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12 weirdest Android device names ever

There was a time when Android phones were coming out so often that companies were using anything and everything for names. Rocks, stones, metals, liquids, animals, weather conditions, an even emoticons were used as inspiration.

Bootloader Officially Unlocked for HTC Desire Z, ChaCha, Aria, DROID Incredible, Status, and T-Mobile G2

HTC’s on a roll with their bootloader unlock program as they have added support for six new devices today. Those devices include theĀ  HTC Desire Z, ChaCha, Aria, DROID Incredible, Status, and T-Mobile G2. While some of these devices already have community-developed methods it’s always good to see official support from the OEMs. Head to […]

HTC Kernel Source Galore Today (Both EVOs, Incredible 2, Sensation 4G, and Facebook Phones)

Looks like that huge campaign against HTC regarding unreleased kernel source worked – a lot of goods just popped up on their developer site today. We have the EVO 3D, HTC Sensation 4G, the HTC EVO 4G’s Gingerbread update and the DROID Incredible 2’s Gingerbread update. The HTC ChaCha and Salsa have also received some […]

HTC ChaCha Spotted with AT&T Branding

Though it still hasn’t been “officially” announced, it has been no secret that AT&T plans to carry their own version of the HTC ChaCha. We learned that fact concurrently with the unveiling of the phone at Mobile World Congress in February. A recent FCC filing helped solidify that fact, but a newly leaked image shows […]

HTC ChaCha Gets Pre-Launch Processor Boost to 800MHz

When the HTC ChaCha first showed up at Mobile World Congress back in February, it was accompanied by a spec sheet that promised a 600MHz processor. Fast-forward to the present day with the ChaCha set to launch this month, and HTC has updated their product page for the Facebook-laden handset to list a chip bumped […]

HTC ChaCha and Salsa Final Software Builds Leak

The HTC ChaCha and Salsa — those unique new Android handsets sporting a physical Facebook button for one touch access to the social networking giant — are poised for launch at the end of June, but a leak of the final software build for each handset is giving us an early look at what we […]

HTC ChaCha and Salsa Get Amazon UK Pre-Order, June 26th Delivery for Facebook Phones

T-Mobile UK already tipped us off to the June release of the HTC ChaCha, but according to a new Amazon UK pre-order, HTC’s second Facebook-laden phone will launch in the same timeframe. Both the HTC Salsa and ChaCha are listed for a June 26th release date, Facebook button and all. The keyboarded ChaCha is priced […]

HTC ChaCha Poised for June Launch in the UK

The announcement of HTC’s “Facebook” phones at Mobile World Congress came with a preview of two not-ready-for-prime-time devices and a promise of a Q2 release. While that seemed unlikely, T-Mobile UK now hosts a coming soon page for at least one of those devices, the HTC ChaCha, with a release timeframe of June. So far, […]

HTC ChaCha Will be ChaChaCha in Spain

As if the name ChaCha wasn’t bad enough, a revelation dawning on the HTC marketing staff has forced their hand on renaming the handset in Spain. No, it isn’t totally thanks to the recent lawsuit levied against the handset manufacturer regarding the name, either. It would be the fact that ChaCha happens to be a […]

Trademark Wars: ChaCha, XOOM Taken to the Gauntlet

It’s nothing new to hear about patent and trademark infringements in the Android market. Whether it be OEMs or developers, someone’s registered patent or trademark is always being infringed upon. Even Google “stole” Android at some point. That’s been settled with some ridiculous amount of money, of course. And now HTC and Motorola find themselves […]

HTC’s MWC Phones – Where are they Headed?

Immediately following HTC’s announcements yesterday, carriers wanted to express their plans to carry one or more of the devices. Here’s a quick round-up of everything we’ve heard and seen so far. AT&T’s told Mobilized that they’ll be carrying two phones from HTC similar to the ChaCha and Salsa, the “Facebook phones”. Telus is going to […]

HTC Updates Product Page With New MWC Lineup

Here is another item for this HTC-filled news day. The product pages over at the main HTC site have been updated to include plenty of images and specs for the newly launched lineups of handsets. Now you can obsessively compare apples to apples and see how and where the Incredible S, Desire S, and Wildfire […]

Facebook Phones: HTC Salsa & HTC ChaCha Preview [VIDEO]

I’ll be honest: I was obsessively pessimistic about the concept of a “Facebook Phone”. Not only does it seems trendy in the most anti-cool way possible, but what’s the point in a hardware button to launch Facebook? It turns out the Facebook buttons does more than just launch Facebook: Whenever the button lights up, you’re […]

HTC ChaCha and Salsa Bring “Facebook Phone” Rumors to Life, Announced at MWC

If you were expecting all of HTC’s rumored Facebook plans to culminate in the announcement of THE Facebook Phone, brace yourself for disappointment. Just as we figured, HTC has taken a similar path as INQ with their Cloud Touch and announced a pair of Android 2.3 smartphones aimed at the mid-range market with the social […]