The firmware update to Android 2.1 for HTC's Droid Eris is finally out ... but the code seems to be frazzling the existing setups users have on their phones. People's contacts seem to be evaporating. Is it a bug or Google forcing your data into the cloud?
While the smartphone world is just coming down from its Android 2.0 high, Google is apparently already testing Android 2.1. Android fanboy site AndroidAndMe has reported that its analytics show 23 visits from Android 2.1 devices visits over the past few weeks. (AndroidAndMe's analytics graph, below.)