Posts Tagged: EVO

Waze community driving: still not quite there, though fun to use

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I’ve been using community mapping/navigation Waze for quite some time now. And while the latest Android version works much better on my HTC EVO 4G, the UI-wise there are still some problems. Or I simply have wrong expectations (which is quite possible). First of all, their “dynamic zooming” doesn’t seem to work on EVO at […]

Review and advise: Pandora on HTC EVO with Ford Sync

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So, after most of my shenanigans with bluetooth were over, of course I decided to try the new App Link for Sync. Several steps were required — I downloaded Sync update (old thumb drive did not work, so, before downloading anything, make sure your USB thumb drive is readable by plugging it into car and […]

HTC Evo + Turbo ROM + SYNC bluetooth = chaos, phone book problem

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I have broken the primary rule of programming (and electronics/software use): If something is working well, do not touch it with your bare hands. Especially if hands are growing out of, shall we say, wrong places, which certainly is the case here. I am a complete noob in ROM/Android developer. Technically, almost nothing is wrong […]

Cellphone: the bloatware era

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I have this feeling that mobile phone ecosystem evolution is going through the same stages as desktops went through. Part where we went from hourly access charges to unlimited and, to a certain degree, back, is pretty much the same (Comcast now officially has a 250Gb data cap for residential accounts). Now the mobile phone […]

HTC EVO 4G: Update complete

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Well, after several minutes of “thinking” the update of my HTC EVO 4G is complete. It took quite a while for phone to reboot, with it sitting with the last frame of the start-up animation. I even started to worry a bit, but then just let it sit there, churn through whatever it’s been doing […]