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New HTC One (M9) renders surface with a batch of cases

New HTC One (M9) renders surface with a batch of cases

24 February, 2015 | comments (18)

With just a few days left to MWC 2015 rumors are flying all over the place about the next batch of flagship devices. Samsung has definitely been stealing the spotlight with its much-anticipated Galaxy S6 and its edged variant, but HTC is also...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC teases new BoomSound speakers for One (M9)

HTC teases new BoomSound speakers for One (M9)

24 February, 2015 | comments (31)

The new HTC One (M9) is barely a week away and according to rumors will bring a new speaker design, perhaps one based on the Nexus 9 speakers. HTC has started its teaser campaign with a short 12 second video that features stop-animated boom...

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New leaked cover might reveal more Huawei P8 features

New leaked cover might reveal more Huawei P8 features

23 February, 2015 | comments (2)

Case manufacturers have long been an abundant source of leaks for expected devices and lately this seems to be truer than ever. Most of what we know about the physical appearance of the Galaxy S6 and the HTC One (M9), currently the two most...


Alleged HTC One M9 Plus wallpaper points at QHD display

Alleged HTC One M9 Plus wallpaper points at QHD display

22 February, 2015 | comments (19)

Alleged wallpaper captured from HTC One M9 Plus seemingly confirms that the device will pack a QHD (2560 x 1440 pixels) display. The Android powerhouse is expected to debut in less than a week in Barcelona alongside HTC One M9. Alleged HTC One...

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HTC One (M9) images, specs leak in an online listing

HTC One (M9) images, specs leak in an online listing

22 February, 2015 | comments (119)

HTC is ready to unveil the new HTC One smartphone on March 1 and the company can barely contain the excitement. Recently leaked specs state that the HTC One (M9) will feature an Ultrapixel selfie camera. A German retailer Cyberport.de...

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Counterclockwise: HTC One X, Nokia N86, Sony Ericsson Satio

Counterclockwise: HTC One X, Nokia N86, Sony Ericsson Satio

22 February, 2015 | comments (11)

Do you know which Symbian phone had an adjustable aperture on its camera? We do. That knowledge is ancient lore by now (from 2009) and has little bearing on the phone market today. Other than to grumble why modern phones don't do that and to write...

Tags: Misc


Week 8 in review: Galaxy S6, One (M9), new mobile SoCs

Week 8 in review: Galaxy S6, One (M9), new mobile SoCs

21 February, 2015 | comments (1)

With MWC 2015 only a few days away all eyes are on the big mobile players and their next flagship devices. It seems that all month Samsung has been in the spotlight with its highly-anticipated Galaxy S6 and this week is no different. Except instead...


HTC says 'something huge' is coming; could it be One M9 Plus?

HTC says 'something huge' is coming; could it be One M9 Plus?

20 February, 2015 | comments (51)

Just days after HTC UK confirmed that "the new HTC One" will be unveiled on March 1, HTC USA has teased the arrival of "something huge". Something HUGE is coming from HTC. Imagine [number][big thing] in space. And then [math term] that by [number]....

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HTC One (M9) and One (M9) Plus specs leak in new benchmark

HTC One (M9) and One (M9) Plus specs leak in new benchmark

19 February, 2015 | comments (95)

HTC is preparing the new generation One flagships and it has been known for a while that there will be two versions. A benchmark called Compubench has leaked the specs of both, the HTC One (M9) and One (M9) Plus, confirming what we've seen so...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC Butterfly 3 tipped to launch in the second half of the year

HTC Butterfly 3 tipped to launch in the second half of the year

19 February, 2015 | comments (5)

According to popular leakster upleaks, HTC will release its new Butterfly smartphone in the second half of 2015. The device, which is said to sport a 5.2-inch WQHD screen, is codenamed the Butterfly 3 or B3. In addition, upleaks also revealed...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 coming to UK via Carphone Warehouse

Samsung Galaxy S6 coming to UK via Carphone Warehouse

19 February, 2015 | comments (11)

Carphone Warehouse has started accepting pre-registrations for Samsung's upcoming flagship smartphone. Although the UK retailer hasn't revealed the device's name, calling it the 'New Samsung Galaxy', it's all but confirmed that the handset will...

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Next version of Android will be out in March, HTC exec says

Next version of Android will be out in March, HTC exec says

18 February, 2015 | comments (22)

Android 5.1 Lollipop has been spotted on many Android One devices in Asia, but so far Google has not announced this version of its mobile OS. Nor has it started rolling out updates to Android 5.1 for the Nexus line of smartphones and tablets. If...

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge tops Geekbench results

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge tops Geekbench results

18 February, 2015 | comments (115)

The rumor mill followed Samsung's choice of chipset for the Galaxy S6 duo in great detail. Leaked benchmarks show that going with its in-house Exynos 7420 chipset was a solid decision. The chipset is built on the company's 14nm process and includes...


HTC confirms March 1 unveiling of its upcoming flagship

HTC confirms March 1 unveiling of its upcoming flagship

18 February, 2015 | comments (36)

HTC UK confirmed in a Tweet that "the new HTC One", likely to be called the HTC One M9, will be unveiled on March 1st. The company has also started advertising the announcement on television during today's round of European Champions League...

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Alleged wallpaper image from HTC One M9 leaks out

Alleged wallpaper image from HTC One M9 leaks out

16 February, 2015 | comments (13)

Alleged wallpaper from the upcoming HTC One M9 made the rounds on Twitter. The image seems to confirm that the Taiwanese manufacturer’s next flagship will pack 1080p display. HTC One M9 wallpaper (click to view in full size) The image has a...

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HTC One (M9) leaked cases confirm lack of Duo camera

HTC One (M9) leaked cases confirm lack of Duo camera

16 February, 2015 | comments (19)

Case manufacturers have become a reliable source of intel on future smartphones, and Amazon is currently flooded with optional protection for the yet-to-be-announced HTC One (M9) flagship. Unlike the case with the Samsung Galaxy S6 where precise...

Tags: HTC, Android


Specs of the HTC One M8i surface, Snapdragon 615 inside

Specs of the HTC One M8i surface, Snapdragon 615 inside

16 February, 2015 | comments (13)

The HTC One M9 and its launch are headlining the mobile press, but it seems the company will have more up its sleeve for MWC 2015. @upleaks has outed almost the entire spec sheet of the HTC One M8i, a mid-range alternative to the One (M8). As...

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HTC's upcoming flagship to be called HTC One M9?

HTC's upcoming flagship to be called HTC One M9?

16 February, 2015 | comments (14)

HTC's upcoming flagship, which we have been referring to as the HTC One (M9) until now, given that its predecessor was called the HTC One (M8), apparently carries the moniker "HTC One M9" (i.e., M9 without brackets). The name is mentioned...

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Counterclockwise: Sony Xperia Z, HTC Legend, Samsung Blue Earth

Counterclockwise: Sony Xperia Z, HTC Legend, Samsung Blue Earth

15 February, 2015 | comments (5)

Counterclockwise is all about the history of mobile devices and this week we look at two noble bloodlines – the Xperia Z and HTC Legend. Also, health apps and smart bands and so on are very popular right now, but sporty phones have been around for...

Tags: Misc


HTC One (M8) $150 off this weekend, Re camera 25% off

HTC One (M8) $150 off this weekend, Re camera 25% off

14 February, 2015 | comments (8)

HTC says happy President's Day with price cuts to select products, including the outgoing HTC One (M8) flagship and the Re camera. You can grab the One (M8) straight from HTC's online store in the US at $500, $150 off its usual price. The...

Tags: HTC, Android