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Install MIUI NMR4 on HTC Desire

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by on March 1, 2012 10:44 pm
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The HTC Desire might have been around for a while already, but development for it is still going strong. A new MIUI port has been released for this Android device, based on the CyanogenMod 9 source powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. This release, the MIUI NMR4 custom ROM,…

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If you love flashing ROM after ROM on your Android devices, your Volume rockers and your Power button can finally take a break because a touch-enabled version of ClockworkMod Recovery has finally arrived on the HTC Desire. Thanks to XDA Developers member Yorzua, HTC Desire users can now enjoy navigating…

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For those of you that own the HTC Desire Z, HTC ChaCha, HTC Aria, Droid Incredible, HTC Status, or the T-Mobile G2, it’s time to head over to HTC’s Developer website and unlock the bootloader on these phones. Yesterday afternoon HTC added those seven devices to their bootloader unlock tool…

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We’ve already seen Miui v4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) ported over to the Google Nexus One, so it’s no surprise that it has not made it’s way over to it’s brother device the HTC Desire. The Google Nexus One and HTC Desire are identical in specs, and the Nexus One is…

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Thanks to the hard work of the Android developer and enthusiast community, users of the HTC Desire can now enjoy an Ice Cream Sandwich custom ROM. The development of this custom ROM has yielded fast and successful results, especially with ICS’s popularity and the public availability of its source code….

HTC to Use Nvidia Kal-El Chips in 2012?

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by on October 1, 2011 8:47 pm
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Could this be the end of HTC’s exclusive use of Qualcomm chips? In a recent interview of HTC’s VP of Marketing with GSMArena, he said there’s actually “no exclusive deal” between HTC and Qualcomm, and when asked what other chips they could use, he said “Nvidia or TI-powered smartphones and tablets are…

The Post-HTC Desire Syndrome

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by on September 3, 2011 11:56 pm
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Case in point - Super LCD on left VS AMOLED on the right - which one looks better?

It was in August last year that I contemplated purchasing my first Android phone. At that time, I loved the HTC unibody Aluminium concept and I was totally sold to the HTC Sense coloured bokeh look. I became a proud owner of a HTC Legend. At that time, the HTC…

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The Android Market is the de-facto official apps market for Android smartphones and tablets, yet it is far from being an ideal place for finding apps, especially great ones. Unquestionably, the Android Market holds thousands of great apps–some are free, while others for a small price. Better Discoverability for Android…

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With its lackluster patent portfolio backing it against infringement suits, Taiwan-based original equipment manufacturer HTC is a sitting duck for legal bullets, arrows, and other awfully sharp legal objects. The latest bullet to hit HTC was a patent infringement complaint lodged by Apple against the popular Android device manufacturer. If…