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HTC One M9 update improves camera and battery life

HTC One M9 update improves camera and battery life

10 June, 2015 | comments (30)

HTC rolled out a software update for the One M9 smartphone over-the-air. Sporting the software version 1.40.401.5, the new firmware is based on Android 5.0.2 and will improve the camera performance and the battery life of the device. Camera...

Tags: HTC, Android


The Top 10 trending phones of week 23

The Top 10 trending phones of week 23

07 June, 2015 | comments (16)

One more week down and once again it is time to check on our top ten phoned chart. The past few days have been riddled with announcements, so, as a consequence, we can expect to see some shifts in the poll positions. The Top 10 trending phones...


Check out the new phones of Week 23

Check out the new phones of Week 23

07 June, 2015 | comments (2)

The past few days were quite busy on the mobile front. Device announcements were quite plentiful and a lot of them entirely out of the blue. There isn't really any spectacular powerhouse on the list, but, the phones do deserve their share of...


HTC’s revised Q2 2015 guidance reveals an upcoming net loss

HTC’s revised Q2 2015 guidance reveals an upcoming net loss

06 June, 2015 | comments (42)

HTC released a guidance revision for Q2 2015. The Taiwanese manufacturer is expected to post a net loss between $257 million (NT 7.95 billion) and $291 million (NT 9.05 billion). The company’s loss at the end of the month will interrupt a...

Tags: HTC


Week 23 in review: Galaxy S6 Plus, S6 Active, HTC One ME

Week 23 in review: Galaxy S6 Plus, S6 Active, HTC One ME

06 June, 2015 | comments (0)

Another week just flew by and things were quit busy in the mobile world. Our news section was buzzing with interesting headlines, so let's have a quick look at the stories that you, out loyal readers, found to be the most interesting this...


HTC launches One E9+ Dual SIM and Desire 326G Dual SIM in India

HTC launches One E9+ Dual SIM and Desire 326G Dual SIM in India

05 June, 2015 | comments (14)

HTC has announced two new phones in the Indian market, the HTC One E9+ Dual SIM and the HTC Desire 326G Dual SIM. The One E9+ Dual SIM is identical to the standard One E9+, except for the dual SIM part. It has a 5.5-inch QHD display, 20...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One ME goes official with MediaTek Helio X10 SoC

HTC One ME goes official with MediaTek Helio X10 SoC

03 June, 2015 | comments (47)

HTC took the wraps off the One ME in China. The high-end smartphone will hit the shelves in China in three color schemes - meteor grey, gold sepia, and rose gold. Inside its polycarbonate body, HTC One ME packs MediaTek’s brand new Helio X10...

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Purported ZTE Nubia X8 images, details leaked

Purported ZTE Nubia X8 images, details leaked

31 May, 2015 | comments (9)

Following the launch of the Nubia Z9 earlier this month, ZTE is now busy working on the Nubia X8 successor. That become obvious, since the purported images and the details of the Nubia X8 were spotted on Weibo, the chinese micro-blogging...

Tags: ZTE, Nubia, Android


Counterclockwise: superhero edition

Counterclockwise: superhero edition

31 May, 2015 | comments (5)

Welcome back to Counterclockwise, the weekly trip down memory lane. This week we indulge in a conspiracy theory – Samsung is Marvell, Nokia is DC. The Dark Knight uses Windows Phone In 2012 Nokia was launching its first Windows Phone...

Tags: Misc


HTC confirms that One M9 and One M9+ will get Android M

HTC confirms that One M9 and One M9+ will get Android M

28 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Hot on the heels of the Android M unveiling, HTC confirmed that One M9 and One M9 Plus will get the new OS version. The good news arrived from Jeff Gordon, HTC's Senior Global Online Communications Manager. Good news! The HTC One M9 and M9+ will...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One E9sw is headed to China, TENAA listing reveals

HTC One E9sw is headed to China, TENAA listing reveals

25 May, 2015 | comments (7)

China's Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center (TENAA) is at it again, leaking yet another upcoming smartphone through its certification listings. This time around, we're treated to the HTC One E9sw, which for all intents and purposes...

Tags: HTC, Android


Week 21 in review: OnePlus Two, Galaxy A8 and bezelless phones

Week 21 in review: OnePlus Two, Galaxy A8 and bezelless phones

24 May, 2015 | comments (1)

Another busy week has gone by and once again, we attempt to sum up the most exciting news from the past seven days. It seems the season for major flagship announcement has passed, so now it's time for rumors and speculations about their successors...


Sprint's HTC One E8 is now seeing Android 5.0 Lollipop rollout

Sprint's HTC One E8 is now seeing Android 5.0 Lollipop rollout

21 May, 2015 | comments (5)

HTC's Android Lollipop rollouts have reached the One E8 sold by Sprint. Starting today, if you own one of these devices, you can expect to be notified about the update. Obviously though, that may not happen immediately. Since over-the-air software...


HTC One ME9's metal frame gets pictured in leaked render

HTC One ME9's metal frame gets pictured in leaked render

19 May, 2015 | comments (23)

After the One M9, One M9+, and the new J Butterfly, we're soon going to see yet another high-end smartphone from HTC. This has been leaked so far as the One ME9, which despite how odd it sounds might end up being the official moniker for the...

Tags: HTC, Android


New HTC One ME9 image, additional launch info leak

New HTC One ME9 image, additional launch info leak

18 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Because HTC can never have enough One M9 variations, the HTC One ME9 (codename Hima Ace) is prepping for launch in the South Asia region – India, Hong Kong and Taiwan are "confirmed" by the rumor mill so far, while North America, Europe, the Middle...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC North Asia exec: no plans for a One M9 mini

HTC North Asia exec: no plans for a One M9 mini

17 May, 2015 | comments (19)

Do you want a mini version of the HTC One M9? No, you don't – Jack Tong, president of HTC North Asia, certainly doesn’t think so. "Overall the industry is moving towards new phones over 5 inches in size and our product roadmap is close to that of...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One ME9 launch in India approaching

HTC One ME9 launch in India approaching

15 May, 2015 | comments (7)

We reported a few days ago on HTC's yet another top-specced device of the One M9 generation and at the time it was known as the M9e. As it turns out, the smartphone is more likely going to be called One ME9 and it's also expected to be launched in...

Tags: HTC, Android


Contest rules reveal LG G4 carrier price to be lower than Galaxy S6

Contest rules reveal LG G4 carrier price to be lower than Galaxy S6

13 May, 2015 | comments (21)

Just days after there were reports that the Verizon and Sprint variants of the LG G4 smartphone have cleared the FCC hurdle, there is finally some information on the carrier retail price of the device. The terms and conditions of the...

Tags: LG, Android


Verizon's HTC One (M7) to get Lollipop update tomorrow

Verizon's HTC One (M7) to get Lollipop update tomorrow

13 May, 2015 | comments (2)

HTC has announced that the Verizon variant of the One (M7), which was released back in 2013, will start receiving the Android 5.0 Lollipop update tomorrow. The announcement was made by the company's VP of Product Management Mo Versi via a...

Tags: Verizon, HTC, Android


HTC One M7 Google Play Edition finally receives Android 5.1

HTC One M7 Google Play Edition finally receives Android 5.1

12 May, 2015 | comments (10)

The update to Android 5.1 Lollipop is finally arriving for the original HTC One Google Play Edition. This is happening more than a month after the same OS version rolled out to the newer HTC One (M8) GPE. The update is making its way to One GPE...