Tag | Mobile News
As Verizon prepares to launch a number of new handsets, it’s being rumored that Verizon will soon end-of-life the Droid Eris and BlackBerry Tour 9630. An internal memo was sent out earlier during the week, informing employees that both handsets would reach end-of-life as soon as their inventory is depleted. The Droid Eris, which was released in November, is expected to reach it’s date in May (roughly 7 month life) and the BlackBerry Tour in June.
If you cannot wait any longer for the official 2.1 release, I found a step by step guide on how to root your Eris and install the leaked ROM. They claim that this ROM version has been cleaned up to correct all of the bugs they found, as well as a potential oversight that the original ROM may have had an expiration date (unconfirmed) – so if you’ve already rooted your phone, you may want to check this out.
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Reports are beginning to surface around the web at what appears to be an internal Verizon email that was sent out this morning and it give the impression that the 2.1 update will begin happening on 3/30/2010. At roughly 12pm yesterday, roughly 1,000 users will receive notification of the update. An additional [...]
In response to Apple‘s recent lawsuit, HTC released a statement yesterday stating that the company disagrees with Apple‘s legal actions and restated their commitment to creating a “portfolio of innovative smartphones that gives consumers a variety of choices.” You can read more from the official release below.
Seattle – March 17, 2010 – HTC Corporation today outlined its disagreement with Apple’s legal actions and reiterated its commitment to creating a portfolio of innovative smartphones that gives consumers a variety of choices. [...]