The problem with Text Messaging on the Hero

So it’s time to air a grievance I have with the HTC Hero, one that has bugged me since I have had the handset, it doesn’t time stamp a text message after a few hours, for someone who needs to know when a message came through it’s a complete nightmare, especially after the care that HTC have lavished on the call history as shown in the images below :-

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call details per contact.

call details per contact.

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App review : My Tracks

My Tracks is possibly crack cocaine for fitness freaks and geeks alike, it isn’t flashy, doesn’t do anything special it just tracks routes that you take while you exercise (it assumes exercise but you could use it to see what someone did that day if you turned it on for them… Just saying). So why is it like cocaine you ask? Well it’s because those geeks at Google (my tracks being a 20% project) have packed the app full of stats! Continue reading

A quick brief

So it’s been a month since the release of the HTC Hero, and overall it recieved a positive vibe, but with comments such as ‘Tragically flawed’ because of the Sense interface suffering from lag (which was quite harsh it didn’t make the phone unuseable and there are definately other flaws that are worse), I thought I’d start writing about my experiences with the handset.

This is going to be my little corner of the intarwebs to talk about the Hero and android in general, it’s not going to be updated on a daily basis as I’m far to lazy for that but it will recieve regular updates as I find things I like and things I’m not so happy about with the Hero.

I may even find the time to write up reviews of apps that I install, and reasons why I have them installed, and perhaps some tips and tricks I’ve found out about during my time with the Hero.