In a recent community hack for the Google Nexus One, several customizations were added to the Android 2.1 smartphone. The first of which is custom color notifications for the the trackball, which will add some colors to the notification LED under the handset’s trackball, something that Sidekick owners have enjoyed over the years. You can now have your Nexus One’s trackball glow one color for a missed call and another color to warn you of incoming emails.
Another feature of the hack brings custom animated wallpapers to Nexus One. So far, though, this feature seems [...]
SK Telecom demonstrated that it’s possible to cram a whole lot of technology into a SIM card–particularly, a whole processor, an Android OS, some apps, and 1 GB of storage! The Android SIM and SIM Theme Package were demonstrated at MWC, and it wasn’t the first SIM model shown at MWC that combined additional technologies into a SIM card. The firm believes that the SIM can be used on dumb phones and tablets to make the mobile smartphone operating system truly mobile between different devices.
About a week ago Brandon posted a news article about how to get 3G speeds in the US on at&t’s network and we recently acquired one and decided to test it out.
In this video we demonstrate the HTC HD2 running at 3G/HSDPA on at&t’s network. The phones that we have matched up against each other are the HTC Telstra HD2 (T9193) and the LG eXpo. Both devices sport a 1ghz Snapdragon processor and have the capability of operating on at&t’s 850Mhz 3G network.
The Telstra HD2’s connection settings are unfortunately locked to Telstra’s [...]
When the monstrous specs for the U.S. version of the HD2 were revealed, many current HD2 owners were a little peeved to find that it’ll have a lot more RAM and ROM available than its predecessor. The unit slated to be released in the U.S. will have 1GB of ROM and 576MB of RAM, compared to 512MB of ROM and 448MB of RAM found on current HD2s. This lead to the theory that the U.S. version will be upgradeable to Windows Mobile 7, while the original version gets left behind. Recently, current owners have gone from angry to hopeful, as there’s news that all HD2s may have 576MB of [...]