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HTC Desire HD and Incredible S get Gingerbread on 16 May

HTC Desire HD and Incredible S get Gingerbread on 16 May

13 May, 2011 | comments (192)

It may be Friday the 13th, but HTC brought up great news for all unbranded SIM-free HTC Desire HD and Incredible S owners out there. HTC is going to start pushing the eagerly awaited Android 2.3 Gingerbread update on 16 May, just 3 days from...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Desire Z will get Gingerbread by the end of June

HTC Desire Z will get Gingerbread by the end of June

06 May, 2011 | comments (79)

blockquote p { font: italic normal 13px/17px Arial; color: #474747; } blockquote { border-left: 3px solid #ddd; padding: 0 0 0 15px; margin: 10px 0px 10px 9px; } At last, it's confirmed - the HTC Desire Z is...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Desire HD and Incredible S get sweet Gingerbread treatment

HTC Desire HD and Incredible S get sweet Gingerbread treatment

04 May, 2011 | comments (194)

Good news, HTC users! The Desire HD and Incredible S Android 2.3 Gingerbread updates arrive right on time. They are available as a 100MB OTA update, so charge your phones, back up some data and go get some Gingerbread magic. HTC promised us...

Tags: Android, HTC, Touch UI


Adobe spill the beans on an upcoming Android 3.1 release

Adobe spill the beans on an upcoming Android 3.1 release

29 April, 2011 | comments (40)

Today Adobe released an update for its Flash Player 10.2 for Android. Besides the regular bug fixes and security enhancements, it brings some optimizations for Android 3.1. Say what? It's the first time we hear of Android 3.1 and it's obviously...


Samsung Galaxy S gets Gingerbread as promised

Samsung Galaxy S gets Gingerbread as promised

16 April, 2011 | comments (153)

It looks like April is the month for the big names in the Android world to be rolling out their latest updates. Samsung is getting ready to release the updates to the Galaxy S. The HTC Desire family is looking to be getting some Gingerbread goodness...


HTC Wildfire S to launch on 13 May in the UK, starts at 230 quid

HTC Wildfire S to launch on 13 May in the UK, starts at 230 quid

11 April, 2011 | comments (20)

The smallest of HTC’s S trio, the HTC Wildfire S, is now available on pre-order in the UK. It's set to launch on 13 May. You have a choice between getting the Gingerbread droid on a contract or SIM-free from several retailers. The SIM-free HTC...


HTC Desire S SIM-free now available in the UK, costs 410 quid

HTC Desire S SIM-free now available in the UK, costs 410 quid

31 March, 2011 | comments (15)

The HTC Desire S is currently available for purchase from the well-known UK retailer Expansys. The price has been altered a bit from the phone's pre-order period from 500 euros to 466 euros (410 pounds). Not only that, but Expansys also throws in...

Tags: HTC, Android, TouchUI


1.4 GHz Samsung I9001 Galaxy S Plus with Gingerbread surfaces

1.4 GHz Samsung I9001 Galaxy S Plus with Gingerbread surfaces

31 March, 2011 | comments (72)

We just got word that Samsung are working on a new hot Android smartphone called Samsung I9001 Galaxy S Plus. Packing a 1.4 GHz single-core Snapdragon processor and running on the latest phone-friendly 2.3 Gingerbread version of the Google OS, this...


Gingerbread ROM for HTC Desire Z leaks, you can try it now

Gingerbread ROM for HTC Desire Z leaks, you can try it now

31 March, 2011 | comments (6)

We have some good news for of you, impatient owners of HTC Desire Z out there, waiting for a Gingerbread update. There is an HTC test ROM available for download, but only for those brave enough to manually install it on their precious...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Desire HD to get Gingerbread Motorola DEFY will enjoy Froyo

HTC Desire HD to get Gingerbread Motorola DEFY will enjoy Froyo

29 March, 2011 | comments (46)

The French carrier SFR announced a schedule for the Android updates for HTC Desire HD and Motorola DEFY. The Desire HD will get a Gingerbread update in the first half of April, while the Motorola DEFY will taste Froyo by the end of...


3 UK roadmap reveals 1.4 GHz Galaxy S II mini, Nokia X7

3 UK roadmap reveals 1.4 GHz Galaxy S II mini, Nokia X7

21 March, 2011 | comments (44)

The Three UK roadmap just surfaced, revealing excitingly sounding devices such as a Samsung Galaxy S II mini and confirming that the Nokia X7 hasn't been canceled world-wide. Unlike the Galaxy mini, the S II mini will be a high-end smartphone,...


 Android in Feb 2011: Froyo surpasses 60% market share

Android in Feb 2011: Froyo surpasses 60% market share

17 March, 2011 | comments (39)

Here's Google bringing us the latest update on the Android platform versions distribution. The numbers show that Froyo is increasing its lead at the front, while Gingerbread and Honeycomb still struggle to make an impact. There's also a notable...


Android 2.3 to hit the HTC Desire HD, Desire Z, Desire, Incredible S

Android 2.3 to hit the HTC Desire HD, Desire Z, Desire, Incredible S

27 February, 2011 | comments (167)

Don't worry HTC owners, you are not forgotten. According to spokesman Android 2.3 Gingerbread is definitely in the works for the HTC Desire HD, HTC Desire Z, the original Desire and the Incredible S. The updates are scheduled for Q2, so that means...

Tags: HTC, Touch UI, Android


HTC Desire S due in April for 500 euro, Incredible S priced 520 euro

HTC Desire S due in April for 500 euro, Incredible S priced 520 euro

18 February, 2011 | comments (26)

The brand new HTC Desire S and Incredible S are available on pre-order online. The Desire S is set for an April launch date (in the UK at least), while the Incredible S launch still doesn't have a fixed date. Amazon UK and Expansys UK both have...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Vodafone UK to offer HTC Desire S, Wildfire S and ChaCha

Vodafone UK to offer HTC Desire S, Wildfire S and ChaCha

17 February, 2011 | comments (4)

HTC announced a handful of phones at the MWC 2011 this week and Vodafone UK already confirms some of them for launch on its network with an unannounced availability schedule, though. If you haven't sen our live scoop on the latest HTC phones...


MWC 2011 awards: iPhone 4 is best device, HTC - best maker

MWC 2011 awards: iPhone 4 is best device, HTC - best maker

16 February, 2011 | comments (244)

The Global Mobile Awards just announced the winners for 2011. A couple of phone makers and several software developers were honored this year. Some of the winners were expected, while others came as a surprise. We'll take a quick look at the two...


Here go Incredible S, Desire S and Wildfire S by HTC

Here go Incredible S, Desire S and Wildfire S by HTC

15 February, 2011 | comments (104)

That early leak was mostly confirmed - HTC just announced the Incredible S, Desire S and the Wildfire S. The letter S tacked on the back of their model names do little to justify the new release. The three phones are not exactly full of new...


Mobile World Congress 2011 as it unfolds

Mobile World Congress 2011 as it unfolds

14 February, 2011 | comments (32)

The Mobile World Congress is still going in full swing and we're working hard to cover every juicy bit. Here's a neat and tidy list of all the new things that have come out so far, maker by maker. We'll be updating this article as new info becomes...

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Here's our ultimate cheat sheet of what to expect at the MWC 2011

Here's our ultimate cheat sheet of what to expect at the MWC 2011

11 February, 2011 | comments (41)

The MWC 2011 is just around the corner and we decided make a scoop of all the leaks we saw in the recent weeks. We organized the rumored info into one hopefully definitive laundry list of phones and tablets that should make an appearance at this...


Leaked slides show HTC Desire HD2, Desire 2 and Wildfire 2

Leaked slides show HTC Desire HD2, Desire 2 and Wildfire 2

11 February, 2011 | comments (30)

Leaked slides detail the specs on three new HTC phones, all three of them sequels. The HTC Desire HD2, Desire 2 and the HTC Wildfire 2 were exposed with some juicy and some confusing specs. The HTC Desire HD2 is an update of the large-screen...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI