The Epic 4G, Sprint’s Samsung Galaxy S version, appears to be the first handset to get the Android 2.2 upgrade, which is definitely great news for Sprint subscribers that currently own an Epic 4G. The official Froyo build for the Epic 4G is now available to download and install on the smartphone, and in case a Sprint OTA update hasn’t hit you yet, then here’s what you need to do to install Android 2.2.1 on your Epic 4G manually:
New York City finally receives 4G service from Sprint. Though areas of New York City have had limited 4G support in the recent weeks, Sprint announced today that the Big Apple is officially supported. Sprint also announced that 4G is available in Hartford and New Haven, Connecticut; New Brunswick and Trenton, New Jersey; and Tampa, Florida. Customers with an HTC Evo 4G and/or Samsung Epic 4G should notice much faster speeds from this point and onward. Not all parts of these metro areas are covered by 4G but over the next four days, subscribers should be able to discover which parts of their More >
Yesterday, Samsung released a quick minor update for the Epic 4G. There are only a small handful of changes, including some light optimizations and a few small bug fixes. More importantly though, the update adds Media Hub functionality. Media Hub is the new service that was introduced last night by Samsung and provides access to movies and TV shows from most of the big companies (which isn’t too bad at all). Check out the full list of changes below:
DI07 Update Details
Please see the list below for details of some changes found in the DI07 update.
- Optimized, HotSpot in 3G idle mode to More >