With top-tier smartphones sporting physical QWERTY keyboards becoming a rarity these days, we can add HTC to the list of phone manufacturers that won’t be offering a new keyboard-equipped Android smartphone anytime soon.
Speaking during a press event in Seattle, HTC creative director Claude Zellweger explained the company’s stance on creating QWERTY phones. “As a company, the QWERTY keyboard we’re moving away from in general”, he said. This can be translated as the company’s reluctance to go against the current, with more and more manufacturers focusing solely on producing touchscreen phones, some without physical buttons at all.
Zellweger added that “putting [...]
Much has been said about MIUI. This popular custom ROM has already received so many good reviews from users. One of the qualities that set this ROM apart from the others is its user interface. The simple and straightforward looks of its UI make this custom ROM stand out. Some might say that its design was just copied from the iPhone, but if you are already using it, you can definitely tell its distinct qualities.
The recently updated MIUI 4 has been an astounding breakthrough. This new update is already based on Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich. Just imagine the awesomeness of MIUI combined with the greatness of ICS. This is a true powerhouse.
The latest MIUI [...]
The Ice Cream Sandwich madness is not yet over as another HTC device just recently got a taste of its irresistible sweetness. With the help of the Virtuous Quattro ROM, your HTC Desire Z can provide you with the pure Google experience of Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich.
The HTC Desire Z has been known to combine productivity and leisure into one device. Its QWERTY keyboard allows users to compose text messages in a flash, while maintaining its slim design. It sports a 3.7-inch screen for mobile browsing, and an 800-MHz CPU for your multitasking needs. The phone runs Android 2.2 Froyo, but you can now enjoy Android 4.0.3 ICS via Virtuous Quattro on your [...]