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 ago. 

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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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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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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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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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Sprint to Release Motorola i1 Next Month for $150

PhoneDog is reporting that the Motorola i1 will be arriving at Sprint’s doorstep on June 20th with a $149.99 price tag attached to it.  The ruggedized phone  is designed to withstand pretty much anything you can throw at it and features a 3.1-inch screen with a 5 megapixel camera.  ...

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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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