HTC HD2 Gets Android/WP7 Dual-Boot

The hacking of WP7 onto the HTC HD2 has been a long and storied adventure, and now there's a very cool new twist: someone's hacked a dual-boot of Android and WP7 onto the handset. It's the usual kids from XDA behind it, and it's pretty technical, and is achieved by running WP7 and Android from a single SD card. It involves installing WP7 onto a small SD card, cloning the … [Read more...]

Windows Phone 7 Needs A Flagship Phone

In early October, Microsoft had a big launch party in NYC. Steve Ballmer was on the Today Show and the coming out party for Windows Phone 7 was underway. This was more announcement party than launch party, since the phones weren’t available initially. That would come a month later or in the case of the Dell Venue, TBD. There were no lines to speak of, unless you count the few … [Read more...]

Sony Ericsson Sticking With Android, Leaves Door Open for Windows Phone 7

Sony Ericsson Windows Phone 7

Several hardware manufacturers have committed to Windows Phone 7, but it appears Sony Ericcsson isn't ready to build a Windows Phone 7 device. The company appears ready to stick with Android phones for the near future, but leaving the door open for Windows Phone 7. “We've done a lot of work with Microsoft over the years. We’ve launched a number of 6.xx products, but we … [Read more...]

John Gruber, “Windows Phone 7 Real Nice”

John Gruber

If you are not familiar with John Gruber, he's the mind behind the popular Daring Fireball website. Gruber was a former Apple employee and the focus of his site is usually the discussion of Apple products. His "claim chowder" posts often call out fans of other platforms who incorrectly predict a not-so-great outcome for an Apple product. John Gruber had a chance to use a … [Read more...]