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Here's why the HTC Desire HD won't get Android ICS

Here's why the HTC Desire HD won't get Android ICS

28 July, 2012 | comments (119)

With last week's announcement that the highly revered HTC Desire HD won't receive an official update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich causing quite a stir, the Taiwanese company has posted the reasons for the decision in its blog. The biggest issue...

Tags: HTC, Android


Android 4.0 ICS is officially a no go for HTC Desire HD

Android 4.0 ICS is officially a no go for HTC Desire HD

22 July, 2012 | comments (154)

It looks like the saga surrounding the official Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update of the much beloved HTC Desire HD is finally over, folks. HTC have officially removed the 2010 Android monster from the official list of devices scheduled to get...

Tags: HTC, Android


ICS update for HTC Desire HD reportedly canned (Update: Not)

ICS update for HTC Desire HD reportedly canned (Update: Not)

16 July, 2012 | comments (85)

Back when HTC announced the list of handsets that will be receiving the Android 4.0 update, we were especially happy to see the aged Desire HD being part of the list, something we commended HTC on. But it was not to be, as it seems the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC releases its Android 4.0 update roadmap

HTC releases its Android 4.0 update roadmap

23 May, 2012 | comments (117)

HTC has released a list of phones that they will be updating to Android 4.0 this year. Along with the names of the phones, they also mention the time period during which you can expect the update to arrive for the respective handsets. From the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Desire S and Desire HD get unofficial Android 4.0 port

Desire S and Desire HD get unofficial Android 4.0 port

10 April, 2012 | comments (24)

xda-developers member 'proxuser' has been busy for the past few weeks working on an Android 4.0 port for the Desire S and the Desire HD. The ROM that he has managed to port over is actually an HTC One V ROM that was leaked a few weeks ago....

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI, xda


HTC releases the list of handsets that will get Android 4.0 update

HTC releases the list of handsets that will get Android 4.0 update

14 March, 2012 | comments (157)

After providing vague estimates for some time now, HTC has finally come clean with the full list of handsets that will be receiving the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update. The lucky phones that will be getting the update are as...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Wi-Fi security issue found on HTC devices

Wi-Fi security issue found on HTC devices

03 February, 2012 | comments (23)

A security related bug was discovered on certain HTC Android smartphones. This bug allowed any application that has access to the ACCESS_WIFI_STATE permission (something that the apps ask you before you install them) will let the application not...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Desire HD, Incredible S and ChaCha getting Android 2.3.5

HTC Desire HD, Incredible S and ChaCha getting Android 2.3.5

11 December, 2011 | comments (313)

We reported a couple of days back that HTC is seeding the 2.3.5 Gingerbread update to the Incredible S with the Desire HD in the waiting list. HTC UK have confirmed that the 2.3.5 update has been released in the UK for the Incredible S and...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Android 2.3.5 with Sense 3.0 now seeding to HTC Incredible S

Android 2.3.5 with Sense 3.0 now seeding to HTC Incredible S

09 December, 2011 | comments (280)

HTC has just started seeding the latest firmware update for their Incredible S Android smartphone. It's quite a major bump, bringing the Android version up to 2.3.5 and the Sense UI 3.0. Reports about the over-the-air update have been coming from...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Could this be the GSM version of HTC EVO 3D?

Could this be the GSM version of HTC EVO 3D?

04 June, 2011 | comments (22)

HTC showcased the EVO 3D back in March, which was their first phone capable of recording images and videos in 3D. That phone, however, was intended for Sprintís CDMA network. But HTC may just have a GSM version of the EVO 3D up its...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Desire HD and Incredible S get Gingerbread on 16 May

HTC Desire HD and Incredible S get Gingerbread on 16 May

13 May, 2011 | comments (192)

It may be Friday the 13th, but HTC brought up great news for all unbranded SIM-free HTC Desire HD and Incredible S owners out there. HTC is going to start pushing the eagerly awaited Android 2.3 Gingerbread update on 16 May, just 3 days from...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Desire Z will get Gingerbread by the end of June

HTC Desire Z will get Gingerbread by the end of June

06 May, 2011 | comments (79)

blockquote p { font: italic normal 13px/17px Arial; color: #474747; } blockquote { border-left: 3px solid #ddd; padding: 0 0 0 15px; margin: 10px 0px 10px 9px; } At last, it's confirmed - the HTC Desire Z is...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC Desire HD and Incredible S get sweet Gingerbread treatment

HTC Desire HD and Incredible S get sweet Gingerbread treatment

04 May, 2011 | comments (194)

Good news, HTC users! The Desire HD and Incredible S Android 2.3 Gingerbread updates arrive right on time. They are available as a 100MB OTA update, so charge your phones, back up some data and go get some Gingerbread magic. HTC promised us...

Tags: Android, HTC, Touch UI


1.4 GHz Samsung I9001 Galaxy S Plus with Gingerbread surfaces

1.4 GHz Samsung I9001 Galaxy S Plus with Gingerbread surfaces

31 March, 2011 | comments (72)

We just got word that Samsung are working on a new hot Android smartphone called Samsung I9001 Galaxy S Plus. Packing a 1.4 GHz single-core Snapdragon processor and running on the latest phone-friendly 2.3 Gingerbread version of the Google OS, this...


HTC Desire HD to get Gingerbread Motorola DEFY will enjoy Froyo

HTC Desire HD to get Gingerbread Motorola DEFY will enjoy Froyo

29 March, 2011 | comments (46)

The French carrier SFR announced a schedule for the Android updates for HTC Desire HD and Motorola DEFY. The Desire HD will get a Gingerbread update in the first half of April, while the Motorola DEFY will taste Froyo by the end of...


Android 2.3 to hit the HTC Desire HD, Desire Z, Desire, Incredible S

Android 2.3 to hit the HTC Desire HD, Desire Z, Desire, Incredible S

27 February, 2011 | comments (167)

Don't worry HTC owners, you are not forgotten. According to spokesman Android 2.3 Gingerbread is definitely in the works for the HTC Desire HD, HTC Desire Z, the original Desire and the Incredible S. The updates are scheduled for Q2, so that means...

Tags: HTC, Touch UI, Android


Here's our ultimate cheat sheet of what to expect at the MWC 2011

Here's our ultimate cheat sheet of what to expect at the MWC 2011

11 February, 2011 | comments (41)

The MWC 2011 is just around the corner and we decided make a scoop of all the leaks we saw in the recent weeks. We organized the rumored info into one hopefully definitive laundry list of phones and tablets that should make an appearance at this...


Leaked slides show HTC Desire HD2, Desire 2 and Wildfire 2

Leaked slides show HTC Desire HD2, Desire 2 and Wildfire 2

11 February, 2011 | comments (30)

Leaked slides detail the specs on three new HTC phones, all three of them sequels. The HTC Desire HD2, Desire 2 and the HTC Wildfire 2 were exposed with some juicy and some confusing specs. The HTC Desire HD2 is an update of the large-screen...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


XPERIA Play reviewed again, more specs revealed

XPERIA Play reviewed again, more specs revealed

17 January, 2011 | comments (81)

XPERIA Play is probably Sony Ericsson's worst kept secret. The gaming phone keeps leaking every week revealing even more of its specs to the public. Today we've got another review for you, complete with more live shots and benchmarks. Sony...


AT&T turns the spotlights on the HTC Inspire 4G and HTC Freestyle

AT&T turns the spotlights on the HTC Inspire 4G and HTC Freestyle

06 January, 2011 | comments (21)

The avalanche of announcements of 4G phones is gaining more speed as CES 2011 officially starts today. AT&T didnít waste any time and lifted the curtains on the new HTC Inspire 4G. They've also got a second HTC phone, the HTC Freestyle, though it's...