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HTC J Butterfly flagship released in Japan

HTC J Butterfly flagship released in Japan

14 May, 2015 | comments (34)

It's getting progressively harder to tell which exactly smartphone is HTC's current flagship and a newly announced model in Japan further complicates things. The new device is named J Butterfly and has a pretty impressive specsheet. For...

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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...

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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...


HTC One (M7) Dual SIM starts receiving lollipop update

HTC One (M7) Dual SIM starts receiving lollipop update

11 May, 2015 | comments (22)

The dual-SIM version of the HTC One (M7) smartphone, which was released in the August of 2013, has started receiving the Android Lollipop update in India. It is, however, not yet known if it's a global or region-specific roll-out. After...

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Latest comScore numbers reveal slight dip in Android's US share

Latest comScore numbers reveal slight dip in Android's US share

08 May, 2015 | comments (29)

Research firm ComScore has released its latest numbers for the US smartphone market revealing that Android is still the top smartphone platform in the country, although it witnessed a slight decrease in its market share last quarter. Google's...


HTC Nexus 9 will receive Android 5.1.1 update starting today

HTC Nexus 9 will receive Android 5.1.1 update starting today

07 May, 2015 | comments (11)

A couple of days ago Google started rolling out the update to Android 5.0.2 for the HTC Nexus 9 tablet, marking the first new software release for this device in almost half a year. And now, Google has announced that the update to Android 5.1.1...


HTC Nexus 9 gets Android 5.0.2 update while waiting for 5.1.1

HTC Nexus 9 gets Android 5.0.2 update while waiting for 5.1.1

05 May, 2015 | comments (12)

At the moment the absolute latest version of Android is 5.1.1, which is already out for some devices. However, the HTC-made Nexus 9 is now in the process of receiving a software update to Android 5.0.2. That's quite baffling, but at least it...


HTC reports grim financial results for April, One M9 the culprit

HTC reports grim financial results for April, One M9 the culprit

05 May, 2015 | comments (83)

HTC reports rather disturbing financial results for the month of April with revenue down 38.7% YoY to $440M. Compared to last month's $650M, the figures are down 32.4%. Unexpectedly low demand for the One M9 is to blame, an unnamed analyst with...

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Original HTC One Mini also not getting the Lollipop update

Original HTC One Mini also not getting the Lollipop update

04 May, 2015 | comments (31)

After unceremoniously revealing on Twitter that the new One Mini won't be getting the Lollipop update, HTC revealed in another tweet that the original One Mini will also not be getting the update. The original One Mini was launched back in...

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One M9+ variant M9e spotted at TENAA

One M9+ variant M9e spotted at TENAA

04 May, 2015 | comments (14)

Nearly a month after HTC unveiled the One M9+, a plastic variant dubbed M9e has been spotted in a TENAA (China's FCC) certification database listing. According to a report from Engadget, which was the first to spot the device, it has almost...

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HTC cancels Lollipop update for One mini 2

HTC cancels Lollipop update for One mini 2

02 May, 2015 | comments (61)

Back in October last year, HTC confirmed that the One mini 2 will receive an Android 5.0 Lollipop update, but now it looks like the update has been cancelled. Responding to a query on Twitter (see below), the company said it has determined...

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HTC to release Limited Edition One M9 with INK engravings

HTC to release Limited Edition One M9 with INK engravings

30 April, 2015 | comments (22)

HTC has launched a new campaign dubbed HTC INK to offer limited edition One M9 smartphones. By teaming up with the supermodel Jourdan Dunn, the Taiwanese company will offer custom-designed engravings inspired from tattoos. Jourdan has...

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HTC One M8 to receive 5.1 Lollipop with Sense 7 in August

HTC One M8 to receive 5.1 Lollipop with Sense 7 in August

29 April, 2015 | comments (19)

HTC pressed the launch button on the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the One (M8) at the end of January. The update to 5.1 Lollipop has been scheduled to August 2015. @JKMcCloskey Hey James, the HTC One M8 will have a Software Update for Android...


HTC Q1 2015 earnings reveal modest net profit after tax

HTC Q1 2015 earnings reveal modest net profit after tax

29 April, 2015 | comments (7)

HTC released its earnings report for Q1 2015. The Taiwanese manufacturer posted a quarterly net profit of $11.8 million from $1.36 billion of revenue. The company’s revenue grew by a quarter from the same period last year. HTC attributed...

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HTC to launch a mid-range smartphone in India in Q3 2015

HTC to launch a mid-range smartphone in India in Q3 2015

28 April, 2015 | comments (11)

Just days after Xiaomi announced its first made for India smartphone, the Mi4i, HTC has said that it is preparing to launch a handset which is designed keeping Indian consumers in mind. The device will be launched in India in the third quarter of...

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HTC Butterfly 3 has its specs leaked by a benchmark

HTC Butterfly 3 has its specs leaked by a benchmark

24 April, 2015 | comments (18)

HTC should launch the Butterfly 3 in the second half of this year, according to past rumors. The device may be exclusive to certain Asian markets, but it will be an interesting offering nevertheless - through specs if nothing else. Previously, we...

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Update to HTC One M9 for AT&T improves camera performance

Update to HTC One M9 for AT&T improves camera performance

21 April, 2015 | comments (17)

HTC One M9 for AT&T received an over-the-air update. The new firmware improves camera and thermal performance of the Taiwanese manufacturer’s flagship smartphone. Sporting a version number 1.32.502.31, the new firmware arrives as promised...


HTC announces Lollipop release for Desire Eye and Desire 816

HTC announces Lollipop release for Desire Eye and Desire 816

14 April, 2015 | comments (253)

Just few days ago the HTC Desire Eye started getting Android Lollipop treatment in its homeland - Taiwan. Today HTC UK announced the official rollout of Android 5 Lollipop firmware update for two Desire smartphones - Desire Eye and Desire...


HTC announces the M9+, E9+ and Desire 326G in India

HTC announces the M9+, E9+ and Desire 326G in India

14 April, 2015 | comments (30)

HTC has announced three new smartphones in the Indian market. The first is the very new HTC One M9+ that was revealed very recently. The M9+ is the bigger brother of the M9 and has a larger 5.2-inch Quad HD display, fingerprint sensor on the front,...

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HTC Desire EYE is getting Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update

HTC Desire EYE is getting Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update

09 April, 2015 | comments (32)

HTC has started rolling out the new Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update for its selfie smartphone - Desire EYE. To our surprise, the Taiwanese company has started seeding this Lollipop update first in its home country - Taiwan. HTC Desire EYE (Taiwan)...

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