Andy Rubin confirms that 2.2 is open-sourced and ready for OEMs and consumers.
Today at Verizon's Droid X event, Google's Andy Rubin announced that Android 2.2 (codename: Froyo) would launch for both OEMs and consumers at 2 p.m. EST. This allows companies to update from Android 2.1 over-the-air, as well as implement the OS into future smartphones on the factory line.
It's uncertain how soon OEMs will adopt Android 2.2. Motorola's timetable from last week made no mention of Froyo and HTC has promised updates for the Evo 4G, Incredible, and other phones by the end of this year.
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