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HTC DROID Incredible to be updated to Froyo end of July, early August

July 19th, 2010

We just received a juicy tip about the HTC DROID Incredible software update schedule that we’d like to share. One of our strategically placed Ninjas was kind enough to pass along an email from HTC that read as follows: I wanted to pass along that the upcoming Incredible MR will also include Froyo (originally it was going …

Motorola DROID X privacy issue with text messages and call logs

July 19th, 2010

Bought a shiny new Motorola DROID X? Well, for the most part, it’s one rock solid beast of a handset, but we’ve been informed there is a pretty low to medium size privacy flaw (depending on your point of view), and have verified it ourselves. The Motorola DROID X actually will show text message and …

Chatr launch delayed for an indeterminate amount of time

July 18th, 2010

Yesterday, we brought you the first shots of four Chatr-branded handsets that are arriving at retailers in Canada for an expected July 21st launch. A circulating memo that was leaked late on Friday suggests that this July 21st launch date has been scrapped. According to the memo, collateral and dummy phones shipments have been put …

The Apple press conference round up…

July 16th, 2010

The much anticipated Apple press conference has just concluded. Here is — in bullet form — what we just learned: The iPhone 4 death grip signal degradation thingy happens to a lot of smartphones. Apple demonstrated it on a BlackBerry 9700, Samsung Omnia 2, and HTC DROID Eris. The software update (4.0.1) released yesterday will take care of …

HTC Incredible rooted

July 16th, 2010

Yesterday, the folks over at unrEVOked released their “painless root and re-flash” kit for the HTC DROID Incredible. If you have an itching for the #, or just want to otherwise dominate your Incredible, hit up the read link to download the unrevoked^3 root kit. Thanks to everyone who sent this in. [Via DROID-Life]

Firefox Home now in App Store

July 16th, 2010

It looks like Apple has just green-lighted Mozilla’s latest application submission: Firefox Home. Home is a program designed to provide “access to your Firefox desktop history, bookmarks and open tabs on your iPhone.” If you’re an iPhone toting Firefox user, who loves to stay in sync, hit up the App Store and let the good …

Chatr phones begin to arrive at big box retailers

July 16th, 2010

Chatr, Rogers Wireless’ new cost conscious brand, is beginning to send inventory to big box retailers. As we detailed last month: Created to serve what Rogers calls a “niche” market that is not currently served by its flagship and value brands Rogers Wireless and Fido, chatr will offer no contract voice and text plans as well as unlimited talk …

Business Insider: Apple, Google, and RIM were all contenders to purchase Palm

July 15th, 2010

Now that the dust from the HP Palm merger has settled, some new details are starting to emerge. The Business Insider is reporting that Apple, Google, and RIM all had serious conversations with Palm about a potential acquisition. An anonymous source “familiar with the matter” tells BI: Apple and Google were interested in Palm’s 450+ patent library …