Carl Channon

HTC Desire HD & Z: Hands-On First Impressions

Sep 17th - Great day out at London yesterday attending the HTC unveiling besides a few shall we say ‘technical hiccups’ – My camera broke while recording the announcement & the wi-fi was severely overloaded… but I rolled with the punches. HTC chose a great venue (click pic above) right by the Thames River with a great view ...

Pre-order Your Sim-Free Desire HD & Desire Z Now! Available 11th October!

Sep 16th - Fancy the latest phones without a new contract? Well Phandroids can now pre-order your very own HTC Desire HD and Desire Z sim-free and unlocked and have it in your hands October 11th! Well known and established e-retailer Play.com have the new HTC Desire HD with the latest Android 2.2 and new sense 2.0 for ...

Want To Watch Hulu On Your Android?

May 23rd - First off 2.2 only! Sorry! So now you have the delicious creamy taste of Froyo with all the extras including Flash 10.1 beta support. You go to watch Hulu (US only) only to find difficulty watching anything. But Ryan Gardner has shown us the light! Taken from Absolutelyandroid.com 1) Open your Browser and type ” ...

Want To Delete that annoying Android Market Search history?

May 23rd - It really bugs me sometimes knowing that I can’t clear the search history in the Android Market. Well luckily I came across this free app called “HistoryEraser” by DUMAPIC (who is also the Dev of OperaBridge) which does just that – deletes the Android market history – and without the need for root. Usually – ...

Motorola Shadow? Droid 2?

May 23rd - We all know how popular the Motorola Droid is and now thanks to the internet yet again, more information has possibly been leaked out about the Motorola Shadow we heard of last month! How do you fancy a Motorola Droid style handset – possibly minus the QWERTY keyboard – but the specs nudged up to ...

Unofficial Android Theme For Chrome

Mar 22nd - A perfect edition to your browser. Roman Nurik – an “Android Developer Advocate” employee from Google has made an great Android theme for those using the big G’s browser “Chrome”. Have a look! Awesome! This theme is only for the chrome browser so anyone who wants the theme – and I know you do – ...

Virgin Mobile Embrace Android – HTC Desire & X10 by April!

Mar 19th - UK network Virgin Mobile has announced in a press release that it plans to release 2 more handsets to its Android range showing they’re starting to embrace Android. They currently stock the LG intouch Max and the Samsung Galaxy portal but are adding the HTC Desire and the Sony Ericsson X10 to the line up ...

Samsung Galaxy Spica/Portal 2.1 On The Way!

Mar 18th - All this great news about 2.1 floating around, here’s another to add to the collection! A recent  press release from Samsung just announced their i5700 Spica AKA Samsung Portal (in the UK) will be receiving the éclair update – a very tempting jump from Android 1.5 & they have chucked in some of their own ...

European HTC Hero 2.1 Coming in April!

Mar 18th - A member of XDA-forums “yrrep” has posted what he claims to be the timetable of Android 2.1 being rolled out to European HTC Hero’s AKA T-mobile G2. Here’s a copy and paste of the supposed roll-out This is the update schedule – HTC EU (Nordic/Greek/RUS/UKR/SA) 2010/4/2 TMO – UK TMO 2010/4/16 UK/ES Orange 2010/4/16 TMO ...

Nexus One, HTC Legend & HTC Desire Appear on Vodafone’s “Coming Soon” Section

Mar 12th - The code monkeys at Vodafone look like they’ve been rather busy today! The usually rather vacant ‘coming soon’ section of Vodafone’s UK website has just today added 3 of the latest handsets including the HTC Legend and HTC Desire clearly pointing out they’re coming in “April” with the Nexus one still “coming soon” – however ...

HTC Incredible – New Pictures!

Mar 12th - We told you to keep an eye out on androidforums ‘Official HTC Incredible thread’ now more pics have surfaced of the snapdragon powered incredible thanks to AF member NKT! With the pictures come interesting specs. Reportedly, the Incredible measures 17.5 x 58.5 x 11.9 mm – almost the same as the Nexus one, comes with ...

Rumor Mill: Vodafone’s own 845 Budget Android Phone?

Mar 11th - Rumour has it on the interwebz that Vodafone are creating their very own budget phone for around €150 (approx. £130) and it should be released before the summer in May. The rumour seems to have started from Dutch website Allaboutphones.nl where they say the phone will pack the latest Android OS 2.1 (can I call ...

Vodafone UK Discontinue HTC Magic

Mar 11th - Unfortunate news for some in the UK: Vodafone has decided to drop the HTC Magic from it’s range of Android devices, leaving only the HTC Tattoo for now. A moderator from the Vodafone eForum said: I just wanted to pop on and say the Magic hasn’t officially been discontinued yet, but is coming towards the ...

Vodafone’s HTC Magic Now Features Market App Promos – Does Yours?

Feb 19th - While on my occasional browse of the Android Market I noticed something that hadn’t appeared before – on my market at least. There were promotional images for some apps. So I’ve done some digging and it seems others with the Vodafone UK HTC Magic are having the same thing happening for them.  Here’s an example ...