Last updated: Nov 16th, 2010.

When Sprint announced their first ever 4G handset at CTIA in March 2010, they dropped a bombshell on the mobile world. The HTC Evo 4G is a device that introduces a lot of firsts when compared to other North American handsets. This is the first Android phone we've seen with aforementioned 4G capabilities which should please a lot of fans looking to get more out of their mobile data.

It's hard not to drool when looking at the spec sheet. The 8megapixel camera it comes equipped with can shoot HD-quality video: truly an amazing feat packed into a device as small as it is. Playback of HD video is also available and can be fed to an external source using the onboard HDMI-out port (cable not included). There's also a 1.3 megapixel camera on the front that should come in handy for video chatting down the line.

You'll be flying through all your tasks with the 1ghz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor powering the HTC Evo 4G. With the prospect of performing so many data intensive actions at the same time, you'll appreciate this wealthily-powered device. You also get 1GB of ROM and 512MB of RAM built in to help eat through all those apps you'll be downloading through the Android market.

HTC updated their senstational SenseUI to work with a latest version Android 2.1 update that includes great new multitouch capabilities in Google Maps, the Browser, Gallery, and more. The latest version improves on everything that we saw in the 1.5-compatible SenseUI and adds a lot more usability features to appeal to a wider range of people.

Enjoy all of this on a great looking 4.3inch capacitive touchscreen with 800x480 resolution and you have a phone that you probably won't be able to resist buying one - especially as it's available NOW from Sprint!

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3-Click Root for EVO 4G, Say What? [UPDATE]

OK, so you have been wanting to dive deeper into your device, gain root access, maybe install a new ROM, slide a few apps over to your SD card, and fidget with some other things…no big deal. But what’s that? You’re not quite confident in your ability to root your HTC EVO 4G without bricking …

Enable Wireless N on the HTC EVO 4G

On paper the HTC EVO 4G is beyond capable of utilizing Wireless N as its Wi-Fi chip supports the protocol, but for whatever reason HTC has the functionality disabled on the handset. Sounds like the perfect situation for the guys at XDA-Developers to step in and come up with a software exploit that gets Wireless …

HTC EVO 4G Tips and Tricks

So you’re the proud new owner of the HTC EVO 4G and you want to get the most out of what is arguably one of the most powerful phones on the market. We’ve all spent so many months drooling over this phone that having it your hand might just be a little overwhelming at first. …

Well You Rooted Your EVO 4G, Now What? Put Froyo On It, of Course!

The HTC EVO 4G root tutorial just went out to the public, but the guys at XDA didn’t stop there. They already have managed to tack together a very preliminary build of Froyo for installation on the EVO 4G. For the most part it works, but there are some major kinks that need to be …

HTC EVO 4G Review

CONTEST: We’re giving away the phone used in this review – check out the rules of the contest here. I’ll open my EVO Review with the conclusion as it isn’t too hard to sum up Sprint’s first 4G phone (and an Android phone at that). Take the HTC Incredible (which itself is amazing) and give …

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Android Porn: The biggest pervs have the biggest phones [NSFW]

Bigger is always better when it comes to porn, or at least that’s what the results of MiKandi’s 2011 year-end review are suggesting. Android’s biggest third-party ┬ámarket for adults-only apps broke down the most popular phones for using porn apps and the results all trend towards device’s with larger display sizes. So who are the …

HTC EVO View 4G joins EVO 4G on Sprint ‘End of Life’ list

Sprint has updated their “Expected Upcoming EOL” list to include two members of the EVO family. These end-of-life lists are subject to change (as stated in the above image) and definitely do. This is at least the third time the HTC EVO 4G has appeared on the list, and until the phone is pulled from …

Sprint Issues Updates to all HTC Handsets, Addresses Leaky Personal Data

We reported earlier on a couple of updates headed to HTC devices on Sprint’s network, but as it turns out all handsets from the Taiwanese manufacturer are inline for an over-the-air patch. The new software tweak addresses privacy concerns raised when a security hole was uncovered earlier this month. HTC promised a quick fix, and …

PSA:EVO 4G Maintenance Upgrade Rolling Out

Earlier this week it was reported that the HTC EVO 3D would be getting a maintenance update. It was scheduled to begin OTA on August 29th, but Sprint mentioned users should allow 1-2 weeks for it to get ti everyone. If you haven’t already, go ahead and check for it to see if you can …

HTC EVO 4G Receiving Maintenance Update

Just because the HTC EVO 3D has become Sprint’s new poster child for top-of-the-line Android doesn’t mean there is any lack of love for last year’s EVO 4G. A new update is slated to roll out over the next couple of weeks bringing a few minor enhancements and plenty of bug fixes to the world’s …

HTC Evo 4G Was the Best Selling Android Phone in Q2

According to NPD Group, the best selling smartphones from April through June (Q2), all happened to be devices that launched last year and not this year. So, even though we saw some great devices like the Motorola Atrix, HTC Thunderbolt and LG G2X — none of these managed take the top spot from last year’s …

Sprint’s Most Popular Androids of Last Year Soon to Hit End of Life

New evidence has surfaced telling of impending “end of life” statuses for several of Sprint’s devices. Some are Android, some aren’t. Highlights include the HTC EVO 4G, Sprint’s original “superphone” following their moderately successful debut Android, the HTC Hero. Also on the list is the Samsung Epic 4G, the only Galaxy S phone with a …