HTC Offers Android 4.0 Kernel for Several Smartphones
HTC has released the source Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich kernel for the Vivid, Sensation, and Sensation XE. HTC began rolling the Android 4.0 update to these three devices recently, and the kernel will help developers adjust their apps/services to work better on these phones. The code can be downloaded from HTC's developer web site.
Following the Samsung Skyrocket, the HTC Vivid is the other leading Long Term Evolution 4G smartphone for AT&T's burgeoning high-speed network. Here's a first look.
The Vivid is HTC's first Long Term Evolution 4G Android smartphone for AT&T. How does this device stack up against other devices on AT&T's network?
Sep 14, 2011
HTC today announced the Sensation XE, its first handset to include audio technology from its new partnership with Beats Audio. The Sensation XE is essentially the same Sensation announced earlier this year (sold by T-Mobile as the Sensation 4G), but with a few changes.
Apr 23, 2012
Cincinnati Bell has begun updating the HTC Sensation to Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich. The update is going out today and should reach all customers by April 30.
Mar 22, 2012
AT&T has begun distributing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the HTC Vivid smartphone. In addition to the new system software, the update also adds Sense 3.6, Beats Audio, and more Bluetooth profile support.
Third party ROMs.
I appreciate how bold HTC is being in allowing full access to their phones.