Pocketnow Throwback: HTC HD2 (Video)

It's the most hacked smartphone of all time, and even after 5 years, it's still impressing us. Join Pocketnow for this throwback review of 2009's HTC HD2!

By Michael Fisher March 11, 2014, 12:03 pm

Unofficial HTC HD2 Windows Phone 7 ROM Allows Official Updates

The HTC HD2 has long proved its ability to run Windows Phone 7 — among others like Android — which still makes it an iconic phone to come out from the Taiwanese phone maker's factory. It now gets the ultimate treat, an unofficial Windows Phone ROM…

By Anton D. Nagy August 27, 2011, 8:37 am

T-Mobile HD2 vs HTC HD2 Comparison

With three days left until the release date of T-Mobile's HD2, we want to show you the differences between the T-Mobile version and the international version of the HD2. Size: T-Mobile HD2: 122x67x11mm / 4.803×2.637×0.433in HTC HD2: 120.5x67x11mm /…

By Anton D. Nagy June 13, 2011, 11:18 pm

How to Run Android on HTC HD2 from NAND Memory (Video)

Running Google Android on the HTC HD2 (or any Windows Mobile phone) is old news. Through the linux bootloader haret.exe, anyone can easily dump some files onto their SD card and get Android working, often to a state plenty good enough to work as one…

By Brandon Miniman March 15, 2011, 3:14 pm

HTC HD2 Now Running Windows 95 and 98

HTC's HD2 is hacker's dream. From its Windows Mobile 6.5 roots, hobbyists have expanded the phone's abilities to running Android and even a passable version of Windows Phone 7. Now those coders are looking to the past for new projects, and have…

By Stephen Schenck December 23, 2010, 1:02 am

Smartphone Packing: A Brief History (Video)

Do you ever stop to think how dramatically smartphone packaging has changed over the last few years? If you were a smartphone early adopter, you undoubtedly remember the oversized boxes that were used for packaging. While these huge boxes gave OEMs…

By Brandon Miniman November 3, 2010, 4:06 pm

HTC HD2 Receives Official ROM Upgrade

HTC has been busy today with their Windows Phone 7 device line-up launch but seems to not forget about good old Windows Mobile 6.5 users owning HTC HD2 handsets as they have just released an official ROM upgrade for the HTC Leo. As we've got used to…

By Anton D. Nagy October 11, 2010, 12:55 pm

Android with HTC Sense Running on HD2 (Video)

Previously we showed you the HD2 running on a Nexus One flavor of Android. As development continues over at XDA, we now have a new flavor of Android to show you, this time running HTC Sense right from the Desire. Just about everything is working:…

By Brandon Miniman July 22, 2010, 8:40 am

BUG: HD2’s Sense May Freeze With Contact Favorites

After syncing your contact database to the HTC HD2 you might notice a significant drop in the stability of HTC's Sense UI. It turns out when you add a contact as a Favorite in the People tab, Sense adds a tag to the Notes field of your contact while…

By Adam Z. Lein March 28, 2010, 7:58 am

HTC Sense UI Themes and Tweaks

Sense UI is the latest generation of HTC's custom built User Interface running on top of the Operating System and spreading deep inside it. You'll probably be spending most of your time in Sense, so customizing it to your liking is a thing you'll…

By Anton D. Nagy March 27, 2010, 9:42 am

Metal Detector App in Beta for HTC HD2

We posted about this app a few weeks ago, but the interface has now been updated. Using the compass on the HD2, this app looks for deviations in magnetic north to determine if you are near a metallic object! Naturally, the app doesn't work perfectly…

By Brandon Miniman March 17, 2010, 7:53 am

T-Mobile HTC HD2 Comes with Premium Games

We know pretty much everything there is to know about the T-Mobile HD2 at this point thanks to a variety of leaked ROMs. We know that it will allow for eBook downloading and reading through Barnes and Noble and that it will download movies from…

By Brandon Miniman March 8, 2010, 8:05 am

HTC Flashlight App for HD2 Tweaked by XDA

If your device's camera features a flash, there's a good chance you have an app installed to turn the LED light(s) into a working flashlight. Unfortunately, most of these apps don't have appealing GUIs to go along with the great functionality. HTC…

By Legacy March 8, 2010, 2:18 am

Official HTC HD2 Disassembly/Assembly Training Videos Leaked

Back in November of last year, we came across a set of teardown images for the HTC HD2. It was carefully taken apart and put on display like art — which is always an intriguing sight to behold. Well, now we've stumbled across step-by-step video…

By Legacy March 2, 2010, 8:55 am

How To Make A Free Capacitive Stylus

About a week ago I bought a new hard drive and while installing it today I discovered that the antistatic protective film that had covered the hard drive was messing up my HTC HD2's touch screen. The light bulb switched on and I had an idea. In this…

By Daniel Webster February 24, 2010, 9:26 pm

New HTC Flashlight App for HD2 Available

A new HTC app has emerged over on XDA-developers. It turns the HD2 into a flashlight by using the camera's dual LED flash. Once it's launched, it'll shuffle through some animations to show how it works. You basically swipe the screen to change the…

By Legacy February 8, 2010, 6:47 pm

hd2Wobble Early Beta Released

We've posted about hd2Wobble before, a sequel to hdWobble and a Windows Mobile version of iBoobs but today we see a first early beta release of the app which looks very nice! The application taking advantage of the fast processor in the HD2 and…

By Anton D. Nagy February 7, 2010, 8:47 am


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