Check this out... This is directly from a sprint chat session. Seems pretty rock solid to me. I have attached a screen shot of the conversation, if you think this is fabricated: SystemConnected with Antonio C. 13:27:50 System Thank you for contacting Sprint. My name is Antonio C.. In order to better assist you, may I please have your first and last name? 13:30:06 Antonio C. I know your time is valuable and I would like to assist you by answering any questions you have. Would you like to continue chatting with me today? 13:30:15 ME Hello 13:30:19 ME When the Android 2.1 update comes out this Friday, the 26th, will we need to bring our phones into the Sprint store to get the upgraded? 13:31:16 Antonio C. No you will be able to update the device from your phone or by going to sprint.com/download 13:31:36 ME Excellent. And the release date is, in fact, the 26th of March? 13:32:16 Antonio C. That is correct 13:32:25 ME Sweet! Thank you very much!