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HTC One Max for Verizon gets a long overdue Android 4.4 update

HTC One Max for Verizon gets a long overdue Android 4.4 update

21 August, 2014 | comments (5)

Verizon owners of HTC's One Max phablet are now receiving the update to Android 4.4.2 KitKat. The new firmware for the 5.9-inch device will be seeding to Verizon owners in the US in the coming days. Build number 3.09.605.2 brings a boatload...

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HTC teases the Desire 820 ahead of IFA 2014 launch

HTC teases the Desire 820 ahead of IFA 2014 launch

21 August, 2014 | comments (12)

HTC has posted a teaser image with the number 820 written on it, leading us to believe the phone in question is the Desire 820. The image was posted on the company's Weibo account, which is a strong indication of its launch in China. However,...

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AT&T confirms that it will carry HTC One (M8) for Windows

AT&T confirms that it will carry HTC One (M8) for Windows

19 August, 2014 | comments (10)

It looks like the Verizon Wireless exclusivity of the freshly unveiled HTC One (M8) for Windows will not last long. AT&T announced that it will also carry the Windows Phone 8.1 beast. Pricing and availability of the smartphone for AT&T are...


Original HTC One is now receiving Android 4.4.3 in Europe

Original HTC One is now receiving Android 4.4.3 in Europe

19 August, 2014 | comments (57)

Following in the footsteps of the HTC One (M8), he original HTC One from 2013 is now apparently in the process of getting updated to Android 4.4.3 KitKat. This has started to happen in parts of Europe, with confirmed updates received in both...


HTC One (M8) for Windows goes official with Duo camera

HTC One (M8) for Windows goes official with Duo camera

19 August, 2014 | comments (41)

Same phone, same name, different OS – meet the HTC One (M8) for Windows. Don't let the name fool you, it's a Windows Phone 8.1 device but other than that it's almost an exact copy of the Android-powered HTC One (M8). For now the device is a...


HTC announces Butterfly 2 for South Asian markets

HTC announces Butterfly 2 for South Asian markets

19 August, 2014 | comments (49)

HTC has announced the Butterfly 2 for the Asian markets. The phone was previously launched on KDDI in Japan as the J Butterfly but will now be available in other Asian markets, including Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and...

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HTC One (M8) for T-Mobile gets updated to Android 4.4.3

HTC One (M8) for T-Mobile gets updated to Android 4.4.3

18 August, 2014 | comments (9)

HTC One (M8) for T-Mobile in the United States got treated to an update to Android 4.4.3. Software build number 2.22.531.5 is now seeding to the Big Magenta-flavored handset. As expected, the update brings a host of improvements to the...

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HTC One (M8) Android 4.4.3 update brings 4G support in India

HTC One (M8) Android 4.4.3 update brings 4G support in India

18 August, 2014 | comments (21)

The European HTC One (M8) got the Android 4.4.3 bug fix update last month. In addition to the OpenSSL security fix, the new firmware also brought connectivity improvements and tweaks over the Sense's proprietary Extreme Power Saving Mode, Motion...


HTC One (M8) gets GPS fixing update in Europe

HTC One (M8) gets GPS fixing update in Europe

17 August, 2014 | comments (6)

The HTC One (M8) has started receiving a small (and minor) software update in Europe. The update is currently in the process of rolling out over-the-air, so your phone should notify you once it's available for it to download and install - which...


HTC One (E8) is headed to Sprint in the United States

HTC One (E8) is headed to Sprint in the United States

15 August, 2014 | comments (7)

HTC One (E8) is headed to Sprint Wireless in the United States. A promo video of the smartphone appeared on the wireless carrier’s official YouTube channel. The appearance of the polycarbonate handset in the United States is quite a...

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HTC One (M8) gets a Phunk design limited edition

HTC One (M8) gets a Phunk design limited edition

14 August, 2014 | comments (12)

The HTC One (M8) has received a new limited edition today. This model, created in partnership with Singapore's Phunk design studio, comes with a radical look on its back, as you can see below. Only 64 of these smartphones will be made, so...

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HTC One (M8) bootloader rumored to support WP and vice versa

HTC One (M8) bootloader rumored to support WP and vice versa

14 August, 2014 | comments (16)

HTC is gearing up to announce the Windows Phone version of the One M8, but before that we're treated to an interesting rumor. The bootloader of the HTC W8, as its purportedly called, supports the Windows Phone and Android versions of the...


A number of HTC Butterfly 2 photo leak out on Twitter

A number of HTC Butterfly 2 photo leak out on Twitter

12 August, 2014 | comments (16)

The yet to be revealed HTC Butterfly 2 leaked out in a number of press images on Twitter. The high-end Android smartphone is a version of the Japan-only, latest generation HTC J Butterfly, made for Asia-Pacific markets. The alleged images...

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HTC Desire 816 official availability announced in the United States

HTC Desire 816 official availability announced in the United States

11 August, 2014 | comments (6)

HTC announced official availability of the mid-range Desire 816 in the United States. The characterful 5.5” phablet joins the HTC Desire 610, which is already on sale across the Atlantic. The HTC Desire 816 will be available on Virgin...

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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...

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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...

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HTC A11 gets leaked, will be a 64-bit Desire mid-ranger

HTC A11 gets leaked, will be a 64-bit Desire mid-ranger

10 August, 2014 | comments (19)

HTC is working on a new mid-range smartphone that should bear the Desire branding. For now, it's codenamed A11, and it's gotten the extensive leak treatment. The A11 is going to be a mid-range offering, but one that will come with a 64-bit...

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comScore: Samsung, Apple grow in the US, others decline

comScore: Samsung, Apple grow in the US, others decline

07 August, 2014 | comments (19)

comScore studies the US smartphone market closely and has published a report on the March-June quarter. Smartphone penetration continues to inch upwards (up 4%), reaching 71.6%. In total 173 million US residents own a smartphone now. Apple and...


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...


HTC 8S won't receive WP8.1 GDR1, but 8X will

HTC 8S won't receive WP8.1 GDR1, but 8X will

06 August, 2014 | comments (49)

On its official support forum, HTC has shared its plans for its latest duo of Windows Phone devices - HTC 8X and HTC 8S. Sadly for HTC 8S users, the company will not release Windows Phone 8.1 GDR1 update for the phone. The reason is it doesn't meet...