Category: Android

Opera browser coming to Android too

Windows Mobile has already been drenched in the Opera browsing goodness and now it looks like Android is getting it too. In an interview the CEO of Opera Software, Jon von Tetzchner stated... "Yes, we are working on an Android version" There's no new...

White Samsung Galaxy snapped

Here's the white Galaxy GT-I7500 from Samsung. Powered by Android 1.5 Cupcake it's got quadband GSM / GPRS / EDGE and triband 3G / HSDPA / HSUPA. Other specs include WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth 2.0 EDR, 5 megapixel shooter, 3.5 mm audio jack and that fantast...

HTC Sync software gets update

HTC have posted an update to their Sync software for the HTC Hero. HTC Sync will let you sync your Outlook and Outlook Express details with your Hero quickly - including appointments and all your contacts. The software will also let you install third-...

HTC Site reveals Hero arrival on Sprint

A URL which we'll not mention (but is not too hard to stumble across) on the HTC website is now showing the HTC Hero as coming onto the Sprint network in the USA. The same HTC support pages also show the Touch Pro2 and Snap ready for Telus. …

Samsung Galaxy showing on o2 systems

The Samsung Galaxy should, in theory, be appearing sometime this month on o2. It's an Android powered device with quad-band GSM, tri-band 3G, a 5 megapixel auto-focus camera plus flash, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1, GPS, AMOLED HVGA touch screen, 1500mAh batte...

Free stuff and money off the latest HTC kit

Read our HTC Hero review? All ready to buy? Good. If you're interested in the unlocked one then we've got a £10 discount code for you to use at the checkout. Just enter "HEROCSP" and a tenner will automatically come off the final cost. You'll also ge...

HTC Hero Review

OK, this one has taken us some time. We managed to bag the HTC Hero back in June but we spent all the time we could answering your questions via our video blog but then, after getting some time with a second unit, we managed to finish off …

HTC Hero unlocked version available now

We're still putting our finishing touches to the HTC Hero review. Let's just say it's an epic review and leave it at that. If you're looking for a network-free and completely unlocked one there's now a limited supply up for grabs on devicewire.com. Th...

T-Mobile G2 Touch available now

The Twittersphere has revealed that the T-Mobile G2 Touch (aka HTC Hero) should be available today from T-Mo with tghe device appearing in stores later on this week. There's still nothing on the T-Mobile website but there's at least a reference to it ...

HTC Click – Another Android device coming

It looks like HTC are on a mission to bring the Android platform to the masses with the HTC Click. Pitched at the cheaper end of the market this will echo the Windows Mobile cheap-and-chearful Viva - it even looks similar. If HTC can bring the HTC Sen...

HTC Hero now available on Orange

Right, unless we're going completely bonkers it looks like the HTC Hero is now fully available on the Orange website. This Android-powered device has been in my pocket for a week or two recently and, although I'm still a Windows Mobile fan, it's impre...

More HTC Hero Videos and Pics to keep you drooling

A few weeks back we managed to grab the HTC Hero for a week and gave it a full workout. Now other sites are getting their mitts on it, and you can see two of them side by side - the graphite and white one - at hdblog.it. …

HTC Hero – Delayed until August

Ok, so it looks like the Hero is going to take a little longer. The Android-powered device has already had loads of coverage here at coolsmartphone.com and on YouTube but it's now being pencilled in for the first week in August. This delay applies to ...

Example photos taken with the HTC Hero

We knew that the Hero would be available in a range of colours. The white one will be coming to devicewire.com unlocked, with the graphite one coming to Orange. Now it seems that a pink one is coming to Carphone Warehouse. During our time with the HTC...

A week with the HTC Hero – Day 6

Day 6 of our week with the HTC Hero is now published. Today we have a look at Android Market, the Adobe Flash integration, Twitter, playing a game and a few more of your questions. We've only got one more day with this phone and I will try …

A week with the HTC Hero – Day 5

Apologies in advance if you've not received a response to emails, I'm off the net all weekend but there's just been time to get day 5 of our week with the HTC Hero online. This time we take a look under the battery cover and answer a few …

A week with the HTC Hero – Day 4

Day 4 of our "Week With" series is now online. Today we show you more of the camera, video recording, the YouTube app, more of the on-screen keyboard, more browsing action, how to add shortcuts to programs, screen rotation and more. Plus, don't forget...

A week with the HTC Hero – Day 3

Day 3 of our week with the Hero is now online and we have some great news. I'm getting a tripod ! No, not that sort of tripod - one for the camera, so these one-handed wobble-cam videos could be a thing of the past very soon. Today …

A week with the HTC Hero – Day 2

Day 2 of our HTC Hero video blog is now online. Today we took at the insides of the phone - the HTC Sense interface. I've got no manual and no instructions - this is all stuff I've learnt in the first few hours with the phone. HTC …

Android Marketplace continues to fill up

We're going to start covering Android news - this won't dilute our existing Windows Mobile coverage and it's merely branching out with additional information for our visitors. Over the next few days we'll be working on improvements to the site so you ...