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Google Play Services update fixes Android Auto on Galaxy S6

Google Play Services update fixes Android Auto on Galaxy S6

22 April, 2015 | comments (5)

Android Auto is perhaps one of the most interesting undertakings to bring the power of your smartphone straight to your car's dashboard. The technology goes far beyond a simple screen sharing app and offers a custom, tailor-made interface and...

Tags: Android


Update to HTC One M9 for AT&T improves camera performance

Update to HTC One M9 for AT&T improves camera performance

21 April, 2015 | comments (17)

HTC One M9 for AT&T received an over-the-air update. The new firmware improves camera and thermal performance of the Taiwanese manufacturer’s flagship smartphone. Sporting a version number 1.32.502.31, the new firmware arrives as promised...


HTC announces Lollipop release for Desire Eye and Desire 816

HTC announces Lollipop release for Desire Eye and Desire 816

14 April, 2015 | comments (215)

Just few days ago the HTC Desire Eye started getting Android Lollipop treatment in its homeland - Taiwan. Today HTC UK announced the official rollout of Android 5 Lollipop firmware update for two Desire smartphones - Desire Eye and Desire...


HTC announces the M9+, E9+ and Desire 326G in India

HTC announces the M9+, E9+ and Desire 326G in India

14 April, 2015 | comments (30)

HTC has announced three new smartphones in the Indian market. The first is the very new HTC One M9+ that was revealed very recently. The M9+ is the bigger brother of the M9 and has a larger 5.2-inch Quad HD display, fingerprint sensor on the front,...

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Week 15 in review: Xperia Z4, One M9+, LG G4

Week 15 in review: Xperia Z4, One M9+, LG G4

12 April, 2015 | comments (25)

Another week has passed and, as it has become customary, we take a look back at what excited you, our readers, most during the past few days. Sony is still knee deep in the Xperia Z4 saga and, at this point, it almost feels like the Japanese company...


HTC promises a software update to fix One M9 camera woes

HTC promises a software update to fix One M9 camera woes

09 April, 2015 | comments (34)

HTC America’s president, Jason Mackenzie has confirmed that a software update to fix the camera woes of HTC One M9 will be released in the United States between April 10 to April 17. The rollout of the new firmware will be dependent on the device's...

Tags: HTC, Android


Galaxy S6 sales on T-Mobile “nearly double those” of S5

Galaxy S6 sales on T-Mobile “nearly double those” of S5

09 April, 2015 | comments (57)

T-Mobile US announced that sales of Samsung Galaxy S6 are “nearly double those of the Galaxy S5” in the first ten days of offering the device. The Big Magenta began shipping pre-orders of the new smartphone to its customers last week. The...


Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition gets android 5.1 Lollipop

Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition gets android 5.1 Lollipop

08 April, 2015 | comments (23)

Android 5.1 Lollipop began seeding to Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition. Sony’s phablet is the latest stock Android device to receive the update - the Google Play editions HTC One (M8) and LG G Pad 8.3 also got the treatment over past couple of...


HTC One M9+ with 5.2

HTC One M9+ with 5.2" QHD screen, duo camera unveiled

08 April, 2015 | comments (75)

Since the MWC 2015, HTC has been caught in the whirlwind of rumors and badly kept secrets about the One M9+ as well as the two One E9 variants. Today the Taiwanese handset market has formally launched the new One M9+ at a press event held in...

Tags: HTC, Android, China


Android 5.1 Lollipop is now seeding to HTC One (M8) GPE

Android 5.1 Lollipop is now seeding to HTC One (M8) GPE

07 April, 2015 | comments (19)

Android 5.1 Lollipop is now seeding to HTC One (M8) Google Play Edition. The new firmware is seeding to the device over-the-air. The update is a tad larger than 244MB. It brings a host of bug fixes and improvements to the smartphone headed by...

Tags: HTC, Android


AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 is now receiving Lollipop update

AT&T's Samsung Galaxy S4 is now receiving Lollipop update

07 April, 2015 | comments (64)

It looks like the HTC One (M8) isn't the only handset sold by AT&T that's getting a new Android version today. The latest update to Android 5.0 Lollipop is now rolling out to Samsung Galaxy S4 devices bought from AT&T. The Galaxy S4 has been on the...


New HTC One M9+ images surface ahead of tomorrow's unveiling

New HTC One M9+ images surface ahead of tomorrow's unveiling

07 April, 2015 | comments (48)

The HTC One M9+ will finally be announced tomorrow at a special event in China, according to previously leaked promo materials. In the meantime however, we're treated to a couple of new images depicting the upcoming smartphone. This may actually...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One (M8) for AT&T will get Android 5.0 tomorrow

HTC One (M8) for AT&T will get Android 5.0 tomorrow

06 April, 2015 | comments (11)

HTC One (M8) owners on AT&T in the United States will begin receiving Android Lollipop tomorrow. Mo Versi, HTC's VP of product management announced on Twitter that the update has received technical approval. AT&T HTC One (M8) Owners! We just...

Tags: HTC, Android


Counterclockwise: Nokia N8 and Lumia 930, Android minis

Counterclockwise: Nokia N8 and Lumia 930, Android minis

05 April, 2015 | comments (23)

Each weekend we trawl our news archives for interesting events over the past several years around this time of the year – late April/early March for today's edition of Counterclockwise. We see the jump between the Nokia N8, one of its earlier camera...

Tags: Misc


Week 14 in review: One M9 Plus, Xperia Z4 and LG G4

Week 14 in review: One M9 Plus, Xperia Z4 and LG G4

04 April, 2015 | comments (6)

Another week passed and it's time to sum-up the most important stories of the past few days. Xiaomi has had its share of the spotlight, most notably with the 64GB Mi 4 going on sale in India. Another ultra-budget device - the Xiaomi Redmi 2A also...


Yet another set of One M9 Plus renders surface

Yet another set of One M9 Plus renders surface

03 April, 2015 | comments (46)

Another day, another HTC One M9 Plus leak. HTC's upcoming handset has been a constant presence in the rumor mill for the past few days and, as it turns out, leaked images are pretty easy to come by. Granted, all we have seen so far are renders, from...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Galaxy S6 edge and HTC One M9 and iPhone 6 undergo bend test

Galaxy S6 edge and HTC One M9 and iPhone 6 undergo bend test

03 April, 2015 | comments (213)

Dredging up a controversial issue from the past, Square Trade decided to redo Bendgate tests this time including the new Samsung Galaxy S6 edge and HTC One M9. The phones were tested twice – once until they visibly bend and again until they are...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, HTC, Misc


New leaked renders show the One M9 Plus in silver and gold

New leaked renders show the One M9 Plus in silver and gold

02 April, 2015 | comments (32)

HTC has been getting a lot of attention today. We have seen some official information about an upcoming One M8s, as well as some rumors about the One E9. #twitter-widget-0 {width: 590px !important;} Today's last leak, good night!...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC One M9 Plus leaks in new promotional materials

HTC One M9 Plus leaks in new promotional materials

02 April, 2015 | comments (16)

Ever since HTC announced their latest flagship device, the One M9, at MWC 2015 the hype has been on about possible future models and variations of the unibody handset. A lot of rumors have been floating around about the One E9, which would be in...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC One M8s brings 13MP cam, S615 SoC to the former flagship

HTC One M8s brings 13MP cam, S615 SoC to the former flagship

02 April, 2015 | comments (27)

With April 1 in our rear view mirror we don't doubt the legitimacy of new announcements, but this one had us raising our eyebrows. HTC revamped its 2014 flagship with a new camera and chipset and dubbed it the HTC One M8s. The updated design...

Tags: HTC, Android