HTC Desire HD

HTC Desire HD ICS update still on track

HTC Desire HD ICS update still on track

At the start of the week a Telus upgrade schedule plan was discovered that showed the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the HTC Desire HD had been cancelled. The carrier cited poor performance as the reason why, although it wasn’t clear if the cancellation extended to unlocked and international models. Android Central reached out to HTC to get the official word, and the company has responded by saying that the update is still on track.

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HTC Desire HD ICS update reportedly cancelled

HTC Desire HD ICS update reportedly cancelled

If you take a moment to think about the oldest Android device that will be receiving an update to Ice Cream Sandwich, the HTC Desire HD would be near the top of the list. The handset would certainly be up to the task, featuring a single-core Snapdragon S2 processor and 768MB of RAM. GSMArena has discovered an OS upgrade schedule from Telus that would indicate the Desire HD may not be receiving an update to Ice Cream Sandwich after all.

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myTouch 4G vs Desire HD benchmarks

myTouch 4G vs Desire HD benchmarks

T-Mobile's myTouch 4G is currently going through the rigors of testing in the run-up to its full review, but preliminary benchmarking is already suggesting that it's the fastest Android smartphone around.  What's curious, however, is the performance difference between the myTouch 4G and another recent HTC smartphone with identical core hardware, the Desire HD we reviewed earlier this week.  On paper, both handsets have the same latest-gen 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 processor paired with 768MB of RAM; in testing, the myTouch 4G is coming out significantly ahead.

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The Daily Slash: October 27th 2010

The Daily Slash: October 27th 2010

Lots of money moving around today. Lots of legal battles battling today. Lots of tidbits about that ever-so-sassy White iPhone flying around today. Two big fat reviews by our folks in the field on SlashGear (T-Mobile myTouch 4G and HTC Desire HD,) a little bit of info on that wild and weird PlayStation phone (with Android,) and all the other little updates and crannies you're all about. And what's that? I think it's the sound of a thousand bummed-out pirates. Pour one out for LimeWire.

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HTC Desire HD Review

HTC Desire HD Review

Big screen, big specs, big appeal. HTC know how to play the Android smartphone market, and the HTC Desire HD is no exception. Announced to great fanfare - and alongside the new online HTCSense.com service - last month, the Android 2.2 Froyo handset promises to take the original HTC Desire experience to the next level. Is this the best Android smartphone around today? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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HTC Sense online portal open for Desire HD/Desire Z users

HTC Sense online portal open for Desire HD/Desire Z users

The online component to HTC's latest version of their Sense interface for Android smartphones, HTCSense.com, has gone live and is now accepting sign-ups.  Announced alongside the HTC Desire HD and Desire Z last month, the new site allows users to remotely access messaging content stored on their device from the browser, locate and wipe their handset if it's lost, send content including mapping directions to the phone, and download new multimedia.

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