Dealzmodo Hack: Cooked Software Revives HTC Phones

HTC has always known their biggest weakness: Windows Mobile. They've done their best to hide the aged interface in glossy costumes and bolster performance, but they can only do so much—the OS is slow, buggy and can drain battery life on certain hardware. Luckily, Windows Mobile responds well to per-device… » 11/06/08 2:00pm 11/06/08 2:00pm

Leaked HTC T8290 Has Touch HD Resolution, WiMax, Sharp Corners

These images of a new HTC handset from Nedge2k » 10/10/08 6:47am 10/10/08 6:47am reveal a surprising addition to the Taiwanese company's line: a half Touch HD, half Touch Diamond handset for which WiMax — of all things — is the most salient feature. Such a product might not make sense in most places, but Russia already has more than 20 million people…

Sprint HTC Touch Diamond Now Available Online

True to their word, the folks at Sprint came through and put the HTC Touch Diamond up for sale today at Sprint.com, just as we said they would. » 9/14/08 2:00pm 9/14/08 2:00pm Nothing's changed since we confirmed the September 14 release date 10 days ago, and that includes the $250 price tag, with a two-year contract, and $100 mail-in rebate. The…

HTC Opal Leaks, The Sequel to the HTC Touch

We've already seen phones like the HTC Touch Diamond and Touch Pro » 9/09/08 8:56am 9/09/08 8:56am, but according to some legit-looking internal documentation, the HTC Opal is the official sequel to the original HTC Touch. Word has it that the Opal will ship with the 3D TouchFLO interface we've seen in the latest HTC products (which makes sense),…

Sprint's HTC Touch Diamond Groped Ahead of Release by WSJ

We've been keeping you up to date on the CDMA version » 9/04/08 8:30am 9/04/08 8:30am of , coming soon to Sprint, but the lucky buggers over at the Wall St Journal got their mitts on one ahead of its launch. It's fatness turns out to be 0.6-inches in size, partly due to that 1,350 mAh battery good for 4.2 hours of talk time. It comes with Windows…

Media Sync: iTunes Syncing on HTC, Nokia, Sony, and Sony Ericsson…

Obviously, if you love iTunes but do not own an iPhone, syncing your music can be frustrating. Salling Software has developed a solution to this problem with Media Sync—an app that transfers playlists, music and podcasts to a wide array of Nokia, Sony, and Sony Ericsson phones (also works in a limited fashion with the » 9/03/08 5:50pm 9/03/08 5:50pm

CDMA HTC Touch Diamond Has Release Date, Price, Fatness-Highlighting…

We suggested the CDMA version of the Touch Diamond had eaten all the pies » 8/26/08 10:11am 8/26/08 10:11am last week: Now word is out on its release and Sprint and HTC have chosen not to disguise it. Oh no... they've dolled that large rear-end up in a striking red color. Bizarre, though I guess its in the "if you can't hide it, make a feature of it"…

Details on Touch Diamond and Touch Pro For Verizon/Sprint Show Slight…

Phone Arena got some leaked documents on the HTC Touch Diamond and HTC Touch Pro for Sprint and Verizon, and it looks like Verizon's going to be slightly gimping their version of the Diamond. The general gist is the same with both having a 2.8-inch screen, EV-DO Rev. A, 3.2-megapixel autofocus camera, 802.11b/g,… » 8/05/08 11:28am 8/05/08 11:28am

HTC Touch Diamond Shows Up on FCC With US 3G Specs

Like the sun rising or your prostate swelling to grapefruit sizes, the HTC Touch Diamond showing up on the FCC site was an inevitability. It's not like we didn't know it was coming, but seeing for ourselves that it exists and has the proper US-based 3G HSDPA capabilities is always good. Now all that's left is to wait… » 7/29/08 12:19pm 7/29/08 12:19pm

HTC Touch Diamond ROM Gives Faster TouchFLO and 850MHz Support

A ROM update from Hong Kong for the HTC Touch Diamond released yesterday adds some fantastic functionality such as the use of the 850MHz GSM band (used by AT&T here in the US) and the improved TouchFLO 3D performance. (For the record, the performance update is great.) There are also a few bug fixes like the "no signal… » 7/24/08 1:20pm 7/24/08 1:20pm