HTC Wildfire archive

  • Gingerbread houses for HTC Desire range in Q2
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    Gingerbread houses for HTC Desire range in Q2

    By 28 February 2011

    HTC has confirmed that the Froyo touting HTC Desire, HTC Desire HD, HTC Desire Z and the newly on sale in the UK, HTC Incredible S will all get Gingerbread updates in Q2. The Android 2.3 update (or 2.4?) will land on the selected handsets sometime from...

  • HTC Wildfire S vs HTC Wildfire
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    HTC Wildfire S vs HTC Wildfire

    By 17 February 2011

    HTC confirmed the Wildfire S as the follow-up model to its popular mid-range Android handset, the Wildfire, at the recent MWC show in Barcelona. But if you've already got an HTC Wildfire, does the new model offer enough improvement for you to consider...

  • HTC Wildfire S hands-on
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    HTC Wildfire S hands-on

    By 15 February 2011

    It's small, it's cute, and we've already grabbed a quick hands-on with the mid-range Android handset. Gaining the "S" moniker, just like the HTC Desire S, and HTC Incredible S, the Wildfire S is the new phone that replaces last years successful HTC Wildfire....

  • HTC Wildfire S sees HTC Wildfire updated
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    HTC Wildfire S sees HTC Wildfire updated

    By 15 February 2011

    The HTC Wildfire S will be the follow on to the successful HTC Wildfire launched in 2010 the company has confirmed at its press conference on Tuesday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. New for this model, the company has doubled the screen resolution...

  • HTC Wildfire S caught in official video?
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    HTC Wildfire S caught in official video?

    By 8 February 2011

    New images of an unannounced HTC smartphone have turned up in an official “innovation” video put out on YouTube by the company. The 30-second TV advert is designed to promote the company's current innovations and features American models like the...

  • HTC Wildfire fires in Froyo update
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    HTC Wildfire fires in Froyo update

    By 20 December 2010

    Vodafone has announced that it is sending out Android 2.2 updates to its HTC Wildfire users. The step up to Froyo (version 2.24.161.1) means that Wildfire fans will be able to make use of a whole host of new features, including: - Support for USB tethering...

  • All the colours of the PAYG rainbow
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    All the colours of the PAYG rainbow

    By 11 November 2010

    We've already taken you through the best smartphones on PAYG as well as the top budget PAYG handsets, but what if you're after something a little bit different? The colour of your phone might be the very last thing that you consider when shopping for...

  • The 10 best smartphones on PAYG
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    The 10 best smartphones on PAYG

    By 9 November 2010

    Pay as you go is an oft overlooked way of running your mobile life if you're thinking of buying a smartphone, but that's not the way it has to be. There's no reason one can't combine a big flashy handset with paying for minutes, texts and data on one's...

  • Virgin Media confirms Android 2.2 for HTC Wildfire and HTC Desire
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    Virgin Media confirms Android 2.2 for HTC Wildfire and HTC Desire

    By 18 August 2010

    Virgin Media is the latest mobile operator to confirm when it will start rolling out Android 2.2 (Froyo) to some of its devices. In a tweet on its official Virgin Media Twitter account it stated: "MOBILE:: HTC Desire and HTC Wildfire - great news, we're...

  • HTC explains why Android 2.2: Froyo updates are slow to arrive
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    HTC explains why Android 2.2: Froyo updates are slow to arrive

    By 6 July 2010

    To further explain why the roll-out of the Android 2.2 operating system, codenamed Froyo, is yet to reach the company's Desire, Legend and Wildfire handsets, Eric Lin, HTC's global PR and online community manager spoke exclusively to Pocket-lint at the...

  • HTC Desire, Legend and Wildfire to get Froyo (2.2) by October
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    HTC Desire, Legend and Wildfire to get Froyo (2.2) by October

    By 29 June 2010

    HTC is having to play cat and mouse once again it seems, following Google's roll out of Android 2.2: Froyo for the Nexus One, as it looks to update its latest handsets with the latest build. "We are working hard with our partners to update the HTC...

  • HTC Wildfire review
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    HTC Wildfire review

    By 24 June 2010

    The Wildfire comes in and supplants the Tattoo as HTC's mid-range device, offering up the now established Sense interface running over Android 2.1. Changes from the Tattoo centre around improved build quality, a capacitive display and styling that owes...

  • Vodafone increases Android offering with HTC Wildfire and Samsung Galaxy S
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    Vodafone increases Android offering with HTC Wildfire and Samsung Galaxy S

    By 23 June 2010

    Vodafone UK has just announced that three new Android devices are now available on its network. These consist of the Vodafone 845, HTC Wildfire and Samsung Galaxy S 16GB, all of which are available to buy. The Vodafone 845 (exclusive to Vodafone) is free...

  • Sony Ericsson X10 Mini now available at Vodafone
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    Sony Ericsson X10 Mini now available at Vodafone

    By 9 June 2010

    Customers can now pick up the tasty-looking Sony Ericsson X10 Mini from Vodafone, one of two new Android-powered handsets coming to the provider. As previously reported, the company is also to carry the HTC Wildfire, which is now available for pre-order...

  • Vodafone adds HTC Wildfire to its Android posse
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    Vodafone adds HTC Wildfire to its Android posse

    By 25 May 2010

    We already knew it was coming on T-Mobile and 3, and now Vodafone has opened up a page on its website for the HTC Wildfire where people can register their interest. Vodafone said: "The HTC Wildfire follows the success of the HTC Desire, offering HTC Sense...

  • HTC: Some, but not all phones to get Android 2.2
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    HTC: Some, but not all phones to get Android 2.2

    By 21 May 2010

    HTC has confirmed to Pocket-lint that "most phones launched this year will get an upgrade to [Android] 2.2". following the announcement that Google will be releasing the latest version of the mobile phone OS in the next couple of weeks. However, those...

  • HTC Wildfire set for T-Mobile  and 3 outing
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    HTC Wildfire set for T-Mobile and 3 outing

    By 19 May 2010

    T-Mobile and 3 have announced that HTC's latest Android handset, the HTC Wildfire, will be available on both networks from next month. The Wildfire will be available on a £20 per month contract on T-Mobile, although you'll be tied in for 2 years. The...

  • Hands on with the HTC Wildfire
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    Hands on with the HTC Wildfire

    By 17 May 2010

    HTC has just announced a new handset in the form of the Wildfire set to launch in Q3 2010 in Europe, and Pocket-lint was on hand to take a few snaps and get a feel for the new device. Specs-wise the Wildfire is similar to other recent HTC handsets with...

  • HTC slider appears in FCC filing
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    HTC slider appears in FCC filing

    By 29 April 2010

    An FCC filing has just exposed a new HTC phone that hasn't previously been seen. It's called the HTC PC70110, but could this be the Wildfire that fans of HTC on Facebook were recently polled about? The device features a touchscreen, along with a full...