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HTC Provides Even More Details On Why Desire HD Won’t Be Seeing Android 4.0

Most HTC customers were generally pleased when HTC officially announced that lineup of devices that would be seeing an update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Just about every dual-core device made the cut, and to many’s surprise — a few single-core devices like the the HTC Desire HD made the roster as well. More […]

TELUS was not at fault, HTC canceled the Desire HD Android 4.0 update

Canadian users were about to pick up their torches and pitchforks after hearing TELUS had canceled the Android 4.0 update to the HTC Desire HD. Of course, we would be upset too. Especially after the carrier announced the device would be one of the few to get Ice Cream Sandwich. Well guys, it turns out […]

Telus cancels HTC Desire HD Ice Cream Sandwich update, cites “poor performance”

I always hate reporting these kind of news, but someone’s got to. Telus has decided to cancel the Ice Cream Sandwich update that was due for the HTC Desire HD, saying that they got poor response during testing. Which basically means they’re either too lazy, or don’t want to incur the cost, or just don’t […]

TELUS updates list of devices soon to get Android 4.0 – Galaxy Note, Tab 8.9 and Tab 10.1 included

As we struggle, beg and pray for learning just a bit of information about our updates, TELUS is setting the example for all the carriers out there. This company regularly releases updates on such information, and the latest report comes with a flurry of Android device getting their Ice Cream Sandwich update. The list goes […]

Bug gives access to WiFi passwords on certain HTC handsets

HTC has had its fair share of security problems over the past few months, and the manufacturer is coming clean about yet another potential data leak. Certain HTC phones contain a bug that allows third-party apps with android.permission.ACCESS_WIFI_STATE enabled can gain easy access to a users WiFi network info, including password. The exploit was discovered […]

[Update: Incredible S, Too] HTC Desire HD Getting Android 2.3.5 and HTC Sense 3.0

The HTC Desire HD may no longer be the most powerful smartphone in HTC’s stable of Androids but it’s still quite capable. It has gotten an upgrade to Android 2.3.5 and a more recent version of Sense, 3.0 (the most recent is 3.5). Users around the world with unbranded handsets are receiving the upgrade and […]

Sense 3.5 Ported to the HTC Desire HD

HTC’s new Sense 3.5 is looking pretty nice, but unfortunately we aren’t quite sure when the first device baring the new Android skin will hit shelves. Luckily for owners of the HTC Desire HD, if flashing custom ROMs is your thing you know have access to the bran new version of Sense on your device. […]

G2/Desire Z and Desire HD/Inspire 4G Get Fully-Working Sense 3.0 ROMs

While the HTC EVO 4G was the first device to get some Sense 3.0 port love from the folks at XDA, it wasn’t perfect and was just barely usable as a daily driver.Many of you have flashed it and reverted back to your previous ROMs. The only way you’re going to get a fully-working Sense […]

Gingerbread Begins Rolling Out for the HTC Desire HD and Incredible S

HTC is making good on a couple of their Gingerbread promises today as the over-the-air rollout of Android 2.3 for the HTC Desire HD and HTC Incredible S have begun. The details of the affair have been posted up to the manufacturer’s European support site. We aren’t quite sure if this will translate to Verizon’s […]

Desire HD Gets Sensation ROM Port

We knew developers would be quick to get the HTC Sensation’s test ROM ported to other HTC phones and it looks like the HTC Desire HD got the honors. Can’t say things are terribly stable at this point (especially considering I don’t have a phone to test it on), but if you want to take […]

HTC Desire HD Gingerbread Update Pegged for April by French Carrier SFR

HTC has been pretty clear that they plan to launch and update to Android 2.3 Gingerbread for their Desire HD in Europe, but the only official timeframe they have so far discussed has been the rather broad range of spring. According to French carrier SFR it may be coming sooner rather than later, with a […]

Desire, Desire HD & Milestone to Get Gingerbread in Spring on Telus, More Androids Slated for Upgrades

The folks at MobileSyrup have pinged Telus and asked them what’s up with updates for various Android handsets. Of note were the HTC Desire and Desire HD: both are said to be getting Gingerbread sometime this Spring. (It wasn’t said if this would include the latest version of HTC Sense or not.) Other phones include […]

HTC Desire HD, Desire Z and Incredible S Join Desire in Spring Android 2.3 Gingerbread Update

We heard back at Mobile World Congress that the HTC Desire would receive an upgrade to Android 2.3 shortly after the new Desire S hits shelves. Now, an HTC spokesperson is adding a few more handsets to the list of devices receiving 2.3 this spring. The two other Desire handsets, the Desire HD and Z, […]

HTC Outs Source Code for Desire Z, Desire HD, myTouch 4G and Aria

Source code, get your source code here. HTC has dropped quite a few new sources upon their online developer center covering a handful of handsets released in the latter half of 2010 (and two featuring the updated version of HTC Sense). Fresh for your perusal are the source codes of the HTC Desire Z, Desire […]

HTC Desire HD Now Available through TELUS

After much waiting, the HTC Desire HD has officially become available on TELUS in Canada. The phone is now up for purchase via their website for prices ranging from $149.99 on a three-year contract to $499.99 off-contract. The 4.3-inch heavy-weight with Snapdragon processor is sure to please many Canadian Android users looking for an EVO-like […]