More Details on Those New HTC Codenames

We’re back with a couple of updates for those four new HTC codenames we broke last week.  If you’ll recall, they were Speedy, Blitz, Mecha, and Spade.  Our sources tell us that all four, plus the Glacier, will be running on the same, newer 7×30 board found in the G2.  Also, we ...

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Droid Incredible Now Expected to See Froyo Update Tomorrow

Think of this post as a Monopoly-style "Bank error in your favor". The Droid Incredible is now expected to see Android 2.2 updates as early as tomorrow, August 27th. This is a few days earlier than what we had last heard and only a couple of weeks beyond the initial rumored time frame.

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Rumor: Droid Incredible Froyo OTA Hitting September 1st (Here We Go Again!)

Here we go again! According to the folks over at Droid-Life, “sources” are indicating* that the official Froyo update will begin hitting handsets on September 1st.  Put this under the heading of “strictly rumor” for now though folks, however I really do hope Froyo ...

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G2 Gets Closer to Release, Pops Up in FCC Filing

We told you about the G2 possibly launching on September 29th, and we’ve found something that seems to support our theory. A phone that may well be the T-Mobile G2 has popped up in an FCC filing, listed as the HTC PC10100. According to the filing, it  supports AWS 3G, 802.11n WiFi, and ...

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Nexus One Dev Phone Out of Stock

The Android Developers blog is saying that all you people who rushed to buy unlocked Nexus One dev handsets have tapped them out!  Here is the quote from their blog: A couple of weeks ago, we arranged that registered developers could buy an unlocked Nexus One via their publisher page in Android ...

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More HTC Codenames to Watch For

I don't know about the rest of my AndroidGuys staff, but I love to hear of new codenames for handsets. Call me whatever you want, but there's just something cool about project names and rumored phones. You can imagine my joy when I found four new HTC names in my inbox this morning.

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HTC Wildfire Gains Access to Root-Only Applications With Soft Root

It may have taken a little longer than other HTC phones, but the HTC Wildfire has finally been rooted…kinda.  While the method devised and executed does not unlock NAND on the handset(meaning you can’t install custom ROMs),it does allow running applications that require root access. ...

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Report: Droid Incredible to see Froyo this Week

Verizon’s Droid Incredible is said to be receiving its Android 2.2  ‘Froyo’ update this week, according to Mashable sources.  The exact date being thrown around is Wednesday (18th) but we’ll be happy if ours sees is in August. Should it roll out as expected, it will only ...

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HTC Lexikon and HTC Bee Uncovered

There are two more HTC codenames to add to your  list of potential Android 2.2 devices – the Bee and Lexikon.  This marks the first time we’ve heard of either phone, at least with these names.  The Lexikon features a sliding QWERTY keyboard, a 3.8-inch display, 512MB RAM, 4GB ...

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HTC Merge – New Android Phone Sneaks into Verizon Inventory System

A new device has shown up in Verizon's inventory system known as the HTC Merge. Details about the device are extremely sketchy at this point, with literally nothing coming out of either Verizon or HTC.

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Vodafone Caves to Demand, Rolling Froyo Out in “Seven to Ten Days” Sans Bloatware

The masses have spoken. Last week Vodafone pushed out an update to their Desire handset and anxious subscribers gobbled it up, assuming it was Android 2.2. Instead, it was a modified version of Android 2.1 replete with a bunch of Vodafone 360 branded apps and services. Needless to say, ...

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Sprint Breaks Down the Difference Between Epic 4G and EVO 4G [VIDEO]

Sprint just published a video online a few moments ago that helps customers figure out which new 4G capable phone is right for them. The two minute clip does show some of the better selling features between the two devices such as the display type and media streaming.

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HTC Releases Source Code for Droid Incredible, EVO 4G

Today brings welcome news to Droid Incredible and EVO 4G owners who like to dabble in rooting and ROM-flashing.  HTC has released the source code for the two popular super phones, undoubtedly leading to some great new looking builds.  While this doesn’t mean much to the average Android ...

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US Cellular Taps Desire for August 27th Release

U.S. Cellular has announced this morning that the Android 2.1-powered HTC Desire will be available effective August 27.  For those new to Android, the Desire features a 1GHz processor, a 3.7-inch touch screen, 5-megapixel camera and more.  Except for the optical trackball and Sense UI, you can ...

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HTC Glacier GPU Benchmarks Suggest Dual CPU up to 1.5 GHz [Project Emerald]

AlienBabelTech is back at it this week with some more HTC Glacier benchmark details. While last time around we were treated to the CPU scores of the previously unknown device, this time we are looking at the GPU performance. And perform it does. According to figures posted on the benchmarking ...

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