Tong Zhang
(Senior Editor)
08/27/10 12:01 PM
Verizon Starts Pushing Android 2.2 Froyo to the Droid Incredible by HTC

Verizon Wireless has begun pushing Froyo, Android 2.2, to the Droid Incredible by HTC. This update will include Flash Player 10.1 pre-installed, 3G Mobile HotSpot capable, support for 720p video recording and more.

To read our review of the Droid Incredible by HTC on Verizon visit:
http://www.mobiletechreview.com/phones/HTC_Incredible.htm




Here is a list of enhancements and improvements included in this update:

Enhancements:

- Improved Web browsing with pre-installed Adobe Flash Player 10.1 for Android.
- Support for 720p video recording.
- Transfer data faster with 801.11n Wi-Fi capabilities.
- Easily switch between the eight most recent applications.
- Enhanced browser performance for faster loading of JavaScript heavy pages.
- A screen that works for you and your apps.
- With Android 2.2, you can rotate your screen 270 degrees?either to the left or to the right when moving from portrait to landscape mode?to work with apps in more directions.
- A new Mail Stream widget increases ease of use.
- Text Message Widget.
- The new text message widget offers fast access to your messages from the home screen with a quick swipe. Scroll up and down through the list of all your text conversations in one screen. Keep the conversation going, faster.
- Automatic app updates.
- Always have the latest versions of the applications you?ve downloaded with automatically updated Android Market apps.
And you can choose to store applications in your device?s memory or on a storage card for more capacity.
- Play Visual Voicemail messages through speakers when connected to Bluetooth car kit.
- Keep track of music with organized Music Player application.
- Updated People application to accommodate contacts with Facebook accounts.
- Access Corporate Directory information on Microsoft Exchange.
- Save new contacts with ?Save to People? option for Visual Voicemail.
- Call a number back immediately from text messages.
- Improved CityID application.

Improvements:

- Updated software changes provide improved security.
- Improved battery life.
- Manage Contacts more efficiently with updated contact details.
- Instantly know the strength of your signal with improved signal display.
- Connect to Visual Voicemail when Wi-Fi is enabled.
- Easily move between Today view and Agenda view in the Calendar application.
- Additional support for Backup AssistantSM PIN retrieval for new accounts.

For instructions visit: http://support.vzw.com/system_update/htc_incredible.html





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