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System-Wide
Overall:
- It's faster
- Improved WiFi and 3G Signal (Noticed by kilohercas)
- Multiple reports of battery lasting longer than with Eclair 2.1. (See Bouncer5's topic for more info)
- No more accidental screen activation by proximity sensor while talking with bluetooth. (Found by jordanxp)
- Android Cloud to Device Messaging support, Eg. ChromeToPhone to send links, maps directly to phone from chrome/firefox browser (Found by psycop)
- Search function will now also search in Android Market (Found by bridgstfer)
- Speaker volume increased (Reported by rikbrouwer)

Startup/Shutdown:
- Startup sound is reduced in volume (Found by iKarampa)
- Now vibrates on shutdown (Found by Domsdey)
- Shutdown time is reduced a lot (Found by psycho.ro)

Interface
- Screen can now also be rotated to the right! (Found by martintzvetomirov)
- New Task Switcher when holding Home button. Displays 8 apps instead of 6. (Found by steve228uk)
- Helicopter View now has bigger thumbnails (Found by th3)

Apps:
- Launcher has been renamed from All Programs to All Apps (Found by steve228uk)
- HTC Share App
- News & Weather
- Videos
- Voice Search
- WiFi Hotspot
- Torchlight
- Search (Google)
- Pictures renamed to Gallery
- Twitter has been renamed to 'Twitter For HTC Sync' (Found by Havner)

Widgets:
- Calculator Widget (Found by jaymit)
- FM Radio Widget (Found by martintzvetomirov)
- Market Widget (Found by jaymit)
- News & Weather Widget (Found by Havner)
- All icons in Widget > Settings are new + 3 new widgets (Profile, Ringtone & Hotspot) (Found by Bouncer5)
- When going to Shortcut > Bookmark, you know get a bookmark thumbnail (Found by steve228uk)
- Bug: SMS Widget; When last message deleted from last thread, then widget balloon disappears, leaving only buttons for compose and list. (Found by darkduck)
- Missing: Black HTC Search Widget (Found by MD1500)

Settings:
- Wireless Networks contains settings for WiFi Hotspot
- New menu for Screen settings.
- New menu for Speech settings.
- App screen is split up in 4 tabs: Downloaded | Only actived | All apps | On SD-Card
- New sound setting that allows lock/unlock sounds. (Found by loizoskounios)
- new volume settings that lets you independently change Ringtone, Media, Alarm and if seperate, Notification volume. (Found by aindow)
- Missing: Privacy menu, including the option for backup to SD card. (Found by gush)

Dialer Related:
- Notification bar shows image of the person currently calling. (Found by beckett1)
- Dialer has new Android robot, kinda 3D looking one now.
- The slide bar for accepting a call now has a thin red and green line. (Found by loizoskounios)
- New WiFi information availble in the *#*#4636#*#* menu. (Found by 3722)
- HTC Super Caller ID shows users Facebook status (Found by chichoko)

Lockscreen:
- It's no longer possible to unlock the slide-down screen by pressing menu. (Found by kevano22)
- The screen unclock sequence can be set to engage after some minutes, or immediatly. (Better formulated by elek_it)
- Can now be a pattern lock, PIN lock or an alphanumeric password
- The lock pattern has grey middle buttons instead of black.
- Instead of just the time of the next alarm time. It also shows which day.
- Option to play a sound when locking/unlocking (Found by psycho.ro)

Keyboard:
- Keyboard now allows for Chinese input
- Keyboard now allows for quick language change.
- User dictionary no longer jumps to top when editing a word (Found by jaymit)
- Seperate screen for deleting user dictionary words, allowing for batch deleting.
- Bug: If keyboard is set to Russian (Pусский), pressing spacebar will output an exclamation mark "!" instead of a space (Found by monsterfly) (Not bugged when in Landscape mode! - yordaniy)
- Bug: If keyboard is set to Russian (Pусский), pressing enter will output an "э" instead of a new line (Found by Eugene120) (Not bugged when in Landscape mode! - yordaniy)


App-Specific
Browser:
- Adobe Flash 10.1 support is built in (make sure plugins are allowed in settings!) (Found by martintzvetomirov)
- Supports animated GIFs (Found by mscha)
- Files can now be uploaded through the browser (Found by mcgon1979)
- Now remembers bookmark order settings after reboot. (Found by doggie123)
- Downloads history is now categorized (e.g. today, tomorrow, last month) (Found by DimL)
- MP3 Streaming supported (Found by ix9)
- New flash & java features (Found by jaymit)
- Searching in-page has been improved by showing rectangles around all found cases (Found by doggie123)
- Embedded YouTube videos now show in browser instead of YouTube app (Found by mscha)
- Downloads screen now lacks 'Clear All' button (Found by th3)
- When files are deleted from the download history, they will also be deleted from the SD card. (Found by th3)

Calendar:
- Facebook events and birthdays are available in calendar. (Found by Sikacik)
- When in Month-view, the bar indicating what time is occupied, is now more detailled (Found by hyaenidae)

Camera/Camcorder:
- Camera icons now rotate along with a smooth animation when rotating the phone (Found by @MARK)
- Camera takes pictures a lot faster than before (Found by The_Hawkster)
- 3 codecs to choose from: H.263, H.264 and MPEG-4
- 720p Recording possible with MPEG4 Codec.
- Zoom not available with 720p video recording. (Found by andrew2106)
- Flashlight can be set on during video recording. (Found by monsterfly)

Contacts
- Option to automatically send someone directly to voicemail now. (Already in 2.1 according to Bouncer5)
- Facebook tab has more features (Found by Mike1988)
- Linking contacts to Twitter now works properly (Found by jameson_uk)
- Exchange synced contacts are now sorted by first name instead of last name (Found by njordan)

FM Radio:
- FM Radio now has RDS support. (Found by thpoul)
- FM Radio no longer has Japan Mode (Found by aindow)
- Incoming text message no longer mutes FM Radio (Found by flashflash)
- Shazam can be used tag FM Radio (Found by kargeor)
- Bug: Radio seems to have problems when put in background however it works fine when the screen is off (Found by kargeor)

Friend Stream:
- Now shows time of post, amount of comments and amount of likes. (Found by kazgor)

HTC RSS Reader:
- Bug: Update circle no longer animates. (Found by Havner)

Mail:
- Mails can now be send to the outbox without a network connection being required (Found by Pepi70)
- Now supports self-signed certifactes (Found by rodhull)

Messaging:
- The bottom box to type text is bigger.
- Now shows how many characters you have left from the start.
- New icon for send.
- New icon for attaching something.r
- Scrolls smoother when a conversation has a lot of messages.
- Can now send vCards as a SMS. (Found by psycho.ro)
- Can now receive vCards as SMS (Found by Mikeyy)
- Deleting a message in a long thread, will no longer cause screen to jump to last received message. (Found by Sintel)
- Bottom box for inputting text is now fixed. No longer can you scroll through messages while typing (Found by romkokos)
- Bug: UTF-8 issue with Greek sms still exists. (Found by thpoul)

Gallery:
- Icons from the Sharing menu are smaller. In portrait mode, all are visible in 1 view.
- Bug: In filmstrip view, the last photo will always be blurry (see lyleuk's thread for more info)
- Bug: In grid view, it can happen that all photos will be blurry (see lyleuk's thread for more info)

Gmail:
- Labels now have same color as those in Gmail on the web. (Found by @MARK)
- Now displays your email adres all the time in the upper-right corner.
- Displays a small icon of the person that send the mail if you have them in your address book.
- When viewing a mail, there are now buttons to go to the next and previous mail.
- Can copy text to clipboard now via menu button.
- Marking a thread unread only marks as unread those conversations that were already unread (Found by alanjrobertson)

Google Maps/Navigator:
- Bug: Voice direction pause music, but don't resume it after. (Reported by FlatEric83)

Google Talk
- New interface

Market:
- New option to allow automatic updates. (Found by jaymit)
- New seperate tab for app comments.
- Can now mark comments as: Useful, not useful and spam.
- Searching in market in some cases try to correct your spelling (e.g Did you mean: Google Earth?) (Found by aljwatson69)

Music Player:
- When no cover available, the music note is now green.
- Pressing next has a much smoother CoverFlow animation
- Genres are fixed now.
- Pressing the left-button to open up the menu happens much faster.
- Shuffle seems better (not sure, but don't bump into same song that often anymore).
- Using the 'Add all songs' option in the menu will use the order current viewed (Album, Artist, Numbers, etc) (Found by jenom)
- Playlist now loops to beginning after playing last song instead of repeating last song (Found by Havner)
- Bug: Tags of WMA files are not read properly (Found by supasye)

PDF Viewer
- Missing: Reflow function (Found by Kinma)

Videos:
- .avi (DivX/XviD) support (According to robguerra) (Confirmed not working by mcgon1979)

YouTube:
- White header bars replaced with black ones (Found by Bouncer5)
- Small lag problem when seeking to a point (Found by kargeor)
- Now features a Safe Search function (Found by kaushal101)
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ChangeLog

Aug 06, 2010 @ 17:30
Overall:
- Search function will now also search in Android Market (Found by bridgstfer)
- Speaker volume increased (Reported by rikbrouwer)

Dialer Related:
- HTC Super Caller ID shows users Facebook status (Found by chichoko)

Keyboard:
- Bug: If keyboard is set to Russian (Pусский), pressing spacebar will output an exclamation mark "!" instead of a space (Found by monsterfly) (Not bugged when in Landscape mode! - yordaniy)
- Bug: If keyboard is set to Russian (Pусский), pressing enter will output an "э" instead of a new line (Found by Eugene120) (Not bugged when in Landscape mode! - yordaniy)

Contacts
- Exchange synced contacts are now sorted by first name instead of last name (Found by njordan)

Gallery:
- Bug: In filmstrip view, the last photo will always be blurry (see lyleuk's thread for more info)
- Bug: In grid view, it can happen that all photos will be blurry (see lyleuk's thread for more info)

Gmail:
- Marking a thread unread only marks as unread those conversations that were already unread (Found by alanjrobertson)

Google Maps/Navigator:
- Bug: Voice direction pause music, but don't resume it after. (Reported by FlatEric83)

Market:
- Searching in market in some cases try to correct your spelling (e.g Did you mean: Google Earth?) (Found by aljwatson69)

Messaging:
- Can now receive vCards as SMS (Found by Mikeyy)

Aug 03, 2010 @ 18:45
Overall:
- Improved WiFi and 3G Signal (Noticed by kilohercas)
- Multiple reports of battery lasting longer than with Eclair 2.1. (See Bouncer5's topic for more info)

Interface
- Helicopter View now has bigger thumbnails (Found by th3)

Apps:
- Twitter has been renamed to 'Twitter For HTC Sync' (Found by Havner)

Widgets:
- News & Weather Widget (Found by Havner)
- Bug: SMS Widget; When last message deleted from last thread, then widget balloon disappears, leaving only buttons for compose and list. (Found by darkduck)

Dialer Related:
- Notification bar shows image of the person currently calling. (Found by beckett1)

Browser:
- Searching in-page has been improved by showing rectangles around all found cases (Found by doggie123)
- Embedded YouTube videos now show in browser instead of YouTube app (Found by mscha)

Calendar:
- When in Month-view, the bar indicating what time is occupied, is now more detailled (Found by hyaenidae)

HTC RSS Reader:
- Bug: Update circle no longer animates. (Found by Havner)

Mail:
- Mails can now be send to the outbox without a network connection being required (Found by Pepi70)
- Now supports self-signed certifactes (Found by rodhull)

Music Player:
- Playlist now loops to beginning after playing last song instead of repeating last song (Found by Havner)

PDF Viewer
- Missing: Reflow function (Found by Kinma)

YouTube:
- Now features a Safe Search function (Found by kaushal101)

Aug 02, 2010 @ 18:25
Widgets:
- All icons in Widget > Settings are new + 3 new widgets (Profile, Ringtone & Hotspot) (Found by Bouncer5)

Dialer Related:
- New WiFi information availble in the *#*#4636#*#* menu. (Found by 3722)

FM Radio:
- Shazam can be used tag FM Radio (Found by kargeor)
- Bug: Radio seems to have problems when put in background however it works fine when the screen is off (Found by kargeor)

YouTube:
- White header bars replaced with black ones (Found by Bouncer5)
- Small lag problem when seeking to a point (Found by kargeor)

Aug 02, 2010 @ 15:10
Lockscreen:
- Option to play a sound when locking/unlocking (Found by psycho.ro)

Keyboard:
- Bug: If keyboard is set to Russian (Pусский), pressing enter will output an "э" instead of a new line (Found by Eugene120)

Messaging:
- Bottom box for inputting text is now fixed. No longer can you scroll through messages while typing (Found by romkokos)

Videos:
- .avi (DivX/XviD) support (According to robguerra) (Confirmed not working by mcgon1979)
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What about the ability to play .avi (DivX/XviD)? or iTunes syncing capability (Not that I care about that). It is the video playback one I am interested in?
1st August 2010, 04:12 PM |#4  
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What about the ability to play .avi (DivX/XviD)?

Not present.
1st August 2010, 04:16 PM |#5  
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The phone vibrates when being turned off. Probably the most insignificant new thingy.
1st August 2010, 04:18 PM |#6  
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The phone vibrates when being turned off. Probably the most insignificant new thingy.

Nope shutting down could take from a ninute to 20 minutes. I was always checking if it was finished. So I really lik ete vibrate ! Now i know when i can reboot
1st August 2010, 05:05 PM |#7  
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1st August 2010, 04:42 PM |#8  
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Pelly1982

What about the ability to play .avi (DivX/XviD)?

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Originally Posted by monsterfly

Not present.

What's wrong with RockPlayer? seems to work ok
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Originally Posted by Pelly1982

What about the ability to play .avi (DivX/XviD)? or iTunes syncing capability (Not that I care about that). It is the video playback one I am interested in?

Yeah it works... Go to the Videos applicaton, and they're all there (the avi's)
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i have a popcorn hour. can i make a wireless connection with it? and what settings do i use?
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