More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
HD2 Android Development Section Now Available!
Recently, Android development for the HTC HD2 has increased by leaps and bounds. At the beginning of this month, the first Android packages were released, and now it runs almost stable and fluid on the HD2. Because of the increase in Android development, we decided to add a new forum that specifically targets any subjects related to Android for the HD2. A lot of threads have already been moved to this new section, like the major discussion thread and the ‘Definitive Guide to Android on HD2‘.
We hope this will keep some overview of the whole discussion. Follow this link to jump to the new forum:
HD2 Android Development
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