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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...


HTC's revenue sees significant drop in July

HTC's revenue sees significant drop in July

04 August, 2014 | comments (30)

After many bad quarters, HTC was proud to announce good results for Q2 of this year (that's April to June). The company then managed to post a profit, small as it may have been, and there was a chance that the upward trend would continue. Not so,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...


Handset shipments from Taiwan to rise to 21.95 million in Q3

Handset shipments from Taiwan to rise to 21.95 million in Q3

28 July, 2014 | comments (5)

DigiTimes has conducted a research on the performance of Taiwan phone manufacturers in Q3 2014. According to the data, Origina Design Manufacturers (ODM) and own-brand makers will have a blast in the June-September period. The top five...


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...

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HTC Desire 610 also launched by AT&T today

HTC Desire 610 also launched by AT&T today

25 July, 2014 | comments (7)

The Amazon Fire Phone isn't the only handset that's become available at AT&T today. The HTC Desire 610 joins it in the carrier's portfolio, as anticipated last week when it first got listed on AT&T's website. And now it's due to be out too. To...

Tags: HTC, Android, AT&T


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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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HTC One Remix rumored to land at Verizon on July 24

HTC One Remix rumored to land at Verizon on July 24

21 July, 2014 | comments (2)

For some reason, Verizon decided to call its version of the HTC One Mini 2 the HTC One Remix. This phone first got leaked back in May, but so far it hasn't been made official by the carrier. That might change very soon, though. According to well...

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Four new phones get leaked on their way to Virgin Mobile

Four new phones get leaked on their way to Virgin Mobile

21 July, 2014 | comments (9)

Virgin Mobile USA, one of Sprint's prepaid arms, is apparently going to add four additional smartphones to its roster in the near future. They are all shown in the leaked image below. From left to right, meet the LG Pulse, LG Unify, HTC Desire...

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