File this one squarely under rumors, for now, but PhoneNews.com is reporting that a Sprint source has told it that Sprint is currently testing a CDMA version of the HTC Hero that was just announced... on Wednesday.  The site also reports that Sprint is testing a dual-mode CDMA/WiMAX Android handset from Samsung.

The site is reporting that the Hero for Sprint is scheduled for a December, 20...

Samsung i7500 Galaxy for O2

As promised, the Samsung Galaxy is now available from O2 in Germany.  The Galaxy is Samsung’s first commerically available Android based... smartphone.

O2 is offering the device for 69.99 EUR with one of two rebate plans.  One gives the customer 15% off the monthly plan costs, the other provides the user with 100 free SMS per month.<...

HTC Hero

One of our friends at HTC cleared up some of the speculation that has resulted from HTC CEO Peter Chou’s comments that we could see the Hero’s Sense... UI on existing HTC Android smartphones like the Dream and Magic.

Turns out that HTC is trying to do just that – but there’s a major catch. There’s no possibility that users with...

Ugh, been a nightmare morning. YouTube started having problems with AVI video uploads, which is what I typically use, and was truncating our videos at 34 seconds. Once I realized that MP4 uploads... work still for some reason, I started re-rendering and re-uploading all of the failed uploads from earlier this morning, including the two HTC Hero videos that follow.

The first video was shot...

HTC Hero

I’m on a train heading home from New York right now.  While in town I got to spend a bit of time with the new HTC Hero in the teflon white color scheme. ... I shot video as well, but that will have to get posted tomorrow.

For now, just enjoy a few decent quality photos of the hot new Hero.  Trust me, it is as sweet as you hoped it would be.  Even so...

T-Mobile G1 Touch

T-Mobile UK announced through its twitter channel that it will be offering the HTC Hero as the G1 Touch starting in mid-July.  It will be available... for free starting at £40 per month on a Flext plan, which includes £225 of credit and unlimited internet browsing.

The company highlights the fact that the G1 Touch (and Hero) has a 7 panel...

Today Orange UK announced that it will be adding the HTC Hero to its handset portfolio.  The phone will be available free to customers who sign up for a 24 month £39.15/mo contract, which includes... 1200 network minutes, unlimited text, and internet browsing.  It will be available in “early July”, though we’ve been told by other, non-Orange retail sources that the device will...

Adobe and HTC today announced that the new HTC Hero is the first Android powered smartphone to feature Adobe Flash support.  From the press release:

“As the first Android device with Flash,... the new HTC Hero represents a key milestone for Android and the Flash Platform. With close to 80 percent of all videos online delivered with Adobe Flash technology, consumers want to access rich Web conten...

HTC Hero

This text is taken from my piece on the MobileBurn.com website.  A full photo gallery that includes 4 live photos from MobileBurn’s Russ Jefferies is... available at the end of the post.

Today HTC launched its third Android powered smartphone, the HTC Hero. The HTC Hero makes use of the new HTC Sense user interface, which makes the Hero the fir...

T-Mobile G1

This isn’t big news or anything, but I recently noticed that T-Mobile USA is offering the G1 for only US$49.99 now that the myTouch 3G has been announced.

Call me... biased, but that seems like a pretty good Android smartphone deal to me.  If you’ve forgotten somehow what the G1 can do, check out the review for a refresher course.

Update: Well damn, that was fast.  It mu...