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!
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.
One of our ninjas just dropped some tantalizing and blurry details for us to feast on.
In today's Remainders: disappearing acts. TigerText, a new iPhone app, makes your illicit text messages vanish; an official HTC video shows you how to disassemble an HD2; Intel's new Convertible Classroom netbook makes its keyboard go "Poof!" and more.
Kickstands are enjoying something of a renaissance lately as tablets have jumped to the forefront of everyone's attention, so it's only natural that the HD2, the most tabletesque of smartphones, is getting a combination kickstand/battery pack of its own.
The Word is that Ballmer just announced an exclusive deal bringing the awesomely-designed HTC HD2 to T-Mobile this spring.
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 State-side, and though no carrier was mentioned, rumors suggest it could be on T-Mobile.
Hopes may be dashed on that rumored Android equivalent of the HD2. HTC's CEO, Peter Chou, tells Forbes that "technically, we could make the HD2 an Android phone, but I have to take care of Windows Mobile." Qué?