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HTC expects more Sense on Windows Phone 7 “over time”

HTC expects more Sense on Windows Phone 7 “over time”

HTC is relying on Microsoft easing its modification limitations for Windows Phone 7 over time, expecting that its Sense interface will be able to gradually inject into the currently locked-down UI and functionality of the new smartphone platform. According to HTC's User Experience chief Drew Bamford, "we have a good relationship with Microsoft so we're continuing to work with them to figure out how to enable a Sense experience without breaking their model" however, HTC's "expectation is that we will be able to do more over time."

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Sense “has escaped the phone” HTC claims: digital home media, 4G video calling & more

Sense “has escaped the phone” HTC claims: digital home media, 4G video calling & more

HTC has been fleshing out some of its ambitions for the HTC Sense system, as the platform continues to develop from a simple smartphone UI to a more comprehensive multimedia system. According to Drew Bamford, HTC's head of User Experience, "Sense has escaped the phone"; he envisages HTC using the platform as a way of "getting cool content onto phones", starting with ebooks as on the European Kobo-powered service, but then potentially extending the company's partnership with Netflix on Windows Phone 7. It's not just on phones, either; HTC is eyeing home electronics too.

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Verizon DROID Incredible HD (aka HTC Mecha) leaks with 4G LTE in tow

Verizon DROID Incredible HD (aka HTC Mecha) leaks with 4G LTE in tow

HTC Mecha seems a pretty good name for an Android smartphone - there's plenty of mech-warrior scope for eye-catching adverts, at least - so it's a shame Verizon will likely be calling this latest leaked device the DROID Incredible HD. Android Central scored an image of the HTC Mecha with Verizon branding and showing what looks to be a 4G logo on-screen; that would certainly suggest that it's among the handful of devices the carrier has promised will launch for its fledgling LTE 4G network.

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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 Gratia Android phone outed (full specs)

HTC Gratia Android phone outed (full specs)

HTC's newest Android phone has been revealed, the HTC Gratia, though given it appears to be a European version of the HTC Aria they're not making a huge fuss over it.  Packed into a compact chassis is Android 2.2 Froyo, a 5-megapixel camera and HTC Sense; there's also a 3.2-inch HVGA touchscreen and 600MHz Qualcomm processor, along with dualband 900/2100 HSPA/WCDMA and WiFi b/g.

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