Posts tagged with: EVO Shift 4G

[Full EVO Shift 4G Review] The EVO Shift 4G was announced at CES 2011. It runs on Sprint's new 4G WiMAX network. The EVO Shift 4G comes loaded with Google Android 2.2 Froyo and HTC Sense UI. Its 3.6-inch Super LCD screen has a WVGA 480 x 800 resolution. Inside the EVO Shift 4G smartphone is an 800MHz Qualcomm processor with 512MB of ROM and 1.9GB of RAM. It also features a five-megapixel camera with autofocus and LED flash. Read on for the latest EVO Shift 4G news, reviews and videos:

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    Last night, we told you about the latest news regarding the next-generation of auto-stereoscopic smartphones. We'd heard of LG's model as the Optimus 3D Max, and learned of new plans to bring it to certain carriers as the Optimus 3D Cube. With all this talk of future 3D phones, what does that mean for current models like LG's original Optimus 3D and HTC's EVO 3D? We haven't heard about the Optimus 3D going anywhere just yet, but it looks like HTC's time in the sun could be about over, with at least the white version of the EVO 3D showing-up on the latest Sprint EOL list leak. According to ...

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    Happy happy joy joy, what do we have here? Users of the Sprint HTC EVO Shift 4G, T-Mobile myTouch 3G, Verizon Droid RAZR (plus RAZR MAXX) and AT&T Motorola Atrix 2 all have one thing in common: updates. Sprint's update for the HTC EVO Shift 4G is version 2.77.651.3 and brings a couple of bug fixes, software tweaks, security enhancements, and a new version of Peep, HTC's Twitter client. It is also advertised to improved battery life. The myTouch 3G on T-Mobile gets the FRK76C update which only has one thing listed in its changes: a certain Google security fix. This update will be pushed out ...

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    Security is becoming an issue more and more on phones running Google's Android platform. The rule of thumb usually is that there is either a platform vulnerability which is usually fixed by Google or there are malware-infected apps in the Android Market which are eventually deleted by Google (both from the Market and off devices). The recent vulnerability seems to be HTC's fault; apparently there's a huge security flaw which affects Android phones manufactured by the Taiwanese phone-maker (U.S. models only according to some reports). Models believed to be affected are the EVO 4G, EVO 3D, ...

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    Are you having MMS problems with your Sprint HTC EVO Shift 4G? Apparently, many users reported running into problems when trying to send a multimedia message from their HTC EVO Shift 4G. It appears that the carrier, together with the manufacturer, are planning on an update to fix that soon. It should be rolling-out over-the-air on August 8 and will bring your version number to 2.76.651.5. After applying, the MMS problem should be solved. Unfortunately no other information is available and, besides fixing the "intermittent failure to send MMS", there's really not much more to it. Are you ...

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    Yesterday we shared some Gingergread news with those of you that own the HTC EVO Shift 4G. Since then the information has changed somewhat, but it's not all bad. According to Sprint, the EVO Shift 4G will receive the Android 2.3 Gingerbread over-the-air beginning Monday, June 20th, 2011. The release will come in waves and Sprint will inform users that an update is available through the Android Notification bar. Acting on this notification will bring up easy-to-follow instructions for the two-step OTA update process. That was the bad news. The good news is that you don't have to wait for ...

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    About a month back, a leaked copy of a Gingerbread ROM for HTC's EVO Shift 4G on Sprint was released. Now it looks like that code's nearly ready to be distributed to the masses, with an internal Sprint document showing the start of Shift 4G Gingerbread availability kicking-off on June 17. Supposedly, as of June 17 you'll be able to check for an update from your Shift 4G, and retrieve and install what will be system software 2.76.651.4. Now, if the 17th rolls around and this Gingerbread update slips your mind, starting on June 20, Sprint will start proactively notifying EVO Shift 4G users ...

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    Android 2.3 Gingerbread has been leaked to another HTC smartphone, this time around it's the HTC EVO Shift 4G. This leaked ROM could be an internal build for testing and not the "final" Gingerbread build, but users aren't reporting any substantial problems with it. Taking it a step further, XDA-Developers have pieced the ROM together with BusyBox and made it flashable, which makes applying the custom-version of this ROM very easy for Rooted users. If you're interested in that build head over to the XDA-Developers thread. Source: 911 Sniper Via: Android Central

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    HTC seems to be able to account for an excellent first quarter of 2011 with record high quarterly revenues of NT$104.16bn ($3.63 billion) and net profits of NT$14.83bn ($517.21 million). Additionally, HTC reportedly sold 9.7 million smartphones in the first quarter of 2011, which is 192% more than it did in the first quarter of 2010. Compared to the last quarter, Q4 of 2010, HTC sold 6% more and the higher numbers are mainly due to the growing demand for Android-powered smartphones. Exceptional Q1 numbers are also due to smartphones just released, the Inspire 4G, Thunderbolt, EVO Shift 4G, ...

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    Sprint's HTC EVO Shift 4G owners so far only had temporary root solutions for their hacking, tweaking and customization needs but now there's a permaRoot solution for the handset (with which your root permissions survive a restart or reset/reboot). While, like with every extreme hack, there are several risks involved and the procedure can be dangerous, XDA Developers have published a step-by-step tutorial on how to achieve permanent root on the EVO Shift 4G. You can check out the six-step walkthrough over at the source link (again, you do this at your own responsibility) so if you must ...

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    The HTC EVO Shift 4G running on Sprint's WiMax network may seem logical to compare with the first HTC EVO 4G, but to compare the two would be like comparing pineapples to cumquats. The EVO Shift could be construed as more of a business device, with a full QWERTY keyboard combined with a professional looking design. The metallic-blue and chrome accents keep this device sophisticated but may appeal to a more specific group. Will the EVO Shift see as much action and popularity as its cousin the EVO 4G? Probably not, but being powered by Android 2.2 and having WiMax connectivity still makes ...

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    Thanks to the need of smartphone OEM employees to share test photos amongst one another, sites like Picasa and Flickr are full of images captured with unreleased and, in some cases, unannounced devices. Most of these shots are about as inartistic as you can imagine: picture after picture of people's keyboards, mice, and coffee mugs -- when they're not macro shots of the wall. However, there are always a few gems among the junk, and we've managed to collect decent snaps of almost every handset announced at CES. (Full disclosure: we cheated with the Inspire 4G and Thunderbolt from HTC by ...

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    In this video we delve through the software of the HTC EVO Shift 4G running on Sprint's WiMax network. Luckily Sprint has not changed too much in terms of software. The Android 2.2 device does have the HTC Sense user interface incorporated throughout many applications and the home screen. The camera has new software included that allows various aspects of the photos to be manipulated. Sprint has included a few titles that we have seen on other smartphones such as; Sprint Nascar, Sprint Football Live, Sprint TV, TeleNav GPS, and Sprint Hotspot. The Sprint Hotspot utility permits five ...

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    Many people may compare the HTC EVO Shift 4G with its predecessor, the HTC EVO 4G. The only few characteristics they have in common are; they both are created by HTC, both run on Sprint's WiMax 4G network, and both are running Android 2.2. That being stated the EVO Shift 4G is an entirely unique device. In this video we demonstrate the hardware of the HTC EVO Shift 4G operating on Sprint's network. The EVO Shift feels sturdy in hand. The device is adorned with a metallic blue-hued bezel with a rubberized coating on the back and sides to prevent slippage. The four-row keyboard is also ...

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    In this video we unbox the HTC EVO Shift on Sprint's 4G WiMax network. The first impressions of the Android 2.2 powered device is that it may seem like the successor of the original EVO 4G but is quite the contrary. The EVO Shift phone has a four row QWERTY non-spring-assisted slide out keyboard, a 3.6 inch WVGA LCD display, and a mere, yet snappy, 800MHz processor. While the EVO 4G has no physical keyboard, a 4.3 inch display and a 1GHz processor. The EVO Shift feels sturdy in hand, the rubberized backing is reminiscent of many other HTC products which feature this coating. The other ...

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    Temporary Root, for those who don't know, is essentially getting root-user permissions on demand, or on boot. It differs from "permaRoot" in that with "tempRoot" every time you reboot you lose your root permissions, with "permaRoot" they're permanent. To work around that, app developers have added into their "tempRoot" apps the ability to run at startup, essentially re-rooting your phone as soon as it boots up. There are some draw backs (not being able install custom ROMs, for example), but with tempRoot you can typically perform the majority of commands that require having root ...

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