Something fishy is going on at HTC that leds some of us to believe that bad information is being leaked on purpose.  Perhaps HTC is getting tired of all their phones being leaked well in advance of... their official announcements.  Two cases have recently popped up showing inaccurate information that has been reported widely by most technology and mobile blogs, including us.

We reported on...

Engadget has gotten an exclusive tip from a “trusted” source revealing the codename and details of what could possibly be the first 4G Android device to hit the market.  Codenamed “Supersonic”,... the device is made by HTC and will launch on Sprint with WiMAX capability.  Here are the official bullet points taken from Engadget:

Codename is “Supersonic” — a name we’ve heard at least o...

Clear’s CEO Bill Morrow re-affirmed his company’s goal of launching a dual mode WiMAX handset in the second half of 2010. Morrow declined to say which platform and manufacturers would be... involved in the handset but alluded to Android when he noted that “there is “a natural affinity” between Google’s Android operating system and Clearwire’s all IP-based ne...

The folks at the Boy Genius Report have posted what appears to be a screen capture of a Sprint computer system that lists the LG LS680, which it describes as an Android phone.

I’m already... planning to attend the LG and Sprint events at CES in Las Vegas early next month, so here’s hoping that this new LG LS680 is one of the things they plan to unveil

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We are happy to report that the rumor about the Sprint HTC Hero and the Samsung Moment getting updated to Android 2.0 in the first half of 2010 was incorrect. Straight from Sprint’s official twitter... account is the confirmation that the Hero and the Moment will be updated to Android 2.1, skipping right over Android 2.0. The date for this update is still set for the rather broad time frame of the first h...

In an informal and non-committal manner, Sprint announced today via Twitter that the HTC Hero and the Samsung Moment will be updated to Android 2.0 in the first half of 2010. Both handsets are still... running stock Android 1.5 and are lagging a bit behind the current crop of handsets which are rocking Android 2.0. Let’s hope all parties involved stay on top of things and get these updates int...

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...

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...

OTA Hero Update

Those that are waiting for Android 2.0 on their Hero will take some peace in the following news, but will ultimately have to keep on waiting. Sprint have... released an over the air (OTA) update for this device, but it is nothing to get excited about. The change to 1.56.651.2 is less of an upgrade as it is an update. Nonetheless, OTA roll-outs are always en...

Best Buy has put out a press release touting new low $99 price points for the HTC Hero and the Samsung Moment on Sprint.  Both phones require a 2 year agreement, of course, but the price comes from... instant rebates – no mail-in rebates required.

Best Buy says the offer runs through the end of December

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