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Samsung Galaxy Alpha benchmarked

Samsung Galaxy Alpha benchmarked

12 August, 2014 | comments (32)

Samsung is expanding its flagship lineup with the newly official Samsung Galaxy Alpha and the rumored Galaxy S5 LTE-A version. Both are powered by the Exynos 5 Octa 5430 chipset, the one rumored to be at the heart of the Galaxy Note 4 too. The S5...


Motorola Shamu (possible Nexus 6) gets benchmarked

Motorola Shamu (possible Nexus 6) gets benchmarked

12 August, 2014 | comments (24)

Last month we heard a rumor about Motorola making the next Nexus smartphone, and it bearing the codename Shamu. Now this exact device has apparently been benchmarked using GFXBench, and the results it achieved may give us an indication about some...

Tags: Motorola, Android


New Samsung Galaxy Alpha photos leak, benchmark score too

New Samsung Galaxy Alpha photos leak, benchmark score too

12 August, 2014 | comments (67)

Nearing its possible August 13 unveiling the Samsung Galaxy Alpha has leaked in a new series of photos. There's new information along with the photos that the device will make an appearance earlier than expected on the IFA fair in Berlin and make it...


HTC One Max rumored to have Snapdragon 805 chip

HTC One Max rumored to have Snapdragon 805 chip

11 August, 2014 | comments (43)

HTC's rumored phablet, the HTC One (M8) Max, is reported to have an impressive Snapdragon 805 chipset under the hood. The phone has also gone under the code name, the HTC One Prime, but new reports indicate that the handsets are one in the...

Tags: HTC, Rumors, Android


Alleged specs of HTC One (M8) with WP 8.1 make the rounds

Alleged specs of HTC One (M8) with WP 8.1 make the rounds

10 August, 2014 | comments (50)

Alleged full specs of the upcoming HTC One (M8) with Windows Phone 8.1 made the rounds online. The high-end smartphone will debut on August 19 in New York City as HTC One (M8) for Windows. As it turns out, the HTC One (M8) for Windows will...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC One (M8) with WP 8.1 shows up in the Netherlands

HTC One (M8) with WP 8.1 shows up in the Netherlands

06 August, 2014 | comments (30)

The HTC One (M8) with Windows Phone 8.1 made yet another unscheduled appearance. After getting caught in a press image last week, the yet to be announced handset quietly showed up on the website of a Dutch wireless carrier, thus suggesting that the...


Google Play store drops GPE smartphones for Android Wear

Google Play store drops GPE smartphones for Android Wear

06 August, 2014 | comments (9)

The Google Play Edition smartphones are out of the Play Store and in their place Google has the Nexus 5, 7 and 10 as well as LG's G Watch and Samsung's Gear Live - both running Android Wear OS. It seems Google is done with the HTC One, Samsung...

Tags: Google, Android


Infamous Twitter leaker  @evleaks ceases operation

Infamous Twitter leaker @evleaks ceases operation

03 August, 2014 | comments (50)

He was the one who first shared to the world, among other things, that Nokia is working on an Android phone, and it was he who showed us the first images of the Sony Xperia Tablet Z2. He gave us the first image of the HTC One (M8) and was first to...

Tags: Misc


Press image of HTC One M8 with Windows Phone 8.1 leaks out

Press image of HTC One M8 with Windows Phone 8.1 leaks out

01 August, 2014 | comments (80)

The much talked about HTC One (M8) with Windows Phone 8.1 leaked out in a full press image. The latter was caught on the servers of Verizon Wireless – right in line with a past report. The leaked press image reveals the front of the...


Blue HTC One (M8) to be exclusive to Three Ireland

Blue HTC One (M8) to be exclusive to Three Ireland

01 August, 2014 | comments (2)

Last week the HTC One (M8) went on sale in the UK in two new hues - red and pink. That said, there's another color version of the handset that's been leaked quite a few times so far but hasn't managed to make it to store shelves just yet: blue. A...

Tags: Android, HTC


HTC upcoming One (M8) Windows Phone has European LTE bands

HTC upcoming One (M8) Windows Phone has European LTE bands

01 August, 2014 | comments (24)

Yesterday, HTC sent out invites for its August 19 press event, where the company is anticipated to announce a Windows Phone running HTC One (M8). The phone is rumored to launch on Verizon hinting at the phone's CDMA version. Fortunately, it is...


KDDI launches the new HTC J Butterfly in Japan

KDDI launches the new HTC J Butterfly in Japan

31 July, 2014 | comments (26)

Japanese carrier KDDI has announced a new version of the HTC J Butterfly. This one is based on the HTC One M8 sold elsewhere in the world but with a few changes. First of all, the phone is waterproof, as practically all phones in Japan tend...

Tags: HTC, KDDI, Android


HTC press event on August 19, expect One M8 with WP

HTC press event on August 19, expect One M8 with WP

30 July, 2014 | comments (35)

HTC just sent out press invites for an event in New York on August 19. Then, the company is anticipated to announce a Windows Phone based on the HTC One (M8). In fact, we are no strangers to the concept, as multiple rumors and evidence have...


Android 4.4.3 is now seeding to HTC One (M8) devices in Europe

Android 4.4.3 is now seeding to HTC One (M8) devices in Europe

28 July, 2014 | comments (64)

Android 4.4.3 KitKat is now seeding to unlocked HTC One (M8) smartphones across Europe. The firmware update brings the device’s software version to 2.22.401.4 and comes in at the substantial 613MB in size. Android 4.4.3 brings a host of...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One M8 with Windows Phone on deck headed to Verizon

HTC One M8 with Windows Phone on deck headed to Verizon

28 July, 2014 | comments (29)

There have been rumors of an HTC One phone rocking the Windows Phone OS, and evleaks has some info that corroborates that the device is in the works. Currently the handset is unoriginally called the “HTC One M8 for Windows,” but it also goes by...


Huawei Ascend Mate 3 (aka D3) to be announced in September

Huawei Ascend Mate 3 (aka D3) to be announced in September

28 July, 2014 | comments (9)

An unannounced Huawei smartphone recently showed up in a bunch of hands-on images. The smartphone that resembles the HTC One Max was said to be the Ascend D3. As it turns out, the upcoming smartphone will be named Ascend Mate 3 and not D3, according...

Tags: Huawei


Burnt Galaxy S4 owner gets offered a new One M8 by HTC

Burnt Galaxy S4 owner gets offered a new One M8 by HTC

28 July, 2014 | comments (197)

About a month back, a reddit user 'TweektheGeek' was woken up by the smell of his Galaxy S4 (not related to this recent incident), which overheated and started melting while the phone was charging overnight. In this case, the person was using...

Tags: Samsung, HTC, Android


HTC One (M8) now available in Red and Pink in the UK

HTC One (M8) now available in Red and Pink in the UK

24 July, 2014 | comments (4)

HTC One (M8) was officially announced in Silver and Black color options and now, the smartphone will be available in two more color options – Red and Pink in the UK. The Red variant will be exclusive to O2, starting from August 7 with...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One (M8) receives Android 4.4.3 KitKat update

HTC One (M8) receives Android 4.4.3 KitKat update

24 July, 2014 | comments (25)

HTC's Vice President of Management, Mo Versi, has posted a tweet saying that the HTC One (M8) Android 4.4.3 OTA update will arrive "late next week." The update will be available to the international unlocked version of the phone as well as its...

Tags: HTC, Android


Verizon announces the HTC One Remix, available on July 24

Verizon announces the HTC One Remix, available on July 24

23 July, 2014 | comments (8)

Verizon has just announced the HTC One Remix, its branded version of the HTC One Mini 2. Apart from heavy carrier branding, the phone is virtually unchanged from its original form. That means the One Remix comes with a 4.5" HD display and a...

Tags: HTC, Android, Verizon