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HTC Desire HD flaunts its talents in lengthy promo video

HTC Desire HD flaunts its talents in lengthy promo video

HTC has thrown up a new promo video for the HTC Desire HD, detailing some of the phone's more endearing features like cached mapping and media playback on that huge 4.3-inch WVGA display.  Announced last week, the Desire HD runs Android 2.2 Froyo with the latest version of HTC Sense, and has WiFi b/g/n, UMTS/HSPA and a new-generation Qualcomm Snapdragon processor.

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HTC Sense concept for Windows Phone 7 leaked? [Video]

HTC Sense concept for Windows Phone 7 leaked? [Video]

We saw yesterday what HTC have in mind for their next-generation Sense experience on Android - complete with DLNA, slicker animations and remote access through a dedicated website - and now we might be getting a sneaky preview of what the company's Windows Phone 7 handset experience might be like.  A video purported to show an internally created HTC Sense concept for the upcoming Microsoft smartphone OS has made its way onto YouTube.

Video demo after the cut

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HTC Media Link wireless DLNA adapter due Q4

HTC Media Link wireless DLNA adapter due Q4

It fell through the cracks a little at HTC's press event earlier - two new uberphones like the Desire HD and Desire Z will have that effect - but we're quietly excited about the upcoming HTC Media Link wireless DLNA streaming adapter.  Introduced as part of the company's new Sense evolution, the compact box works with the two new handsets and allows you to stream media to TVs that lack integrated DLNA support.

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HTC Desire Z hands-on [Video]

HTC Desire Z hands-on [Video]

If the Desire HD is HTC's uber-multimedia phone, the HTC Desire Z is their business monster. We've been asking the company to produce a new hardware QWERTY device for twelve months now, and they've certainly delivered: the Desire Z's 'board is finger-friendly, snappy and slotted into a handset that still manages to be pocketable.

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HTC Desire HD and Desire Z official

HTC Desire HD and Desire Z official

HTC has officially announced the HTC Desire HD, a 4.3-inch Android smartphone with the company's new HTC Sense, and its QWERTY sibling the Desire Z.  Each clad in an aluminum body, the HTC Desire Z uses the company's new "Z Hinge" design for easier typing.

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HTC Sense evolves: DLNA, remote-wipe & HTCSense.com

HTC Sense evolves: DLNA, remote-wipe & HTCSense.com

HTC has announced the latest iteration of their Sense UI for smartphones, and its brought along a web-based companion in the shape of HTCSense.com.  Described as a suite of services for managing, customizing and controlling the user experience from the phone or a PC, the new site is similar in some ways to Apple's MobileMe, with remote-wipe and location, but HTC has also put in DLNA streaming and more.

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HTC Desire hits U.S. Cellular today

HTC Desire hits U.S. Cellular today

It's no HTC Desire HD, but we like the original HTC Desire enough to be pleased its finally arrived on US shores thanks to U.S. Cellular.  The carrier is now offering the Android 2.1 smartphone for $199.95 after a mail-in rebate, complete with a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, HTC Sense UI and 3.7-inch Super LCD display (rather than the AMOLED panels that are in such short supply).

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HTC ROMs tip Lexikon and Bee Android phones incoming

HTC ROMs tip Lexikon and Bee Android phones incoming

Two new HTC smartphones have apparently been detailed, according to 911HTC's work digging through the company's ROMs.  The HTC Lexikon and HTC Bee both run Android 2.2 Froyo, with the former having a 3.8-inch WVGA display and QWERTY keyboard, and the latter getting a smaller 3.2-inch QVGA display.  According to 911HTC, the Bee is headed to Verizon among other smaller CDMA carriers.

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HTC EVO 4G Android 2.2 Froyo OTA update is live

HTC EVO 4G Android 2.2 Froyo OTA update is live

Got an HTC EVO 4G and a hankering for some frozen yoghurt?  The good news is that Sprint and HTC are finally pushing out the promised Android 2.2 Froyo update for the WiMAX-enabled smartphone, offering both the updated OS and HTC's Sense UI.

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Android 2.2 and 2.1 Sense for HTC HD2 released [Video]

Android 2.2 and 2.1 Sense for HTC HD2 released [Video]

Getting Android running smoothly on the HTC HD2 has been a reasonably long project, but the xda-developers teams working on the port are getting close to perfect releases.  There are now two almost complete builds available for download, one offering Android 2.2 Froyo for the HD2, and the other taken from an HTC Desire and promising Android 2.1 with HTC's Sense UI and accompanying widgets.

Video demos after the cut

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HTC 1 concept takes Android minimal

HTC 1 concept takes Android minimal

We're suckers for a good concept design here at SlashGear, and so we're hoping HTC are paying attention to Andrew Kim.  His concept for the so-called HTC 1 is a premium Android phone that would be clearly differentiated from the company's mainstream models and better harmonize physical and software design.  To that end, he's come up with a slick slab of minimalist machined brass with a rather striking interpretation of HTC Sense.

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The Real Android Opportunity: Core Apps

The Real Android Opportunity: Core Apps

Google's Android operating system has proven itself a growing force to be reckoned with as adoption rates among manufactures and consumers continue growing at considerable rates. I feel that Android 2.1 has finally reached a point where it is ready for the mass market. I've also had the opportunity to use a Nexus One with the next release 2.2, AKA Froyo, for the past month or so, and have found it even more ready for the mass market and perhaps even the enterprise.

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