HTC has been working on a new version of its proprietry user interface, TouchFlo, upgrading it to TouchFlo 3D 2.5. The company has designated Manila as its codename and has targetted an initial appareance on the forthcoming HTC Firestone handset.
Manila improves the current software by adding a range of features. Highlights include a new home screen with support for Footprints - a geo-tagging utility for your images - plus a maximum of nine shortcuts to your favourite apps. Also, both the calendar and alarm utilities now allow faster access. The settings screen has been improved to be a lot more friendly too.
According to the Pocketnow website, the improvements, "...stretches the interface a bit deeper and makes it more customizable than seen on the current iteration."
The Firestone handset is being seen as the successor to HTC's Touch HD. It will feature a 3.6in screen, will run on Windows Mobile v6.5 operating system and is slated for an August release.
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