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Apple chief Tim Cook might have said that he doesn't like lawsuits, but he must have left a loophole open for International Trade Commission disputes. His company quietly filed a third challenge against HTC on June 4th (just now coming to light) that -- surprise -- claims HTC is still violating p...

June 6th 2012 at 10:07am 0 Comments
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Just now catching up with the Human Birdwings project? Nice timing. The human flight machine -- built by Jarnos Smeets to rely on a Wiimote and Wildfire S, among other niceties -- has just enjoyed its first moments of liftoff. In essence, the wings were strapped onto a willing Earthling, and as he...

January 20th 2012 at 10:31am 0 Comments
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This week was packed with news on the mobile front, so it was easy to miss a few stories here and there. Here's some of the other stuff that happened in the wide world of wireless for the week of November 21, 2011: Bell Canada is getting a couple new LG devices: the entry-level LG Eclypse, c...

November 26th 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Welcome to the Engadget Holiday Gift Guide! We're well aware of the heartbreaking difficulties surrounding the seasonal shopping experience, so we're here to help you sort out this year's tech treasures. Below is today's bevy of curated picks, and you can head back to the Gift Guide hub to see the...

November 22nd 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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It's August 3rd -- do you know where your HTC Wildfire S is? That's right, it's taking up its own share of real estate on T-Mobile's website, ready for you to hit that fancy "add to cart" button. The eency-weency Android handset, true 'nuff to its word, came out right on schedule for $80 on a two...

August 3rd 2011 at 12:49pm 0 Comments
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True to its namesake, the Wildfire S is preparing to blaze across our native prairies without abandon. After gaining the FCC's nod of acceptance for use on our 1900 / 850MHz HSPA bands -- followed by T-Mobile's official announcement -- the fun-sized candybar has received FCC approval for igniti...

July 27th 2011 at 6:54pm 0 Comments
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True to earlier reports, the HTC Wildfire S finally has a home at T-Mobile. The carrier-phone relationship was formalized today as the magenta-colored mobile provider announced its availability on August 3rd. The device -- code-named Marvel -- will be $80 with two-year commitment and after $50...

July 21st 2011 at 3:38pm 0 Comments
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Were you disappointed to see the HTC Wildfire S pass through the FCC sporting AT&T-friendly bands, but no apparent magenta love? Well, chin up ol' chum, because a leaked spec sheet over on TmoNews shows T-Mobile's branding all over the budget-friendly phone. The 3.2-inch Android handset will...

July 21st 2011 at 8:30am 0 Comments