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Jelly Bean update in the works for HTC One XL, One S says Telstra

Jelly Bean update in the works for HTC One XL, One S says Telstra

19 July, 2012 | comments (29)

Australian carrier Telstra let it slip that HTC is working on an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for at least two of the One series smartphones - the One XL and the One S (those are the two Snapdragon S4-based One droids). Owners of the Tegra...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Rumor: HTC One XXL to be like One XL, but with quad-core Krait

Rumor: HTC One XXL to be like One XL, but with quad-core Krait

22 June, 2012 | comments (108)

Android users have become power-hungry - dual-core processors no longer cut it. If you're among that crowd, this next rumor should give you a twitch of excitement - an HTC One XXL with two extra cores than the XL, better graphics and more RAM. A...


HTC One S Deluxe Edition comes with Beats Solo in Singapore

HTC One S Deluxe Edition comes with Beats Solo in Singapore

20 June, 2012 | comments (47)

HTC stopped bundling Beats headsets with its high-end smartphones, but on rare occasions there are exceptions. We already saw the One X get bundled with a Beats Solo headset in Taiwan and now it's the HTC One S getting the Deluxe Edition treatment...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC admits Wi-Fi hardware issue on the international One X

HTC admits Wi-Fi hardware issue on the international One X

19 June, 2012 | comments (97)

Quite a few owners of thе HTC One X have reportedly noted connectivity issues with Wi-Fi and strangely, it's something that can be temporarily solved just by squeezing the handset in the right place. Clearly then this is a hardware...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Nokia to acquire Scalado's imaging technology and staff

Nokia to acquire Scalado's imaging technology and staff

14 June, 2012 | comments (46)

After announcing that Vertu is ready to go, Nokia re-confirmed that they are staking a lot on mobile imaging and photography by announcing their planned acquisition of everything imaging technology Scalado had to offer. Founded in 2000 and based...

Tags: Nokia


Early benchmarks show that  Mobile Safari got faster with iOS 6

Early benchmarks show that  Mobile Safari got faster with iOS 6

12 June, 2012 | comments (58)

It's customary for a new mobile OS version to bring an improved web browser and that's one of the first things to get tested. iOS 6 was only announced yesterday ,but the default browser of its beta version was already subjected to a few...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Touch UI


LG launches the Optimus 4X HD in Europe, Germany gets it first

LG launches the Optimus 4X HD in Europe, Germany gets it first

10 June, 2012 | comments (65)

LG announced today that they will be launching their Optimus 4X HD this month in several European countries, including Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, the UK, and Italy, right on plan, actually. The LG Optimus 4X HD was announced back at...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


AT&T HTC One X gets update to fix Wi-Fi connectivity bug

AT&T HTC One X gets update to fix Wi-Fi connectivity bug

07 June, 2012 | comments (18)

The AT&T version of the HTC One X is now receiving a firmware update that brings the phone to version 1.85.502.3. The update weighs in at 64.55MB and is now rolling out over the air. The main change here is fix to the Wi-Fi connectivity...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


All HTC droids have now cleared US customs

All HTC droids have now cleared US customs

30 May, 2012 | comments (30)

Earlier this month, some HTC phones got held up at the US customs due to patent complaints from Apple, but now the Taiwanese corporation has resolved the issue. The HTC One X and the HTC EVO 4G LTE were affected by these proceedings, but the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Carphone Warehouse UK recalling HTC One X units?

Carphone Warehouse UK recalling HTC One X units?

29 May, 2012 | comments (60)

We received a tip that HTC One X phones have been recalled from Carphone Warehouse stores in the UK due to software issues. This was reportedly triggered by customers returning phones with complaints. The exact nature of the software issues isn't...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC One XL will land on German LTE networks next month

HTC One XL will land on German LTE networks next month

23 May, 2012 | comments (10)

In case you live in Germany and have a knack for high mobile network speeds, we have some good news for you. The LTE sporting HTC One XL is bound to make a landing on a trio of local carriers, which include Vodafone, O2 and Deutsche Telecom. As...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Certain HTC products pass US customs

Certain HTC products pass US customs

21 May, 2012 | comments (20)

HTC has announced that some of its detained models are now passing the US custom review process and will reaching the carriers shortly. Exactly which models have passed is unknown but HTC is working closely with the US customs to ensure the issue...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


LG Optimus LTE2 packs 4.7-inch screen, dual-core Krait CPU

LG Optimus LTE2 packs 4.7-inch screen, dual-core Krait CPU

17 May, 2012 | comments (51)

LG announced the Optimus LTE2 and bragged about the 2GB of RAM but said little else about the device. Today, they decided to fill in the blanks. There is no official word on a worldwide release of the LTE2, but it probably will venture out of South...

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI, LTE


One X for US running different ROM to avoid Apple's patents

One X for US running different ROM to avoid Apple's patents

17 May, 2012 | comments (57)

Yesterday, we reported that the AT&T version of the HTC One X and the EVO 4G LTE are being detained by the US customs as per the court order by ITC for violating one of Apple's patents. Now as it turns out, these particular phones aren't using...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


NTT Docomo announces dual-core Samsung Galaxy S III (SC-06D)

NTT Docomo announces dual-core Samsung Galaxy S III (SC-06D)

16 May, 2012 | comments (33)

Unsurprisingly, the summer lineup of the Japanese carrier NTT Docomo includes the high-profile Samsung Galaxy S III. What caught our eye, however, is that the Japanese version makes use of a dual-core Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 1.5GHz processor (MSM8960)...


HTC flagships' US shipments get delayed for Apple patent violation

HTC flagships' US shipments get delayed for Apple patent violation

16 May, 2012 | comments (76)

HTC just took a massive hit in its patent war with Apple. The import of the company’s duo of U.S. bound Android flagships – the HTC One X for AT&T and the HTC EVO 4G LTE has been delayed indefinitely by the US Customs because of potential...


Kantar: Android market share doubles in some EU countries

Kantar: Android market share doubles in some EU countries

15 May, 2012 | comments (65)

Analysts are keeping a close eye on the market share of the various mobile OSes. Kantar WorldPanel just reported in and its findings show that Europe enjoyed recent Android offerings more than they did the iPhone 4S. Their report focuses on the...


HTC One XL is now selling in Australia

HTC One XL is now selling in Australia

15 May, 2012 | comments (28)

SIM-free and unlocked HTC One XL is now available in Australia. Currently, Oz residents can only purchase the black version for AU$850 (€660). It will work on every GSM carrier in Australia and on Telstra’s LTE network. In case you are thinking...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


You can sign up for updates on US Galaxy S III (but not pre-order)

You can sign up for updates on US Galaxy S III (but not pre-order)

04 May, 2012 | comments (52)

Yesterday, Samsung announced that its brand new flagship, the Galaxy S III, will hit Europe on May 29. Availability in the US will come some time in June - and you can now sign up for updates on the Samsung US web site. The sign up page has a...


Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III coverage wrap-up

Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III coverage wrap-up

03 May, 2012 | comments (204)

The first Samsung Unpacked event for this year is now over and, just as expected, it was all about the new Samsung Android flagship. After months of rumors, the I9300 Galaxy S III finally went official and it looks like it has what it takes to pick...