The official gingerbread upgrade for the HTC Desire is finally released. Just one but, it’s not released for the general public but only for developers (techies). But if you read this I guess you fall into this category. Just go to HTC Development center to download the update.
The major changes in this update include:
– All customizations, including operator applications, will be removed
– All wallpapers, except the default wallpaper, will be removed and placed online on the HTC Developer website
– Several HTC applications will be removed and placed online on the HTC Developer website
– The official Facebook application will be removed and is downloadable on the Android Market.
Note: This Rom update is for development only and not for general public use. Upgrades to non-authorized phones may result in loss of functionality. In addition certain functions may no longer be usable after re-flashing the ROM, including but not limited to MMS and SMS and HTC also disclaims liability for any unusable functions. HTC disclaims liability for the loss and/or leakage of any personal data resulting from the re-flashing of the ROM.
Warning! – The following regional variants are not compatible with this upgrade: Germany (Telekom Deutschland), North America, South Korea and Japan.
Download upgrade here: http://developer.htc.com/
UPDATE: If you think about rooting your phone, don’t do this update. There is no known method to root the official 2.3 Gingerbread upgrade.