Sprint HTC Supersonic arriving next week?

Sprint is expected to officially announce the HTC Supersonic next week. This Android device would be the first WiMax compatible phone released for a major carrier in the US. It will utilize Sprint's 4G network that they have been boasting about for the longest.

Leaked 2.1 Update For The Hero

A member of the xda-developers forum called yrreP claims to have received an email at work that outlines the schedule of the Android 2.1 update to the HTC Hero/T-Mobile G2. Most readers of this article seem to believe that it is true.

Rogers and Fido My Account App

Rogers and Fido customers now have access to their billing information, voice, data and SMS messages via an application called My Account. This app is similar to the one offered by T-Mobile and even carries the same name.

Shop For Android apps Without The Market

AppStoreHQ founder Chris DeVore has recently added support for Android to the site. Now there is another alternative for you to buy Android apps. All you have to do is navigate to the site listed below from your browser and download way.

Google Denied Trademark on Android Nexus One

Reports are coming in today that the Patent and Trademark Office has rejected Google's request to trademark the name "Nexus One". The "Nexus One" moniker was ruled too similar to Integra Telecom's own registered trademark for its Nexus fixed bandwidth integrated voice and internet T1 product.

Gesture Search Now Available For 1.6

Google announced today that it has added support for all Android devices running 1.6 or higher. Initially, this was only available to phones that has 2.0 and up leaving only two Android’s capable of using this new feature.

Silver HTC Desire caught in the Netherlands [Video]

While the HTC Desire's display may be a rich, color-saturated AMOLED, the smartphone's casing is pretty mundane; HTC don't seem to have strayed far from the Nexus One with their color palette.  Happily it seems murky-grey isn't the only color HTC plan to offer, with a brighter silver Desire already being caught in the wild in the Netherlands. The images of the two devices were spotted by xda-developers forum member irkan and come from the Flickr gallery of Robert Webbe.  No telling where he actually encountered the device - it seems to have been recorded at some sort of press event, judging by the video below - but it's available for pre-order exclusively from PDAshop.nl. They're asking €449 ($620) for the silver HTC Desire, and reckon shipments will begin on April 9th.  Anyone tempted by this over and above the more common brown version of the phone? [flickrvideo]http://www.flickr.com/photos/robertwebbe/4426732591/[/flickrvideo] [gallery] [via SlashPhone]

2.1 For The Droid is Near

Android 2.1 for the Droid may be closer than we think. An official pamphlet has been discovered from Verizon wireless that gives specific details on the update. So we can pretty much put this in the confirmed pile.