HTC Desire HD

Last updated: Nov 16th, 2010.

The HTC Desire HD is the big-screened successor to the HTC Desire, a device that took much of Europe by storm when launched in the spring of 2010. The Desire HD followed during fall of the same year, earning its title from a large 4.3-inch display, enhanced 8MP camera, and beefed-up hardware. 

The Desire HD, along with the concurrently announced Desire Z, was one of the first devices to feature a brand new version of HTC Sense with several key updates to the popular Android user interface. The Desire HD remains a strong contender for those outside of the US seeking a handset with a larger display perfect for viewing video content and plenty of storage to make it a media powerhouse. 

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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 recently, …

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 …

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 …

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 Droid …

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 …