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HTC Desire ROM for Acer Liquid Now Available

The cooks at XDA have released a new HTC Desire ROM for the Acer Liquid phone. For , only Donut radio is supported as of now.

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However, the ROM is too buggy right now and only supports few features including Touchscreen, buttons, GSM calls, 3D, 2D, sound. The ROM does not support mobile data connection and SD card.

With the bugs and limited support this ROM is only useful if you are looking to test things out, other than that just leave it aside.

More info and ROM download at XDA.

HTC Desire Launching in US in August

HTC has confirmed through a tweet that the HTC Desire will be launching in US market in August. The carriers for HTC Desire have not yet been disclosed though, that information will be available somewhere close to launch.

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HTC Desire is one of the most anticipated based phone and was unveiled during the Mobile World Congress in February. The phone has some stunning specs and will possibly run on .

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We will keep an eye on the release date and carrier details and update whenever they become available.

HTC Devices To Get Android 2.2 Froyo After June

A new forum topic on the forum suggests that most of the HTC devices including HTC Desire, HTC Droid Eris, HTC EVO 4G, HTC Hero and others may get the update after June 2010.

According to the response the forum member got, the HTC rep has mentioned that the new software updates for HTC devices will be coming in the second half of this year.

HTC Android Froyo Update Conversation

There have also been other rumors that HTC Desire will be getting a Android 2.2 update on June 23rd, however, based on my past experiences these things cannot be really confirmed upon, and such conversations were also done with the Sprint HTC Hero upgrade for Android 2.1 was due.

If you have an HTC device don’t get too upset about the Android 2.2 update coming out after June. Given the amount of developers who are furiously working to get a working root, you might be able to use Android 2.2 on your HTC device much earlier than that.

We will keep you posted as and when any new updates of Android 2.2 Froyo is available for HTC devices.

HTC Desire Firmware Updated To Version 1.15.405.4

Taiwanese mobile phone maker HTC, recently released a new firmware update for its powerful smartphone, HTC Desire. The new version 1.15.405.4 can be easily updated Over The Air (OTA). This is the first firmware update available for HTC Desire. The changes in this firmware version is still unknown.

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“In our commitment to providing you with the best user experience, we are pushing out a new firmware update to you phone. Your phone will receive a notification of this update when it is made available. Simply press OK to accept the update via data connection such as Wi-Fi or GPRS/3G,” HTC’s website states.

It is advised to backup all your data before updating your device. The changelog for this update is not yet available. We will update this post as soon as we get the complete changelog of this firmware update. If you find something new or if you have some screenshots or videos of this firmware update, please share with us.

HTC Desire Up For Pre-Order At Vodafone UK

HTC Desire, the powerful smartphone which was announced last month at Mobile World Congress is up for pre-order in the UK. This handset was expected to release on the airwaves of T-Mobile UK at the end of this month, but it was delayed by one week due to some unknown reason. This handset is currently available for pre-order at Vodafone UK.

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“If a phone’s not really yours till you’ve got it how you like it, the HTC Desire is for you. It’s got Android inside, giving you the power to customise up to seven home screens. And whatever you’re doing on your phone – from apps to the web – you’ll be wowed by the Desire’s speed. Your contacts are simpler too. Link the people in your address book to their Facebook, Twitter and email accounts. Then sit back and let their updates, mails, texts and more come to you – all in one place. A massive 3.7″ touchscreen lets you see everything clearly – and the clever trackpad makes getting around the Desire (and the web) incredibly easy,” Vodafone UK states.

HTC Desire is a powerful device since it has a 1 Ghz processor. This handset is based on the Android 2.1 operating system. It has a 3.7 inch AMOLED touchscreen display with 480 x 800 pixel resolution, Wi-Fi, 5 megapixel camera with auto focus and flash, 3G connectivity, microSD memory card slot, Bluetooth 2.1, HTC Sense,  GPS, Digital compass,  1400 mAh Battery and so on.

If you pre-order this handset today itself, then it will be delivered to you by April 13. You can get this handset for free with a 2 years contract of £30 monthly plan which includes 600 minutes and unlimited texts. Head over to this page, if you are planning to pre-order this handset now itself.

HTC Desire To Go On Sale From Today In UK

HTC Desire, the powerful smartphone which was announced at Mobile World Congress will finally go on sale from today in the UK. This handset will be available only on the airwaves of T-Mobile UK. You can easily purchase this handset from any T-Mobile stores.

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HTC Desire is a powerful device since it has a 1 Ghz processor. This handset is based on the Android 2.1 operating system. It has a 3.7 inch AMOLED touchscreen display with 480 x 800 pixel resolution, Wi-Fi, 3G connectivity, microSD memory card slot and much more.

Other notable features include a 5 megapixel camera with auto focus and flash, HTC Sense, ROM 512 MB, RAM 576 MB, Optical TrackballProximity and light sensor, Bluetooth 2.1, GPS, Digital compass, up to 7 hours talktime, up to 360 hours standby time, 1400 mAh Battery and so on.

You can buy this handset for free with £35 monthly plan for 2 years which includes internet Booster. This device will be soon available for other carriers like Vodafone, Orange and O2 in the UK.

Mobile Mondays | OVI Magazine, HTC Incredible Rumors And More

Welcome to the Second Edition of Mobile Mondays. I’m sure most of you were waiting for the second edition of the Mobile Mondays. This week we haven’t seen any major product launches or leaked pics and rumors of upcoming devices, but this week was full of excitement as release dates and pricing of many handsets were revealed. Check out some interesting stuffs of this week below.

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Nokia:

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Nokia hasn’t unveiled a single handset in this week but it has definitely made us happy by launching the Nokia E72 in a new purple color. Nokia E72 is the company’s most popular business phone which was launched last year. This handset is now available in a beautiful purple color with the same price tag of $359.

Microsoft’s Silverlight is now officially available for Symbian S60 v5 touchscreen devices such as Nokia N97, N97 Mini and Nokia 5800. You can download Silverlight for Symbian and view Silverlight applications right inside your mobile browser.

Nokia has recently launched their first online publications – OVI magazine. It has some interesting information and guides related to Nokia’s services, apps and devices. You can read the full OVI magazine here.

Samsung:

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The first BADA powered smartphone which was unveiled at Mobile World Congress, 2010 is now available in Germany. Samsung Wave 8500 was recently spotted at the Amazon’s site and it is priced at €429 (approx. $580) without any contract. If you want to experience the BADA operating system and Super AMOLED display, place your order at Amazon right now!

HTC:

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HTC Incredible is a powerful smartphone that runs on a 1Ghz Snapdragon processor, and it includes 6GB flash memory, expandable memory slot and so on. This device is rumored to be available on Verizon Wireless within a week.To learn more about this device, head over to this post.

LG:

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LG electronics recently launched its Android powered smartphone, LG GW620 in India. This handset comes with a slide-out QWERTY keypad, 3 inches TFT resistive touch screen and an amazing 5 megapixel camera. Other interesting feature includes 3G Connectivity, GPS Navigation, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 32GB expandable memory and so on. This handset is priced at Rs.18,990 (approx. $415).

Handset Of The Week – Sony Ericsson Vivaz:

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Sony Ericsson Vivaz is a stylish smartphone which runs on a Symbian S60v5 operating system. The main feature of this device is its 8.1 megapixel camera which allows the device to record HD (720p) videos. Other features includes 3.2 inches WVGA display, 640 x 360 resolution, 720 MHz processor and so on. To learn more about this device, head over to this page.

Video Of The Week – HTC Desire Promo:

We will be back next week with some interesting news, rumors, handset leaks and detailed analysis. Don’t forget to catch us every Monday at Techie Buzz.

HTC Desire Pre-Orders On T-Mobile UK on Monday

Some good news for UK users, the HTC Desire may go up for pre-orders on T-Mobile UK on Monday, 22nd March 2010.

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The HTC Desire was announced at this year and has some nice specifications including a 3.7" AMOLED Touch-screen display, 1GHz processor, 512MB ROM and 576MB RAM along with a 5 Megapixel camera.

According to Jimmy from Forums, the phone will be available for pre-orders at midday on Monday and will start shipping on March 26th. Current T-Mobile users will be able to upgrade starting Friday, March 26th.

Right now some T-Mobile UK reps are saying that there are only 700 units of the HTC Desire in stock, but they could definitely increase by the time the pre-orders go up and orders start shipping.

You can keep an eye on the HTC Desire at the official T-Mobile UK site here, which says that the phone may arrive in April.

HTC Desire Official Pics

HTC Desire was recently launched at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This device looks similar to Nexus One and comes with a 1 GHz processor and Android 2.1 Operating System. Other feature includes a 5 megapixel camera, 3.7 inch AMOLED touchscreen display, Wi-Fi and 3G connectivity. Check out the official pics of HTC Desire below.

HTC Desire Official Pics:

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The price of this device is not announced yet. This device will be shipped in the in early Q2 2010. HTC Desire will be first available to customers across major European and Asian markets and then it will be available in other markets. The handset will be exclusively available in Australia through Telstra.

HTC Desire Full Specification

Taiwan based mobile phone maker, HTC Corporation recently launched a powerful smartphone, HTC Desire at Mobile World Congress. This device was earlier know as HTC Bravo. This device looks like Nexus One and it almost has the same specs. This device come with HTC Sense UI and runs on Android 2.1 operating system and a 1 GHz processor. Check out the complete specs of this device below.

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HTC Desire Full Specification:

  • 3.7-inch AMOLED touch-sensitive screen
  • 480 X 800 WVGA resolution
  • 1 GHz processor
  • Android 2.1 Operating System
  • HTC Sense
  • ROM 512 MB
  • RAM 576 MB
  • Optical Trackball
  • 5 megapixel camera with auto focus and flash
  • Bluetooth 2.1
  • Wi-Fi
  • 3G connectivity
  • Upto 2 Mbps upload speed
  • Upto 7.2 Mbps download speed
  • microSD memory card
  • Proximity and light sensor
  • GPS
  • Digital compass
  • FTP/OPP file transfer
  • 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
  • Audio Formats – AAC, AMR, OGG, M4A, MID, MP3, WAV, WMA
  • Video Formats – 3GP, 3G2, MP4, WMV
  • Upto 7 hours talktime
  • Upto 360 hours standby time
  • 1400 mAh Battery

HTC Desire will be available to customers across major European and Asian markets in early Q2 2010. The handset will be exclusively available in Australia through Telstra. The price of this device is not announced yet.