HTC Desire HD archive

  • No Ice Cream Sandwich for HTC Desire HD - upgrade officially cancelled... again
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    No Ice Cream Sandwich for HTC Desire HD - upgrade officially cancelled... again

    By 23 July 2012

    Bad news for HTC Desire HD users as it appears the handset won’t be getting an Ice Cream Sandwich update anytime soon.  A document from Canadian mobile network Telus reveals the HTC Desire HD, which sports a large 4.3-inch display and 1GHz processor,...

  • HTC dates Ice Cream Sandwich update, Sensation models get it first
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    HTC dates Ice Cream Sandwich update, Sensation models get it first

    By 9 February 2012

    HTC has dated when some of its current Android powered phones will be getting Google's latest version of Android: Ice Cream Sandwich. The announcement comes via the company's official Facebook page and states that the roll out will begin at the end of...

  • Android 2.3 now available for Vodafone HTC Desire HD customers
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    Android 2.3 now available for Vodafone HTC Desire HD customers

    By 5 May 2011

    On Wednesday Pocket-lint told you how HTC had began preparations for the Gingerbread update for both the HTC Desire HD and the HTC Incredible S and now Vodafone has confirmed that the update for the former is ready to go. Detailing the Android 2.3 update...

  • Gingerbread update coming for HTC Desire HD and HTC Incredible S
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    Gingerbread update coming for HTC Desire HD and HTC Incredible S

    By 4 May 2011

    HTC has confirmed, via its support pages, that the Android 2.3 update is coming for both the HTC Desire HD and the HTC Incredible S. The Gingerbread step-up will come courtesy of a Firmware Over The Air update, with users getting a notification on their...

  • 7 days living with... Android
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    7 days living with... Android

    By 18 April 2011

    I wouldn't say I was an Apple fanboy per se, for starters I use a desktop PC (quad core Intel and the gubbins) for most of my work and home computer-related shenanigans, a Toshiba netbook when working abroad, and have a 15-inch Toshiba laptop in case...

  • HTC tries to make sense of Sense 3.0 update
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    HTC tries to make sense of Sense 3.0 update

    By 15 April 2011

    HTC has tried to make sense of which handsets past, present and future, will be getting the new HTC Sense 3.0 update first seen in March on the EVO 3D in the US and more recently the HTC Sensation in the UK. Following a series of tweets to the company’s...

  • Vodafone HTC Sensation pre-order page goes live
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    Vodafone HTC Sensation pre-order page goes live

    By 12 April 2011

    Arghhhh, Vodafone. That’s probably what HTC is saying right now, after the UK operator inadvertently let slip a ton of details about the HTC Sensation hours ahead of the official launch on Tuesday. The Vodafone HTC Sensation pre-order page asks those...

  • HTC Desire HD winner announced
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    HTC Desire HD winner announced

    By 17 March 2011

    At the beginning of February, Pocket-lint and Dial-a-Phone joined forces to give away a HTC Desire. And now, out of the thousands of you who entered, a winner has been picked. Just to recap, the HTC Desire HD is a cracking piece of kit. It runs Android...

  • Gingerbread houses for HTC Desire range in Q2
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    Gingerbread houses for HTC Desire range in Q2

    By 28 February 2011

    HTC has confirmed that the Froyo touting HTC Desire, HTC Desire HD, HTC Desire Z and the newly on sale in the UK, HTC Incredible S will all get Gingerbread updates in Q2. The Android 2.3 update (or 2.4?) will land on the selected handsets sometime from...

  • Win a HTC Desire HD
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    Win a HTC Desire HD

    By 7 February 2011

    Pocket-lint has teamed up with Dial-a-Phone to bring you the chance of winning a brand new HTC Desire HD. This cracking piece of kit runs Android 2.2 and comes fully loaded with the company’s own user interface, HTC Sense. The 4.3” touchscreen provides...

  • HTC Desire HD in Black coming to Orange
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    HTC Desire HD in Black coming to Orange

    By 31 January 2011

    Orange is offering the HTC Desire HD exclusively in black, for those looking for a phone that will go deliciously with their black tie, the operator has confirmed The phone, which is expected to be available "soon", is currently available for pre-order...

  • HTC ThunderBolt hands-on
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    HTC ThunderBolt hands-on

    By 6 January 2011

    HTC has launched a new Verizon exclusive handset, the HTC ThunderBolt. It will be part of Verizon’s growing 4G arsenal of devices, bringing lightening fast data to all that HTC Sense connected goodness. The ThunderBolt is a variant of the HTC Desire...

  • HTC Desire HD and Desire Z update lands in Europe
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    HTC Desire HD and Desire Z update lands in Europe

    By 24 December 2010

    HTC teased HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z owners on the eve of Christmas with word that it was releasing a update for the two phones. “European Desire HD/Desire Z users - look out for an update rolling out from today that will make your mobile experience even...

  • Product of the Year 2010: and the nominees are...
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    Product of the Year 2010: and the nominees are...

    By 7 December 2010

    Well, this is the big one. Here at Pocket-lint, we've seen a hell of a lot of products over the last year - some good, some bad and some, very, very ugly. We've trawled through our review vaults to whittle down the gigantic list of gadgets, leaving only...

  • Best Mobile Phone: and the nominees are...
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    Best Mobile Phone: and the nominees are...

    By 29 November 2010

    The best mobile phone of the year is always a hotly contended category at the annual Pocket-lint Gadget Awards. We do like our phones. 2010 has seen some absolute killers with Android picking up some serious traction, Apple trying to set the bar ever...

  • HTC Desire HD vs HTC Desire
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    HTC Desire HD vs HTC Desire

    By 1 November 2010

    Both the HTC Desire HD and original HTC Desire were certified as Pocket-lint Hot Products after rigorous inspection from our reviews team. While there's no doubt that one is a more up to date and spec-wise superior handset, the question is: how much better...

  • HTC Desire HD review
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    HTC Desire HD review

    By 27 October 2010

    Following the unibody design that started with the HTC Legend, the HTC Desire HD fuses the looks of its namesake 3.7-inch device with the form factor of the HD line, the HTC HD2 and HTC HD7. Essentially, adding the HD tag owes more to the form factor...

  • HTC Desire HD and Desire Z delayed
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    HTC Desire HD and Desire Z delayed

    By 11 October 2010

    It's not been a great day for Android fans. Firstly, a rival OS, Windows Phone 7 has stolen a bit of the mobile platform limelight with its official launch, and now reports are suggesting that the launches of two massive Android handsets, HTC's Desire...

  • HTC Desire HD: 14 October launch date revealed
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    HTC Desire HD: 14 October launch date revealed

    By 5 October 2010

    We knew that the HTC Desire HD was coming in October, we just didn't know the exact date. But, now we do, thanks to Vodafone who has revealed its plans for the device and opened up a pre-order page on its website. The Android 2.2 handset will be landing...

  • HTC Desire HD Sense UI gets official HD YouTube video
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    HTC Desire HD Sense UI gets official HD YouTube video

    By 22 September 2010

    We've seen the pictures and videos from a hacked ROM, we've seen the handset up close at the event, and now we get to see the new Sense UI in action thanks to an official video from HTC detailing it all in HD. Titled "HTC Desire HD - A Closer Look"...

  • New HTC Sense UI pictured, videoed, and detailed
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    New HTC Sense UI pictured, videoed, and detailed

    By 21 September 2010

    HTC has already announced that the HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z will be getting a new version of the company's Sense UI skin on top of the Android 2.2 operating system running on the phones, but they didn't really show much aside from a few headline...

  • HTC brings DLNA to non-DLNA TVs
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    HTC brings DLNA to non-DLNA TVs

    By 16 September 2010

    As John Wang stood on stage yesterday announcing the updated features you'll be able to access through the latest version of HTC Sense, there was one little detail that got slightly glossed over. Whilst describing the new DLNA-friendly skills that the...

  • T-Mobile offers HTC Desire HD for free
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    T-Mobile offers HTC Desire HD for free

    By 16 September 2010

    Coming to the network provider in October, T-Mobile has announced its price plan for the HTC Desire HD, and the handset will be offered for free. Nada. Nothing. Of course, that will be on a contract and, unlike with many other phones, the carrier is only...

  • First Look: HTC Desire HD review
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    First Look: HTC Desire HD review

    By 16 September 2010

    Are you looking for our full review of the HTC Desire HD? If so, you can find it here: HTC Desire HD review. As saw as we saw the announcement of the HTC Evo roll out in the US, we knew we wanted our big Android handset on this side of the pond. The HTC...

  • HTC Desire HD vs Samsung Galaxy S
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    HTC Desire HD vs Samsung Galaxy S

    By 15 September 2010

    HTC has been leading the way for a couple of years now when it comes to Android smartphones, and it's just upped the ante once more by unveiling the long-rumoured Desire HD, along with a 4.3-inch touchsreen and HD video recording. Meanwhile, Samsung has...