Its pretty funny when ROM cooks manage to get Windows Phone updates on phones before the official update is available to everyone else, and the HTC HD2, a device which was never meant to run Windows Phone 7 in the first place, has certainly been a long-standing recipient of this.
Over at XDA-Developers you can now find a ROM by pdaimatejam for the HTC HD2 which will bring the device right up to build 8773 and also with a nice video tutorial to make it easier to install.
The ROM features:
- Full support of native applications
- XAP installation via IE and File_Browser_v220.127.116.11.xap and PC
- DFT BT File Transfer
- LEO EXT Settings.xap ? (when allowed)
- Search key mapping settings
- Possibility to use CE Remote Tools
- Windows Mobile Device Center support
- LEO_Shortcuts.xap by pdaimatejam
- Connection Setup 1.13, attentive phone, Registry editor, SupremeShortcuts, LEO_Settings, AdvancedConfig 18.104.22.168, BatteryStatus22.214.171.124, TouchXperience_126.96.36.199, Capture 2.1, Flashlight, xaps
- 15 units was added to the background theme
- XAP Market added to your favorite IE
- Nokia Mail and sounds Driver
- Active video 720p operator
- People Export contacts to SIM
- Wlan Static ip
- New LEO Shortcuts.xap v1.0.3
- New LEO_Advanced.xap v1.7
The ROM support numerous languages, so if you want to extend the life of your old HTC HD2 a bit longer, hop on over to XDA-Developers here.
Thanks Dind for the tip.