egzthunder1 · Jan 20, 2011 at 06:00 pm

Samsung Vibrant to Get Froyo Update Tomorrow

XDA member jmerchant informed us earlier today that there is something coming. Something that will hit all Vibrant users in the “happy” spot. Well, that last sentence came out wrong, but basically this will make them really happy. After months of speculations and complaints against Samsung and T-Mobile, it seems that the version of the Galaxy S will finally get a taste of Froyo… not just a port, but rather the full fledged official stock ROM. Vibrant users have been screaming for this pretty much since the release of the device as this OS release is supposed to come loaded with fixes to ensure that these devices perform in the way they were advertised to do so. As a little background, the device has had several issues including major lag, GPS issues, speed problems, and much more. As with any carrier/manufacturer update that we have seen coming out of every single player in the smartphone industry, the new update will likely come with new locks in place, to prevent rooting and such. To that I say, “developers…. start your engines!”

Do you think that this is happening for real? or maybe this is just an unfounded rumor like the many that have surfaced in the past. Leave us your thoughts and more importantly, let us know if you get the update.

You can find more information in the discussion thread.

Want something published in the Portal? Contact any News Writer.


_________
Want something on the XDA Portal? Send us a tip!

egzthunder1

egzthunder1 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I have been an active member of xda-developers since 2005 and have gone through various roles in my time here. I am Former Portal Administrator, and currently part of the administrator team while maintaining my writer status for the portal. In real life, I am a Chemical Engineer turned Realtor in the Miami area. View egzthunder1's posts and articles here.
Emil Kako · Mar 31, 2015 at 06:55 pm · 3 comments

What’s Your Biggest Reason for Not Owning an iPhone?

With XDA being a community of Android enthusiasts, it is not uncommon to see lots of bashing on Apple's iPhone here. There are different reasons for the hate, but we'd like to hear your number one reason for not going with the iPhone. Let us know your thoughts below!

DISCUSS
Mario Tomás Serrafero · Mar 31, 2015 at 11:55 am · 3 comments

Xiaomi Finally Releases Kernel Sources

If you are familiar with Xiaomi, you might have heard that they are not the most compliant when it comes to the General Public License that makes the core of Android open to us. The terms of the GPLv2 state that since the Android kernel is based on the Linux kernel, which is licensed under GPL,v2 Android has to be open-source for everyone to study or modify, and those that modify the Android kernel have to make their sources immediately available for...

XDA NEWS
Faiz Malkani · Mar 31, 2015 at 10:59 am · 2 comments

Xiaomi Announces Redmi 2A and More for 5th Anniversary

Xiaomi was founded on April 6th, 2010 and its fifth anniversary is just around the corner. In the past five years, the company has grown by leaps and bounds, rising to the positions of largest smartphone OEM in China and third-largest globally and coupled with its expansion plans and 100 million sales benchmark, this anniversary warranted a fervent celebration. After teasing products on its forums for a few days, Xiaomi held the anniversary event earlier today and staying true to the...

XDA NEWS
Share This