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egzthunder1 · Nov 10, 2010

ClockworkMod Recovery Adapted for Desire Z

Most Android owners know (or at least have heard of) ClockworkMod, which is basically a recovery system to play with system partitions on the OS. CWM allows you to make NANDROID backups, wipe different parts of the system (cache, Dalvik, etc), and even allow you to flash update.zip from your SD card. Based on yesterday's success in rooting almost all of HTC's newest handsets, XDA member stridger decided to try and make this recovery alternative work on his Desire Z....

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ElCondor · Oct 22, 2010

XDA ROM Report: the Sense HD Experience on your Phone

Many reviewers have been positive about the changes HTC made to its custom Android UI, HTC Sense. Especially the htcsense.com service, which offers many features to keep track of your lost or stolen phone, is well received. However, because HTC doesn't update its older phones to have this new version of Sense - which is a bit odd in our opinion - you will have to buy either the Desire Z (Vision) or the Desire HD (Ace, we will be calling these...

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egzthunder1 · Oct 8, 2010

Partial Root of Desire Z Now Available

XDA member kholk has posted a guide to obtain partial root for the Desire Z (aka HTC Vision). While this will not allow you to flash any custom roms just yet (not that there are any available at the moment), it allows users and devs alike to start playing with the device in the way it was originally intended. This method was also tested on the G2 (which is the US counterpart of the Desire Z) and also proven to...

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ElCondor · Oct 2, 2010

Desire Z ROM Ported to HD2

While the Desire HD ROM port was well received and is now available for many devices, XDA developer m-deejay presents us a port from the Desire Z ROM to the HTC HD2, hot from the oven. Although many features are the same, the developer states that the ROM is much faster than the Desire HD ROM. Unlike the Desire HD ROM, this ROM also contains a working compass and call menu. One disadvantage of this version is that the camera isn't...

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