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Poll: If you've left HTC Sense and gone to standard Android... (8 member(s) have cast votes)

...do you miss HTC Sense?

  1. No, don't miss it at all, didn't really care for any of these features anyway (3 votes [37.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 37.50%

  2. Sorta, miss a few of the features but not going back (1 votes [12.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.50%

  3. Sorta, considering going back (1 votes [12.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 12.50%

  4. I missed them so much I went back to a Sense ROM (3 votes [37.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 37.50%

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mamoulian

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I'm toying with putting CyanogenMod on my Desire HD, but then I'll lose 'HTC Sense'.
Here's what I think the features of HTC Sense are, please suggest any additions or replacements.

launcher/home (replace with ADW.launcher, LauncherPro, many others)
many HTC widgets (only work if you use original launcher, many alternatives in Market)
contacts backup to sense.com (not really needed since we have Google sync)
contact account linking information is stored with Google Contacts so it restores after a reset
dialer app has T9-style searching (many replacement diallers in the Market do this)
something has added calendars for Facebook birthdays and events (probably can get an app to do this?)
text selection draggable markers (are the ones in Gingerbread as good?)
text entry field zoom - needed when there's no trackball
time selector is a spinny fruit-machine-wheel type thing
browser window switcher with previews
power saver mode (there are apps to do this e.g. ToggleSettings)
sense.com phone finder (there are apps to do this e.g. Wavesecure)
quickboot (hibernate)


Does anyone use these?:
HTC Hub, Locations, HTC Likes, HTC Reader, HTC Sync


Bad things:
com.htc.bgp eating up loads of battery (something to do with sync I think)
'init' using 99% CPU unless you turn USB debug mode on

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I would miss the HTC widgets.

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