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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Not too much to say here, just a nice video from XDA-Developers.com’s Haykuro showing the yet-to-be-announced HTC’s Hero’s ROM running in an emulator. The new UI, called Rosie, it... appears, does for Android what HTC’s TouchFLO 3D did for Windows Mobile.

Thanks to Haykuro for uploading the source AVI files!

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Most of us are still reading about Cupcake and haven’t even had a chance to taste Google’s latest offering first hand.

A chap called Haykuro has hacked the latest build of Android meant for... the HTC Hero and released a video of his latest spoils. Don’t ask us how he manages to get his hands on these exclusive items, nor how he manages to remain alive and out of sight from the Google agent...

MobileBurn.com’s Russell Jefferies is in the process of doing a review of the new HTC Magic for Vodafone and took some time out to provides us with some photos and an unboxing video for your viewing... pleasure.

The full video and review will be available soon on MobileBurn.com, and we’ll be sure to let you know right here when it’s ready.

Photo gallery after the jump....