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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Best Buy Offering Exclusive White EVO 4G

Engadget was passed along an image this morning that shows Best Buy will be offering the HTC EVO 4G in white as part of an exclusive deal.  Officially launching July 11th, customers are able to pre-order one starting today.  Don’t go to Sprint looking for one of these as the carrier ...

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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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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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HTC EVO 4G Has Massive Weekend, Leads to Shortages

Sprint has issued a press release this morning touting the record sales of their new HTC EVO 4G.  The actual number of  devices sold over the weekend is not officially known but it’s bigger than anything the carrier has seen so far.  Sprint did share a little something to put it into ...

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OTA Update for EVO 4G, Addresses Memory Card Issues, Breaks Rooted Phones

Sprint and HTC have put together an over-the-air update (1.32.651.6) to address a known issue involving memory cards.  The problem that some were running into was that the EVO 4G had trouble locating and/or writing to the microSD card which also locked the phone up.  While this was not a ...

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First Look at Sprint Ad Campaign for EVO [VIDEO]

Sprint’s first commercial for the EVO 4G has made its way online but it doesn’t do much to sell people on Android or the phone… yet.  Consider it more of a teaser or lead-up to an actual campaign.  We barely get a glimpse of the phone and then it ends!  We get the sense ...

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Get Your EVO Early – RadioShack to Open Select Stores at 6AM

Look, we get it.  You really want a new HTC EVO 4G.  So bad actually, that you might be considering taking the day off of work.  Radio Shack doesn’t want the world to grind to a halt when everyone calls off so they’re going on the offensive.  This Friday, RadioShack will be opening ...

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HTC EVO 4G Has Been Rooted

Well that didn’t take long.  The HTC EVO 4G has been rooted thanks to the developer/hacker community.  We can’t say we’re shocked at all by this – Google and Sprint did give put a couple thousand of these right into the hands of the guys who love to tinker with phones ...

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EVO 4G FAQs

We’re starting to see a significant number of emails and questions coming our way about the latest Sprint handset.  Rather than trying to answer them all over and over again, we thought we’d put together a quick list of FAQs to help you out.  We may be adding to the list as time ...

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This Just In: HTC EVO 4G Due June 4 for $199.99

Dan Hesse and the Sprint gang just announced the price of the next super phone, the EVO 4G.  Due on June 4th, the HTC beauty will retail for $199.99  and a 2-year service agreement.  Oh, and there’s that little $100 mail-in rebate to deal with as well. Like many had hoped, the 4G WiFi ...

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Sprint Follows Verizon’s Lead, Bails on Nexus One

Say good bye to the CDMA Nexus One.  Like Verizon did a few weeks back, Sprint has opted to drop the Nexus One from its future handset roadmap.  Why, you ask?  Well, the EVO 4G is going to be a considerably beefier phone with (presumably) a similar price point.  According Gizmodo, a Sprint rep ...

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Sprint Sending Out Invitations to HTC EVO 4G Event May 12th

We just received an email from Sprint inviting us to join the Dan Hesse (CEO) next month for a hands-on look at the upcoming HTC EVO 4G. Not only that, but we’d be treated to a special advanced viewing of this summer’s Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time weeks before it hits theaters.

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