I can imagine HTCDev.com – HTC’s new developer portal – is going to get a whole lot of traffic from here on out. They’ve launched the new portal in anticipation of the bootloader unlocking tool that they confirmed would be here starting this month. Along with that comes the kernel source we’ve enjoyed before over at developer.htc.com as well as the OpenSense SDK that will allow developers to tap into various HTC Sense elements and APIs. The previous developer site no longer exists (it forwards to HTCDev.com) but we aren’t too bummed. Check it out if you want, but most of you won’t be interested until that bootloader unlock tool is ready.
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