Category: Android

HTC Hero problems on Vodafone

Got a new HTC Hero unlocked? Want to use it on Vodafone UK? Hold up there cowboy, here's something you should know. Widgets on the HTC Hero interface don't seem to play nice with the Vodafone network. Apparently it's all down to ports being blocked on...

Windows 7 and the Hero – Play nice

Now, I'm probably talking to quite a small number of people here, but for those of you with a gleaming new HTC Hero and the all new Windows 7 then you might be having problems gettign the two to talk. A work-around has now been published which should …

FCC Rubber-stamps the CDMA Hero

Regular readers will no doubt have read our HTC Hero review. The device has been fully blessed with the HTC software tweaks we've come to expect on Windows Mobile kit from HTC and now, using the codename "HERO200", it's heading it's way across the Atl...

HTC Click in video action

Check it out - it's the new HTC Click in full video goodness. The Click is the cheap and cheerful Android device we mentioned a month ago and it's shown here without the funky HTC TouchFLO / Sense interface but with the Android "Donut" build 1.50.999....

Samsung InstinctQ makes an appearance

The Samsung InstinctQ has popped up on the web in leaked shots over at phandroid.com. It's headed for the USA on the Sprint network and these shots clearly show a sliding QWERTY but, aside from optical pad, we don't know a far lot specs-wise. Meanwhi...

HTC Hero Update caught on video!

Paul from MoDaCo has been slowly torturing us this afternoon with juicy bits of info relating to the HTC Hero update. This, from what we've heard, should improve the speed and responsiveness of the Hero. Paul has managed to get the update (or a test b...

Layar – Augmented Reality goes into overdrive

Augmented Reality. The words used to wash over me like a cool breeze and I had no idea what people were on about. It's simple enough though - apps boasting this feature simply combine real-world and computer-generated data in real-time to create an in...

Rumoured software update for the Hero ?

We'll admit that this is a bit of hearsay right now, but it's a very interesting bit of hearsay. "Vonn", over at AndroidCommunity.com, says that he's received an email from HTC Customer Care HQ regarding a software update for the HTC Hero. According t...

HTC Hero interface aped – on the iPhone

Well here's a thing. Some dedicated iPhone fans have hacked about with their phones to produce this - the HTC TouchFLO / Sense interface on the popular Apple handset. There's a fair amount of work to get this working but we're guessing it shows just h...

Nimbuzz now also available for Android

Social Messaging client "Nimbuzz" has now been made available for Android. The Android version brings some unique features including a time-sensitive user interface, home-screen notifications, Skype and local social network support, smart buddy list, ...

Free Android Apps I’ve installed

As a Windows Mobile user for several years I've always been interested in installing cool apps. Now, on the Android-powered HTC Hero, I've been diving into the Android Market app-store for great tools and utilities. The Hero, which has just been relea...

HTC Sense – Something we should clear up

This isn't really ground-breaking news, but following weeks of hearing about HTC Sense it's important that we make something clear. The HTC Sense experience is just that - the experience. Part of that is the HTC TouchFLO system, but it's not the whole...

HTC Fiesta on the way to AT&T with Android juice

This is a Ford Fiesta from a number of years ago. It's obviously not the newly spied HTC Fiesta. Evidence of it has been spotted on this internal HTC link. It's showing a 240x320 screen from what we can make out and is also known as the HTC …

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 …