If you were hoping to make any modifications to your T-Mobile G2, my apologies. Because the phone apparently ships with a rootkit that will override any changes you make to Android and reinstall the original firmware. That ain't right. UPDATED:
Current customers can pre-order a G2 up until October 4th to guarantee an October 6th parcel falling on their doorsteps. According to an email forwarded to us, it'll cost $250 before a $50 rebate.
Admittedly, I was a little disappointed to discover the G2's new Snapdragon processor is only clocked at 800MHz, but according to leaked figures from GLBenchmarks, the graphics should run at the same speed as Motorola's Droid X and 2.
Whatever you want to call HTC's upcoming QWERTY Android slider, the keypad has a couple of new additions we've not seen before: Quick Keys. They're reportedly for Google shortcuts, which each user can customize themselves.
Splayed in a vice with only a ruler for comfort, HTC's upcoming Vision/Vanguard has received its 15 minutes of FCC fame, in unusually high-res photo quality.
This mysterious invitation just popped up in our inbox, asking us to "come see what HTC has dreamt up 15 September." Could this be the fabled Vision or Desire HD? UPDATED
HTC's second Android handset looks as though it's been subjected to its last delay, with a listing for a May 5th release on Vodaphone UK's website.
Here they are: Alleged spy photos of the second generation Android cellphone, the thinner, shinier, and totally lickable T-Mobile G2 made by HTC. It has no keyboard and its back looks oh-so-soap-bar-smooth: