Engadget: Now that your AT&T-locked Samsung Galaxy S can occasionally find satellites, you're probably hoping that the carrier kicks out some creamy Froyo as well, and it looks like that day isn't far away -- an unofficial but seemingly feature-complete Android 2.2 build is available for the Captivate right now.
At the beginning of every month, Google gives us a glimpse of the status of Android versions distributed across the market. For developers, it's a useful metric of which versions, as well as which device and display sizes, are dominating the market. For users and industry observers, it gives some insight into the trends and, sadly, the fragmentation of the Android platform. For the month of December, we're glad to see Android 6.0 Marshmallow step up a bit from, 0.3 to 0.5 percent, in just a month's time. But we're also perplexed that one of the oldest versions of Android, 2.2 Froyo, still manages to stick around month after month.
Mobile Burn - Here is something you don't see everyday: a carrier has provided a rooting tool to its subscribers so they can hack their Android handsets. With the long-overdue update to Android 2.2 Froyo for the Motorola Milestone XT720, regional carrier Cincinnati Bell has also included a tool to easily root the device from a computer.
Samsung’s Intercept Android smartphone for Virgin Mobile is finally receiving an Android 2.2 Froyo update. This update, like most upgrades to newer Android versions, comes after months of speculation. The first date was December 17th of last year, then it was “sometime this spring,” and now it’s today.