Posts tagged Droid Eris
Apple’s Friday conference which focused on the flawed iPhone 4 antenna flaw has seen different mobile manufacturers react rather aggressively. All of this is happening due to Steve Jobs’ claim of iPhone 4 not being the only handset to suffer from the death grip issue. The CEO named Droid Eris, BlackBerry and Nokia handsets to suffer from the same issue as well.
How accurate is iPhone touch screen, never mind how cool and sexy it is? To find the correct answer, the best solution would be to test iPhone along with other phones such as the Nexus One, Motorola Droid, Droid Eris, Palm Pre, BlackBerry Storm2. This is exactly the set of devices that MOTO set out to test the touch screen and declare the winner. Guess who won the contest? Video after the jump.
Ok folks, here we are with another root news for you to digest. The intelligent XDA Developers community have produced yet another piece of magnificence. This time they have managed to root the beautiful Verizon HTC Droid Eris. A video has been included at the end of the post that shows the phone rooted and running Android 2.1.
Attention Droid Eris users, are you waiting impatiently for the Android 2.1 update? The much awaited update has been rolled out, but not by Verizon. Instead XDA Developers are once again behind this wonderful act. A Chinese claiming to work for HTC in China is the individual who dumped the ROM for you folks.
Ever since the arrival of Android 2.1 with Nexus One, there has been a lot of talk regarding the Android 2.1 update for other Android devices such as Droid Eris, CLIQ and so on. Well there is some good news for you folks living in US. All American Android handsets will be getting the Eclair update. Although there would be some limitations for individual devices which we discuss after the jump.
Do you own a Droid Eris? In either case – you would be pleased to know that Verizon has started rolling out the much awaited Android 2.1 update for the sexy looking handset from HTC. To make things more interesting, the update will be bringing HTC Sense UI with it. However it appears that the update hasn’t reached a large audience. Some users confirm the arrival of update while others are still waiting get the latest Android on their mobile phone.
You must have heard about Swype – yes a new innovative text input technology that allows you to type on your virtual on-screen keyboard without having to lift your fingers. Swype for Android has been leaked out, the preview version to be exact. The leaked Swype installer doesn’t work on just any Android phones, it works on only those smartphones which have WVGA screens, so it would work on the highly advertised Motorola Droid and the very cool Droid Eris. (Download link and setup instructions provided below)
Clear Channel has unleashed iheartradio, a radio app for Android powered phones. The streaming radio app prior to this launch was already available for the iPhone and BlackBerry platform and it was only a matter of time before it was announced for the ever growing mobile platform from Google. The app is available for a free download. (Features listed below)
A few days back we shared with you the news of Swype hacked for Android along with a video that showed Swype running on Droid Eris from HTC. Swype, in short is a must have typing technology for on-screen keyboards that lets you type faster as it does not require to lift your fingers while typing. Well there is good news for Windows Mobile phone owners, the geeks at XDA have extracted Swype from Samsung Omnia 2 and have released it publicly so that you can use it with your HTC HD2 and other smartphones. (Download link included at the end of the post)
Ever heard of a useful little tool called Swype? Yes, Swype is a new technology for text input that allows a user to type the desired text by swiping through the mobile phone’s virtual on screen keyboard without having to lift the fingers. The latest development on this regard is that it has been hacked and ported for the Android powered phones. Shown below is a video that exhibits Swype running on the very cool Droid Eris. A big thanks to pocketnow for sharing the news.