HTC Desire archive

  • HTC Desire Gingerbread action coming in July
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    HTC Desire Gingerbread action coming in July

    By 11 July 2011

    The will it, won't it saga seems close to an end now with HTC stating that the Android 2.3 update for the HTC Desire "will begin rolling out...by the end of July". The statement was made on the UK HTC Facebook page - the same place the company stated...

  • No Sense in this HTC Desire Gingerbread update
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    No Sense in this HTC Desire Gingerbread update

    By 24 June 2011

    There's a new twist in the Gingerbread-gate saga that is troubling the HTC Desire - with Australian network Telstra confirming that it will be ditching HTC's beloved Sense UI in order to make room for all the Android 2.3 goodies. Gingerbread-gate began...

  • HTC admits compromise for Gingerbread Desire update
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    HTC admits compromise for Gingerbread Desire update

    By 16 June 2011

    The Gingerbread-gate saga rolls on for HTC Desire users with the news breaking that the Taiwanese phone manufacturer is planning a compromise to get Android 2.3 onto the popular 2010 smartphone. Speaking again via its UK Facebook page, the company admitted:...

  • HTC backtracks: Gingerbread update for HTC Desire after all
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    HTC backtracks: Gingerbread update for HTC Desire after all

    By 15 June 2011

    Oh dear, we'll put this one down as a PR disaster that everyone can just forget about shall we? Just one day after stating that the HTC Desire would not be getting the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update, the Taiwanese company has backtracked and said that,...

  • HTC Desire Gingerbread update canned
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    HTC Desire Gingerbread update canned

    By 14 June 2011

    HTC Desire users, prepare yourselves for some bad news - the planned Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for your handset has been cancelled. Speaking via its UK Facebook page, HTC said: "Our engineering teams have been working hard for the past few months...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • HTC Desire S vs HTC Desire
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    HTC Desire S vs HTC Desire

    By 15 February 2011

    What a difference a year makes. Or does it? That’s the question we need to ask ourselves as we take a closer look at the HTC Desire S. Launched at Mobile World Congress 2011, the update 12 months on from the hugely successful HTC Desire was welcomed...

  • HTC Desire S, the new replacement for the HTC Desire
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    HTC Desire S, the new replacement for the HTC Desire

    By 15 February 2011

    HTC has updated 2010’s Phone of the Year, the HTC Desire, with the HTC Desire S, the company has confirmed at it’s press conference at Mobile World Congress on Tuesday. The new model is just one of five smartphones the company is launching at the...

  • Best white smartphones
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    Best white smartphones

    By 1 February 2011

    A journalist asked us recently what all the fuss was about regarding the now infamous “white iPhone 4”. It’s like a black swan we told him - you just don’t see white handsets that often. While Apple struggles to get the paint finish right on its...

  • HTC Desire sequel snapped ahead of MWC
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    HTC Desire sequel snapped ahead of MWC

    By 27 January 2011

    There's nothing much to go on here except some blurry pics, but the general consensus is that the handset that you see before you is the new HTC flagship Android device, which should be officially launched during Mobile World Congress. The potential HTC...

  • What is MWC?
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    What is MWC?

    By 26 January 2011

    You might have noticed that we recently started bleating on about something called MWC 2011. There's little doubt that if you know your Android from your iOS then you'll be only too familiar with what we're going on about. However, if you're a recent...

  • Froyo flies in for Vodafone HTC Legend
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    Froyo flies in for Vodafone HTC Legend

    By 15 November 2010

    It's a busy day in the world of Froyo. First up, Vodafone has begun rolling out its Android 2.2 update to Legend users. HTC had promised a Froyo update for the handset earlier this month, but had warned: "For those of you with carrier-branded versions...

  • 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...

  • Three: HTC Desire Froyo update incoming
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    Three: HTC Desire Froyo update incoming

    By 13 October 2010

    HTC Desire customers on the Three network, your big moment has arrived...well nearly, at least. The official Three data and news Twitter feed has just posted to say that Froyo will be making it onto your handset at 16:00 Taiwan time on 14 October. That's...

  • HTC beats Apple to the white phone punch
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    HTC beats Apple to the white phone punch

    By 4 October 2010

    With all the talk when it comes to white phone handsets firmly focused on the iPhone 4 white edition, or rather the lack of the iPhone 4 white edition, the news that HTC is rolling out a white HTC Desire may be seen as a bit of a kick in the teeth for...

  • T-Mobile HTC Desire: Android 2.2 update is here
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    T-Mobile HTC Desire: Android 2.2 update is here

    By 19 September 2010

    T-Mobile HTC Desire owners are the latest HTC Desire owners to get the update to Android 2.2 (Froyo) following official confirmation the new update is coming to the handset on the T-Mobile network in the coming weeks. "We have some exciting news for all...

  • HTC Desire: Software patch available and white version to hit UK
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    HTC Desire: Software patch available and white version to hit UK

    By 13 September 2010

    While the world awaits HTC's grand unveiling and announcements on Wednesday (15 September) - most likely concerning the HTC Desire HD - pics and details have emerged on a white version of the normal Desire, which is exclusively coming to The Carphone...

  • Orange HTC Desire: Froyo not coming until mid-September
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    Orange HTC Desire: Froyo not coming until mid-September

    By 27 August 2010

    Bad news for HTC Desire owners looking to get entry to the Froyo fan-club - looks like you're going to have to wait longer than expected. The news was broken by Conor Maples, Orange's PR manager, who tweeted that the update has been delayed and that it...

  • Vodafone HTC Desire android 2.2 update coming 23 August
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    Vodafone HTC Desire android 2.2 update coming 23 August

    By 20 August 2010

    Vodafone has confirmed that its Android 2.2 Over the Air update for the HTC Desire will be coming on Monday 23 August. "The Android 2.2 update for HTC Desire will start to be available to Vodafone customers from Monday 23 August," the operator said on...

  • HTC Desire HD and Desire Z turn up on second shopping site in UK
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    HTC Desire HD and Desire Z turn up on second shopping site in UK

    By 20 August 2010

    We've already had Amazon mistakenly list HTC's yet to be announced HTC Desire HD smartphone, and now Mobiles.co.uk has detailed the phones on its coming soon page. While the sceptic in us here at Pocket-lint says that it's probably the company, owned...

  • Virgin Media confirms Android 2.2 for HTC Wildfire and HTC Desire
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    Virgin Media confirms Android 2.2 for HTC Wildfire and HTC Desire

    By 18 August 2010

    Virgin Media is the latest mobile operator to confirm when it will start rolling out Android 2.2 (Froyo) to some of its devices. In a tweet on its official Virgin Media Twitter account it stated: "MOBILE:: HTC Desire and HTC Wildfire - great news, we're...

  • HTC Desire: Froyo coming to clean up the Vodafone 360 mess
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    HTC Desire: Froyo coming to clean up the Vodafone 360 mess

    By 10 August 2010

    Vodafone recently released an update to its HTC Desire customers....but it wasn't the Froyo arrival that they had been waiting for. Instead, it was the 1.24.161.3 version software, which is a version of Éclair (Android 2.1). This in itself wasn't too...

  • HTC seeing double
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    HTC seeing double

    By 7 August 2010

    If you think you are seeing more people using a HTC smartphone these days you aren't imaging it. There are more around, in fact double the amount you would have seen last year. HTC has reported that it has doubled its sales for July 2010 compared to...

  • HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z: Ace and Vision get renamed
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    HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z: Ace and Vision get renamed

    By 2 August 2010

    Pocket-lint has reported on the reports that the HTC Ace would be released as the HTC Desire HD in the past, and now the rumour has gained even more credibility with a German smartphone site showing off a number of leaked inventory system screen shots...