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HTC announces the Desire 820 with 64-bit processor

HTC announces the Desire 820 with 64-bit processor

04 September, 2014 | comments (50)

HTC has announced the latest member of their Desire family. The new HTC Desire 820 is the successor to the popular Desire 816 and is the second HTC phone to have a 64-bit processor. The Desire 820 is the first phone to run on the new Qualcomm...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC doubles available Google Drive storage for new owners

HTC doubles available Google Drive storage for new owners

02 September, 2014 | comments (14)

HTC doubled the available Google Drive storage for new owners of its high-end and mid-range smartphones. Going forward, users will have 100GB available free of charge for two years. To redeem the offer, you need to simply launch the preloaded...

Tags: HTC, Android


The IFA 2014 week has started: here's what to expect

The IFA 2014 week has started: here's what to expect

01 September, 2014 | comments (30)

IFA week has begun so it's time to lay down the game plan - almost all major manufacturers are in Berlin and have exciting new devices to unveil. Hold on to your hats folks, this will be the busiest Wednesday and Thursday we've seen in...


Alleged HTC Desire 820 leaks sporting a Snapdragon 615 chipset

Alleged HTC Desire 820 leaks sporting a Snapdragon 615 chipset

01 September, 2014 | comments (15)

HTC has been teasing its Desire 820 device on China's Weibo network for much of last month, including the revelation that it'll be the first device to sport Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 615 chipset, which is set to run on a 64-bit architecture. Now,...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Week 35 in review: iPhone 6, Note 4, Nexus X, smartwatches

Week 35 in review: iPhone 6, Note 4, Nexus X, smartwatches

30 August, 2014 | comments (18)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 35 was mainly about the Apple and Samsung, again, and their upcoming top dogs. Two companies unveiled smartwatches this...


HTC Desire 820 may have a quad-core 64-bit CPU

HTC Desire 820 may have a quad-core 64-bit CPU

29 August, 2014 | comments (22)

HTC already unveiled one of the first Android smartphones with a 64-bit Snapdragon chipset, the Desire 510, but it's saving the higher-end phone for IFA. The HTC Desire 820 teasers initially suggested it will be the first phone with a 64-bit...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC Desire 510 goes official with mid-range specs and LTE

HTC Desire 510 goes official with mid-range specs and LTE

26 August, 2014 | comments (22)

HTC announced the Desire 510 smartphone. The newcomer combines mid-range specs and LTE connectivity. HTC Desire 510 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset with 1.2GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU and Adreno 306 GPU. That's the first 64-bit...

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HTC confirms Desire 820 to pack 64-bit Snapdragon 615 chipset

HTC confirms Desire 820 to pack 64-bit Snapdragon 615 chipset

25 August, 2014 | comments (36)

64-bit smartphones are already a reality with the iPhone 5s while several manufacturers are competing to be the first to bring a 64-bit Android to market. HTC might claim that title with the mid-range Desire 820. The phone has been officially...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC Desire 816 official availability announced in the United States

HTC Desire 816 official availability announced in the United States

11 August, 2014 | comments (6)

HTC announced official availability of the mid-range Desire 816 in the United States. The characterful 5.5” phablet joins the HTC Desire 610, which is already on sale across the Atlantic. The HTC Desire 816 will be available on Virgin...

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HTC Desire 610 also launched by AT&T today

HTC Desire 610 also launched by AT&T today

25 July, 2014 | comments (7)

The Amazon Fire Phone isn't the only handset that's become available at AT&T today. The HTC Desire 610 joins it in the carrier's portfolio, as anticipated last week when it first got listed on AT&T's website. And now it's due to be out too. To...

Tags: HTC, Android, AT&T


Four new phones get leaked on their way to Virgin Mobile

Four new phones get leaked on their way to Virgin Mobile

21 July, 2014 | comments (9)

Virgin Mobile USA, one of Sprint's prepaid arms, is apparently going to add four additional smartphones to its roster in the near future. They are all shown in the leaked image below. From left to right, meet the LG Pulse, LG Unify, HTC Desire...

Tags: Android, LG, HTC, ZTE


HTC Desire 610 coming to AT&T on July 25

HTC Desire 610 coming to AT&T on July 25

16 July, 2014 | comments (7)

HTC’s mid-range smartphone, the Desire 610, which was official announced at this year’s Mobile World Congress, will soon be available on AT&T. The device has been listed as ‘coming soon’ on the carriers page and the smartphone will go on sale,...

Tags: HTC, AT&T, Android


Pink HTC Desire 816 surfaces in Hong Kong

Pink HTC Desire 816 surfaces in Hong Kong

04 July, 2014 | comments (7)

If you want to purchase an HTC Desire 816 mid-range phablet but the current color palette doesn't satisfy you, then you'll be happy to know that a pink model has just been spotted in Hong Kong. This comes to complement the five other color...

Tags: Android, HTC


HTC Desire 516 launched in India for $220

HTC Desire 516 launched in India for $220

25 June, 2014 | comments (19)

It was just yesterday when we got the first reports about an upcoming HTC Desire 516. It was an import tracking website that told about the arrival of thousands of HTC Desire 516 dummy units. Today brand-new HTC Desire 516 smartphones are...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Desire 610 smiles for the camera on its way to AT&T

HTC Desire 610 smiles for the camera on its way to AT&T

24 June, 2014 | comments (5)

HTC made the Desire 610 official back in February during MWC, and it's since been out in certain parts of Europe. Now though, it looks like the midranger is headed towards the US, where it should be sold by AT&T. The information comes via...

Tags: HTC, Android, AT&T


HTC Desire 516 is apparently on its way to India

HTC Desire 516 is apparently on its way to India

23 June, 2014 | comments (23)

After having already launched it in China a few months ago, HTC is now looking to release the Desire 516 mid-range smartphone in India. This may happen soon, as an Indian import tracking website is already listing thousands of Desire 516 dummy...

Tags: Android, HTC


Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 3G and 3GS, Nokia 808 PureView

Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 3G and 3GS, Nokia 808 PureView

14 June, 2014 | comments (23)

Welcome to this week's edition of Counterclockwise – our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened in the last few years. We revisit the usual suspects – Apple shifts gears with new iPhone releases while Nokia flaunts impressive...

Tags: Misc


HTC Desire 816 now available in Europe for €295

HTC Desire 816 now available in Europe for €295

02 May, 2014 | comments (27)

HTC unveiled the Desire 816 at the MWC this year and after enjoying great success in China, the smartphone is finally ready to storm Europe. The company's latest mid-range offering has just hit Romania and will gradually go on sale across the other...

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More alleged details on HTC M8 Ace make the rounds online

More alleged details on HTC M8 Ace make the rounds online

28 April, 2014 | comments (32)

More alleged details on the previously leaked HTC M8 Ace made the rounds online. According to a report in Engadget, the yet to be announced smartphone will offer Samsung Galaxy S5-matching specs for significantly less money. The HTC M8 Ace...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


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 (55)

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...