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HTC giving up on upgrading the Desire to Android 2.3

updated 02:40 pm EDT, Tue June 14, 2011

Insufficient memory blamed for decision

HTC has finally admitted that it no longer plans to bring Android 2.3 to the company's Desire handset. In a Facebook post, a representative claimed engineering teams have been working to bring Gingerbread to the Desire "without compromising the HTC Sense Experience." The problems were blamed on insufficient memory, incapable of effectively running both Gingerbread and Sense concurrently.

"We're sincerely sorry for the disappointment that this news may bring to some of you," the Facebook post reads.

An HTC spokesperson in February announced that the company was planning to update its Desire, Desire HD and Desire Z handsets to Android 2.3. A separate report suggests only the newest devices will be capable of running Sense 3.0's full feature set.



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  1. iphonerulez

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Nov 2008

    +1

    Suckers!

    How's that for planned obsolescence due to fragmentation?

  1. wrenchy

    Forum Regular

    Joined: Nov 2009

    +1

    OMG!


    It's Apple's only ammo towards Android... The dreaded "F-Word". You know... Frag-mun-tay-shun.

    Gots anything new??


    Drroid!

    - Sent from my Android Device.

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