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Froyo is Here: Nexus One Users Get OTA Update

Android is finally upon us, folks. Many Android users (mainly Nexus One owners) have been rocking leaked Froyo builds for the last few weeks but the release date for the final build was still anyone's guess. Well, until today.

Google has announced that Nexus One users will start to receive an over-the-air update for their device over the next few days. Most users will receive the update before the end of the week.

"Starting today, Nexus One users will begin to receive the Android 2.2 (codenamed Froyo) over-the-air software update on their phones. This update provides some great new features including support for making your handset a portable hotspot and support for Adobe Flash within the browser. For a complete list of everything we’ve included in Android 2.2, please see the Android 2.2 Platform Highlights.

Froyo packs a whole host of new features, including better performance, improved Exchange support, multiple languages for the keyboard, the ability to turn your phone into a portable WiFi hotspot and improvements to the home screen widgets.

For a full list, check out the highlights.