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Firmware updates

Cellular South update for Android 2.1 now available

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Look who finally decided to show up to the party. Cellular South, that other CDMA network that offers the HTC Hero, is upgrading its phone to Android 2.1. While Sprint managed to update its users back in May, afte…

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Sprint says Froyo will NOT come to Hero or Moment

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Hey, HTC Hero and Samsung Moment users, are you enjoying Android 2.1? I hope so, because it’s probably the last non-maintenance update you’re going to get. As a Sprint employee announced on its co…

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HTC confirms Hero will get 2.1 update this month

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The HTC Hero’s long update saga to Android 2.1 is finally nearing its completion. While an over the air update that began rolling out yesterday prompted many to suggest that the Éclair update was finally…

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HTC Hero Android 2.1 update to “be in all stores” this Friday

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HTC Hero Android 2.1 update to “be in all stores” this Friday

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According to a slightly confusing screen capture from an internal Best Buy system, it looks like Android 2.1 for the HTC Hero could be available as of this Friday, May 7th. If it will actually happen is anyones gu…

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HTC offers apology to Hero owners regarding 2.1 rollout delays

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HTC offers apology to Hero owners regarding 2.1 rollout delays

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The Android 2.1 rollout continues, and for many including the HTC Hero users there have been what seem like endless delays and setbacks. Thankfully, in what comes as a little bit of a silver lining on a dark cloud…

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2.1 update for European HTC Hero delayed…again

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2.1 update for European HTC Hero delayed…again

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European owners of the HTC Hero just can’t catch a break. After being excited to hear that an update was slated for April 16, they watched that date come and go without seeing the notification window. Now t…

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More rumors: Sprint Hero and Moment update coming next Friday March 26

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More rumors: Sprint Hero and Moment update coming next Friday March 26

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In a little more news that sounds almost better than it should, a new rumored release date for the HTC Hero and Samsung Moment 2.1 update has popped up and its close, next Friday March 26. This date is a little bette…

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Sprint: Android 2.1 coming to the Hero and Moment in the “coming weeks”

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Sprint: Android 2.1 coming to the Hero and Moment in the “coming weeks”

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It appears as if Sprint has realized that certain customers may see the difference in Android 1.5 and Android 2.1. This of course most likely comes because of the recent Nexus One announcement. But what it means…

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Sprint Android 2.1 update is “going very well,” still expected to come in first half of 2010

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Sprint Android 2.1 update is “going very well,” still expected to come in first half of 2010

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We learned in the past that Sprint was planning on skipping quite a few versions and making the jump from 1.5 straight to 2.1 and as far as when, we were simply told that it would be in the first half of 2010. Well, in a…

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Irish carrier Meteor announces that HTC Hero will receive Android 2.1 update in March

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Irish carrier Meteor announces that HTC Hero will receive Android 2.1 update in March

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This will not necessarily mean anything for majority of the HTC Hero users, and certainly not for myself who is still on Sprint here in the US. However, Irish mobile carrier Meteor have announced that the Androi…

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Follow Up: I reset my HTC Hero and started over, here are my results

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Follow Up: I reset my HTC Hero and started over, here are my results

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A few weeks back you may remember that I was complaining how my HTC Hero was sluggish and not offering the best battery life. Given that I choose to do a factory reset and start over. I was also asked by several peopl…

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Verizon Lowers Unlimited Plan Prices

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Verizon Lowers Unlimited Plan Prices

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Good news for the gabbers with a Droid or Droid Eris because Verizon Wireless said Friday it would be lowering the cost of many of its plans. Beginning Jan. 18, customers can sign up for an unlimited talk plan for a…

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Cellular South unveil HTC Hero upgrade plans, 2.1 is is coming in 2010

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Cellular South unveil HTC Hero upgrade plans, 2.1 is is coming in 2010

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It looks like Cellular South will also be rolling out an update for the HTC Hero, and similar to what we have heard with Sprint, they will also be giving the Hero OS 2.1, which is scheduled to arrive sometime in the f…

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I am starting over: How to reset the Sprint HTC Hero back to factory default settings

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I am starting over: How to reset the Sprint HTC Hero back to factory default settings

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I picked up my HTC Hero shortly after it was released and since then I have had a love/hate relationship with it. Overall, i think its great, I am a little disappointed that it has not yet been updated past 1.5, but g…

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Canadian carriers put Android on sale: Telus HTC Hero costs $50, Rogers LG Eve less than $1

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Canadian carriers put Android on sale: Telus HTC Hero costs $50, Rogers LG Eve less than $1

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Canadian Android fans, take note: Telus is selling the HTC Hero for $49.99 and Rogers is selling the LG Eve for only $0.99. That’s a major discount for both phones; the Hero typically retails for $99 with c…

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