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HTC One (M8) runs Android 5.0.1 Lollipop on video with Sense 6

HTC One (M8) runs Android 5.0.1 Lollipop on video with Sense 6

13 January, 2015 | comments (20)

HTC is almost ready to launch Android 5.0 Lollipop for One (M8) owners. A video originating from Vietnam shows the smartphone running the latest Android 5.0.1 version of the OS with Sense 6 on top. As screenshots of the update have shown before,...

Tags: HTC, Android


Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition is no more

Samsung Galaxy S4 Google Play Edition is no more

09 January, 2015 | comments (16)

A couple of days ago the Moto G Google Play Edition vanished from the Play Store forever, and now another smartphone has had the exact same fate. It certainly looks like Google Play Edition devices are going extinct soon. Today the Samsung Galaxy...


Moto G Google Play edition gets discontinued

Moto G Google Play edition gets discontinued

07 January, 2015 | comments (7)

The first generation Moto G, which was available on the Play Store in Google Play edition form, is no longer being sold. The phone was launched last year shortly after the standard version, and perplexed many as the standard version had close...

Tags: Google, Android


CES 2015 preview:  here's what to expect

CES 2015 preview: here's what to expect

05 January, 2015 | comments (11)

CES 2015 is upon us and we couldn't be more excited. We already brought you the first batch of announcements and we will be covering various press conferences during the next couple of days and now would be a good time to dive in the rumor mill and...

Tags: CES 2015


Top 10 most popular reviews of 2014

Top 10 most popular reviews of 2014

03 January, 2015 | comments (22)

With 2014 just over it seems only natural that we take a look back at the devices that you, the readers, found most interesting in our reviews. It was definitely a strong year on both the iOS and Android front and unsurprisingly the flagship devices...

Tags: Misc


HTC to focus on the Desire lineup at CES

HTC to focus on the Desire lineup at CES

30 December, 2014 | comments (23)

As expected the HTC One (M8) successor rumored as HTC Hima won’t make it to CES 2015 in Vegas early next year. While HTC has already sent invitations for a special press event on January 5 in Las Vegas and HTC Hima has even leaked via AnTuTu, it...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC to hold a press conference on January 5 at CES

HTC to hold a press conference on January 5 at CES

29 December, 2014 | comments (21)

The annual CES expo is upon us, opening for the public on January 6 in Las Vegas, USA. It's a tradition major players to announce their devices the day before at dedicated pre-CES events. LG will be first opening first at 8AM local time, followed...

Tags: HTC, Android, CES 2015


2014 HTC phones to get Sense 7 later next year by May

2014 HTC phones to get Sense 7 later next year by May

25 December, 2014 | comments (34)

Android developer @LlabTooFeR said on Twitter that the Android 5.0 update for the HTC One M8 and M7 won't bring Sense 7.0. Both phones will still have essentially the same Sense 6 as on the KitKat ROM. The Sense 7.0 update is said to arrive...

Tags: HTC, Android


More HTC One Hima specs surface, Snapdragon 810 in tow

More HTC One Hima specs surface, Snapdragon 810 in tow

23 December, 2014 | comments (109)

During the past month we have been hearing a lot about HTC's upcoming flagship codenamed Hima. A lot of information surrounding the new device has been circulating in the rumor mill, but now it seems that finally we have a full specs sheet leak for...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC One (M8) gets caught with Android 5.0.1 and Sense 6.0

HTC One (M8) gets caught with Android 5.0.1 and Sense 6.0

21 December, 2014 | comments (24)

Screenshots and videos of HTC One (M8) running Android 5.0.1 with Sense 6.0 made the rounds online. This time, the device boots software number 4.1 as opposed to 4.0 from a past leak. Unsurprisingly, the Sense-d Android 5.0 on the HTC One...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Asus teases a new Zenfone with dual camera, launches at CES

Asus teases a new Zenfone with dual camera, launches at CES

21 December, 2014 | comments (29)

With the CES expo closing in, various companies have begun releasing teasers about their devices scheduled to be unveiled in Las Vegas in two weeks. Sony has already issued a cryptic teaser and now Asus has published a rather interesting...

Tags: Asus, Android


Week 51 in review: Galaxy S6 expected and Lollipop storm

Week 51 in review: Galaxy S6 expected and Lollipop storm

20 December, 2014 | comments (1)

Another week has passed and it's time to look back on the major events from the past 7 days. The hype is spreading like wildfire as CES 2015 draws ever closer. All eyes are set on Samsung, as rumors about the Galaxy S6 start to intensify. Reports...


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5.5" Huawei Honor 6 Plus goes official with dual camera

16 December, 2014 | comments (27)

Huawei Honor 6 Plus, also known as Huawei Glory 6 Plus, has been officially launched in China. It leaked a few times already and its highlight is a dual 8MP rear camera setup, somewhat similar to the HTC One (M8) Duo setup. Huawei Honor 6 Plus...

Tags: Huawei, Android


HTC Hima to miss MWC2015, premiere at a standalone event

HTC Hima to miss MWC2015, premiere at a standalone event

16 December, 2014 | comments (32)

HTC Hima, which is the codename for the HTC One (M8) successor, may not be announced at the upcoming CES and MWC events in January and March. According to @upleaks, the HTC Hima might get its own event after the MWC. The HTC One (M8) also...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC Hima colors will reportedly include gray, silver, and gold

HTC Hima colors will reportedly include gray, silver, and gold

16 December, 2014 | comments (37)

According to a new report, the upcoming HTC One (M9) Hima flagship smartphone will be available in gray, silver, and gold color options when it launches. The word about the trio of finishes arrived on Twitter courtesy of @upleaks. The...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Week 49 in review: Galaxy S6, next-gen Moto E, HTC flagship

Week 49 in review: Galaxy S6, next-gen Moto E, HTC flagship

07 December, 2014 | comments (1)

Week In Review is back to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. The past Week 49 gave us a glimpse into the specs of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 as well as the second generation Moto E. Meanwhile, Android 5.0...


HTC One M8 and M7 GPe are getting Android Lollipop today

HTC One M8 and M7 GPe are getting Android Lollipop today

05 December, 2014 | comments (31)

After a two week delay on the initial release date, today is the day that HTC's Google Play edition One M8 and M7 handsets finally receive the long anticipated Android Lollipop update. Users are already reporting, that they are receiving that...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC new flagship Hima to pack Snapdragon 810, 5

HTC new flagship Hima to pack Snapdragon 810, 5" 1080p screen

04 December, 2014 | comments (139)

Just few days ago we reported about HTC One M9's rumored specs - a 5.5" QHD display, Snapdragon 805 chipset and a 16MP rear camera with optical image stabilization. Other rumored specs include 3GB of RAM and 3,500 mAh battery. Today, @upleaks...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Samples from Huawei Honor 6 Plus show off dual camera

Samples from Huawei Honor 6 Plus show off dual camera

04 December, 2014 | comments (10)

Soon the HTC will get competition in the dual-camera market as the Huawei Honor 6 Plus is nearing its rumored launch date of December 16. To keep our interests piqued several camera samples, including comparison shots, made their way to the...


Purported specs of HTC’s upcoming M9 flagship emerge

Purported specs of HTC’s upcoming M9 flagship emerge

30 November, 2014 | comments (104)

Alleged specs of HTC’s next flagship smartphone made the rounds on Chinese social media. The high-end handset will likely debut in the first quarter of next year with the model number M9. HTC One (M9) is tipped to pack Qualcomm Snapdragon...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors