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Maxis10: HTC HD7: My Favourite HTC Hub

December 2nd, 2010 · 9 Surrendered

I showed you the overview of HTC Hub briefly in the video. Now, I’m going to share with you some of my favourite Hub. No video post for this part since I’ve covered the overview already. Besides, it will take me ages to do the production, not easy. Silly assignments come during the time we should be doing exam revision *smack head*, semester almost over then we get our assignments. How great is that?!?!

In fact, I did not understand what the HTC Hub is all about even after reading the getting started manual. From my exploration, well… To me… It’s just a place for you to download applications from HTC. The choices are limited. Then again, you can always go to Marketplace to download more applications.

The Weather App in Hub

This is the best animation of all! Even the sound effect was amazing!

Who says weather is boring? Man… I really love it, I would go in there just to see the rich 3D animation and the weather of other countries all over the world. I’m entertained by the animations.

You will need the Internet for this. This is where I got charged in the first place when I switched on the phone and entered the HTC Hub.

It’s great for planning your travel. Even though we can always find this weather forecast thing online easily but this one makes it really fun.

The Office Hub

This is what made me blurted, “I don’t want to return this phone!!!”.

I was surprised to find this! First thing that came into my mind, “I’ll have notes for class! YAY!”

I tried to transfer my files into the phone using Zune but it was a BUMMER! I couldn’t! The only way is to e-mail the documents to yourself and download to the phone. So troublesome. They should just let us sync it using Zune. This is one improvement that I hope we can see in the future. Lucky me, our lecturers sent our notes to our e-mails.

Temporarily, I’ll be using this when I attend classes. After the review period is over, this phone will be returned to Maxis. I will be going to class without any notes as usual *LOL* I hate printing notes!

The Game Hub

It’s cool! I could customize my Avatar. I could rotate it around. I could earn rewards playing XBox Live games.

The first thing that came to my mind when I got this phone was “I must download The Sims!”. Found the app, it’s not free. I haven’t download it to try *LOL* So far, I’m just playing the free games, nothing extreme. I’m kind of addicted to Flowerz. Simple game like this makes me happy enough.

I downloaded Bejeweled Live to try and the sound and graphic are awesome!

The Entertainment Hub

I guess the music+videos tile leads to entertainment hub. Sound was good! I’ve been listening to music with it. You need Zune to transfer music and videos to and fro your phone. You can watch YouTube here too but you have to download the application first.

The Search Hub

Shared this with you in the video too. It was funny. “Twitter” became “Pizza”, no matter how many times I tried. It’s quite fun to play with the voice search feature too. It’s pretty handy with the search button on the phone. Just pressed it and you will go to the search page.

Everyday, the search page will have different picture and you can learn interesting facts related to the picture of the day. I quite like it.


The phone is nothing if you don’t download any application. These are the applications that I usually use. Just go to the Marketplace.

If you are based in Malaysia, make sure you choose “Singapore” as your country when you set up your account, you need to have Windows Live ID to download applications into your phone.

I downloaded quite a number of applications and deleted quite a lot too because they were either just useless or not what I think they are.

That’s all about my favourite HTC Hub. I’m still thinking what to post for the next post. Hmmm… I have 2 more posts to do before returning this phone. I want to keep it, can??????????????

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  • 1 Review 4 – #Maxis10 HTC HD7 – “Teras Keras” | AzmanIshak.Com // Dec 3, 2010 at 8:29 am

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  • 2 Alex // Dec 3, 2010 at 3:04 pm

    HAhaha.. YOu should make like 365 post for it.. So that you can keep it for a year, and probably they’ll forget about it. 😀

  • 3 sweet surrender // Dec 3, 2010 at 5:12 pm

    Alex, hahaha… They give me 2 weeks only ;p so can’t do 365 posts. I wanna keep it!!

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  • 5 Jayce // Dec 4, 2010 at 8:23 am

    Yeah… I like HTC Hub too. Can’t wait to run it on my HTC HD2. 🙂

  • 6 uncle lee // Dec 4, 2010 at 8:26 am

    Hello Irene, Wow! You are not only creative but good with all these tech stuff.
    And I can imagine its fun too.
    Great work, Irene…..

    My weather report in my Apple is 3D and apart from North America, shows other countries too….all satellite shots changing every few minutes of weather situation.
    Right now we at -3’c. No snow yet, but expected anytime later or tomorrow.

    You have a beautiful weekend, Lee.

  • 7 sweet surrender // Dec 4, 2010 at 10:54 am

    Uncle Lee, Thanks. I’m no expert in this, just sharing my experiences. WOW! Sure very cold. Do post snowing photos in your blog 😉 Enjoy your weekend.

  • 8 sweet surrender // Dec 4, 2010 at 10:59 am

    Jayce, it’s quite fun 🙂

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