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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 (25)

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


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


O2 gets HTC One (M8) Glamor Red exclusively on August 4

O2 gets HTC One (M8) Glamor Red exclusively on August 4

22 July, 2014 | comments (12)

O2 is getting to exclusively offer the Glamour Red version of the HTC One (M8) in the UK. Currently, the carrier is offering the Amber Gold and Metal Grey color options and the new color option will be available on August 4. The red version...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC One (E8) to hit Russia this month at €530

HTC One (E8) to hit Russia this month at €530

17 July, 2014 | comments (10)

The HTC One (E8) started off in China (where it saw great demand) and is slowly moving west – through India and soon Russia. The info comes from local site Hi-Tech.Mail.Ru, which says the alternative flagship will be available ins month at RUB...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One E8 and Desire 616 launched in India

HTC One E8 and Desire 616 launched in India

11 July, 2014 | comments (69)

HTC has launched two new smartphones in the Indian market. The first is the HTC One E8, a variant of the flagship One M8, and the second the Desire 616, a mid-range smartphone. The HTC One E8 is priced at ₹34,990 ($580) and the Desire 616...

Tags: HTC, Android


Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

Verizon’s Big Red promo to offer 50% discount on smartphones

10 July, 2014 | comments (3)

Verizon will be allegedly announcing a new promotional campaign dubbed Big Red later today. The marketing effort will allow you to pick up a smartphone for half of its current price tag. According to a report, Verizon’s Big Red promo offer...


Google pulls HTC One M7, Z Ultra and G Pad 8.3 from the Play Store

Google pulls HTC One M7, Z Ultra and G Pad 8.3 from the Play Store

09 July, 2014 | comments (15)

Google has pulled the HTC One (M7), the Sony Z Ultra and the LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play editions from the Play Store. The concept of the Google Play edition devices was announced at I/O last year and the first two phones to be launched included...

Tags: Google, Android


Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

Apple iPhone 5s tops sales charts in Q1 of this year

08 July, 2014 | comments (68)

According to data coming from ABI Reseach, which includes analysis, market data and insights, the top 20 best selling devices in the first quarter of the year are dominated by Apple and Samsung. Apple has two devices in that period which saw good...


HTC catches a break, posts net profit in Q2

HTC catches a break, posts net profit in Q2

03 July, 2014 | comments (40)

It looks like the tough times at HTC might be coming to an end. The Taiwanese manufacturer posted a net profit before tax of NT$2.76 billion (roughly $92 million) in Q2 which ended on June 30. HTC’s operating profit for the quarter was...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One (M8) GPE and One (M7) GPE now getting Android 4.4.4

HTC One (M8) GPE and One (M7) GPE now getting Android 4.4.4

02 July, 2014 | comments (9)

Google is now seeding the latest available Android version on the HTC One (M8) and HTC One (M7) Google Play Editions. The 4.4.4 firmware, just like the previous 4.4.3 update, brings only bug fixes. Check the official Android 4.4.4 change...


A leaked HTC roadmap details future firmware updates

A leaked HTC roadmap details future firmware updates

30 June, 2014 | comments (28)

We love leaked roadmaps. The popular tipster LlabTooFeR is giving us another spicy document detailing the upcoming firmware updates for the latest HTC smartphones. The recently announced and launched Android 4.4.4 KitKat revision will become...


Nokia Lumia 930 to come discounted at O2 Germany

Nokia Lumia 930 to come discounted at O2 Germany

28 June, 2014 | comments (17)

The Nokia Lumia 930 may soon become available through O2 Germany for a lower price. The carrier will reportedly be offering the Lumia 930 for €519 which is lower than the around €550 expected price of the device in Germany. The Nokia Lumia 930...