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HTC Desire 610 coming to AT&T on July 25

HTC Desire 610 coming to AT&T on July 25

16 July, 2014 | comments (7)

HTC’s mid-range smartphone, the Desire 610, which was official announced at this year’s Mobile World Congress, will soon be available on AT&T. The device has been listed as ‘coming soon’ on the carriers page and the smartphone will go on sale,...

Tags: HTC, AT&T, Android


Verizon now allows LTE phones on prepaid plans

Verizon now allows LTE phones on prepaid plans

15 July, 2014 | comments (10)

Ever think about picking up one of Verizon's prepaid plans, but you were put off by the lack of LTE phone support? Well Big Red has finally loosened up and allowed users rocking LTE capable handsets on its prepaid smartphone plans. There are some...


HTC top execs Ben Ho and Fred Liu leaving the company

HTC top execs Ben Ho and Fred Liu leaving the company

15 July, 2014 | comments (35)

Shakeups at the top of HTC continue – the Taiwanese maker is losing its Benjamin Ho and Fred Liu. Liu served as interim COO and was the President of Engineering & Operations, he is retiring after a 16 year stint at the company. Fred Liu was...

Tags: HTC, Misc


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...


Pink HTC Desire 816 surfaces in Hong Kong

Pink HTC Desire 816 surfaces in Hong Kong

04 July, 2014 | comments (7)

If you want to purchase an HTC Desire 816 mid-range phablet but the current color palette doesn't satisfy you, then you'll be happy to know that a pink model has just been spotted in Hong Kong. This comes to complement the five other color...

Tags: Android, HTC


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...


HTC is working on bringing Android L to the One line fast

HTC is working on bringing Android L to the One line fast

25 June, 2014 | comments (51)

Google has just announced the Android L developer preview, which will become available to download tomorrow. However, the new version of the mobile OS will only be finalized in a few months, it seems. So it's going to be quite a wait until you'll...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Desire 516 launched in India for $220

HTC Desire 516 launched in India for $220

25 June, 2014 | comments (19)

It was just yesterday when we got the first reports about an upcoming HTC Desire 516. It was an import tracking website that told about the arrival of thousands of HTC Desire 516 dummy units. Today brand-new HTC Desire 516 smartphones are...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC Desire 610 smiles for the camera on its way to AT&T

HTC Desire 610 smiles for the camera on its way to AT&T

24 June, 2014 | comments (5)

HTC made the Desire 610 official back in February during MWC, and it's since been out in certain parts of Europe. Now though, it looks like the midranger is headed towards the US, where it should be sold by AT&T. The information comes via...

Tags: HTC, Android, AT&T


HTC Desire 516 is apparently on its way to India

HTC Desire 516 is apparently on its way to India

23 June, 2014 | comments (23)

After having already launched it in China a few months ago, HTC is now looking to release the Desire 516 mid-range smartphone in India. This may happen soon, as an Indian import tracking website is already listing thousands of Desire 516 dummy...

Tags: Android, HTC


HTC Butterfly 2 pays the Taiwanese NCC a visit

HTC Butterfly 2 pays the Taiwanese NCC a visit

22 June, 2014 | comments (38)

The HTC Butterfly 2 has been spotted at the NCC, the Taiwanese equivalent of the USA's FCC. The phone carries the model number B810x and is set to launch in Asia sooner rather than later. The Butterfly series of phones was considered to be...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC Nexus 9 specs leak alongside pricing info and first image

HTC Nexus 9 specs leak alongside pricing info and first image

22 June, 2014 | comments (59)

Rumors about HTC working with Google on a Nexus tablet have been abundant this year. We've heard quite a few times that an 8-inch or 8.9-inch device would be coming, and that it would be manufactured by HTC, and not Asus - the company responsible...

Tags: Android, HTC, Google


HTC lets you win a One made of solid 24 carat gold

HTC lets you win a One made of solid 24 carat gold

21 June, 2014 | comments (23)

Looking to get a smartphone with a little extra bling? Now you can thanks to a giveaway organized by HTC over its Twitter account. The UK branch of the company will let you win a special limited edition of its former flagship, the One, made of 24...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One (E8) reaches 50,000 sales in 15 minutes

HTC One (E8) reaches 50,000 sales in 15 minutes

18 June, 2014 | comments (58)

Today HTC is proud to announce that the One (E8) has been doing very well, sales-wise. The handset that was introduced at the beginning of this month is currently only available in China, but over there people seem to love it. That's the only...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One Max receives Sense 6 update in Malaysia

HTC One Max receives Sense 6 update in Malaysia

14 June, 2014 | comments (28)

HTC is now seeding Android 4.4 KitKat software update with Sense 6 user interface for the One Max. Users in Malaysia are currently enjoying the update, which weighs a nudge over 560MB, but more countries in the region should follow suit...

Tags: HTC, Android


Week 23 news in review: iOS 8, Android 4.4.3, Xperia T3, One (E8)

Week 23 news in review: iOS 8, Android 4.4.3, Xperia T3, One (E8)

08 June, 2014 | comments (7)

This weeks was market by Apple's WWDC, one of the year's most anticipated events. Google took the opportunity to launch a bug fixing Android 4.4.3 firmware, while Samsung, HTC and Sony announced new handsets. The iOS 8 announcement is...


Dual-SIM HTC One M8 found on Russian website

Dual-SIM HTC One M8 found on Russian website

07 June, 2014 | comments (8)

The Russian Federal Communication Agency, ROSCOM, (the Russian equivalent of the FCC), has approved a dual-SIM variant of the HTC One M8 in the country. The VP of HTC Russia, Andrey Kormiltsev, hinted back in April that the device might be coming...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors