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Sprint Now Offering Android 2.1 to HTC Hero

19 de May de 2010 Leave a comment

Today Sprint informed owners of the HTC Hero that they can now upgrade their devices to Android 2.1. Aside from all the new features found in Android 2.1, the update also includes the newest version of HTC’s Sense user interface, better corporate email support and a number of bug fixes. Sprint is not offering the update over the air. Instead, uses need to download the new version of Android to a Windows PC and install the new software via HTC’s Sync software or a microSD card.

more info at Sprint »
more info »

ALELUIA! Now when will we get it for the GSM variant of the Hero?

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Video: HTC HD2 running 720p movie in Linux

19 de May de 2010 Leave a comment

This is a video demo of the HTC HD2 running 720p movie in Linux. Check out the video demo after the break…

[Via]

Enjoy the hacking! 😛

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T-Mobile Offering Software Update to HTC HD2

19 de May de 2010 Leave a comment

Today T-Mobile advised users of the HTC HD2 that there is a software update available for the device. According to T-Mobile, the update offers better stability and performance improvements for the HTC HD2, as well as the new MyAccount application that subscribers can use to manage their accounts. T-Mobile warns that the update restores the HD2 back to its factory settings, and advises users to back up their device settings to Microsoft’s My Phone online storage and backup service. T-Mobile also warns that users should back up their media to a microSD card or computer. Last, T-Mobile says that some content that users may have purchased on their devices will be lost, and re-purchased if users wish to keep it.

more info at T-Mobile »
more info at Engadget »

There you go! All you HTC HD2 owners on T-mobile are getting an update! Enjoy!

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Aaron’s HTC DROID Incredible review

19 de May de 2010 Leave a comment

HTC Droid Incredible

What’s Good: Stunning AMOLED display, fast 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, 8 GB of built-in storage (finally), and 8.0-megapixel camera.

What’s Bad
: Signal strength indicator is misleading; battery life is exceptionally poor.

Introduction

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When the Nexus One came to market, critics were quick to point out the flaws in the device.  As a result, media circles have continually wondered when a revamped Android device would hit the market that fixed the problems on the Nexus One.  Despite a few issues, I’m here to tell you that the HTC DROID Incredible is just that device.  Complete with the same processor and 3.7-inch AMOLED display, the Incredible ups the ante with Sense UI, an 8.0-megapixel camera, and an optical trackpad.  Though it addresses most of the concerns that the Nexus One was plagued with, is it incredible enough to justify the name?

Want to read more about the DROID Incredible? Check the original post over at PhoneDog!

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HTC Mondrian with 1.3GHz Snapdragon detailed in leaked Windows Phone 7 ROM? — Engadget

17 de May de 2010 Leave a comment

As expected, the official-looking Windows Phone 7 OS ROM leaked over the weekend is already yielding results. Pictured above is an image extracted from the “oemavatar.cab.” Now that could be a generic Windows Phone 7 image or it could be the HTC Mondrian already seen referenced by the 100MB file. The kids at XDA-Developers have also pieced together specs from an ongoing analysis of the registry and RGU files. So far they’ve spotted references to a 4.3-inch WVGA (480×800) display from Optrex and a 1.3GHz QSD8650A/B Snapdragon from Qualcomm — a chipset, you might recall, supporting multi-mode UMTS and CDMA 3G connectivity. It’s also packing a digital compass but seems to lack a keyboard. Mind you, none of this is absolute but it’s very very intriguing.

[Thanks, Andrew]

Could this be the first Windows Phone 7 Series or just a generic thing?

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Verizon can’t keep up with demand for HTC DROID Incredible, shortage of parts to blame

17 de May de 2010 Leave a comment

If you didn’t pre-order the HTC DROID Incredible, and you’re not one of the lucky who managed to purchase the phone the day it came out, chances are you can’t get one now, nor will you be able to until some time around June 4th.  Verizon sold 100,000 DROID Incredibles just two days into the launch of the device and it has been difficult to get a hold of one ever since.

You would think this is something that would have been anticipated and better planned for considering sales of the Motorola DROID as well as the success of the Incredible’s sibling the HTC HD2.  However, it appears that the problem lies within a shortage of parts for the device which has delayed production, thereby delaying delivery of the devices to stores.  According to MSNBC, Lowell McAdam, CEO of Verizon, said that “Verizon is unable to keep up with strong demand for the Droid Incredible smartphone from HTC, due in part to component shortages such as the advanced screens made by Samsung Electronics.”

Until the shortage issue can be worked out, it looks like VZW will be focusing on online sales, presumably due to the further reach of the internet.  So, if you really want a DROID Incredible (and if you do, I can’t blame you) you should probably get to ordering one soon to secure your spot in line and make sure you don’t have to wait until the next shipment.  Considering that you’ll likely receive it on the 4th of June, however, I’ve heard you can get another CDMA HTC device on another network that very same day.  Perhaps you should consider that?

If you had to choose between the EVO 4G and the DROID Incredible, knowing you could have either one on the same day, which would you choose?  Let us know in the comments below!

Via BGR, MSNBC

Good news for Verizon, looks like a best seller to me 😀

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