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Will this device ever have a dev team?

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By sebastianlow, Senior Member on 21st February 2013, 08:38 AM
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I just got this phone recently and I wondered if we will ever have a good dev team for this phone. The glory days of this phone is rather short lived as HTC announced the One but I really love this phone because of the screen and if devs all jumped to the One I will be quite sad. That said, do you guys think we will have a good dev team? I know this phone is not really released into other parts of the world yet and people should start browsing more on this forum when that happens.
 
 
21st February 2013, 11:39 AM |#2  
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Why do you think that its days are gonna end fast? M7, as i know do not have microSD slot. Its like an MP3 pleers story - when everybody stoped making them with external butteries. The iRiver t60 is the last one iknow with buttery - and now it sells for $200.
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I just got this phone recently and I wondered if we will ever have a good dev team for this phone. The glory days of this phone is rather short lived as HTC announced the One but I really love this phone because of the screen and if devs all jumped to the One I will be quite sad. That said, do you guys think we will have a good dev team? I know this phone is not really released into other parts of the world yet and people should start browsing more on this forum when that happens.

This device doesn't seem to be very popular, maybe you can still sell it while its retaining value and move on to the htc one when it releases.
21st February 2013, 06:43 PM |#4  
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this device did not launch in major gsm markets (most of europe, north america), and in fact despite being a better device (imo) because of the sdcard many gsm users bought the droid dna specifically because of better dev support from verizon devs at least

and even though the devices are similar, without one in hand most devs (myself included) wont port dna work to it since its too annoying
21st February 2013, 08:13 PM |#5  
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Re: Will this device ever have a dev team?
To be honest, this device will be my 2nd device once the HTC One is out BUT ONLY if there is a possibility to S-Off the HTC One. Without it, I don't see the point of having almost twice the same device.

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22nd February 2013, 01:03 AM |#6  
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Just be glad that we have atleast one dev "mdeejay" porting his ROM for x920d ...
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23rd February 2013, 04:21 AM |#7  
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There should be official CyanogenMod support for this guy right? And, how hard is it to port a ROM to this device? I might want to learn to port some ROMs from the DNA to this one.
23rd February 2013, 04:25 AM |#8  
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Re: Will this device ever have a dev team?
I don't think there will be any CM support now that HTC One has been announced.. That device seems more promising with less variants to dev for..

As for developing yourself, that's how every dev started need patience, tech knowledge and some hard work plus time!

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I dont understand - in what universe One is way better then Butterfly? As i know it has 10-20% faster CPU and NO microSD slot. LTE, NFC, full banf 3G support - is a questions. So why does everybody speaks about it? Aluminum case?

upd It have only 1 Gb RAM... Why is it so expectable???
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I dont understand - in what universe One is way better then Butterfly? As i know it has 10-20% faster CPU and NO microSD slot. LTE, NFC, full banf 3G support - is a questions. So why does everybody speaks about it? Aluminum case?

upd It have only 1 Gb RAM... Why is it so expectable???

The things I like about the One is the metal body, the stereo speakers and the bigger battery. The screen of the Butterfly can't be beat, I went back to using the One X and the screen is feels so small! The 5 inch Full HD screen on this phone is just amazing!!!
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