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ASUS ZenPhone 2 with 4GB of RAM

ASUS announced a few interesting devices at CES recently. While I was looking out for the ZenPhone Zoom that was hinted at three days ago, ASUS dropped the ZenPhone 2

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This Day in Android: Sprint begins selling HTC Hero (2009)

It was exactly three years ago today that Sprint began offering its first Android smartphone, the HTC Hero. Monumental in more than a few ways, this was also the first

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HTCdev adds several devices to Unlocked Bootloader Menu

One of the responsibilities of the HTCdev team includes providing a method to unlock the bootloader on several HTC devices. They now allow users to unlock the bootloader on over

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Maintenance Release Hitting Sprint Hero

We figured we’d better head this one off as early as possible. Those of you with a Sprint Hero are able to check for a software update today.

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Android 2.1 Hits Cellular South’s HTC Hero

Cellular South, one of the first mobile carriers in the US to carry Android phones is giving the classic HTC Hero the 2.1 update. Their website is showing instructions on

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Backdoor Found in HTC EVO & Sprint Hero, Exploited to Gain Root Access

The development team calling themselves unrevoked discovered an executable binary called skyagent in the HTC EVO and the Sprint Hero. A second executable binary called hstools was also found in

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HTC Releases Kernel Source Code for EVO 4G, HTC Hero

Good news for the Android developer community, HTC has finally released the source code for the Android 2.1 build of the HTC Hero.  While they were at it, HTC dropped

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Sprint Expects to Launch Android 2.2 “In the Near Future”

In a recent announcement on Twitter, Sprint has said that it expects to launch Android 2.2 Sprint expects to launch Android 2.2 “in the near future.” On the Sprint’s message boards, a Sprint employee said

“As work on finalizing the software is under way, Sprint expects to launch Android 2.2 in the near future. It also will be available as an upgrade on the recently launched HTC EVO 4G.”

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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

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HTC Issues Official Statement on Hero and Eclair: “By End of June”

HTC Hero owners have been growing increasingly impatient as they wait for an Android 2.1 update.  We’ve heard rumblings that something was going to happen later this month and now

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Download This: 2.1 for Sprint Hero!

No more teases, Sprint Hero owners. No more waiting. 2.1 is here. Get yourself on over to HTC’s site for the download, then head to Sprint and follow the instructions.

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AT&T Getting the Hero? Ummm… What?

We know that AT&T is planning to release a plethora of Android devices this year. What we don’t know is which ones they are. Rumors have it that a Touch

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Sprint Loves Your Mom, Do You?

Wireless provider Sprint is doing what they can to have you looking like a champ this coming Mother’s Day.  Hesse and Co. have put together a list of Android apps

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Sprint Hero Getting 2.1 “First Week of May”

The highly anticipated 2.1 update for the HTC Hero on Sprint’s network has been rumored with various rollout dates for months now.  We received an email today from a follower

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The Future of MotoBLUR, Sense and TouchWiz

Android is on the verge of earning the moniker “the future of the mobile operating system.” Although it is still in its infancy, the Android platform currently operates on nine