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

HTC Desire Arrives Stateside on “Select Regional Operators” in August [UPDATE: Cellular South]

HTC took to twitter earlier today to let their followers know that the Desire handset would be coming to the United States.  Considered by many to be a “Nexus One with Sense UI” the Desire would make a welcome addition to any carrier’s lineup.  Sadly, neither AT&T nor ...

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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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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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AT&T Announces $129.99 HTC Aria for June 20

AT&T has announced via Facebook that their next Android handset, the HTC Aria, will be available June 20th.  If you’ve been following along for the last few weeks then you’ll not be surprised by the form factor. Dropping at $129.99 (after $100 mail-in rebate), the pocket-sized ...

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HTC Aria/Liberty/Intruder Spotted in AT&T Handset Testing Video

Check out the video below from AT&T which shows how they go about testing their handsets.  Of particular note is the fact that this clip shows the yet-to-be-announced HTC Aria/Liberty/Intruder smart phone.  While the guy in the video acknowledges it is an Android device, he does not ...

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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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Rumor:Froyo-Flavored Scorpion to Sting Verizon Customers with 1.5GHz

Like a bad penny, the Scorpion rumors have turned up again.  The last time we checked in on this phone we were reporting that it would feature a 1.5GHz processor and have support for WiMAX.  We, like others, assumed it was Sprint-bound.  It doesn’t look that way any longer.

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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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EXCLUSIVE: First Look at HTC Aria?

One of tipsters just passed along a few screen shots for an HTC device headed for AT&T.  They have been pretty solid in the past so we’re inclined to believe them this time around.  Here’s what they knows about the device from their brief experience with it.  The phone runs ...

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Verizon’s HTC Incredible Finally Gets Rooted (UPDATE: Or Not)

With all the spotlight on Sprint’s EVO 4G, it seemed like efforts to root Verizon’s Incredible were but a distant memory. Says AllDroid.org’s Jake Day and Boostdscoob… fear not, “we have root!” At around 10:15 PM UTC, the duo posted a screenshot of what they ...

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Exclusive: EVO 4G Accessory Prices and Availability (Updated with Pics)

We’ve known for a while that the EVO would come to market with plenty of accessories. What we didn’t know was how much the ones we actually cared about would cost. Thanks to a friend over at Sprint, we now have a little more insight into some of the prices, and what will for sure... ...

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EVO’s Qik Video Chat to Cost an Extra $5 a Month… Seriously?

According to a source of ours inside Sprint, the EVO 4G’s $10 premium cost doesn’t seem to cover the Qik video chat capabilities, as previously thought. As you can see in the screenshot below, the service will be cost a $4.99 premium, payable via PayPal. This shot comes straight ...

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