AT&T 8525 Finally Gets Windows Mobile 6 Upgrade

The official AT&T 8525 upgrade to Windows Mobile 6 is finally here after months and months of delay. You can download and install it directly from the HTC website (as opposed to the AT&T website), but you only have from November 1 to February 1, 2008 to do so. You'll probably still be able to find the ROM online after… » 10/31/07 3:11pm 10/31/07 3:11pm

Sizemodo: Helio Ocean vs. Everything (including iPhone)

We know you're itching for more Helio Ocean coverage, so here it is: a live Sizemodo of the Helio Ocean vs. every phone we have. First, we'll kick it off with a similar type of device: the slide-out QWERTY smartphone. In the middle we have the Helio Ocean, on the left there's the T-Mobile MDA, and on the right is the… » 5/09/07 3:46pm 5/09/07 3:46pm

Unofficial Windows Mobile 6 for HTC Hermes (Cingular 8525)

If you've got an HTC Hermes, TyTN or Cingular 8525, today's your lucky day. The guys on the XDA Dev Forums have hacked together a bunch of Windows Mobile 6 code together to make a version that works on your phone. It's very unofficial, to be sure, and is missing stuff like voice calling, PTT, Live! Mobile, Smart… » 2/27/07 7:55pm 2/27/07 7:55pm

Cingular 8525 Upgrade Guide: Should You Switch to the Best Windows…

For our money, the Cingular 8525 Windows Mobile Pocket PC phone is the best Windows Mobile phone out right now. It's pretty much universally agreed—by the Frankenreviewer—to be an all around monster of a communications device. If you're using a basic cellphone like the RAZR, we can definitely say it's worthwhile to… » 12/07/06 12:30pm 12/07/06 12:30pm

Cingular 8525 Pictures Surfaced to Mixed Reactions

Over the weekend some pictures of Cingular's HTC Hermes knockoff hit the web over at the Brighthand.com forums. This is supposedly an upgrade from the 8125, but unfortunately it has had the front-facing camera removed, therefore making video conferencing null and void. We'll keep you posted as more info about this… » 8/21/06 11:54am 8/21/06 11:54am