The HTC Hero was released in November 2009. It comes loaded with Google Android 1.5 Cupcake with HTC Sense UI. Inside the HTC Hero smartphone is a 528MHz Qualcomm MSM7525 processor coupled with 288MB of RAM and 512MB of ROM. Hero phones also feature a 3.2-inch color transflective TFT screen with a 320x480 HVGA resolution. The HTC Hero also has a five-megapixel camera on back. Read on for the latest Hero news, HTC phone reviews and videos:
by Stephen Schenck | February 17, 2012 2:03 AM
It looks like the sale of smartphones with locked bootloaders isn't going away anytime soon, at least so long as the wishes of carriers continue to influence manufacturer decisions. While the reality of the situation may be disappointing to developers, at least we're seeing a growing number of phones that can be unlocked with manufacturer blessing (at the cost of their warranties). We got news last month of HTC bringing such unlock support to another half-a-dozen of its Androids. Today we learn of the next series of handsets to come to HTC's unlock service, with a special focus on older ...
by Joe Levi | November 21, 2011 4:21 PM
Remember when Google said the Nexus One just wasn't up to running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich? That was just shy of a month ago. Since then we've seen only an SDK port running on the Nexus One, but now we've got an AOSP Custom ROM for it, too! ... and it's not alone! For those who don't know, AOSP is the Android Open Source Project, the place where you "can find the information and source code you need to build an Android-compatible device." It's been a week since Google released the Ice Cream Sandwich source code to the AOSP. Seven days. In that time we now have AOSP-based custom ROMs ...
by Stephen Schenck | December 7, 2010 4:44 PM
The port of Android 2.3 Gingerbread over to an HTC HD2 has opened the floodgates for other hacked Gingerbread ROMs, with versions now available for the HTC Droid Eris, Evo, Wildfire, and Hero. These releases are each home to their own assortment of bugs and hacked-together workarounds, so don't expect a sleek Nexus S experience out of Gingerbread on any of them. On the Wildfire port, for instance, only the most basic input and phone functionality is implemented. Most everything else, from the camera, to wireless data, to Bluetooth, is broken. Some of these release are more functional than ...