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This is what the HTC M8 virtual buttons look like

This is what the HTC M8 virtual buttons look like

03 February, 2014 | comments (30)

We've already heard that the successor to the HTC One - the M8 or Two - will have on-screen navigation buttons (instead of capacitive ones under the screen) and thanks to an anonymous email we may be seeing what they'll look like. The image below...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC M8 (One successor) to launch in March

HTC M8 (One successor) to launch in March

03 February, 2014 | comments (26)

HTC has been hard at work designing the HTC One successor and judging by the number of leaks we've seen recently, it's close to complete. Now well-known leakster @evleaks suggests the HTC M8 (or perhaps One 2 or One+) will be unveiled in March. That...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


French government website lists HTC One 2 single and dual-SIM

French government website lists HTC One 2 single and dual-SIM

01 February, 2014 | comments (41)

There have been a lot of purported names for the HTC One's successor flying around the internet; the One+, the M8, but it looks like these previous stories are false, that is, if a report by a French government website is to be believed. The...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Nokia X aka Normandy pops up on Browsermark's database

Nokia X aka Normandy pops up on Browsermark's database

28 January, 2014 | comments (61)

Is there anything we don't know about the Nokia's Android phone codenamed Normandy? We already learned its name - Nokia X, we know its specs too - a 4" WVGA display, dual-core Snapdragon 200 chipset, a 5MP cam, 4GB storage, dual-SIM, six different...

Tags: Nokia, Android, Rumors


HTC One KitKat update currently in US carrier labs

HTC One KitKat update currently in US carrier labs

24 January, 2014 | comments (29)

HTC USA has shared new information for on-contract HTC One owners, who are eagerly anticipating the KitKat update to arrive on their phones. The phone maker unveiled that the update has been sent to carriers for approval. After the final testing...


HTC M8 and HTC D310w certified, announcement imminent

HTC M8 and HTC D310w certified, announcement imminent

22 January, 2014 | comments (39)

The yet-to-be announced HTC M8, which is rumored as the successor of the company's flagship, the HTC One has shown up on the POSTEL (the Indonesian equivalent of the FCC) along with another device with model number D310w. HTC D310w is showing up...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


Android 4.4 KitKat now available for European HTC One

Android 4.4 KitKat now available for European HTC One

21 January, 2014 | comments (58)

The Google Play Edition of the HTC One got the latest Android 4.4 KitKat update in November and it was quickly followed by the Developer Edition of the handset and its US Unlocked units. However, until today large parts of Europe were stuck...


Samsung Galaxy S5 - no iris but fingerprint scanner

Samsung Galaxy S5 - no iris but fingerprint scanner

20 January, 2014 | comments (224)

According to reports from various industry sources Samsung has decided to skip the iris scanner for its upcoming Galaxy S5 flagship, but instead will focus on fingerprint scanning technology. According to a KoreanHerald source, who wished to...


HTC M8 to retain 1080p display resolution, user agent confirms

HTC M8 to retain 1080p display resolution, user agent confirms

20 January, 2014 | comments (62)

The HTC M8 leak marathon continues with an User Agent Profile coming straight from the HTC website. The successor to the popular HTC One didn't get too many of its specs listed there, but at least we got official confirmation of its screen...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC M8 aka Two to feature QHD screen, twin UltraPixel camera

HTC M8 aka Two to feature QHD screen, twin UltraPixel camera

17 January, 2014 | comments (108)

HTC One's successor codenamed M8 and also known as One 2 and Two should launch this March, following an MWC debut in late February. As the rumor has it HTC M8 will be powered by the latest Qualcomm chipset (currently the Snapdragon 805) and will...

Tags: HTC, Android, Rumors


HTC Netherlands says One X+ won't get Android 4.4 KitKat

HTC Netherlands says One X+ won't get Android 4.4 KitKat

13 January, 2014 | comments (70)

HTC has already updated its One flagship with Android 4.4 KitKat and is working to bring the update to its One mini and One Max siblings. Many of the loyal HTC users were waiting on confirmation whether or not some of the previous One droids will be...

Tags: HTC, Android


Uninspiring HTC M8 preliminary specs surface

Uninspiring HTC M8 preliminary specs surface

03 January, 2014 | comments (62)

Preliminary specifications of the upcoming HTC M8 smartphone have leaked courtesy of evleaks giving us a better idea of what the Taiwanese are up to with their HTC One successor. In a previous leak of his, evleaks suggested the codenamed M8...

Tags: Archos, Android


Samsung launching metal Galaxy F along with S5

Samsung launching metal Galaxy F along with S5

01 January, 2014 | comments (122)

Do you love your Galaxy S4, but are envious of the HTC One's aluminum body? Well you're in luck, because Korean outlet, ETNews reported that Samsung plans to make a high end metal smartphone: the Galaxy F. The phone will be decked out with a metal...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Nokia wins an injunction against all HTC devices in Germany

Nokia wins an injunction against all HTC devices in Germany

30 December, 2013 | comments (60)

Another one of Nokia’s lawsuits against HTC in Germany ended favorably for the Finnish manufacturer. Nokia won a patent injunction against all Android devices of the Taiwanese manufacturer, including the trio of HTC One devices. HTC was found...

Tags: Nokia, HTC, Android


LG, HTC, Huawei set to lose market share due to low sales

LG, HTC, Huawei set to lose market share due to low sales

27 December, 2013 | comments (148)

According to mobile industry analysts cited by DigiTimes, a number of smartphone makers including LG, HTC and Huawei may be on track to lose valuable market share in 2014. This is a result of the steady, but overall low sales of the makers' flagship...

Tags: LG, HTC, Huawei, Android


Gold color HTC One Max hits the shelves in Taiwan

Gold color HTC One Max hits the shelves in Taiwan

25 December, 2013 | comments (15)

A gold color HTC One Max quietly launched in its homeland Taiwan. The new color scheme for the phablet joins the red and black versions which were released earlier this month. The phablet’s new color scheme is the same as the one of the...

Tags: HTC, Android


Phablets to outsell small tablets in 2014

Phablets to outsell small tablets in 2014

23 December, 2013 | comments (39)

Long-term analyst in the field of smart technologies Bob O'Donnell, prior of IDC and now of his own TECHnalysis Research, has come out and said that phablets will outsell small tablets globally in the coming year. According to him phablets will...


Vivo Xplay 3S and its QHD screen go official

Vivo Xplay 3S and its QHD screen go official

18 December, 2013 | comments (54)

Update: Never mind the leaks, the real deal is out. It has a bigger than expected 6" screen with the amazing QHD resolution (sometimes called 2K, but either way both refer to 2,560 x 1,440). That gives it a whopping 490ppi pixel density, higher than...

Tags: Vivo, Android


HTC Desire 501 dual sim announced in India

HTC Desire 501 dual sim announced in India

18 December, 2013 | comments (29)

HTC unveiled three phones at the end of last month, two of which were dual-SIMs. The exception was the HTC Desire 501, but it turns out that its dual-SIM version was just a few weeks late. The HTC India website now lists the HTC Desire 501...

Tags: HTC, Android, Dual SIM


Sony Z Ultra GPE gets Android 4.4.2

Sony Z Ultra GPE gets Android 4.4.2

17 December, 2013 | comments (40)

After Android 4.4.2 KitKat update made its way to the LG G Pad 8.3, HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4, today it's rolling out to the Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition as well. The update comes with a number of bug fixes, with the most...

Tags: Sony, Google, Android