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Sprint and HTC officially announce the HTC Hero; $179.99 on October 11th

September 3rd, 2009

Well, so much for all that. It turns out the stars were apparently aligned and Sprint’s HTC Hero will indeed be launching on October 11th. Sprint fans rejoice! The nation’s number three wireless carrier’s first Android-powered handset is a doozy — definitely the sexiest official Android handset to date. You already know everything there is …

Sprint announces the HTC Hero to developers

September 3rd, 2009

Jiminy jillikers, Radioactive Man, would you look at that? Sprint has just announced that it will be carrying the HTC Hero on the Sprint Developer Network site: Announcing the HTC Hero, which will be the first Android device running on the Sprint network. By the end of September, the Sprint developer program will deploy an …

Sprint HTC Hero about to get presaled at Best Buy?

August 27th, 2009

We just got a heads up that the above image you see just showed up in Best Buy’s internal systems… and you know what that means? Some solid HTC Hero pre-order action happening for Sprint come September 13th. This isn’t confirmed by any means as Best Buy shots aren’t always spot on, but they provide …

CDMA-toting HTC Hero earns FCC's love, yearns for Sprint's love

August 20th, 2009

It shouldn’t be long now, Sprint fans. Android, Google’s emerging OS that was once scoffed at by Mr. Hesse-if-you-please, is seemingly getting ready to make its debut on the Now Network. As for the vehicle with which it will likely hit Sprint’s red carpet, smart money is definitely on the HTC Hero. Known and adored …

HTC's Sense UI ported to Windows Mobile; don't get too excited

August 4th, 2009

Assuming that some day we’ll see a usable build on a more updated handset — this is awesome. Xda-developer forum member zenulator has managed to manhandle the HTC Hero’s Sense UI and stuff it into an HTC Vogue-compatible package. The Vogue, also known as the HTC Touch, is not what we would call a modern, …

HTC Hero review

July 24th, 2009

When I fondled the HTC Hero for the first time a month or two ago, I was instantly floored. I mean, Android looked this bad ass? It was actually functional? The T-Mobile G1 was a non-starter for me, the HTC Magic (HTC variant) was a cool mess around device I had (a custom white one …

HTC Hero hands on!

July 21st, 2009

Ever since we first messed around with an HTC Hero a few months back we’ve been dreaming about it. Unfortunately we weren’t able to snag one from HTC, but one of our ninjas came through and the one we got (no offense) is so much better — it’s the Teflon Don white version! Instead of …

Google CEO caught sporting a BlackBerry

July 10th, 2009

Apparently the only way to stop people from continuously sending this tip in is to run it, so here we go: Eric Schmidt was caught rocking a BlackBerry. Oooooooo. Sure Google’s CEO can have his pick from the current stock of Android-powered handsets and likely from amongst a handful of unannounced devices as well. It …

T-Mobile USA: no Hero for you

July 8th, 2009

Well T-Mobile customers, it looks like you can’t have your myTouch 3G and eat your Hero, too. Great news trickled through this morning as the myTouch 3G became available for pre-order to current T-Mobile subscribers. On the flip side of the coin however, T-Mobile USA CTO Cole Brodman confirmed at a T-Mobile event today what …