New Release of UnrEVOked Supports Droid Incredible, HTC EVO, and HTC Desire

Interested in rooting your EVO, Droid Incredible, or HTC Desire?  Well, if the answer to that question is yes, you are going to very happy.  The geniuses behind UnrEVOked, the simple HTC EVO rooting tool, have upgraded their root method to now support the Desire and Droid Incredible as well! ...

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Rumor: Minor Update Hitting EVO 4G Next Week

Those of you who have an EVO 4G are advised to keep your eyes peeled for a minor update next week.  Sorry guys and gals, it’s not a Froyo rollout.  Rumored for the 28th, it will address three components. A Boy Genius Report source indicates the following are slated for a tweak next week: ...

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Hack Pushes EVO 4G over 30FPS Limit

About two weeks ago we reported on the framerate issue that plagued the new EVO 4G.  For those not familiar, it was found that the new super phone was limited to 30 frames per second both in 2D (Canvas) and 3D (openGL) modes while last year’s HTC Hero was able to hit 54fps.  While this... ...

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The Tale of EVO Screen Woes: A First-Hand Account (With Video)

After much discussion with my peers, I had come to the conclusion that the problems people were seeing with the HTC EVO 4G’s screen were nothing more than a select few, Twitter savvy folk stirring up trouble on the Interwebs. Sure enough… I was wrong. You see, the day I got my first ...

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Adobe Flash 10.1 Ported to HTC EVO 4G

The boys over at XDA-Developers have done it again! Adobe Flash 10.1 for Android has been ported to the HTC EVO 4G!  The best thing about this mod is that it will allow Flash to run on Android 2.1 with no root access required!  We should mention that it is not nearly as fluid as... Read More

Uh-Oh, EVO Screen Problems

And the hits keep on hitting: another problem has cropped up with EVO units. Good and EVO (GREAT name btw) is reporting that many EVO units are suffering from improperly grounded touchscreens.  How do you check to see if your EVO handset is affected?  Put the unit down on a table or a flat ...

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Hacker Overclocks EVO 4G to 1.267GHz (Toasty!)

A member (coolbho3000) from XDA-developers has managed to get his EVO 4G up to 1.267GHz,running about 30% faster than normal.  So far things have been running pretty stable for him considering he has only had the phone a short while. We know you hackers and modders out there are already getting ...

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HTC EVO 4G and Droid Incredible Afflicted With Unresponsive Touchscreen?

Engadget is reporting that the HTC EVO 4G and Droid Incredible suffer from unresponsive touchscreens.  The video posted above supposedly shows the EVO’s touchscreen failing to smoothly register touches when the phone isn’t being handled.  Engadget also has an older video showing the ...

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Enterprising Geek Wants to Send an EVO Into Space. No, Really.

So how many of you got brand new shiny EVO handsets this week and have had a ton of fun experiencing the awesomeness that is EVO? Great, now how many of you are planning on sending your shiny new toy into the upper atmosphere on a weather balloon until said balloon pops and it floats... Read More

Nexus One May Suffer from Same Framerate Issue as EVO

We reported recently that the EVO has been having some serious frame rate issues, namely that it is locked at 30 FPS in both 2d and 3d modes.  Now it seems that the Nexus One may be suffering from the same frame rate issue. In a post over at dailytech.com, it is being reported that... Read More

HTC EVO 4G Afflicted by Framerate Issue?

Reports are surfacing from XDA-Developers and the Google Code forums that the HTC EVO 4G has major framerate issues.  It seems that the device is some how locked at 30 frames per second both in 2D (Canvas) and 3D (openGL) modes. Interestingly, the HTC Hero hits 54fps on average and has smoother ...

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Sprint Revises EVO 4G Sales Estimates

Sprint has come out and revised the estimates for their first weekend sales of the EVO 4G.  Without telling us specifically how many phones were sold they downgrade the figure.  Initially it was being reported that the total number of HTC EVO 4G devices sold on Friday was three times the number ...

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EVO 4G Out of Stock “Check Back Later”

We knew that Sprint’s new phone was doing well.  The carrier even admitted to shortages not only at their stores, but Best Buy and Radio Shack locations as well.  Now we’re finding that Sprint.com is showing the device out of stock.  There’s an ambiguous “check back ...

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EVO Gets “Toasted”; Root and Froyo ROM Released

The EVO isn’t even available at Sprint stores until tomorrow, but when Google decided to give around 5,000 of these bad boys away, they were basically telling developers to “get this bad boy rooted already.” And so they did… Over on XDA-Developers, toastcfh (also known ...

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Walmart to Offer Sprint EVO 4G for $199 Without Mail-In Rebate

It appears Walmart is officially joining the EVO 4G party.  That’s right, Walmart, no doubt wanting a share of the EVO sales has joined both Best Buy and Radio Shack in offering the EVO 4G for $199 even.  There is no mail-in rebate required. I am betting Radio Shack and Best Buy will be ...

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