EVO 4G unofficially gets Gingerbread
The other day, a HTC spokesperson was quoted as saying Gingerbread (Android 2.3) would be arriving on the EVO 4G, though an exact date wasn’t given (Q2) and now it looks like the build could be making its way to your phone sooner than later. Some folks have managed to acquire a leaked version of the EVO 4G Gingerbread ROM and have posted it up online for anyone to everybody to […]
Gingerbread coming to ThunderBolt and EVO 4G
HTC has been previously reported to have promised the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) update for their Desire family of phones. Since this included the Desire HD, people wondered if this included other phones similar to the Desire HD. In an email that a HTC spokesperson sent to an enquirer about Gingerbread arriving on the ThunderBolt and EVO 4G, this has been clarified. The ThunderBolt and EVO 4G will be getting the […]
HTC EVO 4G saves a man's life
Who said phones can’t do everything? If you were a valet working at a nightclub in the middle of a shootout, you would disagree. This week, an HTC EVO 4G saved the life of a valet working at a nightclub in Atlanta. The man was caught in a shootout outside the club he was working at and a stray bullet had come flying his way. But fortunately for him, his […]
San Francisco Bay Area now covered in Sprint's 4G WiMAX network
You’ve been waiting for it, and now it’s finally arrived. Sprint has just launched its 4G WiMAX network in the San Francisco Bay Area. Sprint touts the network as being able to offer mobile web browsing up to 10 times faster than a 3G service and it will initially be available in San Francisco, San Jose, Palo Alto and Oakland. Nationwide, folks are already enjoying Sprint’s 4G network in various […]
HTC Desire HD ROM Ported To HTC Desire, Droid Incredible, And EVO 4G
The ROM of the upcoming HTC Desire HD has been busy making rounds recently and after it was ported to the HD2, and reports are now in that the ROM has also set up camp in the original Desire, Droid Incredible, and also the HTC EVO 4G. The ports aren’t perfect and there are still missing features such as the lack of camera support, Wi-Fi, and 4G (on the EVO […]
HTC Droid Incredible and HTC EVO 4G to get new Sense UI?
If you’re a proud owner of either the HTC Droid Incredible or HTC EVO 4G, then you ought to be pleased to know that there are whispers of a spanking new Sense UI Android skin coming your way from HTC. According to a Spanish HTC Twitter account, some very interesting details were revealed concerning the new HTC Sense UI, where all Android 2.2 Froyo HTC smartphones will also be getting […]
HTC EVO 4G Suffering From USB Charging Issues?
HTC’s EVO 4G is not without its own set of problems, and now reports are going around that some users are having trouble charging the device via the microUSB port. According to complaints, the device will either not be able to be charged or will charge intermittently when plugged into a microUSB port, which is quite a serious issue, since a phone with an empty battery is pretty much useless. […]
White HTC EVO 4G arrives at Best Buy
Best Buy was not supposed to release the white version of the EVO 4G from HTC today, but it seems that these smartphones have already landed in select Best Buy stores by now. July 11th is the official date where you can get your hands on one of these puppies, so might as well get ready to suit up and bring a nice camera along to make sure you capture […]
HTC EVO 4G Limited To 30FPS Only?
You might not have noticed this if you aren’t a developer, but reports are going around an artificial limit has been imposed on the screen refresh rate of the recently released HTC EVO 4G. According to the complaints, performance is limited to 30FPS for both 2D and 3D content, despite the phone offering the same chip and graphics processor of the Nexus One, which doesn’t have this issue. Speculation is […]
Android 2.2 FroYo Ported To The Upcoming HTC EVO 4G
Google’s latest version of Android, version 2.2 FroYo, is undoubtedly interesting, so you really can’t blame anyone for wanting to port the OS to whatever Android device they have on hand. In this case, we’re talking about the soon-to-be-released HTC EVO 4G. The folks over at XDA Developers have done just that, and they’ve even been kind enough to upload the video. Are you looking forward to getting Android 2.2 […]
Sprint HTC EVO 4G Having Memory Card Issues?
With the June 4th launch date of the HTC EVO 4G just around the corner, some worrying news has surfaced regarding this hotly anticipated device. As you probably know, Google handed out a bunch of these devices to attendees of this year’s Google I/O, and now folks who received the device seem to be encountering some worrying problems with it. Simply put, some users are reporting that the 8GB microSD card […]
Skype Mobile making its way to the Sprint HTC EVO 4G
Do you think that Skype is the next best thing after sliced bread? Well, good news then – Sprint’s HTC EVO 4G looks set to be able to play nice with a Skype client before the year is over, where it will also be made available as an Android app for worldwide consumers regardless of which carrier they’re tied down to. Could an Android-powered Skype app actually set the bar […]
HTC Evo 4G rooted over the weekend
A handful of folks who got their hands on the HTC Evo 4G (look out for our review shortly!) at the recent Google I/O 2010 event have managed to root the device over the weekend, where at this point in time, we can enjoy the rather blurry video you see here could very well be a foretelling of things to come. Do you think the iPhone 4G will be easier […]
FCC approves HTC EVO 4G
The folks over at the FCC have finally taken a look at the HTC EVO 4G, and they have given it their collective nod of approval. Also known as the HTC model PC36100 when undergoing scrutiny, the EVO 4G will run WiMAX on both Sprint’s and Clearwire’s 2500MHz band, coupled with the standard suite of CDMA bands with EV-DO. This more or less confirms that the smartphone will be headed […]
Sprint to hold HTC EVO 4G launch party this May 12th
Some folks living in the Big Apple will be pleased to receive invites to what is perhaps a launch party of the HTC EVO 4G by Sprint this coming May 12th, where Sprint CEO Dan Hesse will grace the event which will showcase the multimedia capabilities of the EVO 4G. To tie in with this launch, Sprint has partnered with Walt Disney Pictures, providing an advanced screening of “Prince of […]
HTC Evo 4G finally puts WiMax into your hand
HTC and Sprint have just launched the HTC EVO 4G, the first Android phone of its kind that will not only let you access WiMax networks at a much faster speed (and most likely with real unlimited bandwidth), it will also let you share your speedy connection with your laptop – or your friends. This is a huge deal because until now we mostly had to endure slow connections, hack […]