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Sprint's EVO 4G rooted… again

August 27th, 2010

We are a little late on reporting this one, as it got lost in the DROID Incredible melee that happened yesterday afternoon, however the Sprint EVO 4G — running Android 2.2 — has been rooted. The good people over at xda-developers have the write-up ready to go, although there is this warning: My advice would …

HTC pushing out Android 2.2 update to those who updated early

August 11th, 2010

If you’re one of those people who just couldn’t wait for the official build of Android 2.2 to drop on your HTC EVO 4G, and updated a little early with an unofficial patch, an HTC sanctioned OS update is ready to go! As promised, HTC has started to push out Android 2.2 (version 3.26.562.6) to EVO …

Official: Sprint bringing Android 2.2 to HTC EVO 4G August 3rd

July 30th, 2010

It is officially official. Sprint has announced that it will be “the first wireless carrier to bring Android 2.2 to customers […] beginning Tuesday, Aug. 3.” Yesterday, leaked slides indicated that August 3rd was Sprint’s targeted go-live date, but a post on the company’s blog has made the date official. Go ahead EVO 4G owners, …

EVO 4G getting Android 2.2 this weekend?

July 29th, 2010

Engadget is reporting that HTC EVO 4G owners may be getting Android Deuce Deuce as soon as this weekend. The blog received a whole heap of Sprint corporate slides that detail a launch plan; the plan includes an official announcement scheduled for tomorrow and code rollout beginning on August 1st. The slides also detail tons of improvements …

HTC EVO 4G delays hurting Sprint's 4G strategy

July 12th, 2010

While speaking to the Wall Street Journal, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse was quoted as saying, “we thought we would have more of a head start than we’ll end up having.” The CEO was referring to his company’s first-to-market 4G strategy, and more specifically about their industry first 3G/4G hybrid phone; the HTC EVO 4G. Currently, …

HTC provides explanation for 30FPS limitation of the HTC EVO 4G

July 7th, 2010

An HTC represesntative in attendance at the HTC Aria event in Chicago last night, reportedly provided some insight into the 30FPS limitation that has been reported on the HTC EVO 4G. As was suspected, the 30FPS limit is imposed via software, but it is a hardware limitation that lies at the heart of this issue. Though …

Best Buy advertises the HTC Aria with 4G

July 4th, 2010

In a small but embarrassing snafu, Best Buy Mobile is proudly displaying the HTC Aria on the front of its Mobile Buyers Guide with 4G connectivity. An eagle-eyed reader noticed the aberrant 4G icon and was quick to point out that it does not belong on that particular Android handset which runs on a network …

OTA software update pushed out for the EVO 4G

June 28th, 2010

No real surprise here, considering we said this was going to be the case, but an OTA software update has been pushed out for the EVO 4G. No official word yet on what’s inside the 21.43 MB file, though if you’ll recall we were told it includes improvements to Wi-Fi performance, assorted ActiveSync enhancements and …

EVO 4G to get a software update on June 28th?

June 24th, 2010

We’ve not yet independently confirmed this, but one of our Sprint connects just dropped us a line to let us know that Sprint is gearing up to push out a maintenance update for the HTC EVO 4G. Said to be targeted for June 28th, the fix is said to address three things: Improvements to Wi-Fi …

HTC EVO 4G coming in white to Best Buy

June 18th, 2010

If you’re into the EVO 4G but aren’t too crazy about its bleak black stylings, cheer up! Best Buy has apparently locked down the exclusive rights to a super fresh looking white version of the popular smartphone. According to Phone Arena, the people that scored the image you’re looking at, the white model is now …