Upgrading my HTC Hero to Android 2.1

Yesterday, Sprint and HTC released Android 2.1 for the HTC Hero. Upgrading the phone underscores the differences in the Android and Apple iPhone platforms. One is consumer friendly (Apple), and one isn’t (Android). One is built for the general public (Apple),...

Gadget Lust

PC Magazine posted this great review of the Apple iPad. And Sprint is getting the most kick-ass Android phone yet. I look forward to the day when every cellphone has the ability to be a wifi hotspot…...

Apple iPad: WANT!

When Apple released the iPhone, it was obvious that it was a great device. Great for everything, it seemed, but making phone calls. AT&T has been the Achilles Heel in the iPhone becoming a true “God Phone”. I know people in San Francisco complain about...

Hello, HTC Hero

Back in mid-December, I started thinking seriously about upgrading my cellphone from the Blackberry 8073e to … something else. I’ve had a company-issued iPhone for a year or so, and it is cool, no doubt. But the AT&T service in my home doesn’t...

Shopping for a new cellphone

I’m in the market for a new smartphone. As I look over the market for cellphones, I’m excited by what I see. But I’m disappointed in several areas. First, let me fill you in on some history. For many years, I used Samsung flip cellphones. They were...