HTC Desire S

The Daily Slash : April 6, 2011

The Daily Slash : April 6, 2011

Welcome back, Gadgeteers! Today we've got a brand new format for SlashGear for you all and we're super pumped about it! There's been a lot of action going on in the recent past and this right here is the place where you're gonna find out about it! Before we begin though, I must have you peek at both of our brand new startup Facebook groups - it's like we're starting fresh! [facebook.com/slashgear.com] and [facebook.com/androidcommunity.com] We'd love for you to like us and promise a fabulous experience. Believe it! Next we've got a whole tiny stash today of exclusive and otherwise awesome contents for your consumption - mount up!

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – April 3, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – April 3, 2011

This week we had a fun filled April Fools Day which brought with it lots of tech news pranks and hijinks. We also had several product reviews that you don't want to miss including the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play, the HTC Desire S, and the HTC Arrive. Perhaps most notable of the week is Google's push towards anti-fragmentation of its Android platform. Continue after the cut for the video review and the full top ten list.

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HTC Desire S Review

HTC Desire S Review

The original HTC Desire became one of the most popular Android smartphones of 2010, a compelling balance of screen-size, functionality and pricing that convinced us in our review and continued to convince buyers throughout the year. Now, HTC is back with the follow-up, the HTC Desire S. Question is, with dual-core Android phones already on the market, does the "S" stand for "sequel" or just "surpassed"? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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HTC Desire S priced and dated by Amazon

HTC Desire S priced and dated by Amazon

The HTC Desire S launched at MWC 2011 earlier this week has been priced and dated by retailer Amazon UK. According to the listing, the Gingerbread smartphone will arrive on April 18 2011, priced at £419.99 ($679); that's SIM-free and unlocked, of course, and we'd expect carrier-subsidized versions to be considerably cheaper, if not free with a new, two-year agreement.

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Recap Of New HTC Smartphones, Tablet, and Announcements From MWC 2011

Recap Of New HTC Smartphones, Tablet, and Announcements From MWC 2011

We had quite a rush of HTC news live from MWC 2011 this morning, so here’s a recap in case you didn’t catch everything. Our very own Chris Davies got plenty of hands-on time with the new product line up from HTC including the Incredible S, Wildfire S, Desire S, Chacha, and Salsa smartphones, as well as the Flyer tablet. Other HTC announcements included an updated version of their HTC Sense, a new video chat app, new support for OnLive cloud gaming service, and their partnership with Qualcomm to develop multi-core devices.

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HTC Desire S hands-on [Video]

HTC Desire S hands-on [Video]

We've just grabbed some hands-on time with the HTC Desire S, and the unibody update has done nothing to diminish the best-selling smartphone's charm. Broadly recognizable as the Desire, but with a chassis milled from a single piece of aluminum like the Legend, it's creak and flex free. More hands-on impressions and video after the cut

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HTC Desire S official

HTC Desire S official

HTC has announced the HTC Desire S, the successor to its wildly popular Desire smartphone. Set to go on sale in mid-Q2, the Desire S keeps the 1GHz processor of the original - now Qualcomm's single-core Snapdragon MSM8255 - and 3.7-inch WVGA touchscreen, but adopts HTC's unibody styling and gets Android 2.4 Gingerbread.

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