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egzthunder1 · Dec 29, 2010

Gingerbread Successfully Ported to… the Vogue!

We have seen some rather good devices that just flat out refuse to drop from grace in the past, but the HTC Vogue has to be the toughest cookie out there. XDA member dzo has made the first official port of Gingerbread onto the HTC Vogue. This little device has nearly bug free ports of every Android OS that has come out to date and it seems that with a few exceptions like GPS and ability to shoot video, this...

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egzthunder1 · Sep 18, 2010

Atools: Do Everything Needed to Prepare Your Android Rom for Vogue/Kaiser/Polaris

There are many parts in an Android rom port package. You have to make sure that everything is properly set up or you will end up with a non booting rom. With this in mind, XDA member l1q1d has taken on the task to make a one stop application to help you prep everything in your zImage, default, and even your nbh prior to flashing. The best part is that it is written in Python, which makes it unique due...

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egzthunder1 · Sep 1, 2010

NBH Editor Updated to Version 4.0

A while back, we posted an article that talked about an application for putting your personal touch on the Android NBH files prior to flashing. This was created by XDA member loserskater and since then, he has released a few updates with the latest being 4.0. Aside from the list of updates that he has implemented over the last few months, this latest incarnation of the program was completely re-written using Python, which according to the dev, should make the...

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egzthunder1 · Aug 20, 2010

New Version of Super Froyo for Vogue Released

After a period of hiatus, an update for the Android port for Vogue/Kaiser/Polaris made by XDA member incubus26jc has just been released. As with every version of this port, the update brings a myriad of updates and fixes as well as the usual smoothness, stability, and speed that you can only expect in these ports. RLS13 features the boot image of the Droid eye, but with a twist... incubus26jc has rendered it green, so while it looks different than usual,...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 25, 2010

Speed Up Android Installs on the Vogue with BSG

Good news for users of Vogue, Kaiser, and Polaris users who are constantly updating their Android roms. XDA member l1q1d has recently come up with a boot script generator. In case you are not familiar with this, in order to install or update a build for the Android port for these devices, you must go through a special loader which runs with HaReT (normally accessed by pressing the "Enter" button on the device). This brings up a set of commands,...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 23, 2010

Android on Vogue’s Guide to Everything

We have featured the Android port for the HTC Vogue in many occasions. While the Vogue is an old phone, with no wifi capability, and quickly dying and being replaced by newer devices, it is a fantastic device that offers very good performance and specs in a stylish and very portable package. One of the best features currently available for this device is its capability to run quasi-perfect ports of every Android build available, even Froyo. These devices have every...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 2, 2010

Make Your Own Android Vogue NBH with NBH Creator

XDA member mnjm9b brings us a nice little tool that will allow us to put our own roms together for the Android port for the HTC Vogue. The tool can also be used by the HTC Kaiser and the Polaris as well since they share the same ports. The utility is for Ubuntu but the dev says that it may work for other Linux distros as well. You need to have the zImage that you want to flash onto the...

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egzthunder1 · Jul 2, 2010

Froyo on Vogue… Fully Functional

You may remember a few days ago that we posted an article about Froyo having been successfully ported to the HTC Vogue. Well, thanks to the constant efforts by our devs and testers the kinks have been mostly worked out and everything in the latest build is fully functional. By everything, we do mean everything (GPS, BT, Camera, Voice Search, etc). The build, developed by XDA members dzo and incubus26jc, is really fast and rather stable as well, very much suitable...

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egzthunder1 · Jun 28, 2010

First Froyo Build for the Vogue Hits the Forum

You may remember an article which talks about Froyo being successfully ported to the Vogue by XDA member dzo (in case you don't, here is the link). The build was plain and without the usual amount of stuff that we are used to seeing in our devices, but it was Froyo nevertheless. Seeing this, XDA member incubus26jc, who is responsible for bringing us many other Android builds and tools for the Vogue, has released the first "loaded" release of Froyo...

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egzthunder1 · Jun 25, 2010

Froyo Ported to HTC Vogue

Although, it is only in very early stages of development, XDA member dzo is in the process of porting the latest Android OS to the Vogue. Based on the AOSP released by Google, he has managed to get a booting version for the Vogue. The build is still not complete and many features needed for everyday use are probably not functional. However, this is a huge step in the life of a device which simply refuses to die. I've been...

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egzthunder1 · Jun 16, 2010

Debian Running on the Vogue

The Vogue has been a device gifted with more lives than a cat. Not only it is the bed for some of the best Android ports available for WM, but as of recently, it can also load some Linux distros. In this case, XDA member gTan64 has been successfully running Debian in his Vogue for some time and decided to share the instructions to do this. Unfortunately, this is not a simple click and run kind of procedure, and you...

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egzthunder1 · Jun 8, 2010

Personalize Your Own Android NBH for Vogue

Customization has always been the name of the game when it comes to rom development. In this case, XDA member loserskater brings is his tool called "Loser's NBH Editor v3.0", which as its name states, allows anyone to edit certain aspects of the Android NBH file. This allows for customization of settings and programs, so that a user is up and running with their favorite settings right after flashing. This app is designed to work for the Android NBH files...

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egzthunder1 · Jun 3, 2010

Myn’s Eclair Port Released for Vogue

As the new Android device owners are eagerly awaiting the official release of Froyo, us with ported versions of Android on WM devices can only hope for improvements over existing ports (for now). XDA member myn, who is the creator of the Myn's Warm Donut series of roms for the HTC Vogue, Kaiser, and Polaris has just released the second beta of his latest creation, which he called Myn's Warm Eclair. As with most of his releases, the rom is...

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egzthunder1 · May 11, 2010

WM 6.5.5 Build 23568 Released for Vogue

As old phones keep getting older and older, we need people to try to keep us up to date. The Vogue seems to have picked up lots of users due to a few factors, like the fact that it can be flashed to Android with quasi perfect builds of Donut and Eclair, or its price in the market (you can get one for about $80 on eBay or even at the XDA-Marketplace). Because many users are still not familiar with...

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egzthunder1 · May 7, 2010

Incubus26Jc’s Super Eclair Updated

Porting Android builds to our devices has very rapidly become as much common practice, as cooking newer versions of WM for our devices. We have many flavors to choose from in this box of sweet little Android treats. Now, to make us even more addicted to flashing Android to WM, xda member incubus26jc has released an update for his Super Eclair Lite build. As with most roms, trial and error leads to a better OS, and this is not the...

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egzthunder1 · Apr 30, 2010

Myn Warm Donut for Vogue RLS5 Released!

After much speculation regarding the release date, the latest installment on one of the best available ports of Android 1.6 (Donut) for the Vogue / Kaiser / Polaris has been released. Xda Member myn has released a much anticipated version of this OS, which includes among other things increased speed, stability, and a myriad of features and apps that will entice you into testing it first from the SD card, and then forcing you (because you will fall in love...

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egzthunder1 · Apr 23, 2010

RogueTools v1 for Vogue Android

A lot of us are closely watching the Android development on the HTC Vogue, where the devs are making huge leaps in porting tools and the most cutting edge versions of Android. In the interest of making everything a bit easier and faster, xda member myn has come up with a set of two tools that allows Vogue, Kaiser, and Polaris owners to do two things: change the screen density on the fly, and overclock the processor. The apps have...

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egzthunder1 · Apr 20, 2010

New Android Build With Sense 2.1 Available for Vogue

Last week I wrote an article about xda member incubus26jc, and how he is helping Vogue owners to mod their Donut builds with additional Widgets, as well as skinning them by mixing and matching components. He's back with something new and refreshing for the Vogue. Based on the work by xda member mssmison, he's released an Android version of his own for the Vogue. This version is based on a Hero build and, yes, you guessed it:Sense 2.1 interface, including...

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egzthunder1 · Apr 9, 2010

New Eclair Port Available for the Vogue

As new developments are ongoing for the Android ports, none are as advanced or feature-packed as the ports for Vogue, Kaiser, and Polaris. A new version of Eclair has been posted for the Vogue, XDA member mssmison just released V8, which includes a few updates over the previous versions. And even though there are still bugs to be ironed out, this port is bound to be a masterpiece once it's completed. Originally posted by mssmison V8 We're going QVGA only...

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WenWM · Apr 3, 2010

Eclair on Kaiser, Vogue and Polaris

Android on Windows Mobile can now be seen on many different devices, but it all started with the Kaiser. The Kaiser, Vogue, and Polaris are three devices that have advanced immensely with Android porting. Their progress can be seen in many places, but mostly by the available ROMs. I've selected the most popular ROM that is available for these devices, and from what the comments say, it's the best. The ROM has many advances that put it at the top...

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