Yes, you read that right. The three-year-old HTC HD2 can run Android Jelly Bean, thanks to a port by some enterprising chaps.
So if this can run Jelly Bean, surely pretty much any Android handset can, right?
Well that’s the hardest part of the week over with, time to take five and grab a sarnie. And while you do, why not check out our bundle of tech goodies we’ve collected from the morning’s news. There’s a Steve Jobs look-a-like hawking tea, Apple losing $8m in a patent war, a hacked HTC HD2, videogames movies round-up, and more. Read more
Long before Windows Phone 7 Mango bore fruit, Windows Mobile 6.5 phones like the HTC HD2 were left behind. But backslashsid, a member of the XDA-Developers forum, thought that was unfair and has managed to port the Windows Phone 7 Mango Beta 1 to the device.
Keeping up its recent more lenient attitude to hardware hackers, Microsoft spokesman Bill Cox told AllThingsD: “We say tinker away with Mango and enjoy the juice. But beware the fine print – unlocking phones may void your warranty.”
Click through to see the HTC HD2 running Windows Phone 7 Mango. It’s surprisingly speedy and suggests the poor old HTC HD2 was ditched a little to early…
The HTC Mondrian is one of the most talked about Windows Phone 7 devices set to emerge from the Taiwanese phone maker’s stable and we’ve got yet another leak! What look like genuine press pictures of the tasty Windows Phone 7 device has skipped onto the web giving us a look at it in all its glory…
HTC may be gearing up to launch its first Windows Phone 7 device next week – the HTC HD3. As well as a spanking new operating system, the phone is rumoured to have a huge AMOLED screen and some very tasty specs. But is it too good to be true?
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