Tag Archives: HTC EVO 4G

Sprint and OfficeMax kick off partnership with EVO giveaway

Customers in select markets can now purchase Sprint phones and service plans at OfficeMax retail locations. And to celebrate, Sprint and OfficeMax have put together a promo involving a Tweet-to-Win Sweepstakes and a free EVO 4G. You don’t need to live in one of the markets where OfficeMax is carrying Sprint gadgets to enter, either. Full contest rules… Read more

EVO power plan: second cycle

In case you missed it, I wrote a post last week called 24 hours on the EVO power plan. In it, I boasted the ridiculously dramatic improvement in juice life I was seeing during the first cycle of my new Seidio Innocell 3,500mAh extended EVO battery using the Juice Defender suite of apps. I mentioned in that post that I intended to run through at least three… Read more

24 hours on the EVO power plan

7:15 pm, Thursday, August 26th. That’s when my new Seidio Innocell 3,500mAh extended EVO battery finished its first charge, according to my EVO 4G. I expected a major improvement in my gadget’s daily lifespan after installing the roughly $70 (with shipping) brick. After all, it should hold more than twice as much juice as the 1,500mAh battery that shipped… Read more

HTC EVO 4G with Froyo rooted

If you saw yesterday’s rooting news about the DROID 2, you know that the process was a bit longer and more complicated than those we’ve had the luxury of settling into as of late. That’s a price you pay for wanting…nay, needing to get in on the hacks at an early stage. The root hack for EVOs running Froyo is similarly complicated, if not more so. It makes… Read more

PSA: EVO 4G 2.2 available for download now [UPDATE]

BEGIN UPDATE: Even though the .zip file is hosted via HTC, according to their Twitter account, this is not final. Here is exactly what they have to say: “Please be aware any update.zip floating around for EVO are not final and may cause problems. Official updates are coming OTA next week!” So far, no issues have been reported, but beware. The… Read more

EVO 4G delays hurting more than just your feelings

Dan Hesse, CEO of Sprint, spent some time talking with WSJ recently and ended up saying some not so surprising things about the EVO 4G delays and the effect it’s having on the adoption of sprint’s 4G network. In reference to the early adoption to 4G and Sprint’s first-to-market strategy, Hesse had this to say: “We thought we would have more of a head… Read more

HTC comes clean about the EVO’s 30fps cap

For those of you who have been following the saga of the HTC EVO’s frame rate woes, we have some interesting news to share. During an HTC Aria event, a rep was kind enough to let everyone in on why the FPS has been capped at 30, when 60 is easily achievable. It’s pretty simple really, it’s due the the EVO’s HDMI out. They say that HDMI playback is set… Read more

New EVO rooting method

Those of you who have rooted will probably never go back. When you receive an OTA update that forces you to do so, it’s not fun. iPhone users especially know what I’m talking about. With the latest EVO update came some security patches. One of which, wouldn’t let you root your device anymore. Thanks to XDA, you can now achieve root even after having… Read more

White EVO cometh UPDATE: video

Oh well hello HTC EVO in white. Surprised to see you so early. Some Best Buy employees across the country are confirming that they have indeed started receiving the HTC EVO in white; perfect timing for the July 11th release. It would be nice if they started selling them early like they did with that Samsung Intercept, I’m sure at least a few of you out… Read more

HTC EVO 4G kernel source released

It has been a long time coming, but HTC has finally released the kernel source for a couple of their new devices. The big one we’ve been waiting for is the HTC EVO 4G. Success. So, at this point you may be wondering what this means to you and your EVO. If you are into rooting and hacking, it means a lot. Developers use these kind of things to better… Read more