EVO’s New Android 2.2 Firmware Upgrade Features Previewed on Blurrycam

The upgrade to Android 2.2 is right around the corner (we can claim that as fact now) for the HTC EVO 4G, and with that some unofficial (but just as juicy) previews of the new features have been caught on blurrycam. The dedicated flashlight app – upon opening – presents you with nothing other than a (gasp!) flashlight. Press the power button in the center to turn it on, and the flashlight on the screen gives off a nice, bright glow (oh, and those handy LED lights on the back of the phone will light up, too).

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Events and birthdays from your friends’ Facebook profiles are just as they sound – a great addition for anyone that’s ever said photos and status updates just weren’t enough. Finally, they’ve previewed the App Share feature that will allow you to share applications via the standard sharing features on Android. It’s not clear yet on how apps will be shared (more than likely a market link with the app’s title and maybe some descriptive text – I’m sure you won’t be able to freely distribute full applications).

Finally, the upgrade will bring in full car dock functionality. While there was a car-centric application before, the lack of a dock deemed any specific developments for it unnecessary. We’ll just have to wait for more details on that whenever Sprint and HTC are ready to offer up the accessories everyone’s been waiting for.

[via Engadget]

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