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egzthunder1 · Jun 24, 2011

HD2 Keeps On Living… Sense 3.0 With Working 720p Camera

Without a doubt, the HTC HD2 is one of HTC's greatest devices of all time. The shape factor, screen size, and raw power and capabilities are unmatched by most phones that came around when this was released, and even now. Not too long ago, XDA member mccmjoon76 successfully started porting a Sense 3.0 rom from the Desire HD. Almost  two months after the initial release, the rom is currently almost a daily driver, as praised by many members and people who use...

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orb3000 · Jun 20, 2011

All In One Toolkit for HTC HD2 NAND Users

For those lucky members in possession of the great HTC HD2, XDA member ksubedi brings the All in One Toolkit for Leo / HD2 NAND. According to him,  the main purpose of this toolkit is to simplify many complex tools/guides which are difficult or unsafe to use. The main highlights of what you can do are: Simplifies Installation of cLK and MAGLDR (Android Bootloaders) Simplifies Installing Roms, Radios, SPL's and other things by letting you install NBH Files with one click...

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Sam Caplat · May 27, 2011

HD2 ToolBox and Hot Bootloader

Running Linux on mobile phones is something a lot of developers have tried to do and have failed. It's also something a lot of developers have tried to do and have succeeded, on an array of different devices. If you're an HTC HD2 owner, then we have some good news for you. Not only do you now have Linux, but you have the ability to boot it within Android. Cool, huh? XDA member dan1j3l has created an app which he...

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orb3000 · May 18, 2011

Guide – Get NoDo On Your HTC HD2

You may have heard that NoDo will become public on May 24th, but you can be sure that Microsoft is not thinking about releasing this for your beloved HD2. Now, thanks to XDA member YukiXDA, who saw many members waiting for NoDo, presents the first version of a guide that explains how to get the update by yourself, without relying on others to release something. The guide is very complete and touches upon topics such as what you need to...

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egzthunder1 · Apr 16, 2011

Send In the Droids… HD2 Gets a Taste of Sensation

It seems like it was just yesterday when the dump for the HTC Sensation was posted in our boards (in fact, it was 2 days ago, but who keeps track of these things?) Just yesterday, the first booting port appeared in the Desire HD section. Devs all around XDA are scrambling to get functional ports in each respective section. The next successful port of this Rom is has been accomplished in the HD2 section. XDA member imilka has a working...

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egzthunder1 · Apr 15, 2011

Give Your Windows Mobile Device a Taste of Easter

Whether you have religious motives or not to celebrate Easter, one can only help but to wonder what to do in order to get into the whole spirit, particularly if you have children. Well, if that was the case, your prayers have been heard because XDA member lnando84 has prepared a theme for Sense for Windows Mobile devices equipped with Cookie's Home Tab 2.0. The theme includes Easter eggs for the different icons, bunnies, and as much candy and chocolate...

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egzthunder1 · Apr 8, 2011

Stop Using The Hardware Keys on Your Android Capable HD2

Ahh... the HD2. Such a versatile phone, capable of such a wide array of possibilities. If you thought that things for this device couldn't get any better, you may want to check out what XDA member windroidHD made for us. The dev was tired of using the hardware buttons on the HD2 to go back, home and such, so he decided to create an app to get rid of the need of using them. zMooth allows you to use gestures...

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egzthunder1 · Apr 7, 2011

New Version of Touch Tools for Windows Mobile Now Available

There are several tweaks and mods for the powerhouse also known as the HTC HD2. However, one of the most popular ones (aside from CHT) is Touch Tools, which just happened to receive a much deserved update. XDA member lyriquidperfection has just released a new set of tools that will allow the user to apply, in a rather simple manner, many tweaks and mods to the Windows Mobile platform, most of which are only accessible via registry. Some of the...

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orb3000 · Mar 30, 2011

New Phone Canvas Working in Landscape for HD2 – Windows Mobile

If you are a lucky owner of the last Windows Mobile device, the powerful HD2, this will be of your liking. XDA member Laurentius26, who is well know for his ROMs on several devices, has managed to add landscape and auto rotate support for phone canvas. Currently in beta version, the dialer still has some minor bugs to be fixed but it´s fully usable. The developer credits to Ultrashot and Cracing as this was a team work. Step in and leave...

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mic_888 · Mar 28, 2011

RunDroid-Dual Boot To Android [SD] Or Windows Mobile 6

By now, there's a tiny chance that you might have heard about dual booting between Windows Mobile and Android on the HD2.... XDA forum member Pop45398 certainly has and unfamiliar with other dual booting apps for the HD2, the XDA member decided to create one himself. RunDroid enables Android to be started on an SD card with a single tap on an icon and should be compatible with versions run with CLRCAD/HARET. The app also features a setup menu, which allows for...

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egzthunder1 · Mar 25, 2011

Hot Boot Into Debian From Android in the HD2

The HD2 is a device that never ceases to amaze us. Its unmatched flexibility and capability of running multiple OS' (most of them not meant for it) is rather unique to it. However, it seems that what seems to be good can always get better. XDA member dan1j3l is currently working on a way to hot boot the device into a Debian build from within Android. What does this mean? Simple, if you are booting other OS' from the SD...

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TheRomMistress · Mar 21, 2011

Complete Guide To Installing NAND Android On HD2

When you are new to flashing phones, it can be frustrating to search through multiple threads just to find all the information you need in order to proceed. Even after reading for hours, you still might find yourself confused, asking "Where do I go from here?" XDA member gunjahman has compiled an in-depth, step by step guide on how to properly flash NAND Android on your HD2. For each step, he has provided a list of prerequisites and then goes into...

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TheRomMistress · Mar 21, 2011

SimClock Widget For CHT2

With the introduction of the Android platform, Windows Mobile seems to be fading away. If you have an HD2 running Android, you probably remember the days of using Cookies Home Tab to spice up your Windows Mobile experience. XDA members Nordpolcamper & Dunc001 have not forgotten the WinMo community and have continued the development of CHT Widgets, bringing users SimClock. Originally posted by Nordpolcamper The SimClock Widget comes in 4 Layouts. These Layouts define the appearance of the Date text. That alone...

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egzthunder1 · Mar 16, 2011

Show Your Team Spirit With NFL Dialpad Skins for your WVGA Windows Mobile Device

We love our hobbies, whether it be sports, electronics, or both. What better way to show the combined loved than by merging one into the other? XDA member lnando84 shares his creations for all NFL fans out there. The dialer skins feature your favorite NFL team logo in the background as well as re-designed number buttons to match the style. These are only good for WVGA devices like the HD2 and Touch pro 2, running Windows Mobile 6.5 and up....

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Will Verduzco · Mar 12, 2011

HTC HD2 Checks-In at the Honeycomb Party, Sensefully Steals Several Gingerbread Cookies

Looks like HTC's premiere superphone circa 2009, the HD2, is still alive and kicking. XDA member imilka has cooked up not one, but two impressive ROM dueling for the top spot on your HTC Leo. Hit the break for more details and all the relevant links! (more…)

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mic_888 · Mar 7, 2011

WinDroid- GingerBread Taskbar, Keyboard And Dialer For HD2

If you're a fan of the Android look on the HD2, but you're not really sure you want to take the leap and put Android on your device, why not try out XDA member MrBeOTP2 Android look on your beloved phone first? The XDA member has taken the refined look from Android's latest sweet, Gingerbread, and applied it to the Windows Mobile taskbar, keyboard and dialer forming part of the Windroid series of themes. The cab files are compatible with...

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orb3000 · Mar 2, 2011

Tutorial: How to Make or Edit CHT Widgets for Windows Mobile

How about a Windows Mobile article for a change? XDA member poyensa posted a great tutorial explaining how to create or edit any Cookie Home Tab 2.0 widget. Basically, the original poster compiled the how to´s including quotes from developers but on a simpler way to understand the whole process of editing/creating widgets. The guide also includes an extensive, and very well documented, way to solve most common problems. You will find a section where you can create your own...

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TheRomMistress · Feb 24, 2011

Statusbar PulldownMod for CyanogenMod 7

With the continual development of Cyanogen Mod, occasionally you may run into outdated mods and morphs. Luckily, XDA member rori~ has continued development on his Statusbar PulldownMod morph and has provided us with an update for use with CM7 . Whether your phone is HDPI or MDPI, you can benefit from this clean and practical notification bar. According to the developer, this morph can be used with all nightlies after CM7 RL1 and has been confirmed working with the following phones: - LeoGingerBread - Nexus S - G2 - EVO - Desire...

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orb3000 · Feb 18, 2011

OpenMobileMaps for Windows Mobile – Major Update

XDA member Cipher presents a major update of OpenMobileMaps for your Windows Mobile device. This application is similar to GoogleMaps but it's relying on OpenStreetMap.org and it has GPS support as well as GSM triangulation (if no GPS device is present). The latest version features a new button to force re-download of already viewed tiles, word wrapping for GraphicText, show arrow with direction when moving instead of pin, added HD2 multitouch feature (pinch-to-zoom), bookmark functionality, a re-designed the context menu,...

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orb3000 · Feb 1, 2011

MAGLDR 1.13 for HD2 Released!

XDA developer Cotulla, who is well known for being one of the members that always brings us amazing stuff, presents the update 1.13 of MAGLDR, which is the famous boot loader for HTC Leo / HD2 to direct the operating system boot to your desired OS. On the newest version, we can find added support for Android Recovery, added support for raw boot partition format, fixed USBMassStorage data lost on big transfers, and fixed Power-Off-Cable-Plug-Stop. Both versions of Leo are supported:...

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