Google has officially announced that official over the air updates of Android 2.2 will be sent over the next week.

Android 2.2 gets new features for users and developers, such as changes to the home screen, exchange support and camera and gallery fixes. There are also multiple keyboard languages.

The Nexus One can be also be turned onto a portable hotspot shared with up to 8 devices, and will also allow it to be used as a 3G connection for a Windows or Linux laptop.

Performance of the browser will also be improved, which will mean a faster loading of JavaScript-heavy pages.

In order to access the update, users will get a message on their phone’s notification bar. They simply download the update, install, and it should work. Most users will receive the notification by the end of the week.

HTC also confirmed that its Desire, Legend and Wildfire devices will get Android 2.2 before Q3 of 2010.

HTC quoted it as saying in a statement, “We are working hard with our partners to update the HTC Sense experience on Froyo and distribute it to our customers as fast as possible.

“We expect to release updates for several of our 2010 models including Desire, Legend and Wildfire beginning in Q3.”



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