Nope, Verizon hasn’t forgotten about you Fascinate owners. It looks like they’re working on a Gingerbread update for the device and P3Droid has leaked the first known build for it. From the looks of it, there’s not much here that’s new. You do get Samsung’s new darker color scheme for the notification pane and we imagine the latest version of Swype, but we can’t tell what else has changed since Froyo. Head on over to XDA for instructions and support, but know that you’re responsible for anything that happens to your device. [Thanks to everyone who sent this in!]
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