Posts tagged HD2
A few hours back we shared with you a pretty detailed unboxing video of HTC HD Mini, the younger brother of HTC HD2. It would only be fair if we continue our video based tour of this little beauty and show you how the phone actually works and related stuff. So, here is a video that will show you the Windows Mobile 6.5 beauty UI and other functional aspects.
If you follow Geekword regularly, you would have read a lot about the leaked HTC HD2 ROM for T-Mobile. Well guess what – HTC and T-Mobile officially made the announcement of Windows Mobile 6.5 based phone arriving in USA, during the CES 2010 event. Expect this beauty to arrive in America this spring. As it stands now, T-Mobile will be the exclusive carrier of the 1 Ghz processor powered phone.
Good news for HTC HD2 owners – HD2 from HTC will get Windows Mobile 7 once it rolls out. This breaking news was revealed by a tweet from HTC account for Russia. Apparently, the first multi-touch based Windows Mobile phone from HTC is the only cell phone to get this upgrade. How true and authentic this tweet is? Let’s find out in the next paragraph.
UK based retailer Omio.com has released a list of top 10 cell phones for the 2009 in which HTC HD2 has managed to secure a spot ahead of iPhone 3GS. Even thought the multi-touch enabled HD2 from HTC managed to beat the premium iPhone from Apple, HTC Hero got the honors of securing the first spot.
A few hours back, we informed you about the Beta release of SSPL which allows you to load unsigned ROMS onto your beautiful HTC HD2. More goodies for HTC HD2 have been released. Not one but two Windows Mobile 6.5.3 ROMs have been released for HD2 from HTC. These two ROMs bring an updated HTC Sense 2.5 build which includes the new documents tab and supports Landscape mode.
The genius lot at XDA have released a beta version of SSPL. The release of the soft SPL means now you can load unsigned ROMs onto HTC’s most successful device, HTC HD2. This software enables you to load unsigned ROMs onto HTC HD2 within a matter of a few mouse clicks as shown in the embedded video. (Download link and setup instructions provided below)
Google Maps for Windows Mobile was recently updated to 3.3.1 which solved a Layers issue that caused the phone to crash. Besides solving the Layers issue, it turns out that it also brought support for HTC HD2’s digital compass. Yes, that’s right now you can use the digital compass on your Google Maps app for Windows Mobile.
Most mobile phone users seem to have developed a liking for HTC HD2. Would you believe me if I told you that Samsung Omnia 2 is capable of running an HTC HD2 ROM, a modified ROM for that matter? Well if you have got any doubts about the Omnia’s performance being affected running the specialized ROM, then see the embedded video to get the answer to all your queries.
The ROM brings with it, the ever cool Sense UI 2.5 and other HTC goodies. As you can see from the video, the multi-touch mobile phone runs smoothly and apparently has no performance issues.
Is this the first modified HTC HD2 ROM? No, as a matter of fact, the folks at XDA have developed a customized HTC HD2 ROM for each and every living HTC device. The ROM is expected to arrive soon. But the big question is will you be running the ROM that is yet to arrive on your very cool Omnia 2 smartphone.
If there were any doubts of HTC HD2 having a plastic screen, then these suspicions should be thrown away as soon as possible. HTC HD2 has a glass screen which is resistant to knife attacks and sharp knife attacks for that matter. Shown below is a video, that provides proof of the HD2 being resistant to knife attacks.