It looks like Microsoft's keeping its living-and-let-live stance as hackers actually give the aging HD2 some much-deserved love. XDA-Developers member backslashid posted the above video showing Mango Beta 1 running on the device. Microsoft pretty much said go for it!
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Asus have given their highly regarded O!Play HD2 media streamer a high tech injection, pumping things like USB 3.0, DLNA and iPhone interconnectivity into the device's body using a sharp needle. Or maybe engineers. Who really knows how the magic happens?
HTC's HD2 might have only been out for less than two weeks, but they still can't keep the phone in stock, selling out again this week. Furthermore, up to 21,000 HD2 phones have sold in a single day.
HTC’s Sense is a breath of fresh air to Windows Mobile handsets, bringing a whole new level of usability to the platform. But at the same time, it’s pretty rigid, especially the implementation of Telstra’s BigPond services, three of which can't be removed from the Today screen. If you want to get back to the core OS, back to Winmo, here’s how.
I’ve been playing with the HTC HD2 for the past couple of weeks and one of the most striking aspects of the Windows Phone is just how much it reminds me of the iPhone. From the capacitive touchscreen to the Sense UI, it just seems more iPhone than any other non-Apple handset I’ve played with, including HTC’s excellent Android phones.
The HTC HD2 hit Telstra T-Life stores yesterday, as we knew it would. And as you can see from the box shot above, the one word that really describes it well is "big".
If you were curious about what's going on behind the HD2's big and beautiful 4.3-inch capacitive touchscreen, wonder no more. These gadget porn pics don't reveal any real surprises, but it's interesting to see the beast from the inside.
With a 4.3-inch capacitive touchscreen and 1GHz Snapdragon processor, the HD2 is probably the best poster child for WinMo 6.5. HTC has now confirmed it's headed Stateside, and though no carrier was mentioned, rumours suggest it could be on T-Mobile.