Taiwanese based website DigiTimes’ has a mixed reputation with regards to news quality and integrity. However, of late they have been getting more right than they have wrong. According to their... reports, we can expect to see a Android 2.0 version of the WinMo HTC HD2, or a remarkably similar device, going by the name HTC Passion.

Aside from packing the latest version of Android, DigiTim...

If you are heading out to get your free DROID Eris this weekend, you can make your purchase with confidence. A circulating rumor suggests that the Eris will be updated to the latest version of Android,... complete with Sense UI and Google Maps with Navigation. The update will roll out in early 2010 and, depending on the timing, may bring the Eris from the slightly outdated Android 1.5 all the way to Androi...

Props to maxisma, who apparently uncovered a list of HTC code names deeply embedded within the recently leaked Android 2.1 ROM for the HTC Hero. The list includes the Bahamas, the Bravo, the DesireC,... the Dragon, the Dream, the Espresso, the Halo, the HeroCT, the HeroC, the Hero, the Huangshan, the Incredible, the Legend, the Liberty, the Memphis, the Paradise, the PassionC, the Passion, the Sapphir...

Images of a sleek, new Android handset supposedly from HTC have been leaked from the French blog MobiFrance. Designated the HTC Touch.B, the prototype phone is thought to be code named the HTC Rome.... Other than the stylish curves which resemble the Windows Mobile powered HTC Touch2, not much else is known about this phone. MobiFrance expects to release additional information on the handset tomorro...

Those screen shots that showed the HTC Hero running Android 2.1 were a harbinger of better things to come. Instead of merely drooling over Android 2.1 with Sense UI running on someone else’s Hero,... you can now experience it first hand. Available now for your downloading and flashing pleasure is an Android 2.1 ROM complete with Sense UI for the HTC Hero, courtesy of xda-developers. If you have a penc...

Folks with the HTC Hero and the DROID Eris have been plowing along with Android 1.5 while HTC updates its Sense UI to be fully compatible with Android 2.0. The wait might be over as screen shots, purportedly... of the HTC Hero rocking Android 2.1, have surfaced at the French blog, Be Geek. If the shots are legitimate (and that is a big “if”), then HTC may skip over Android 2.0 and jump right into 2.1. So...

Best Buy put out a release touting its selection of 5 Android smartphones that are available for $99.99 this holiday season.

The HTC Hero and Samsung Moment are down to $99.99 from Sprint’s... normal $179.99.  T-Mobile’s myTouch 3G and Motorola CLIQ are down to $99.99 from $149.99 and $199.99, respectively.  Best Buy is also offering the HTC DROID Eris for $99.99, which is the same as V...

Those looking to score the latest and greatest Android handsets that Verizon Wireless has to offer are in for a pre-Black Friday treat. Thanks to some competitive pricing by Walmart and Dell, both... the Motorola DROID and the HTC DROID Eris can be had for a song and a dance. The DROID Eris has seen the largest cut, falling to a mere $30 at Walmart. If you find the boxy design and QWERTY keyboard...

Mobile advertising firm AdMob has released some statistics about mobile web use, and the numbers coming out of the Android segment are quite interesting.

As of November 18th, only days after... its November 6th initial availability, the Motorola DROID for Verizon Wireless made up a whopping 24 percent of all Android smartphone traffic going through AdMob’s servers.  For comparison, t...

I finally got around to putting together a review specific to the U.S. versions of the HTC Hero, Sprint’s own Hero and the DROID Eris for Verizon.  They are largely the same as the original Hero... found in Europe and other parts of the world, but as a U.S. site, it made sense (pardon the pun) for MobileBurn.com to have a separate review.

I’ve included some of the photos and videos aft...