Generation Gap? How I Got my Mother to Switch to Android

“I wouldn’t recommend an Android phone to my mother.” That’s a phrase I’ve heard thrown around more than once since Android first came out, and up until recently, I was of that same opinion. That is until the Sprint EVO 4G came out.  

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EVO 4G Versus Droid X : Who Ya Got?

We know the announcements just came down within the last hour for the Droid X but we’re dying to know.  If you had your choice between the EVO 4G from Sprint and the Droid X from Verizon, who would you pick?  And why?  Vote in the poll below and then back your argument up in... Read More

Samsung Galaxy S Pro Details Coming Together

The fellas over at Android Central were passed a list of details for the all-but-official Samsung Galaxy S Pro.  The 4G -capable handset which is headed for Sprint looks like a standard Galaxy S but with a sliding QWERTY but what’s really under the hood?  

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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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QWERTY-Based Samsung Galaxy Q Coming to US

We recently saw our first images of Sprint’s forthcoming Galaxy S Pro which, for all practical purposes, looks like a standard Galaxy S with a sliding QWERTY.  Word is coming today that Samsung is readying a QWERTY-based Galaxy Q for the United States later this year.  Armed with ...

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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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New Pictures Confirm Samsung Galaxy S Pro as 4G Handset

Yesterday saw the first picture of Samsung’s Galaxy S Pro arrive online.  Along with the picture of the 5-row QWERTY handset was speculation that it would be among Sprint’s next 4G handsets.  A pair of pictures quickly followed last night and provide confirmation that the phone is ...

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Picture of Sprint’s Galaxy S Pro Surfaces, Confirms Sliding QWERTY

The first picture of Sprint’s version of the Galaxy S handset made its way into the hands of Android Community today.  Called the Galaxy S Pro, it looks every bit of a standard Galaxy S save for the sliding 5-row QWERTY hiding below.  This confirms the news we broke just over a month ...

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HTC EVO 4G Afflicted by Framerate Issue?

Reports are surfacing from XDA-Developers and the Google Code forums that the HTC EVO 4G has major framerate issues.  It seems that the device is some how locked at 30 frames per second both in 2D (Canvas) and 3D (openGL) modes. Interestingly, the HTC Hero hits 54fps on average and has smoother ...

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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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EVO 4G Out of Stock “Check Back Later”

We knew that Sprint’s new phone was doing well.  The carrier even admitted to shortages not only at their stores, but Best Buy and Radio Shack locations as well.  Now we’re finding that Sprint.com is showing the device out of stock.  There’s an ambiguous “check back ...

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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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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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Sprint Dropping Motorola i1 and Samsung Intercept (Moment 2) July 11

Sprint customers looking beyond this week’s EVO 4G release are advised to mark their calendar for July 11th.  If the latest leak holds up, this will be the day Sprint releases both the Motorola i1 and Samsung Intercept.   

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