7/6/2010

HTC Profits up, Firefox Hits Mobiles and Android 2.2 Released

Here is https://www.compareandrecycle.co.uk‘s round-up of the latest mobile news:

HTC on the up

HTC has announced quarterly profits are up 33% year on year. During Q2 this year they made $268 million as opposed to $202 million last year.

It’s easy to see why they’re doing so well when you look at the popularity of phones such as the HTC Desire and they growing demand for Android devices.

Firefox hits mobiles

Firefox has been one of the most popular desktop browsers for the last few years, and while we’ve seen many versions of the browsers for mobiles in the early stages of development, the first finalised version has arrived for the Nokia N900 and N810.

Maybe once the browser is ready for launch on Android, Windows Mobile and iPhone devices Firefox can become as popular for mobiles as it is for PCs.

Anroid 2.2 Released

Google has released an Android 2.2 (also known as Froyo) update for it’s Nexus One device. It offers a faster web browser, Flash 10.1 and a number of under the hood tweaks to offer better speed and stability throughout the operating system.

HTC has said that they will release a 2.2 update for their latest Android phones later in the year.

Nexus One users should get the over the air update at some point in the coming weeks depending on which mobile network they use.

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