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HTC Desire 601 gets Android 4.4 KitKat and Sense 5.5

HTC Desire 601 gets Android 4.4 KitKat and Sense 5.5

24 April, 2014 | comments (6)

HTC Singapore has announced via its official Facebook account that it has begun seeding a firmware update for the HTC Desire 601. The update includes the latest available Android OS 4.4.2 KitKat plus v5.5 of the company's proprietary Sense...


Nearly half of HTC One M8 buyers came from Apple or Samsung

Nearly half of HTC One M8 buyers came from Apple or Samsung

24 April, 2014 | comments (37)

CompareMyMobile, trade-in website, reports that HTC is enjoying massive brand loyalty. Nearly half of the people (46.2%) that upgraded to an HTC One (M8) came from an old HTC device. Roughly the same number of people upgraded from an old Apple or...

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Verizon-bound red HTC One (M8) and Kyocera Brigadier leaked

Verizon-bound red HTC One (M8) and Kyocera Brigadier leaked

24 April, 2014 | comments (4)

Verizon will be carrying a red HTC One (M8) version, according to a tweet from the popular tipster @evleaks. However, it remains to be seen if the Big Red is going to exclusively offer the new paintjob or if it's going to be available with other...


HTC One (M8) gets treated to a minor software update

HTC One (M8) gets treated to a minor software update

24 April, 2014 | comments (3)

The recently launched HTC One (M8) is getting a minor software update. The new firmware brings Extreme Power Saving Mode and enhances the performance of the camera and gallery apps. Even though the Extreme Power Saving Mode was announced at...

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HTC Droid DNA to get Android 4.4, Sense 5.5 tomorrow

HTC Droid DNA to get Android 4.4, Sense 5.5 tomorrow

23 April, 2014 | comments (12)

HTC unveiled the Droid DNA in late November 2012 with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and Sense 4.0. The smartphone has since been updated to 4.3 Jelly Bean and Sense 5, but starting tomorrow it will get yet another major update. The update will bring...

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HTC One M8 mini to launch on Verizon

HTC One M8 mini to launch on Verizon

22 April, 2014 | comments (22)

Verizon is going to carry the upcoming HTC One (M8) mini, according to a tweet by @evleaks. It remains to be seen if the carrier is going to exclusively offer the phone or, just like in the case of the One (M8) the exclusivity is going to last 2...


Google tipped to partner with HTC on an eight-inch Nexus tablet

Google tipped to partner with HTC on an eight-inch Nexus tablet

21 April, 2014 | comments (28)

According to a report in DigiTimes, Google will partner with HTC on a Nexus tablet with 8” display. The media quotes sources from “the upstream supply chain.” Should the rumor pan out to be the real deal, HTC will replace Asus as the...

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HTC launches the One M8, Desire 816 and Desire 210 in India

HTC launches the One M8, Desire 816 and Desire 210 in India

21 April, 2014 | comments (74)

HTC has launched three phones in the Indian market today, starting with the new flagship HTC One M8. The phone is priced at ₹49,990 ($825), which is slightly lower than the pricing of the Samsung Galaxy S5 in India. The other phone to...

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Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 and LG G2 get KitKat

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 and LG G2 get KitKat

18 April, 2014 | comments (21)

Good news for Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 owners who have been patiently waiting for their Android 4.4.2 KitKat update: it's may be released on May 2nd. Now the news hasn't been officially released by Verizon, but an internal document was leaked...

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HTC Desire 610 goes on pre-order in UK for £235

HTC Desire 610 goes on pre-order in UK for £235

18 April, 2014 | comments (25)

HTC Desire 610 was unveiled alongside Desire 816 at this year's Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Back at this press conference, the Taiwan manufacturer did mention that the Desire 610 would be available across Europe in May, but there was no word...

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HTC One (M7) will receive Sense 6 UI by the end of May

HTC One (M7) will receive Sense 6 UI by the end of May

14 April, 2014 | comments (24)

HTC One (M7) will get the Sense 6 UI treatment before the end of next month. The word about the update was delivered on Twitter by Jason Mackenzie - the President of HTC America. Reminder that Sense 6 will push to current HTC One users by end of...

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HTC One M8 in red headed to Verizon

HTC One M8 in red headed to Verizon

12 April, 2014 | comments (6)

According to a tweet by evleaks, the HTC One (M8) will have a new Glamor red version available on Verizon. Currently, the phone is offered in three color options: gunmetal grey, glacial silver and amber gold. Glamour Red HTC One M8 to Verizon.—...

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HTC sales materials leak: pits the One M8 against GS5

HTC sales materials leak: pits the One M8 against GS5

11 April, 2014 | comments (161)

HTC is campaigning hard to train sales associates to sway buyers from purchasing a Galaxy S5 and to get an HTC One M8 instead. If you take a look at a page from HTC’s latest training materials below, you’ll see that proving it’s better than the...

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Amazon sells HTC One M8 for $150 on Sprint and Verizon

Amazon sells HTC One M8 for $150 on Sprint and Verizon

10 April, 2014 | comments (8)

If you’re interested in having a two-year contract with Sprint or Verizon and have been fiending for the HTC One M8, then you may want to get your phone through Amazon. The online mega-giant retailer is offering HTC’s latest flagship for $150,...

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HTC One (M8) for Sprint is using Harman/Kardon speakers

HTC One (M8) for Sprint is using Harman/Kardon speakers

10 April, 2014 | comments (48)

HTC's affair with Beats ended a while back, but is the smartphone maker courting another popular audio company? Harman/Kardon is a hi-fi company that makes anything from headphones to car audio and it seems that Sprint's HTC One (M8) has BoomSound...

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Alleged blurry image of HTC M8 Ace appears on Twitter

Alleged blurry image of HTC M8 Ace appears on Twitter

08 April, 2014 | comments (23)

An alleged photo of HTC M8 Ace made the rounds on Twitter. The blurry image was posted on the social network by @evleaks. The leaked photo reveals the front of the device, which sports a slightly different design than the HTC One (M8) to...

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HTC Q1 2014 results: net loss, missed revenue forecast

HTC Q1 2014 results: net loss, missed revenue forecast

07 April, 2014 | comments (45)

HTC posted unaudited results for the first quarter of this year and the numbers are worse than even the company expected. When HTC announced its Q4 2013 performance, it predicted a revenue of $1.12-1.18 billion for the first quarter of this...

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Google Play Edition treatment available for HTC One (M8)

Google Play Edition treatment available for HTC One (M8)

07 April, 2014 | comments (14)

HTC One M8 was announced a few weeks ago. It comes with a really beautiful aluminum unibody shell, Snapdragon 801 chipset and dual-camera setup. Naturally, it runs on the latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS plus HTC's latest Sense 6.0 user...

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comScore: Apple and Android continue to dominate in the US

comScore: Apple and Android continue to dominate in the US

05 April, 2014 | comments (17)

The latest comScore report on the trends in the US smartphone industry for the three months ending in February, 2014 is out. As one can expect, Apple is the top smartphone manufacturer with 41.3% market share, while the global market leader,...


Alleged HTC Butterfly S successor shows up in AnTuTu database

Alleged HTC Butterfly S successor shows up in AnTuTu database

04 April, 2014 | comments (29)

A mysterious HTC device with high-end specs made an appearance in the AnTuTu benchmark database. Carrying the model number 0PAJ3, the mysterious handset could be a successor to the HTC Butterfly S. HTC 0PAJ3 specs (click to enlarge) Listed...

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