If you are a proud HTC Hero owner, then you may have been looking at the newer Android devices running Android 2.0 or 2.1 with a little disdain. We say ‘may’ because if you have the technological... know how, it is possible to gain root access to your HTC Hero and install a leaked ROM in place of the original firmware that ships on the device. Obviously this is not everyone’s cup or tea so here...

If you use a Nexus ONE with T-Mobile, we have some good news for you. Phandroid reports that Google are cutting the Early Termination Fee (ETF) cost from $350 to $150. So what does this mean? If you... cancel a contract with T-Mobile when you signed up with the Nexus One, you are contractually obliged to pay the difference between the unsubsidized phone and the discounted one. Until now this was all...

According to an article from PC World, mobile developer Tim Novikoff submitted his Flash of Genius application to Apple’s App Store and mentioned his application’s success as a finalist... in Google’s Android Developer Challenge within the application’s description. Much to his surprise, the mere mention of this achievement elicited the following response from Apple:

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Thanks to some detective work by Engadget on the FCC website, it would appear as though the Dell Mini 5 is heading to AT&T and will support EDGE and 3G frequencies. How do we know this? During a... hands on photo session with the Mini 5, a number of photos were taken which revealed the battery compartment, SIM card slot etc. One of these photos, shown to the right, revealed a label which you can...

The HTC Incredible is rumored to be coming to Verizon Wireless and thanks to the folks at Pocketnow, we have a close-up look at this Android-powered handset. From the photos and the info provided by... the tipster, we can glean that the Incredible will have a Snapdragon processor, 256MB RAM, an optical touchpad, a dual LED flash, and a bright, crisp display of approximately 3.7 inches that appears t...

Google Nexus One

A report from analytics group Flurry Inc. predicts that Google sold roughly 80,000 units of its Nexus One smartphone in the phone’s first month. ... That doesn’t compare all that well with the DROID’s roughly 525,000 units in its first month, or the original Apple iPhone’s estimated 600,000 back in 2007.

Of course there are...

The original Samsung Galaxy i5700 Spica ran Android 1.5, which by today’s standards seems like an ancient version of Android and one we can hardly remember. There were strong hopes that the Spica... would receive an update to Android 1.6 a couple of months ago, but this never materialised.

Now, in a giant leap Samsung are upgrading the Spica in Poland to Android 2.1. The information comes fro...

LG enV Touch (not Android)

Phandroid have posed a speculative and interesting article regarding the possibility of two new LG manufactured devices coming to Verizon in... the near future. In their piece they draw inspiration from the LG enV Touch, which is not an Android phone, but could look somewhat similar to one of the alleged LG devices set to hit Verizon later th...

The blog of Mozilla developer Vladimir Vukićević has some interesting juicy bits for all Android owner and enthusiasts. Vukićević admits that he hasn’t posted much recently on his blog, but it... would seem that his updates are worth waiting for.

In his update it becomes clear that he is testing the full version of Firefox on his Android emulator and not Fennec. That is not to say that...