Category: Android

HTC Android 2.1 Update coming April?

The much-anticipated HTC Hero updated is now apparently set to arrive on April 2nd with network variants getting their fix on April 16th. The details, posted over at xda-developers.com relate to the European roll-out of the Android 2.1 update and all ...

Xperia X10 arrives on Orange UK website

The Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 has just popped up on the Orange UK website in both black and white. It's a handset we spotted in the Sony Ericsson family gallery at Mobile World Congress last month and is powered by Android. It has a 1Ghz Qualcomm Snapd...

Vodafone grab an exclusive on the HTC Legend

Our HTC Legend story from last week didn't mention one quite important detail. Yes, the rather excellent HTC Legend we've covered is coming to Vodafone UK, but it's exclusive to Vodafone UK. Apart from the unlocked versions from our store and devicewi...

Legend Also Coming To Vodafone

There was another huge Android announcement at MWC that is of course the HTC Legend which is an upgrade to the Hero that so many people loved last year (it also won phone of the year!) Now in a aluminium unibody case with the new version of Sense...

HTC Desire Coming Soon To Vodafone UK

Today is fast becoming a day for Vodafone to put up pre-orders on their coming soon section.  Earlier today we brought you news that the Nexus One was available to register your information for over on the official Vodafone website and now comes ...

Nexus One appears on Vodafone Coming Soon pages

Over at the Vodafone UK website a new handset has just appeared in the "Coming Soon" section. Yup, it's the Google Nexus One. Whilst it might look like the Desire and have similar specs to the Desire, it's not the same phone. For a start there's no HT...

Opera Mini 5 Beta 2 for Android – No multitouch though :(

Opera Mini 5 beta 2 is now available to download on your Android device. Head over to m.opera.com/next on your phone or click here. It includes tabbed browsing and a speed dial function for getting your favourite sites in just one click. In our brief ...

HTC Legend video – The final day!

We've just put the final HTC Legend video online. It was filmed just minutes before the FedEx guy turned up to take the handset away - there was a mad fumble as I pulled the SIM and microSD card out and stuck it back in the jiffy bag. …

HTC Legend Launching 23rd March

Clove have the HTC Legend down to be released on the 23rd March (not long to go!) for a sim free price of £376.00 which is pretty reasonable.  eXpansys list for slightly less at £369.99 but you will have to wait until 6th Aoril to get...

HTC Legend Video – Day 3

It's a brief return to wobble-cam magic in todays HTC Legend video. We have a look at the FM radio, Google Maps, on-board keyboard, YouTube and the playback quality of an MP4 video. Click on to view .. Link - YouTube

A weekend with the HTC Legend – Video Day 2

Today we've got the 'old close-up camera and filmed another HTC Legend video. This time it's a look at the new features on the very latest version of HTC Sense (Android). This is Android 2.1 and we've got the final build of the OS and Sense GUI on …

HTC Legend vs HTC Hero – Low-light cam comparison

Yesterday we showed you some comparison shots taken on the HTC Hero and HTC Legend. A few of you said that there wasn't much difference, but I'm determined to show the difference in quality. Last night, after a few drinks, I stumbled out into the gard...

A weekend with the HTC Legend – Video special

Quite a few sites appear to have a HTC Legend review unit, but here at coolsmartphone.com we've got something that no-one else has. It's revealed 4 minutes and 45 seconds into our mammoth unboxing video. The video starts literally minutes after the Fe...

HTC Legend vs HTC Hero Camera comparison

We've played around with the HTC Hero for quite some time now. It has a 5 megapixel auto-focus camera but then, so has the all-new HTC Legend we've got hold of. How do the two compare? Well, I can tell you that finally, after all these years, HTC …

A weekend with the HTC Legend – Photo special

We now have a rather massive video showing the new HTC Legend being unboxed and generally fiddled with by my good self. There's also yet more photos of the Legend, plus comparison shots and super up-close pictures. We've already had some of your quest...

A weekend with the HTC Legend

Keep an eye on the site this weekend, because we've got a little surprise for you all. We took a shine to a certain handset at Mobile World Congress last month. The HTC Legend was launched alongside the HTC Desire and a Windows Mobile device called th...

Orange Hero issues following ROM upgrade?

There's an interesting story on theregister.co.uk this morning regarding the HTC Hero. According to the item there's issues accessing the Android Marketplace on the Orange-branded model following the recent update. I've tested it here and not had a p...

X10 Mini & X10 Mini Pro Coming 16th March

Online retailer eXpansys have just put up Pre-Order pages for both the X10 Mini and the X10 Mini Pro with an expected release date of 16th March... just over 2 weeks away!. The X10 Mini which was announced at Mobile World Congress packs a 5 Megapixel ...

The Android App Review Show – Episode 10

Tom Ranson has been cranking out the Android App Review episodes and now, complete with tripod, episode 10 is online. This week Trimble Outdoors have given Tom their Allsport GPS app to review. It's a great app that'll turn your phone into a GPS-enabl...

Nexus One to launch on Vodafone in April

Whilst Orange is picking up the HTC Desire, Vodafone look to be picking up the picking up the Nexus One. Both phones are very similar, although HTC were keen to stress that they're both made on completely seperate production lines during Mobile World ...