Need for Speed

You know all those Android phones out there running on the same 528Mhz processor? Well, they’re about to get some help. DroidDog and Engadget are reporting that Myriad Group AG, a new member of the Open Handset Alliance, has introduced a brand new high performance virtual machine ...

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KPN Beats HTC to the Punch, Unveils Legend

We are all but certain that HTC will unveiling the Legend next week at Barcelona.  There have been a handful of “in the wild” shots this week, leading us to believe the demo models are circulating and the handset maker is ready to show it off.  Unfortunately, they won’t be the ...

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HTC’s Sense Adds Pinch Zooming on Android 2.1 Home Screen [VIDEO]

Ask around and you’ll find that most Android enthusiasts are fans of what HTC did with Sense UI.  Rather than pumping out stock Android handsets void of any character, they poured all kinds of things into Android.  Not only did it refresh the interface, but it added features as well.  ...

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HTC Legend Appears in Wild on Eve of Mobile World Congress

Even though CES was a huge coming out party last month, next week’s Mobile World Congress looks to be even bigger.  This is the event to attend if you are a handset maker with half a decent product line.  Anyone who is anyone will be in Spain next week showing off their coming devices.  ...

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HTC Offers Sense UI as Download for Magic Owners

HTC has formally announced the release of “ROM Version:3.05.401.3″ which allows for Magic owners to download and install Sense UI.  This means the great features and customized widgets found on the Hero can be yours!  Head to HTC’s website to download the ROM Update Utility ...

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Android 2.1 Plans “Going Very Well” for Sprint

A member of the Sprint team took to their official message board to bring everyone up to speed in terms of their Android efforts.  As you may know, the carrier plans to update both their Samsung Moment as well as their Hero handsets to Android 2.1 at some point in the first half of the... Read More

HTC to Update Hero (EU) to 2.1 Update in March

We previously reported that the European HTC Hero could see an update from Android 1.5 to Android 2.1 at some point in February.  At the time, we were told secondhand that HTC Poland was pushing out the update.  We’ve learned today that Irish wireless provider, Meteor, has been in ...

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Latest AdMob Report Shows Android Drinking Microsoft’s Milkshake

The latest AdMob metrics report is out today and it’s nothing we haven’t seen yet.  To sum it up quickly, Android continues to grow both here in the US and abroad.   In the span of one year Android traffic (in the AdMob network) has grown from 1% overall to 16%  for North America ...

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Espresso’s Sense UI Captured on Video

While most of us were putting the finishing touches on wrapping gifts, some lucky fella spent his Christmas Eve playing with the new Espresso build of HTC’s Sense UI on his Hero.  And in the spirit of giving, they decided to record the experience.  While the video is somewhat shaky and ...

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HTC Offering Widgets in Android Market for Sense UI Handsets

Listen up Hero and Droid Eris owners!  HTC has just uploaded 4 new widgets for those of you with Sense UI on your Android phones.  Could this be the signal of a new direction for a company formerly famous for being the unknown hardware manufacturer behind many Windows Mobile phones?   Have ...

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HTC’s Legend Likely to be Hero Successor

If we were to base opinions solely off of first impressions, the recently leaked HTC Legend appears to be the likely followup to the ever-popular Hero.  The chaps at ai.rs blog just tipped us off to a much clearer image of the Legend and based on what we can see, it’s gotten Hero written ...

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Lots More HTC ‘Droids To Come?

As reported by DroidDog, it seems that HTC has a plethora of Android devices in the works. Embedded in their latest Hero 2.1 ROM, there were a lot of phone codenames mentioned. Notice that some of the codenames are already known releases, giving this list slightly more credibility.  ...

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HTC Hero 2.1 ROM Leaked!!!

The HTC Hero 2.1 ROM with SenseUI is now available via AllDroid and XDA-developers. Download it at your own risk. This is not an official ROM, nor will it have all the updated, carrier specific software, packaged with it.  As always, if you decide to try out the ROM, make sure to back up ...

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First Look at Android 2.1 Screen Shots

The first few images of Android 2.1 have made their way online and we’re more than pleased to share them.  These pictures allegedly come from an HTC Hero running the newest build of Android.  We’re excited to see this on “old” hardware like the Hero as most of ...

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Happening Now: Sprint Rolling Out OTA Update to Hero

We’re getting wind from a few of our readers that Sprint is pushing out an update to the HTC Hero.  No, it’s not jumping to Android 2.0 yet!  What the update does entirely, we’re not sure.  Hopefully, the SMS hangups are resolved if anything.  We double-checked the Sprint ...

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