Tag Archives: Eris

No Froyo for Eris? You don’t say.

Yesterday, in what should not come as a surprise to anyone, Verizon announced that the DROID Eris will not be seeing an update to Android version 2.2. “We have other options in Android devices, so this is part of the normal evolution of our portfolio,” said Verizon spokeswoman Brenda Raney. True words, but it doesn’t really soften the blow eh? If… Read more

Video: 2.1 on HTC Droid Eris

Many Verizon customers read – with giddy excitement – yesterday’s news that Android 2.1 dumps for both the Droid and Eris have been leaked to xda-developers. We saw video evidence of the bump at work on the Droid a few days ago, but this is the first (that I’ve seen anyway) of the upgrade on Eris. Q2 is still the projected dats for a public release, folks,… Read more

Another update coming to the Eris?

Looks like another update is coming out for the Verizon Droid Eris. Unfortunately, not Sense 2.1 but a couple of bug fixes. This update should take care of some waking and connection problems. Rumors are saying it will be just a little over 5 MB and will update the build to 1.17.605.1 CL104882. Via:… Read more

My Eris video collection

Between my coverage for PhoneDog and DroidDog, I’ve made a total of six videos about HTC’s Eris. Wow, really? From the unboxing to a camera walk-through, from widgets to your questions and requests, it’s all right here. I thought it might be helpful to gather them all in one place for holiday shopping research. I hope you enjoy it! Sense, Widgets, and… Read more

HTC Eris OTA update rolling out

As reported by BGR, Verizon started sending out the update to a limited number of subscribers around Midnight this morning. Over the coming days, the list of recipiants will grow exponentially. The ROM is 1.16.605.1 and the radio version is Here is a list of intended improvements: While on a call and the device is in screensaver mode,… Read more

Your HTC Eris questions and requests

I’ve already shipped this phone off to Adriana Lee Dellario but there’s still one more video on the way. Well, the second part of this vid, which I’ll add to this post later tonight. Thanks for participating, everyone! EDIT: Second part after the break Part 1: Part 2 (click the link if you’re on the DroidDog homepage.)… Read more

I now have Droid and Eris under the same roof

You can see my Eris unboxing and first impressions over at PhoneDog. You know the drill, folks. Time to send ‘em in. Make sure you are clear about which phone your question or request is regarding because it’s getting pretty busy ’round here. I can’t say how long I’ll have either device, but if you want some comparisons of this and that, a side-by-side… Read more

HTC Eris / Desire

Specs: See Hero Released by: Verizon on November 6th, 2009 (anticipated) US Cost: $99 (anticipated) Notes: Second in VZW’s Droid series. Browse DroidDog posts tagged “Desire” or… Read more

Noah goes hands-on with Droid Eris

Well, there you go! 10 minutes after I post Cesar’s walk-through, we get one from the big dog himself. Something tells me I’ll be doing one of these before too long, and I might even have a chance to try out a dogfight or two. Which phone would you like to see Eris battle? Via… Read more

Droid Eris officially announced

O.K., so it’s not a big shock at this point, but HTC and Verizon have made it official as of today. Eris will be available tomorrow at $99 after a $100 mail-in rebate on a two-year contract. Cesar is back for another quick walk-through. Seven screens? I’ll never use them, but I’m still loving Sense. Check some specs after the video. * 3.2 inch… Read more