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DROID Incredible

Wi-Fi security hole discovered in multiple HTC devices

February 2nd, 2012

HTC has acknowledged that some the company’s handsets contain a security hole involving the handling of certain data requests while connected to a Wi-Fi network. Security researchers Chris Hessing and Bret Jordan discovered the vulnerability, which could use the android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE permission to create a command to view all Wi-Fi credentials while connected to the network. …

HTC offers bootloader unlocking tool for additional smartphones

January 17th, 2012

HTC continues to be true to the company’s word regarding bootloader unlocking tools. Through HTCDev, the Taiwanese company now offers its bootloader unlocker for the Desire HD, Wildfire, DROID Incredible, Desire Z, T-Mobile G2, Aria, ChaCha and Status. Even if a handset hasn’t received official support, the tool might still work. When the trend of …

DROID Incredible 2 leaked on Verizon's website again

April 18th, 2011

We’ve seen plenty of leaked images of Verizon Wireless’ DROID Incredible 2, the full spec list has already been leaked, and we even know the estimated price. Now, however, the phone has leaked on Verizon Wireless’ website for the second time. If there ever has been a sign that the launch is imminent, it’s this. …

Verizon Wireless drops pricing on Samsung Fascinate, Motorola DROID R2-D2, more

January 31st, 2011

In confirming over the weekend that Verizon Wireless would be doing away with mail-in rebates on smartphones priced at $150 and higher, we also mentioned that price drops were expected to take effect today on several devices. Sure enough, several smartphones saw price reductions this morning as Verizon Wireless’ new policy slid into place. Among …

Images of buttonless HTC smartphone surface

January 27th, 2011

What do you get when you mash an iPhone 3GS and an HTC DROID Incredible together? Apparently, you get a peculiar new Android smartphone headed to Verizon Wireless — provided you rip out the iPhone’s home button and smooth over the wound, that is. Prior rumors of buttonless HTC devices gained some credibility on Thursday as photos …

Dell will pay you to take an HTC DROID Incredible

November 24th, 2010

Looking for more excuses to avoid battling the Black Friday crowd? How’s this for a deal: the Dell Mobility Store will pay you $25 to take an HTC DROID Incredible — seriously. Dell is currently offering Verizon Wireless’ HTC DROID Incredible for free with a 2-year activation. Shipping is also free, and Verizon’s activation fee …

HTC DROID Incredible OTA update begins rolling out

November 11th, 2010

Verizon Wireless began rolling out a new minor software update Thursday evening. While the listed improvements are hardly earth shattering, there is one addition that is of particular interest: Verizon’s V CAST Apps store. The new store will allow DROID Incredible users to download and install applications in a manner similar to the Android Market, …

DROID Incredible 720p update slated to drop this weekend? (Updated)

July 17th, 2010

A rumor originating from Droid-Life suggests that DROID Incredible owners may be the recipients of an OTA update this weekend. The update is rumored to bring 720p video recording, several bug fixes, Skype, the MyVerizon app, updated widgets, and the DROID red eye boot animation to the Incredible. Some hard-core Android fans will be disappointed …

Consumer survey shows Apple and HTC on the rise, RIM and Motorola in decline

July 15th, 2010

Changewave’s latest smartphone survey results are out and the compiled data confirms what most tech savvy people know: Apple and HTC are on the rise while Motorola, RIM, and Palm are on the decline. The survey queried over 4,000 consumers and questioned them about their future smartphone buying habits. Not surprisingly, the survey revealed that …

HTC Wildfire, Incredible, EVO 4G to get Android 2.2 by December

July 7th, 2010

Pocket-lint has HTC’s global PR and online community manager, Eric Lin, on the record saying that his company will be “done with our Froyo updates before Christmas.” Lin explains that porting all of HTC’s applications (Sense UI. etc.) over to Android 2.2 and testing said software is no small task. The full quote is as …