Ben Elliott · Jul 6, 2010 at 06:00 pm

Huashan Phone Canvas Ported to VGA

Having a functional yet visually appealing phone canvas (dialer) has long been a major issue in the world of VGA ROMs. Those with video call capabilities are often aesthetically outdated or come with layout bugs, while the prettier updates from newer VGA devices often don’t take advantage of your phone’s funcionality.

Recently, XDA member WoZZeR999 (along with several other XDA members) successfully ported the phone canvas from the leaked HTC Huashan ROM to VGA resolution devices. The new dialer offers the much sought-after video calling capabilities while excluding any layout issues you might expect from such a port. The canvas should be particularly effective when cooked into Windows Mobile 6.5.3 ROMs as it has been designed specifically by HTC for use on the revised operating system version.

The port isn’t yet perfected and there are still some parts to fix, but feel free to give it a go by downloading the files from the porting thread.


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Ben Elliott

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Hi! My name's Ben, and I'm proud to be one of the news writers at xda-developers. I live near London and have spent the last ten years wasting all the money I get my hands on on new gadgets with which to fulfil my technolust. I first got into HTC phones when I found a Lobster 700TV (the HTC Monet) at a very good price, and I'm ashamed to say that I couldn't have cared less about what operating system the phone was running as long as I could watch The Simpsons on the bus. As fellow Monet owners might know, the 'TV' part of the phone's alternate title was somewhat deceiving and was completely abandoned by the service providers in England. However, by then I had already fallen in love with the freedom Windows Mobile had given me. After the Monet came a Universal, with a Touch Pro following that. I've just bought a G1 (yeah, I know, get with the times!) because I'm really interested in Android as a budding operating system and don't think I could ever cope with a 'dumbphone' now that I know what's on offer. Although I haven't contributed much to the site in terms of programming or cooking help, I hope that I can give a bit back by letting you guys know what's new through my articles. If you have any questions, suggestions or complaints about those articles, feel free to get in touch with me via PM using the URL above.
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