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And Then There Was Epic: Verizon Rolling Out Froyo To Samsung Fascinate

Verizon Wireless has announced that they will begin rolling out the highly anticipated Android 2.2, Froyo, update to the Samsung Fascinate.

In an email to media Verizon reported:

Verizon Wireless will begin pushing Android 2.2, Froyo, to the Samsung Fascinate tomorrow. Enhancements include support for Adobe Flash Player. Customers can visit for more information and download instructions for the software update. Customers will be able to download the update manually starting tomorrow by going to Settings > About Phone > Update Phone.

More after the break

Froyo brings a lot of features from the previous version of Android including:

Homescreen enhancements: The Homscreen on Froyo features an app drawer button in the middle of a phone button and a browser button. The homescreen also shows a dot display at the bottom that shows you which of your homescreens you are on. Also if you long press the home button it will bring up your last 8 apps versus the last 6. Not a big deal but still an “enhancement”

Other huge noticeable features are found in the guts of Froyo. These features include: Flash support, tethering support, “Car Home” and Market.

A nice bonus in Froyo, and probably the feature we use the most on our devices that are on Froyo is the ability to move apps to the SD Card freeing very valuable memory in the phone. For this feature just go Settings>applications> Manage applications and you’ll see a tab on each individual application to move it to SD Card if the application itself supports that feature. If it does not support SD Card than the SD Card button will be grayed out.

Verizon rolls their updates out so the fact that they are starting the update tomorrow doesn’t mean you’ll get it tomorrow, but it will be soon after.

Source: Verizon

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