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HTC Sense 3.5 is coming to HTC Desire

coolexe, a very appreciated developer from xda-developers has managed to port HTC Bliss (3.5) to HTC Desire (and HTC Desire HD) in a custom ROM based on Android 2.3.4. From the feedback received, there some lag in the app drawer, there are some problems with BT, Video Recording, HTC Wall,  [ Read More ]

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Downgrade your Desire from 2.3 to 2.2

This isn’t working. As Alex said in the comments section, you need to root, S-OFF, downgrade hboot and then install this file. I’ll update the post when i find some time. For me it worked because I already had root,S-OFF and probably an old hboot. Thanks Alex If you experience  [ Read More ]

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Upgrade HTC Desire to Gingerbread

The update to Gingerbread isn’t available OTA(Over The Air), so don’t wait for your phone to receive the upgrade automatically. Just go to HTC Dev page, and download the installer Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) Upgrade for HTC Desire Unpack the zip, connect your phone via USB and start the install process.  [ Read More ]

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HTC Desire SIM-Unlock Utility

The user sieempi of the xda-developers forum has developed a nice method to unlock your SIM if you’ve got a HTC Desire. Burn the iso, boot it, power up your phone into HBOOT by pressing both Vol-Down and Power and follow the instructions. Post your experiences here for further development.  [ Read More ]

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Do you live somewhere that doesn’t show up on weather apps or widgets and you wish there was some way to make your town show up? Now there’s a solution that involves editing a db file in order to add your location to the weather widget. The file to edit  [ Read More ]

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In theory Lithium-ion batteries don’t suffer from memory effect, but Battery University still recommends that a full discharge should be undertaken every 30 cycles or so to ‘reset the fuel gauge.’ Basically, the Android Software has an idea of how much juice is left in the battery – over time  [ Read More ]

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DSIXDA’s ROM Kitchen for HTC Android Devices

Today I’ve found one of the coolest things that I’ve seen this year, and it’s very, very handy if your a little geek that wants to learn and to try new things in Android. The xda-developers member dsixda has created a wonderful kitchen for HTC Android devices that has a  [ Read More ]

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HTC doesn’t forget about Desire, and promise them that the official update to Android 2.3 will be available after the release of Desire S, somewhere in the summer. I’m glad to here this, even if Desire S will be launched with Android 2.4 while the first Desire will get only  [ Read More ]

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Safe mode for Android based devices

So.. if you’ve installed a buggy application, which is loaded at the system start-up and then reboots your phone every time.. or it entered in force close loop (meaning that the phone says that it has to force close and app, and the opens the app again, and then it’s  [ Read More ]

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Desire quick reboot

If you want to perform a quick reboot, you can do it by pressing Volume down, Track Pad button and Power button at the same time. *(of course, you can keep vol. down, and the track pad button pressed and then just press the power button)

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