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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 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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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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