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Consumer Electronics Show 2015 wrap-up

Consumer Electronics Show 2015 wrap-up

09 January, 2015 | comments (7)

Much to the disappointment of tech geeks, CES 2015 couldn't go on forever. Some rumored announcements didn't take place, yet we got to see intriguing unexpected releases. In the following paragraphs you can check out what grabbed our...


HTC launches Desire 826 with 64-bit Snapdragon processor

HTC launches Desire 826 with 64-bit Snapdragon processor

06 January, 2015 | comments (49)

Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC has updated its mid-range Desire lineup with the addition of a new smartphone. Dubbed Desire 826, the device was announced by the company at the ongoing CES in Las Vegas. Specifications-wise, the...


Lenovo unveils 64-bit Vibe X2 Pro and P90

Lenovo unveils 64-bit Vibe X2 Pro and P90

05 January, 2015 | comments (13)

Lenovo just announced the two latest additions to its smartphone portfolio. The company unveiled a couple of Android 4.4 KitKat-powered droids dubbed Vibe X2 Pro and P90. Lenovo Vibe X2 Pro The Lenovo Vibe X2 Pro is certainly the better...


HTC Desire 320 brings quad-core CPU, 1080p video to the low end

HTC Desire 320 brings quad-core CPU, 1080p video to the low end

05 January, 2015 | comments (18)

HTC announced that its CES presence will be focused on the Desire line and the first product is already out of the gate meet the HTC Desire 320, the Desire 310's younger twin. The 310 was announced almost exactly a year ago and now the 320 comes...

Tags: CES 2015, HTC, Android


HTC Hima specs show up on AnTuTu

HTC Hima specs show up on AnTuTu

29 December, 2014 | comments (91)

Rumor mill patron @upleaks is back with more on the HTC Hima the upcoming One (M8) replacement and this time there's an AnTuTu screenshot to back up the claimed specs. Going against the flow of the market, HTC will keep the 5" screen size for...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC to launch more entry-level smartphones in Q1, 2015

HTC to launch more entry-level smartphones in Q1, 2015

26 December, 2014 | comments (52)

Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC has said that it will focus more on entry-level 4G devices in Q1 2015, adding that the company will promote these as well as specially designed models online. That's a marketing strategy similar to the one...

Tags: HTC


HTC Desire Eye is apparently available in India already

HTC Desire Eye is apparently available in India already

24 December, 2014 | comments (11)

HTC announced the Desire Eye for India back in October, but up until today it hasn't been for sale in the subcontinent. After more than two months since its unveiling over there, however, the Desire Eye is finally advertised as being in stock by...

Tags: HTC, Android


Mid-range HTC A12 leaks with Snapdragon 410 chipset

Mid-range HTC A12 leaks with Snapdragon 410 chipset

22 December, 2014 | comments (25)

Alleged specs of an upcoming HTC A12 mid-ranger made the rounds online courtesy of @upleaks. The unannounced smartphone is tipped to debut in February 2015. HTC A12 reportedly features 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916 chipset with...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Counterclockwise: Nexus One, LG Optimus 2X, LTE

Counterclockwise: Nexus One, LG Optimus 2X, LTE

21 December, 2014 | comments (2)

You'd think that tech companies are busy marketing their existing products for a final holiday buying spree, but it turns out some defining moments in mobile history happened around this time of year. This edition of Counterclockwise recounts...

Tags: Misc


Sony Xperia E4 previewed before announcement

Sony Xperia E4 previewed before announcement

19 December, 2014 | comments (48)

The Sony Xperia E4 leaked in rich detail once before its official announcement, now there's an entire review out in the open. This includes screenshots, camera samples, benchmarks the full monty. The phone is larger than previous entries in the E...

Tags: Sony, Android, Rumors


Week 50 in review: Galaxy S6, Tauri 88 and Lumia 1030

Week 50 in review: Galaxy S6, Tauri 88 and Lumia 1030

14 December, 2014 | comments (1)

Another week has passed and it is now time to see what interesting news it brought us. In case you missed out, in Week 50 we saw the specs of the future Samsung Galaxy S6 in an AnTuTu screenshot and later on a leaked prototype showed us what it may...


HTC Desire 620 gets announced for Europe, out next year

HTC Desire 620 gets announced for Europe, out next year

09 December, 2014 | comments (14)

HTC first unveiled the Desire 620 in late November, but then it did so only for its home market of Taiwan. Now though, the handset has been announced for Europe, where it's set to land sometime during the first quarter of 2015 (so before the end of...

Tags: HTC, Android


Micromax Canvas Selfie goes official with 13MP front camera

Micromax Canvas Selfie goes official with 13MP front camera

08 December, 2014 | comments (71)

At a press event in India with tennis stars in attendance, Micromax took the wraps off the Canvas Selfie smartphone. As its name suggests, the dual-SIM handset is designed with self portraits in mind. Like the HTC Desire Eye, Micromax Canvas Selfie...

Tags: Micromax, Android


HTC Desire 620 goes official in Taiwan with midrange specs

HTC Desire 620 goes official in Taiwan with midrange specs

29 November, 2014 | comments (41)

HTC took the wraps off the Desire 620 mid-ranger in Taiwan. The dual-SIM Android 4.4 KitKat smartphone will be available in two different versions - Desire 620 with 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 SoC and Desire 620G with MediaTek MTK MT6592 SoC....

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Desire Eye and Desire 820 start selling in the USA SIM-free

HTC Desire Eye and Desire 820 start selling in the USA SIM-free

21 November, 2014 | comments (9)

The HTC Desire Eye and Desire 820 are now available for purchase in the USA. Expansys USA is offering to phones for $519.99 and $359.99, respectively. The Desire Eye is available in Corral Red and Blue, while the Desire 820 is listed in...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Desire 820s hits 1.26 million pre-registrations in China

HTC Desire 820s hits 1.26 million pre-registrations in China

20 November, 2014 | comments (21)

News outlet Focus Taiwan reports HTC China has has boasted 1.26 million per-registrations for the Desire 820s. In fact, HTC China says registrations keep piling up at a steady pace. While a pre-order signup doesn't guarantee a purchase since...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC to remain top seller in Taiwan in Q4, top exec believes

HTC to remain top seller in Taiwan in Q4, top exec believes

05 November, 2014 | comments (18)

HTC North Asia President Jack Tong anticipates a rise in the company's sales in Taiwan during the current quarter of the year. Provided this happens, HTC will remain the top smartphone manufacturer in Taiwan, climbing on top of rivals like...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Desire 820s with MediaTek chipset goes official

HTC Desire 820s with MediaTek chipset goes official

04 November, 2014 | comments (47)

HTC unveiled the MediaTek version of its Desire 820 phablet on social networking site Weibo. The HTC Desire 820s is based on an MT6752 chipset, which promises more power than the Snapdragon 615 in the original version announced a couple of months...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Desire Eye, RE Camera land at AT&T on November 7 too

HTC Desire Eye, RE Camera land at AT&T on November 7 too

03 November, 2014 | comments (6)

AT&T is having a big day today, in terms of announcements. Following the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Nokia Lumia 830, and HTC One (M8) for Windows, which we've already told you about, the carrier is also launching the HTC Desire Eye and RE Camera...

Tags: AT&T, Android, HTC


HTC Desire 620 in the works, Taiwan's NCC reveals

HTC Desire 620 in the works, Taiwan's NCC reveals

31 October, 2014 | comments (15)

The NCC is Taiwan's equivalent of the USA's FCC, and its documents have revealed a new smartphone that is currently in the works: the HTC Desire 620. Not one, but two versions of this yet unheard of upcoming handset have been certified by the...

Tags: HTC, Android