Leaked HTC Desire Android 2.2 ROM with 720P recording released

Remember the HTC Desire Android 2.2 ROM I talked about a few days? Well, it’s finally up for grabs over at XDA-Devs. New features include:

•Android 2.2 Froyo (FRF-85B)
•Kernel 2.6.32.15
•New Radio 32.41.00.32U_5.08.00.04
•New Base v2.04
•720p Video recorder
•Native APP2SD
•App Sharing
•Car Panel
•Plurk
•Torcia
•Wi-Fi Hotspot
•..and much more!

This ROM is actually based on a leaked internal HTC ROM and mix-matches with other cooked up tweaks. Based on the current feedback everything isn’t top notch and you’ll be lucky if everything works perfectly from the get go. Check out two 720P video samples after the break:

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Samsung Captivate spotted in the wild with its retail package

With the Samsung Captivate launch date set to July 18th it isn’t surprising to see the first shots of the retail packed and device itself. AT&T’s version of the Galaxy S will set you back $200 with a 2 year contract but who wouldn’t want to grab the market’s fast smartphone? As we have seen a few days ago the device’s  Humingbird chipset coupled with the PowerVR SCX540 GPU are unstoppable right now. Retail package picture after the break:

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