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Will Verduzco · Sep 18, 2013

Display Your HTC Pride with These Forum Sigs

Do you consider yourself a die hard HTC fan? If so, we can't blame you. Their latest flagship, the HTC One, has been a great success, combining great build quality, snappy internals, and a remarkable screen. If you're a fan, we wouldn't be surprised if you already have something in your forum signature displaying your patronage to Taiwan's most prominent smartphone manufacturer. However, having more options is never a bad thing. XDA Forum Member Sgt-Obst created and shared a collection of HTC-loving...

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Former Writer · Mar 25, 2012

Tutorial for Mac Users Looking to Unlock with HTCdev

Most of the development that occurs on the forums requires users to run either Windows or Linux. As such, most guides are for those operating systems as well. Thus Mac users are in a state of limbo, as most users have to wait for someone with a Mac to develop or write tutorials specifically for Macs, including the latest troubleshooting. However, if you have a Mac and you're looking to unlock the bootloader for your HTC device, you now have...

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Former Writer · Feb 17, 2012

Unbranded EVO 3D Devices Now Have a Downgrade Tool

With htcdev.com recently "unlocking" phones for it's users, it's not only been a real challenge trying to find a way to completely unlock the bootloader, but it shows that HTC will likely continue to release phones with bootloaders locked down, depending on the sub par unlocking tool on their website to keep flashers and developers happy. Of course, that's not going to stop anyone from trying to get around it. This is the case with XDA Senior Member Flashmaniac, who...

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Former Writer · Dec 30, 2011

Enable GSM Phone Calls on Your HTC Jetstream

As they say, the real fun doesn't start until your device gets root and s-off and that's certainly the case with the HTC Jetstream. The device got root just a couple days ago and the modders and developers have gone to work making the already great device even greater. XDA Senior Member Giblet-dono has drawn up a quick tutorial that will give your HTC Jetstream the ability to make and receive phone calls over a 3g GSM network. According to...

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azrienoch · Dec 21, 2011

HTCdev Releases 8 New Source Codes

HTCdev just released kernel source codes to eight new devices and their varying regional versions, and source codes for updates.  This brings HTC up to compliance with the GPL. Here's the list: Desire S (Europe, HTC Asia India, HTC TUR, Bouygues FR, HTC Arabic) Flyer (HTC WWE Honeycomb update) Explorer (HTC Asia HK CHT, HTC Asia WWE, HTC Asia SEA WWE, Orange UK) Sensation (T-Mobile US) Incredible S (HTC WWE, HTC TUR, BrightStar SPA) Droid Incredible (Verizon WWE) Vivid 4G...

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Sam Caplat · Nov 21, 2011

GPL Compliance or No Compliance At All

This is an open letter to HTC. They took a big step toward showing they actually care about customers by starting HTCdev--as opposed to not caring, making terrible phones, and brushing off complaints about how terrible they are, making them anyway. HTCdev is HTC’s initiative to connect and work with the developing community. It shows they want to be involved, want to listen, and want to improve their products and user experience as a whole--more than I can say for...

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