HTC Desire

HTC Desire 500 arrives in the UK after initial Taiwanese launch

HTC Desire 500 arrives in the UK after initial Taiwanese launch

HTC is working its way into the budget handset market after dabbling around mostly with the flagship devices for awhile now. The company announced the budget-minded Desire 500 last month for a set launch in Taiwan, but HTC is moving its way to the European region where they've just made the phone official in the UK.

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HTC Desire P and Q smartphones revealed in promo pictures

HTC Desire P and Q smartphones revealed in promo pictures

HTC, which just recently retired its "Quietly Brilliant" slogan, has revealed its Desire P and Desire Q handsets, which we saw not too long ago in a series of rumors, via a couple promo images. Both handsets are of the budget variety and have mid-range specs across the board, but offer are a nice option for those in the market for a budget Android Jelly Bean smartphone.

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HTC Desire X pushes “One” features to classic range

HTC Desire X pushes “One” features to classic range

A brand new HTC device has been revealed with several of the features that make the HTC One series a "Hero" set of phones, here in a more modest package with the HTC Desire X. This device works with a 4-inch 480 x 800 pixel super LCD display and a 1Ghz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor from Qualcomm and comes with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich. This device also comes with the newest software the manufacturer has to offer with their user interface Sense 4.0.

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Gingerbread for HTC Desire released (for experts only, warns HTC)

Gingerbread for HTC Desire released (for experts only, warns HTC)

HTC's promised Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the original Desire has been released, though it's not the simple OTA upgrade we're now used to. Heavily modified so as to fit the memory confines of the Desire - which had originally prompted HTC to cancel the update, only changing its mind after owner outcry - the Gingerbread ROM has been stripped of several HTC apps, the official Facebook app and even all of the wallpapers beyond the default choice.

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HTC puts Gingerbread Desire update through internal testing

HTC puts Gingerbread Desire update through internal testing

The Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the HTC Desire has gone into quality assurance testing this week, ahead of its eventual release to somewhat impatient owners of the smartphone. The news was shared via HTC's Facebook page, though the company still hasn't a definitive timescale for when Desire users will be able to try it out themselves.

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HTC: We’ll drop apps to make Desire Gingerbread fit

HTC: We’ll drop apps to make Desire Gingerbread fit

HTC has confirmed that it will be dropping apps from the HTC Desire's Android 2.3 Gingerbread build, so as to fit the upgraded OS into the ROM the smartphone has available. The company frustrated and then bemused Desire owners earlier this week by first announcing that the Gingerbread update had been cancelled and then, in the face of significant backlash, reinstated again. However, it seems there are are compromises to be made if you want the latest software.

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HTC flip-flops on Desire Gingerbread update: Back on the roadmap

HTC flip-flops on Desire Gingerbread update: Back on the roadmap

HTC has reversed its position on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the HTC Desire, with the company now saying it will indeed be offering the new software for the smartphone. Emotions ran high yesterday when HTC announced that, contrary to original promises, Gingerbread was a no-go with the amount of memory that the Desire had to offer.

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HTC Desire Android 2.3 Gingerbread update cancelled

HTC Desire Android 2.3 Gingerbread update cancelled

HTC has confirmed that it is scrapping plans to offer an Android 2.3 Gingerbread update to the HTC Desire, despite originally promising that the upgrade was a lock-in. According to the company's Facebook page, the software engineers couldn't get Gingerbread as well as "the HTC Sense experience you’ve come to expect" to play nicely in what memory the Desire had to offer.

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HTC Desire HD, Desire Z, Desire and Incredible S Gingerbread update in Q2

HTC Desire HD, Desire Z, Desire and Incredible S Gingerbread update in Q2

HTC has confirmed its next batch of Android updates, with Android Honeycomb coming through the pipe for some of the most popular devices of the past few months. An HTC spokesperson told SlashGear that "We are excited to announce that the Desire HD, Desire Z, Desire and Incredible S will receive the Gingerbread update in Q2."

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HTC Desire S official

HTC Desire S official

HTC has announced the HTC Desire S, the successor to its wildly popular Desire smartphone. Set to go on sale in mid-Q2, the Desire S keeps the 1GHz processor of the original - now Qualcomm's single-core Snapdragon MSM8255 - and 3.7-inch WVGA touchscreen, but adopts HTC's unibody styling and gets Android 2.4 Gingerbread.

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New HTC Android phone caught in wild: HTC Desire replacement?

New HTC Android phone caught in wild: HTC Desire replacement?

One of the phones HTC is expected to unveil at Mobile World Congress next month has been spotted in the wild, with the prototype apparently snapped while its tester was flaunting it on the Taipei metro system. Engadget's tipster doesn't have a name for the device, but it matches up with previously leaked renders believed to be HTC's new range.

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HTC Desire and Legend get new color schemes

HTC Desire and Legend get new color schemes

They might not be quite as exciting as the HTC Desire Z and HTC Desire HD, but that doesn't mean the original Desire and HTC Legend have run out of appeal quite yet.  HTC has officially confirmed the brilliant white Desire spotted last month together with an ominous looking "phantom black" version of the Legend which would go very well with your Darth Vader costume.

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