HTC explains why the Desire HD won’t be getting ICS

Earlier this week we reported HTC officially announced that the Desire HD won’t be receiving the Ice Cream Sandwich – despite the phone packing hardware similar to its newer phones that run on ICS. In an attempt to appease customers, HTC stated that the way that the Desire HD’s internal storage is partitioned, it would require users to wipe their device before they could perform an upgrade. In addition to […]


HTC Desire HD will not receive Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system update

It is official – the HTC Desire HD will not be on the receiving end of the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system update, after there were whispers of such a possibility happening just last week. How do we know that it is official? Well, HTC themselves have removed the HTC Desire HD from the official list of devices that was scheduled to be in line for the Ice […]


Ice Cream Sandwich update for the HTC Desire HD cancelled?

Bad news for those of you with HTC Desire HD phones, it appears that you might not be receiving an official update to Ice Cream Sandwich. According to the folks over at GSMArena who spotted in an upgrade list for devices on Telus (a Canadian carrier), the HTC Desire HD won’t be getting the update due to “poor device performance during testing”. Pretty strange when you take into account that […]


HTC One V ROM ported onto the Desire S and Desire HD

Good news HTC Desire S and Desire HD users, thanks to HTC launching the One V, it looks like you guys are on the receiving end of a new ROM. This is courtesy of XDA forum member proxuser who has managed to port over an almost complete ROM from the HTC One V. While the ROM is still a work in progress, Desire S and Desire HD users will be […]


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HTC Media Link ROM Update for HTC Sensation and Desire HD

HTC has just rolled out a Media Link ROM Update for a couple of its smartphones, the HTC Desire HD and the HTC Sensation, where you will be able to download it from here. The entire download will weigh in at 140MB, so if you’re going to get it, make sure your phone has enough battery left inside if connected via 3G, otherwise I would recommend taking the Wi-Fi route.


Android 2.3 Gingerbread heads for HTC Desire HD and Incredible S

HTC has been trying hard to make sure their range of hardware remains at the top of the food chain where it will receive the latest firmware updates – at least keeping pace with Google’s very own latest smartphones. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, Android 2.3 Gingerbread will be arriving on the HTC Desire HD and Incredible S – at least according to the HTC Europe page.It makes perfect sense after […]


HTC Sense 3.0 (unofficially) arrives on the Desire HD

It looks like what HTC said about Sense 3.0 not being able to work on their older Android phones isn’t true after all – it’s either a ploy by HTC to get you to buy their newer phones, or the company just doesn’t want to bother developing Sense for their older models anymore. Well the folks over at XDA-developers managed to get their hands on the HTC Sensation/Pyramid ROM dump […]


HTC Desire HD caught running on Android 3.0 Honeycomb

We all know that Android 3.0 Honeycomb is the tablet-optimized version of Google’s mobile operating system, but that doesn’t mean someone smart and slick enough isn’t able to do wonders with it – check out said version of the OS run on an HTC Desire HD, which is a proof of concept at the moment. After all, doing so isn’t such a wise idea since even smartphones with the largest […]


HTC Desire to get Gingerbread update in the near future

Great news for HTC Desire family owners – it has been reported HTC will be releasing the Gingerbread (Android 2.3/2.4) update for the HTC Desire family after the new Desire S goes on sale. Wow it hasn’t been officially announced by HTC, the information was apparently coerced out of an HTC rep at the Mobile World Congress this week. While it’s no confirmation, HTC has been proven to be pretty […]


HTC Desire HD visits the FCC with support for North American 3G

We’re still waiting to get our mittens on the HTC Desire HD and now it seems that we’re inching closer to doing so. A device bearing the model number PD98120 has paid a visit to the FCC and it supports the WCDMA bands II and V, making it compatible with carriers such as AT&T, Bell, Telus and Rogers.Considering that the original European version of the Desire HD had the model […]


HTC Desire HD And Desire Z Delayed Until Mid To End October

Bad news for folks who have been looking forward to the upcoming HTC Desire HD And Desire Z, as it’s been confirmed that the phones will be delayed at least until the mid to end of October as they failed a last minute Google Type Approval testing, which typically refers to the requirements for a product to meet a particular set of minimum standards. This failed test follows recent reports that […]


HTC Desire HD ROM Ported To HTC Desire, Droid Incredible, And EVO 4G

The ROM of the upcoming HTC Desire HD has been busy making rounds recently and after it was ported to the HD2, and reports are now in that the ROM has also set up camp in the original Desire, Droid Incredible, and also the HTC EVO 4G. The ports aren’t perfect and there are still missing features such as the lack of camera support, Wi-Fi, and 4G (on the EVO […]


HTC Desire HD ROM Crammed Into A HTC HD2

Many folks are already buzzing at the prospect of getting hold of the upcoming HTC Desire HD, but until it arrives, we’re going to have to make do with a leaked ROM of the device. The HD2 might not be the most popular device around anymore, but the ROM has been successfully crammed into this older-generation device, giving it a juicy dose of Google’s Android in case you’re bored with […]


HTC Desire Z And Desire HD Pricing Revealed By Retailers?

The HTC Desire Z and Desire HD are only fresh out of the oven and online retailers have begun to list the pricing of the device. While the original press release didn’t give us a price, we have managed to dig up various prices for these devices. Amazon Germany has begun to list the Desire Z at EUR519 ($678), while Amazon UK lists the same device for GBP430 ($671), along […]