Posts tagged with: HD7

Announced in October 2010, the HTC HD7 phone runs Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 software. The HTC HD7 smartphone is powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 576MB of RAM and has 8/16GB internal storage. It features a 4.3-inch WVGA (480x800) screen, a five-megapixel camera with dual LED flash and autofocus. Other features of HD7 include Bluetooth 2.1+, Wi-Fi, external memory slot and more. Read our coverage of HD7 for the latest HTC news, smartphone reviews, and videos:

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    There was a time when all of us at Pocketnow craved for the HD7, and as it turns out, now it seems that not even HTC wants to have a piece of it. Recently one of the proud few that still own a device asked HTC on Twitter if there are any specific dates as to when Windows Phone 7.8 will reach his device, and even though we were expecting the usual "it's coming soon", the response wasn't that nice. HTC responded that there are sadly no plans for the company to deliver Windows Phone 7.8, and the obvious "we'll get back to you if something changes". It's hard to tell if this will be the end of ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the official release of iOS 6 and what you can expect from it. Then we go through some recent leaks of Windows Phone 7.8, which sadly got pulled as early as they made the news. Then we talk about the iPad mini and the recent leaked images of the full device assembled. The Cyan version of the Nokia Lumia 920 is next because apparently we will get that color variant. We end today's show by talking about both the LG Optimus G event and the HTC Windows Phone event, which are scheduled for later today, and which we'll be covering. All this and more ...

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    In Microsoft's Smoked By Windows Phone campaign you'll see a lot of informal speed tests that make Windows Phone out to be faster than other platforms. Most of those things are due to Windows Phone being designed to have less steps required to perform certain tasks, but what about very basic tasks like launching an app or getting to the home screen? Can Windows Phone on an ancient processor really be faster at those simple things when compared to the latest dual core Android phone? It turns out Windows Phone employs a few little tricks that make it seem faster to the user even if the ...

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    HTC couldn't let Nokia win it all with its free turn-by-turn offline navigation solution bundled with Lumia Windows Phones. Some HTC Locations users on Android had the opportunity to download maps but now there's a new version available for Windows Phone users rocking Taiwanese phones. Now the new version of HTC Locations allows you to download maps and use them for offline navigation. The new description reflects just that: "find your way with directions or voice guidance. You can download maps to your phone for offline use, or search and browse online maps when you're connected". If you ...

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    Raise your hands if you remember Windows Mobile 6.1! More than a year ago Windows Phone 7 was ported to a Windows Mobile legacy device -- the HTC HD2 -- and it looks like the tables have turned. Windows Mobile is now running on a legacy Windows Phone 7 device: the HTC HD7. It is emulated alright but it seems to have every working bit inside there, from the Start Menu to setting, video playback and even gameplay. Because it's running on top of Windows Phone 7 in an emulator, hitting the Back button will take you to your Start screen but you can easily jump back to Windows Mobile using ...

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    A few weeks ago, we learned of an update on its way to several Windows Phone models, including the HTC HD7 in Europe. Although we thought the release would be geographically restricted, some HD7 owners on T-Mobile in the States did report successfully being able to update. If you weren't among them, and have been waiting for your own chance to get at the new software, a leaked screenshot from T-Mobile's computers reveals plans to deliver updates to both the HD7 and Radar 4G, starting tomorrow. The big news for the HD7 is the addition of support for Internet Sharing, turning your Windows ...

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    There's a weird problem that's been appearing on more and more HTC Windows Phone devices lately. While we've seen some reports of it that date back earlier, a whole new group started noticing its effects after installing the recent 7740 update. On affected phones, owners find that every time they reset their device, it comes back on with a new WiFi MAC address. If randomized MAC addresses don't sound like a big deal to you, then you can go right on not worrying, but if you connect to a WiFi network that registers MAC addresses and uses them as a component of its access system, you probably ...

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    It's always good to have software updates for current hardware because you know that on one hand, your OEM and/or carrier are still supporting your device and on the other hand, new functionality is added and/or bugs are ironed out. The HTC HD7, HTC Mozart and the Samsung Focus all recently got software updates. While the update for the first two phones is available in certain European regions, the Samsung Focus is of course an American phone and U.S. users should receive the notification. What's in the package? According to reports, it's Internet Sharing for all your tethering needs. Let ...

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    Windows Phone Mango is probably the most anticipated platform (refresh) for mobile devices coming out of Redmond. Those lucky (brave) enough already got a taste of Mango using Beta or RTM versions and, while we showed you how to downgrade to NoDo, it appears that Microsoft will make an upgrade path available that doesn't need you to revert. Here's the status of the Mango updates for the U.S. carriers, according to current reports: Sprint will most probably start the roll-out process of Mango for its Arrive Windows Phone. If the information on its own support page is to be believed (and we ...

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    We are still expecting to hear something official from Microsoft to confirm those September 15 Mango announcement and launch rumors and, while we wait, it appears that the platform refresh went live in Taiwan. It wasn't supposed to happen until tomorrow, as previous rumors indicate, but it looks like it is now official (and we need to consider the current time in the zone, which is evening already). Those having an HTC Mozart or HD7 will need to head down to an HTC store to have their operating system updated. This, most probably, because Zune is not working in the region. Source: ...

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    Been waiting patiently for Mango updates to arrive? If you've got an HTC-made Windows Phone 7 device, you may be in for quite the treat, as official Mango releases for many of its models have just been leaked. ROMs are available for the Gold (Pro), Mozart, Spark (Trophy), and Schubert (HD7). The only one missing appears to be the Mondrian (Surround). Most of these ROMs are for the European versions of the handsets, though there is one for the Trophy on Verizon. All are Mango 7720.68, the final version released to manufacturers. If you're going to try your hand at installing one of these ...

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    In between Windows Phone Mango and Apollo should come, according to rumors, Windows Phone Tango and we've already seen one of the features shown off: Content Search. There are also rumors circulating according to which Tango should be there to support budget (Nokia) Windows Phones but there's nothing certain at the moment. The same place on Earth, Slovakia (from where the previous Content Search information surfaced) seems to be the source of this sighting: Windows Phone Build 8200 on HTC HD7 and, according to reports, was allegedly on sale over at Facebook (don't worry, the post has been ...

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    A month ago we saw how you could update your Windows Phone to the latest Windows Phone Mango Beta but since then Redmond updated the build and released the Beta 2 of Mango which brings quite a lot of changes. In this video walkthrough we'll show you how to update basically any Windows Phone to the latest build 7712 of Mango, the Beta 2. The prerequisites are quite the same: you have to have a NoDo-powered Windows Phone and make sure you've got plenty of battery juice left! 1. Download the tool found at step 1 at the link below, version 0.3. 2. Download and install the Windows Phone Support ...

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    If you've been a Windows Mobile user you definitely remember the old days of flashing custom ROMs. You were able to do that with the help of Hard SPL, a custom bootloader that allowed for flashing of unofficial (custom) ROMs to the phone. Some HTC Windows Phones are supported by a new tool that reportedly brings HSPL to Windows Phone 7. With Microsoft and its new, locked down platform, the question for custom ROMs and deep customization wasasked by almost every Windows Mobile power user. DarkForces Team have released a tool that supports five HTC Windows Phones: Gold (HTC Pro 7, T7575), ...

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    Some of you with HTC HD7 Windows Phones may have noticed an update has become available in Zune today. No, it is not the final version of Mango. It's called "HTC Update for Windows Phone" and you probably won't notice much of a differnce after the update, but this does apply to T-Mobile USA and International versions of the HTC HD7. The update does not seem to be being pushed to the HTC HD7S at this time however. While my upgrade seems to have stalled at Step 6 of 10, let us know in the comments if you notice anything different.

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