HTC Magic coming to T-Mobile USA this summer?

We received a brief note from T-Mobile USA today highlighting the successes that it has had with the Android platform so... far, and talking a wee bit about its next Android powered device.

For starters, T-Mo has said that it has sold over 1 million T-Mobile G1 (HTC Dream) smartphones in the U.S. since its launch l...

A couple of news points regarding Haykuro, famous for his recent exploits on the HTC Hero handset. First, it would appear as though Haykuro has stepped down from the XDA developers community due to... other individuals leaking his builds without permission. More information is available over here at their forum. Furthermore, perhaps in a related act, Haykuro appears to have just released a complet...

AndroidCommunity has posted a copy of an HTC Hero promotion video that was found yesterday.  The video doesn’t show much in terms of functionality, but it does show off the wide array of color... choices available and the Hero’s very chiseled looking chin.

If you pay attention, though, you can get a quick look at the new ‘Rosie’ user interface running on the Hero as wel...

As I am sure some of you will be aware, Google provided a little surprise at their I/O conference this year. All 4000+ attendees got a box with not only a link to where they can download the latest... software development kit for Android, but also the latest documentation too! Not bad hey? Especially when you throw in the fact every box also has a limited edition HTC Magic (called the Google Ion)...

The news on the wire suggests that Orange may be the first in the UK to receive the ‘HTC Hero’. Although the device has been seen around town already and the new UI for the device has already been... snapped, there has been no word on the official specifications of the device. If the reports are accurate, it won’t be hitting any home runs, but may offer HSDPA connectivity, a 3MP camera and Bluetoo...

According to Peter Chou, Chief Executive of HTC, China is soon to experience Android; big news for Google’s operating system. Allegedly, China Mobile will offer a customised version of the HTC Magic,... called the OPhone. Stepping all over Lenovo, HTC’s OPhone is aptly named due to its association with the Open Handset Alliance.

This device will give Android access to nearly 500 million subscri...

MobileBurn’s Russell Jefferies has a review of the HTC Magic for Vodafone up on our sister-site, MobileBurn.com.  He comes away very impressed with the device, and Android, overall, but has a... few complaints.

For starters, the battery life of the Magic is still so poor as to demand a daily recharge, just as was the case with the G1.  He’s also not super impressed with the came...

Rogers Dream

Canadian carrier Rogers has just trotted out its own version of the HTC Dream / T-Mobile G1.  This version of the Dream comes without the “with Google”... on the back, and as such HTC was free to load its own build of Android 1.5 (Cupcake) on the phone that includes such goodies as a Microsoft Exchange client.

You’ll find a few more photos after the...

HTC Lancaster

If you hadn’t noticed, it was the weekend of leaked slides at Engadget.  Of the many slides the site posted, one was the HTC Lancaster, a device that... looks like the love-child of a G1 and a Magic.

The coolest part of the leak is that it appears that this device will feature an HTC developed user interface instead of the plain vanilla Android UI...

Russell over at MobileBurn.com is still working on his written review of the HTC Magic for Vodafone UK, but in the mean time I have spliced together all of the high-def video footage he has shot and... uploaded the videos to YouTube.

Part one is below.  Part two and three are available after the jump.

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