Category: Android

HTC Sync 2.0.33 now available

So there we are, desperately looking around the HTC website for SOME SIGN of the HTC Hero Android 2.1 / HTC Sense upgrade (hellooooo!!!!) and instead we find this, an updated version of the HTC Sync software. Get this if you've got the HTC Legend, HTC...

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 – Up-close

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is here and, if I can get myself off this lovely sumo chair, I'll have a full review online soon enough. Until then there's the usual up-close photos to keep you busy. This white one is available on Orange. The X10 has som...

DROID Incredible announced

Remember the DROID ? Of course you do, it's the Motorola handset that caused such a stir in the US a few months ago following a huge PR campaign. It was launched on Verizon in the USA and had a small outing here in Europe as the MILESTONE. …

HTC Desire and Legend – Mini Reviews

You may remember that recently we had the HTC Desire and HTC Legend for a couple of days each. It's not really enough time for a full review, but we've now packaged the pictures and videos together in a smaller, more concise review. After several minu...

LG Show Off The LU2300

Over a the LG UK Blog they have shown off the replacement to the In Touch Max and is called LU2300 (hopefully a better name to follow) Features: 3.5inch capacitive touchscreen 1GHz Snapdragon Processor 4 line landcape slide QWERTY keyboard DivX suppo...

Motorola goes square

This small square Motorola device appeared briefly on Droiddog, although it's now been pulled. To be honest we don't know a fat lot about it other than the square screen, swivel keyboard, Android 2.1 OS and MotoBLUR. This square screen adds yet anothe...

Stolen stuff returned with the help of WaveSecure

Here's a very interesting blog post from a computing student in London. It details how Andrew, a computing student from London, located and retrieved his stolen belongings using WaveSecure on his HTC Hero. The app will let you backup and restore your ...

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Unboxing videos

Yesterday we got to borrow the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. It's got an 8.1 megapixel camera, 480x854 WVGA screen, WiFi, aGPS, Bluetooth and all the usual Android goodness. Sony Ericsson have also added the Timescape and Mediascape applications to help y...

Orange Wednesdays app now out for Android

The Orange Wednesdays app has been around for the iPhone for some time but wait, the Android version is now here too. With Orange Wednesdays you get 2 for 1 cinema vouchers and this app will tell you what's on near you and will let you read reviews, …

Android Apps Catalogue explodes

Every now and then I tend to write a "warning" post and this, I'm afraid, is another one for Microsoft. One of the first came in 2007. I said that

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 in the house!

Lookie what's just turned up at coolsmartphone towers. It's the white Sony Ericsson Xperia X10. This particular shade is exclusive to Orange and a very nice looking handset, if a little wider than we remembered. We're just getting to grips with the So...

HTC Desire everywhere, but no SIM free yet

The HTC Desire. o2 are selling it, Three will shortly be doing the same and, good news, Vodafone seem to have it live and T-Mobile do too. This morning Orange started shipping it and you're all busy chatting about it in the forums So great news then. ...

Desire now available on Orange

The HTC Desire is now available to buy on Orange. We're not seeing it on the Orange site right now, but Matt Gough has emailed in to say.. "Just got off the phone to Orange (from calling 150) and the HTC Desire has been launched as of 9AM. …

Motorola DEXT now half price on Orange

The Motorola DEXT is available for just £149 on Pay As You Go in the Orange Easter sale. That's half the normal price, so you can bag a very decent Android QWERTY for a very decent price. It's also available on contract from nothing, plus you can div...

Three to launch Desire two weeks today

Three are to launch the HTC Desire on Tuesday April 20th in stores, online and through telephone sales. Prices range from £35 per month on the "Internet Texter" plan for "unlimited" internet, unlimited texts, unlimited 3-to-3 calls and 750 minutes. O...

Motorola Dext Now Just £149.99 On Orange

Orange have an Easter Sale on their PAYG range of handsets and the best value is a 50% price drop on the Android powered Motorola Dext now at only £149.99 down from £299.99 The Dext is the first phone from Motorola to feature MotoBlur whic...

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 – First o2 units arriving

A few days ago we spotted the Xperia X10 popping up in o2 magazines along with other Android and Windows Mobile kit. Now we're hearing that people have already starting to get them from o2 via retentions. We've had an anonymous mail telling us that th...

HTC Desire desired everywhere

We're getting stacks of mail about the HTC Desire. This really is proving to be a very popular handset and, when I popped into town earlier, it was being advertised heavily with a definite emphasis on the 1Ghz speed. Dave Burgess has spotted it in the...

A quick X10 / HTC Desire update

A quick update before I go off and start raiding the Easter Eggs. Firstly, the Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is now in shops as you can see - this one was spotted in a Three store. Also, I've had quite a few emails asking about the Desire on …

HTC Desire and HTC Legend now rooted

Anyone who's played with a ROM will probably know about Paul from MoDaCo. I'm sure he still owes me a beer, but I'm still quite happy to mention this :) Paul has just managed to root the HTC Desire and the HTC Legend. Most Android owners probably won'...