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Former Writer · Dec 9, 2012

CM10.1 Test Builds for the HTC G2 / Desire Z

With Jelly Bean 4.1 development finally winding down after an exciting summer, Jelly Bean 4.2 seems to be picking up. The CM10.1 ports began a couple week ago, and they probably won't stop for quite some time. Now, the HTC Desire Z and G2 have a port of CM10.1. XDA Senior Member Flinny released a port on behalf of the Andromadus team. If you're unfamiliar with the team, they're a group of devs who work on devices with hardware that isn't...

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Former Writer · Apr 23, 2012

Desire HD, G2, Desire Z, and MyTouch 4G Froyo Downgrade

The trend over the last month or so on XDA has been getting a number of devices downgraded so they can get to a bootloader that can still be unlocked with S-Off. Those devices are, of course, almost all HTC devices ever since the release of HTCDev, which unlocks the bootloader while maintaining S-On. In the march of obtaining S-Off, a few devices have already had a contingency plan in place to get users down to a software version that can...

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Former Writer · Mar 22, 2012

Custom HTC G2 Key Mapping Improves Hardware Keyboard

The HTC G2 (otherwise known as the Desire Z) has one of the best feeling keyboards of any phone ever released. Despite a questionable z-hinge style slide that most users have found a way to look past, the device itself has lived a good life in terms of development---and the development hasn't stopped yet. There are still ROMs coming out to make the phone run faster and, as it turns out, there are even mods coming out to make the keyboard better....

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