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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


Week 25 in review: Galaxy S5 LTE-A and Amazon Fire Phone

Week 25 in review: Galaxy S5 LTE-A and Amazon Fire Phone

21 June, 2014 | comments (4)

The Week In Review is our series meant to recap all the major announcements of the week, which you might have missed. Week 25 was rather busy with new products so you are in for a long read. Enjoy! This week was marked by the announcement of...


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


4.7-inch iPhone 6 leaks again, this time next to HTC One M8

4.7-inch iPhone 6 leaks again, this time next to HTC One M8

17 June, 2014 | comments (76)

Yet another day, yet another iPhone 6 leak. After being pictured by Taiwanese celebrity Jimmy Lin last week, the alleged iPhone 6 has again made an appearance. This time it's next to the new HTC One (M8) flagship. The device looks very...

Tags: Apple, iOS, Rumors


Huawei Mulan stars in a photo shoot, has fingerprint sensor

Huawei Mulan stars in a photo shoot, has fingerprint sensor

16 June, 2014 | comments (26)

The upcoming Huawei smartphone so, far known only by its codename Mulan, is in the news again, this time because it's been pictured in all its glory. No less than four shots of the handset have been made public on China's equivalent of Twitter,...

Tags: Huawei, 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


Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 3G and 3GS, Nokia 808 PureView

Counterclockwise: Apple iPhone 3G and 3GS, Nokia 808 PureView

14 June, 2014 | comments (23)

Welcome to this week's edition of Counterclockwise our weekly article that looks back in time at what happened in the last few years. We revisit the usual suspects Apple shifts gears with new iPhone releases while Nokia flaunts impressive...

Tags: Misc


Samsung Galaxy S5 mini leaks in high-res pics, specs in tow

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini leaks in high-res pics, specs in tow

10 June, 2014 | comments (75)

Samsung Galaxy S5 mini has been in our rumor mill for quite a while, but today we are finally getting to see the real deal. We can got high-res live pictures of the S5 mini plus a comparison shot with its bigger Galaxy S5 sibling. Samsung...

Tags: Samsung, 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


Q3 Samsung Galaxy S5 orders down 25% in iPhone 6 anticipation

Q3 Samsung Galaxy S5 orders down 25% in iPhone 6 anticipation

06 June, 2014 | comments (157)

Samsung's Galaxy S5 has sold very well, however, the Korean-tech manufacturer has noticed a significant dip in orders for Q3 2014: a 25% cut. This is hardly good news for Samsung, as many believe that this is due to a significant consumer base...


Octa-core Huawei Kirin 920 chipset goes official

Octa-core Huawei Kirin 920 chipset goes official

06 June, 2014 | comments (42)

Huawei announced today its next generation chipset - the Kirin 920. It is based on ARM's big.LITTLE architecture and uses four Cortex-A15 and four Cortex-A7 cores capable of working simultaneously. The Cortex-A15 cores can be clocked from...

Tags: Huawei, Android, Misc


Huawei Mulan flagship and new Honor leak

Huawei Mulan flagship and new Honor leak

05 June, 2014 | comments (53)

A couple of new yet unannounced Huawei smartphones have hit the rumor mill today. We got photos and some key specs of the Chinese company's upcoming flagship codenamed Mulan as well as press renders of a new member of the Honor series. The leaked...


Android 4.4.3 KitKat OTA update hitting Nexus devices

Android 4.4.3 KitKat OTA update hitting Nexus devices

04 June, 2014 | comments (215)

The first wave of Android 4.4.3 KitKat over the air updates have been rolling out to Nexus and Google Play Edition devices this morning. This includes (so far confirmed) the Nexus 7 (2013 edition), Nexus 5, and the Google Play editions of the...


Red and Gold HTC One (M8) heading to Verizon

Red and Gold HTC One (M8) heading to Verizon

04 June, 2014 | comments (3)

Verizon is officially adding two color versions of the HTC One (M8) to its selection Glamour Red (exclusive to Verizon) and Amber Gold (which was available though HTC). Those will be available starting on June 5. The carrier currently only...

Tags: HTC, Android, Verizon


Android 4.4.3 now available to all Google Play Edition phones

Android 4.4.3 now available to all Google Play Edition phones

04 June, 2014 | comments (224)

T-Mobile was the first to unleash the official Android 4.4.3 KitKat update on its Nexus (4,5,7) lineup. Then Motorola begun updating the Moto X, Moto G and Moto E. Today the entire Google Play Edition phone lineup has been treated to Android...


The Oppo N1 Mini is one pricey handset

The Oppo N1 Mini is one pricey handset

03 June, 2014 | comments (12)

There are tons of flagship phones with monstrous screens and top of the line specs that appeal to power users and those with deep pockets. However, not everyone really cares for a phone that boasts a larger than life display, nor are top of the line...

Tags: Oppo, Android


HTC sales fall again despite love for the One M8

HTC sales fall again despite love for the One M8

03 June, 2014 | comments (88)

The month of May brings some grim news for HTC, as the Taiwanese manufacturer suffered a dip in sales, despite seeing signs of positive growth in March and April. The launch of the HTC One M8 looked like it would reverse the downward trend that...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One (E8) to cost just $450 in China

HTC One (E8) to cost just $450 in China

03 June, 2014 | comments (34)

The HTC One (E8), previously known as One M8 Ace became official earlier today. It's essentially a One (M8) version with a plastic body and 13 MP camera like the ones in the Desire 816 and HTC One mini 2. What we didn't know is how much we would be...

Tags: HTC , Android


HTC One (E8) announced with Snapdragon 801, plastic body

HTC One (E8) announced with Snapdragon 801, plastic body

03 June, 2014 | comments (60)

HTC re-unveiled the One Vogue Edition (M8 Ace), this time for a worldwide audience and under a simpler name HTC One (E8). That's right, consumers will have to pay attention to the stuff in brackets or they risk getting a rather different...

Tags: HTC, Android