Evidently promises with dates attached are more of a guideline, as AT&T has finally delivered on it’s promise to have the Gingerbread update for the Samsung Infuse 4G out by the end of August. 2011. It’s 2012. February 2012 to be exact.
Samsung Infuse 4G™ (i997) – Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Software Update
02-01-2012 05:37:17 AM
The upgrade to Android 2.3.6 for the Samsung Infuse 4G™ (i997) provides the following customer benefits and will be available starting February 1st:
• Improved Copy and Paste functionality
• Redesigned Multi Touch Software Keyboard
• Download manager for long running HTTP downloads
• Improved power management and application control
• Notification Shade: “Flight Mode” added (“Silent” removed)
• New Fonts options added include Choco Cooky, Cool Jazz, Rosemary
• Keyboard Changes: Android Keyboard with Wider Spaced keys and Quick Keys at the top
• New Widgets: The name of the content provider will be listed on the widget list along with the widget name. Previously only the widget name was provided.
• New Widget: Traffic (Android) added to list of available widgets
• Menu Changes/New Apps: Downloads and Google Books added new, Promotional pre-load of Angry Birds removed*.
*Note: The update will remove the promotional Angry Birds pre-load from the device. If you’ve started playing the game, you would need to re-download from the Marketplace and start from the beginning of the game.
You can use a home/office PC to visit www.samsung.com/us/infuseupgrade/gb1 to download the software required to complete this update.
Devices can be updated with new software only through tethered side loading from a computer that is a Desktop/Laptop Computer Running on either Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, or XP (Download not available via Apple computers nor Over The Air)