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HTC Hero passes through halls of FCC, comes out with stamp of approval

July 2nd, 2009

Right now at BGR headquarters, one of the phones on our “want list” is definitely the HTC Hero — especially after checking out all that delicious HTC Sense UI goodness. After getting some of that typical Europeans-get-it-first jealousy out of the way, we were happy to hear the device is headed stateside later this year …

Sprint eying HTC Hero and an Android-powered 4G Samsung handset?

June 25th, 2009

Now before you get too excited about this, Sprint subscribers, know that we have to throw some annoying words/phrases at it first. Rumor, possible, unconfirmed, skeptical, grain of salt and so on. Right then… According to PhoneNews.com, Sprint finally has Android positioned squarely in its sights. First up, the company is allegedly in the midst …

HTC CEO reportedly confirms Sense UI coming to current Android handsets

June 24th, 2009

Sure, current Android handset owners, it’s understandable that you’re looking at HTC’s new Hero handset with a bit of jealousy. The new Sense UI alone is reason enough to be envious of course, as HTC has seemingly done for Android what it has done previously for Windows Mobile — added a UI layer that boosts …

Adobe shows off Flash support on the HTC Hero

June 24th, 2009

Mmmmm, Flash. As part of the Open Screen Project, Adobe is actively working with developers and manufacturers to make feature-rich Flash content accessible on mobile devices. In its latest achievement tied to this morning’s announcement, Adobe demos Flash support on the brand-spanking new HTC Hero — the first Android device to support Flash (officially). In …

HTC's Hero is now official, features HTC Sense UI

June 24th, 2009

Right on cue, HTC has announced its latest Android device in the Hero. With many of the Hero’s specs being the same as the Magic, the handset does manage to beat out the Magic with its 5 megapixel camera with auto-focus, 3.5mm headphone jack (finally!!!), improved battery life and Adobe Flash support. But what makes …

Rumor: HTC Hero and Lancaster to be announced on June 24th

June 4th, 2009

Steadfast HTC fans brace yourselves as The Economic Daily News is reporting that HTC will launch the Hero and Memphis aka the AT&T-bound Lancaster at a press event in London on June 24th. Obviously this is nothing more than a rumor at this point, but we know HTC will be holding events in London and …

HTC Hero ROM running on the G1 gets caught on tape; oh hi, Donut

May 18th, 2009

Haykuro from the xda-developers forum, the 17-year-old phenom known for bringing cupcake to the masses ahead of schedule, has just issued a video Android fans will surely be drooling over. Cupcake? What Cupcake? All the cool kids are rocking Donut. Haykuro dug up a ROM from the upcoming HTC Hero and — as you might …

Images of the Android-powered HTC Hero emerge

May 5th, 2009

Courtesy of the folks at Code Android Singapore, we now have our first live images of the rumored Android-based HTC Hero. Everyone can breathe a sigh of relief as the phone, first pictured in glorious hot pink, is shown with a typical black matte finish. The handset resembles a shoehorn the HTC Magic sans trackball …