Brightness ratings and contrast ratio make for lovely tech spec reading when you're shopping for a new device. But neither tells you how usable a display will actually be in everyday ambient light situations. So DisplayMate put some of the more popular options to the test.
As promised, HTC has updated its once-flagship Desire phone with the Gingerbread version of Android its users almost rioted over. Only problem is, they recommend that only expert users update, and that certain "features" (such as texting) may be lost.
In order to create enough room for both Gingerbread and the Sense UI on the Desire phone, HTC has again taken to its Facebook page to elaborate further: "to resolve Desire's memory issue and enable the upgrade to Gingerbread, we will cut select apps from the release. Look for status updates starting next week. We…
In under 24 hours, HTC has done a complete U-turn on their former flagship Desire phone after public pressure (we assume), announcing via its UK Facebook page that "contrary to what we said earlier, we are going to bring Gingerbread to HTC Desire." Great news for owners of the year-old phone, though we wonder how they…
A grainy, slightly blurry update for last year's HTC Desire—otherwise known generally as a leak—was spied this weekend in someone's hand as well as in the inventory listings of Vodafone Germany. What's new here?
Daily readers know we rarely comment on color changes, so when a new shade crosses our pages you know it's worth ogling. The HTC Legend, which in my opinion is the most gorgeous phone around, now comes in black.
I've personally been waiting so long for the Desire Z, I felt like my mind would explode once I held it. Luckily I'm still alive to tell the tale of how beautiful the phone is to hold. UPDATE: video live!
Milled from a single piece of aluminum much like their Legend phone (only, with some plastic this time 'round), the Desire Z is as far removed from HTC's previous slide-out Android, the G1, as you could possibly hope.
Tomorrow morning at 7am EST HTC will unwrap its new phones for Europe, and going by the mysterious invitation they sent out last month, we can expect something in the Desire family.
We've just heard from HTC, who's confirmed that European HTC Desires will be receiving the Android 2.2 Froyo update from this weekend, with a couple of extras—namely, 720p video recording and the ability to sync music with iTunes.
HTC has today confirmed rumours of a planned switch away from the supply constrained AMOLED screen tech it sticks in its Desire and Nexus One phones, with new/old and more plentiful "Super LCD" screens replacing them.
In the wake of Apple's peculiar iPhone 4 Strikes Back! press conference, you'd be normal if you expected miffed competitors, especially after Jobs threw the likes of RIM, HTC and Nokia under the "Antennagate" bus. Now HTC is hitting back:
Samsung's Super AMOLED screens have caused quite a stir lately, and as this video comparison shows, it certainly handles direct sunlight better than an AMOLED screen. When put next to an LCD though, you'd be hard-pressed to tell the difference.
For all those of you who read Kat's glowing review of the U.K.-only HTC Desire and lamented the fact that you couldn't get your American paws on one, rejoice! The HTC Desire is coming to America starting this August through "select regional operators." More details to come, but rest assured, it'll have the 1GHz…